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I'm John. I live in Norwich and write poems and books and for the radio. My first full poetry collection Most people aren't that happy, anyway is published by Nasty Little Press. You can take a look at it here.

My stories

Flowers are so expensive

'Half price for sad people' said the sign on the window and the queue was all the way down Unthank Road. To make their money back the florist charged...

Hot dreams

The chefs are cycling uphill to their flat, three of them all in sleeping bags on the floor of their rented room above a chip shop. I once watched a...

Hi small girl

We are in the cinema and you are with probably your dad. They're showing ET. It's some kind of anniversary I've always said cinemas should show more...

A prompt is a cue

Sometimes if I hear an aeroplane I book a holiday. If I hear an ambulance I cancel my next day's plans. You know those few seconds before someone...

Like being in a snow storm without a shovel

I'd already eaten a big breakfast the day I entered the Coney Island hot dog eating contest. The house we were staying in had a good bakery down the...