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I have 139 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
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Mark Pithie

Poet , Prose Writer and occasional Blogger.

My blog is called The Eclectic Audiolab and includes poetry , short stories and music related musings and memoirs.

My stories

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Spirit Flickers

Spirit Flickers Spirit flickers behind blurry eyes skin slack, features sharp you gesture with arthritic hands blessing the air , a saint long gone...

Following Suit

Following Suit Angry old man Edges blunted No longer the hunter Now the hunted Middle aged spread Has gone to his head Hair falling out Teeth follow...

Road Movie

Road Movie Night dark with clichés Clouded with ashes Soundscapes with headlights Guided by voices Poetry distorted Past recognition Cats eyeing...


Tenement Silence Then Incessant peep Broken smoke alarm Relentless ring Unanswered phone Soft thud Morning mail Settling dust When You Are Out.

Saplings ( Westburn Park, Aberdeen 1976)

Saplings (Westburn Park -1976) Stretching skyward Stick thin saplings Chickenwire covered Spiky as punk. Used as goalposts Makeshift coat hooks As we...