Mark Burrow

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I have 81 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 80610 times and 149 of my stories have been cherry picked.
107 of my 648 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 110 votes

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The Pigeon Variant

When the Head of Marketing caught wind of me turning into a pigeon, she tried to take advantage by calling a meeting.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 4, words 1,533)

Outside, standing on the balcony, Freddy looked at several pigeons strutting about on the ground below, pecking at a discarded box of chicken and chips.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 3, words, 1,376)

Drink and food were dad’s priorities. His appetites governed the flat. Freddy watched his dad in the kitchen, pouring beer into a thin glass and then checking the oven to see what was for dinner.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 2, words, 1,756)

The sun was bleeding. A boy and girl were sitting in the stairwell of the flats, whispering together. They were the only people he had seen since being refused entry to the last pub.
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All Architects Are Called Zach (Part 1, words 1,838)

Freddy walked into his local. The door hadn’t swung shut behind him when he clocked the heads angling in his direction.

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107 of my comments have received 110 Great Feedback votes

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Well deserved. 

Posted on Mon, 04 Jan 2021

Well deserved. 

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Posted in Memento

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Really moving, Marandina. You

Posted on Mon, 04 Jan 2021

Really moving, Marandina. You've touched on something here. Thanks for posting it. 

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Posted in Memento

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Really enjoyed this -- I've

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

Really enjoyed this -- I've had the same reaction to this painting but not actually followed the thought process of why and you've hit the nail on the head. 

Hope you've managed to have a lovely break. 

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Posted in Why didn’t I really like it?

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No probs, it's wonderful. 

Posted on Sun, 20 Dec 2020

No probs, it's wonderful. 

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Posted in Morning

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Congrats - this marvellous

Posted on Sun, 20 Dec 2020

Congrats - this marvellous poem is our Pick of the Day -- please do share on social! 

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Posted in Morning

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"breath of oak" Read that a

Posted on Sun, 20 Dec 2020

"breath of oak" Read that a few times. It's so good. 

Loved the ethereal feel of this. Again.

 

 

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Posted in Morning

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Powerful poem about ageing

Posted on Mon, 14 Dec 2020

Skilfully done.

This powerful poem about ageing and nature is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day -- please do share. 

 

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Posted in Langdale Pikes In Winter

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And another one to add to the

Posted on Sat, 12 Dec 2020

And another one to add to the list. Fantastic. 

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Posted in Ibis

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Underneath the polite,

Posted on Sun, 06 Dec 2020

Underneath the polite, measured reflections, there’s something deliciously weird and off-kilter going on in this story, which is why it is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please share!  

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Posted in Friendship

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Beautufully done. 

Posted on Mon, 07 Dec 2020

Beautifully done. 

And I want one for Christmas. 

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Posted in Darwin’s Creatures

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