Mark Burrow

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I have 77 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 69901 times and 141 of my stories have been cherry picked.
92 of my 569 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 94 votes

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The DJs Who Turn into Swans

The swan that Anne kept in the spare room was her ex-boyfriend, Marcus. When Darren had the flat to himself, he liked to sit in the room, which had a paddling pool, and chat to her ex.
Gold cherry

Ticking

The owner of the restaurant, Pete, fired Darren for arguing with a customer. Darren was adamant he did nothing wrong.
Cherry

Shrinkage

Breaking the monotony of lifting boxes
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Cherry

For Bob

Dead on a bench at 38.
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Gold cherry

Namaste

I know I should try counting to ten,
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92 of my comments have received 94 Great Feedback votes

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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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This is brilliant. I spent

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

This is brilliant. I spent three months in India. It's my favourite country by far and I'm determined to go back. You've really captured it here, especially the little details. The story bubbling underneath gives it real life. Nice one. 

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Posted in The Haunted Fort of Bhangarh

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