Mark Burrow

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I have 75 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 62543 times and 136 of my stories have been cherry picked.
73 of my 501 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 75 votes

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Cherry

Fairground

“Passports,” said the man from behind a row of tables. We shuffled along. Farther back, by a wall, soldiers watched us going by, one by one. Their berets, khaki uniforms and Russian assault rifles clashed with our tie-die trousers, hats, bracelets and beads.
Gold cherry

Assassin in My Village Supermarket

Buying scotch eggs and a pint of milk in my village supermarket,
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Gold cherry

The Places

I took a walk in the countryside yesterday
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Gold cherry

The Boy with Tight Underpants

After all these years, I still see myself as Tight Pants.
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Cherry

No Eagles Allowed

Darren and Kelly were sitting in a pub near Brighton station, sharing a plate of dim sum. “Do you know what I hate about Russian dolls?” he said.
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73 of my comments have received 75 Great Feedback votes

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Congrats -- this is our Pick

Posted on Sun, 14 Mar 2021

Congrats -- this is our Pick of the Day. Please share on Facebook and Twitter. 

Keep going with the rewrite. You're onto something. 

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Posted in Martha-The Rewrite Chapter Two

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Brilliantly funny. Superb. 

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021

Brilliantly funny. Superb. 

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Posted in Letters in the attic

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Hence me forgetting to gild

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

Hence me forgetting to gild the cherry! Sorry. Lovely poem. Sparked a lot of memories for me too and I like it when something I read does that. 

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Posted in Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)

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This evocative take on a trip

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

This evocative take on a trip to view the Taj Mahal is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do like and share! 

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Posted in Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)

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I'm dreadful at commenting on

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

I'm dreadful at commenting on poetry but I loved the pace of this and, of course, the imagery. 

"Community of bones" is so good.  

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Posted in Toad

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I desperately want to go back

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2021

I desperately want to go back to India now and spend a couple of months exploring again. Beautiful poem. 

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Posted in Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden)

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"milk-bibbed, cassocked / for

Posted on Thu, 04 Feb 2021

"milk-bibbed, cassocked / for a flight of prayer." So good.   

A very well deserved PoD. 

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Posted in Dipper

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Yeah, I was looking into

Posted on Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Yeah, I was looking into doing a trek across a section of the Alps before you know what happened. One day! 

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Posted in A Secret Forest

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Lovely poem. I was 19 when I

Posted on Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Lovely poem. I was 19 when I first saw the alps. I'll never forget it. You've captured that feeling here. 

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Posted in A Secret Forest

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Very lucky. I did Rajasthan

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

Very lucky. I did Rajasthan and then down to Goa (Arambol) for Christmas and New Year with friends (full moon parties!). I then decided I wanted alone time and travelled back up to Varanasi to watch the funeral pyres (moody). I found a room that...

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Posted in The Haunted Fort of Bhangarh

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