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I have 108 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 104239 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Paul

I am a Brummie living in Northampton. I love to write but get distracted with other things. I love horror/fantasy and anything that provokes original thought. My literary heroes are Clive Barker, Edgar Allan Poe and HP Lovecraft.

I think that everyone should read George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four .

You can find me on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685

and on Twitter PaulP@BeeRummie

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A Tempest Off Portishead

Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/a-tempest-off-portishead-mp3 A Tempest Off Portishead Thunder cracks a sombre sky, tendrils of...
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The Star-Crossed Swans of Newport Pagnell

An urban adaptation of the fairy-tale that the ballet “Swan Lake” is based on. The Star-Crossed Swans of Newport Pagnell It is a grey, overcast day...
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Saint Valentine

Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/saint-valentine-mp3 Saint Valentine On a day of hearts and roses, San Valentino loved all,...
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Florida (1987)

Audio version at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/florida-1987-mp3?si=2c3f333ebb2a4a0... Florida (1987) Rays of sunlight glint through blinds,...
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The Enchantress of Avalon (Part Two of Two)

Draft for a two-part story An homage to HP Lovecraft Part One at https://www.abctales.com/story/marandina/enchantress-avalon-part-one-two The...
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521 of my comments have received 529 Great Feedback votes

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"Dim hidden copses

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

"Dim hidden copses
pooled with bluebells,
each frail but of deep hue"

Wonderful wild bells - so beautifully captured in your words. Paul :)

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Posted in The wonderful wild bells!

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"all insect life

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

"all insect life reverberating, sends

me into spellbound trance; watching

dandelion pollen sailing,"

Lovely photo and another beautiful reverie, Jenny. Paul x

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Posted in Maple Tree Den

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Thanks Ewan and for those

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Thanks Ewan and for those very interesting thoughts re your experiences in the forces. Yep, off out for a celebration meal shortly. "Decompress" is about right for all involved! Thanks again. Paul

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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It's a wonderful piece of

Posted on Fri, 06 May 2022

It's a wonderful piece of writing, Sean! 

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Posted in The Eerie Nerve

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Ooh one of my very favourite

Posted on Thu, 05 May 2022

Ooh one of my very favourite birds. Wolves, ravens and graves. All beautifully Poe-esque. What more can I say?! ::) 

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Posted in Hræfn

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I can see the billows of

Posted on Mon, 02 May 2022

I can see the billows of smoke coming from the jazz joints of old. A very visual poem that entwines the sights and sounds of the subject matter so well. Paul :)

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Posted in Trail Of Thought

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Would love to listen to an

Posted on Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Would love to listen to an audio version of this, Ewan. You are the man of a thousand voices! Congrats on the well deserved POTD Paul :)

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Posted in Sticky Wullie

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"truants of moonlight soft as

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

"truants of moonlight soft as forgetting wings...."

Such a beautiful meditation, Di. Paul :)

 

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Posted in butterfly moment

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Yes, Knotty Ash and the land

Posted on Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Yes, Knotty Ash and the land of Ken Dodd is real enough. That got quite tense with the traffic jam etc. An interesting tale from the "...strange City of concrete and massive buildings."

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Posted in Magical Mystery Tour Part 3 : Back in The USSR of Liverpoool by Alfred N.Muggins

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Alfred Muggins is NOT keen on

Posted on Thu, 28 Apr 2022

Alfred Muggins is NOT keen on Plutinpot is he?

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Posted in Plutocracy! By Alfred N.Muggins

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