Mark Burrow

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I have 77 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 69886 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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My stories

The Bright Side

Elaine is a northerner and she is happy when Manchester United win a football match. “How are we this morning?” she said, perkily. “We need to change these sheets, don’t we?"
Cherry

The visit

A passer-by wouldn’t notice the white plastic handle fastened next to the front door.

Baby likes

‘Shots.’ ‘Not tequila. Tequila makes me ill.’ ‘No, tequila’s awesome.’ ‘Sambuca?’ ‘I hate aniseed.’
Cherry

The bruise

I hold my arm aloft. The GP, a well-spoken man in his fifties, tells me ‘it’s only a bruise’. ‘Why won’t it go, then?’

English Country Garden

I could laze here among the weeds of the garden for a thousand years. Irene waters her roses next door, looking at me askance. I know you’re watching me Irene because I’m watching you.

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92 of my comments have received 94 Great Feedback votes

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I always think of ghosts as

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

I always think of ghosts as our most powerful memories.

Lovely poem. 

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Posted in All the lost places

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This caught some of the

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

This caught some of the feelings I've had but never thought to put into words.

Really liked this: we darted the portrait galleries / of these fragments of lives / chipped into stone.

Superb. 

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Posted in Graveyards

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Enjoyed this -- lyrical and

Posted on Sat, 26 Oct 2019

Enjoyed this -- lyrical and strangely fierce at the same time.  

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Posted in Wood Anemones

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I can read both! The pic is

Posted on Fri, 18 Oct 2019

I can read both! The pic is from WikiArt - Street of Brothels - Otto Dix -- So I think it's fine to use.

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Posted in More Chilli Sauce, Mate

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A nice surprise and very much

Posted on Tue, 03 Sep 2019

A nice surprise and very much appreciated! The dog stared at me like I'd lost my mind having a run-through of reading this out loud earlier - good times.     

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Posted in The Pigeon Variant

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