Melkur

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I have 247 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 52956 times and 35 of my stories have been cherry picked.

My stories

Honeycomb

I remember a grey Monday, growing up in granite Aberdeen. I came down to breakfast in my school jersey, grey and thick as porridge, to open a tub of...
Cherry

Isolation

Hard not to feel I am in quarantine, Suffering in isolation, after The outbreak of plague, the human disease That afflicts you and me, all in the end...

In the Bleak Midwinter

This is a group portrait. Captain Oates, reindeer gloves, ski pole, thousand-yard stare into camera. An expert in horseflesh, born in India. He told...
Cherry

Night

‘Not long now, old lady,’ Hamish Iain said aloud, hard to make out in the rising screech of dying machinery. There was no-one else alive to hear him...
Gold cherry

Frost: a Mystery Play

Frost reigned for a while, Breathing its chilly cobwebs Slow across the ground Sounding a crick-crack, A slow-freezing testament For those ears who...
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