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I have 201 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
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kheldar is the public voice of .........  Moving on, he is a (say it quietly) fifty-two year old now living in Worcestershire but originally from West London. He left the big smoke twelve years ago after ill-health forced him to retire. He currently works part-time for a local charity.

khedar writes as a hobby (i.e. no one is willing to pay him). 

My stories

I Can See You...Postscript

" “I will never be as good as these others, you say; their applause means nothing, their comments mean nothing, I mean nothing… “Do you think I need...

I Can See You...

Imagine, if you will, the scene. It is a Thursday evening in February; a spoken word event at a city centre coffee bar is in full flow. One reader...


‘Hi Ginger, it’s Donald. Is Freddy about?... ‘Whadya mean, “don’t call you Ginger?” I’ve always called you Ginger… ‘Okay, okay; I’ll call you...


Christmas Day a distant memory New Year's Eve ignored My birthday a redundant circle on the calendar Twelth Night's number already up Tanenbaums...

Self Hatred

Self-hatred? Always, always, always.


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Hi Terry,

Posted on Thu, 09 Apr 2015

Hi Terry,

Hi Terry,

I really like this poem - it has the intense hit of an espresso but the lingering pleasure of a caramel macchiato.  Having said this, I hope you won't mind me raising a couple of points:

In the second...

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