Mark Burrow

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I have 90 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 218311 times and 230 of my stories have been cherry picked.
205 of my 1,140 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 216 votes

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Stories. Flash. Works in progress.

My novella, Coo, is published by Alien Buddha Press and can be found here http://tinyurl.com/CooMarkBurrow
 

My stories

Cherry

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.
Cherry

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.
Gold cherry

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.
Cherry
Story of the week

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.
Cherry

Pan Out

It was a Friday night. I stood in the kitchen, thinking about a drink. I had been off booze for six weeks. Quitting was not easy. I had wanted to go...
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205 of my comments have received 216 Great Feedback votes

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And if you don't have a clue

Posted on Mon, 06 Feb 2023

And if you don't have a clue

pick up your phone and deliveroo

As you can see, I'm not a poet. 

Enjoyed this. 

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Posted in Herbs

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Really strong imagery.

Posted on Sat, 04 Feb 2023

Really strong imagery. Enjoyed this and, being a dog owner, definitely strikes a chord. 

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Posted in two paths (may be distressing)

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Nicely done. Has a Leonard

Posted on Sat, 04 Feb 2023

Nicely done. Has a Leonard Cohen, Songs of Love and Hate, feel about it.

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Posted in The Wheel in the Cave

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Really enjoyed this. Good

Posted on Mon, 30 Jan 2023

Really enjoyed this. Good stuff. 

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Posted in The Dream Tax

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A moving story that I'm sure

Posted on Sun, 08 Jan 2023

A moving story that I'm sure will strike a chord with many people who read it. Nicely done, too. 

I love the detail of the TV flickering whenever a text message was sent. 

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Posted in Time solves everything

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Nice to read more of these,

Posted on Thu, 05 Jan 2023

Nice to read more of these, Sean. Great stuff. 

I remember the film and everyone reading Danny Sugarman's, No One Here Gets Out Alive. Lots of wannabe Morrisons strutting around in my college in Putney. I was one of them. I bought a...

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Posted in The D's in French

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After spending what felt like

Posted on Fri, 30 Dec 2022

After spending what felt like three hours drying the dogs today, I'm looking forward to "sunlight hot".

Enjoyed this. Had a rhythm to it,

'Frizzling' is a great word.  

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Posted in Light-Cycle

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Has an imagist feel about it.

Posted on Wed, 14 Dec 2022

Has an imagist feel about it. Nicely done, as ever. 

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Posted in Mid-Winter

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Btw -- I don't think anyone

Posted on Fri, 30 Sep 2022

Btw -- I don't think anyone can "do" Flamingo! 

Looking forward to Kuper's. 

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Posted in Small Town Insurrection

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Cheers, Drew. Thanks for

Posted on Fri, 30 Sep 2022

Cheers, Drew. Thanks for reading. Probably the four books I was thinking before starting the WIP were RB's Sombrero, Anna Kavan's Ice, Ishiguro's The Unconsoled and Venedikt Yerofeyev's Moscow Stations (one of my all time favourites). I don't...

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Posted in Small Town Insurrection

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