Mark Burrow

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I have 77 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 73792 times and 141 of my stories have been cherry picked.
97 of my 578 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 99 votes

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Cherry

An Imperial Man

The fare gazed out the back of the cab as we crossed the Thames, eyes fixed on the night black water. At first, I thought the tranny would be chatty and bubbly like they were on TV or in panto.

Lilly Ng and the Starlight Burger Bar

1. Career Opportunities When Leon Fish was 15-years old he told Mr Bier, his depressed and cynical Careers teacher, that he wanted to become a captain of industry.
Cherry

Tinder – Ch 10 – Lewis

Some residents were bad. Albert, he was the worst by far.
Cherry

Tinder - ch 4 - Barry

Everyone’s entitled to their own opinions. I’m not saying I’m always right.
Cherry

Tinder – Ch 3 – Dee

My younger brother Mike has a terrific sense of humour. He has this infectious laugh that cracks people up.

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97 of my comments have received 99 Great Feedback votes

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No problem, Grace. Good to

Posted on Fri, 04 Dec 2020

No problem, Grace. Good to have some nice plans for a happier year ahead! 

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Posted in The Three Gardens. Part Five.

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Sounds like a very nice plan.

Posted on Fri, 04 Dec 2020

Sounds like a very nice plan. 

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Posted in The Three Gardens. Part Five.

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Oh, this is excellent. The

Posted on Tue, 01 Dec 2020

Oh, this is excellent. The voice and tone are spot on. Well deserved PoD. 

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Posted in Angelica

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Really admire how you blend

Posted on Mon, 02 Nov 2020

Really admire how you blend the imagery of animals with the impermanence of consciousness. 

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Posted in Screech

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Really impressive, Mark --

Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020

Really impressive, Mark -- well done. 

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Posted in Brewster's Way 4

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No worries --  I think it

Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020

No worries --  I think it conveys this idea of there being a kind of beauty in how existence and suffering are intertwined. However, that could just be my mindset on a Monday morning before a 3-hour meeting. 

 

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Posted in The Death of a Star

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Really enjoyed the elemental

Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020

Really enjoyed the elemental feel of this.

I genuinely don't know how you keep control of that final stanza, but it's seriously impressive -- it reads like a wave, if that makes sense (probably not!). Anyway, nice one. 

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Posted in The Death of a Star

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Haha! Don't be daft - I like

Posted on Fri, 04 Sep 2020

Haha! Don't be daft - I like the film recommendations. I'm just about to watch Tarkovsky's Solaris this evening.

I will check it out.  

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Posted in Assassin in My Village Supermarket

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This made me laugh -- Mickey

Posted on Sat, 05 Sep 2020

This made me laugh -- Mickey reminds me of a lot of seasoned hacks I used to work with.

Good stuff. 

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Posted in Brewster's Way 1

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A quick, powerful jab of a

Posted on Fri, 04 Sep 2020

A quick, powerful jab of a poem. Nicely done. 

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Posted in Parking ½ Mile Ahead

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