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melanie greenwood


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The lover, the husband and the wife

Ava counted the two halves of the month in her mind, rocking them together like a cradle as Josh slid out of her. There was only a remote chance of...
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Story of the week

Condoms for Cornwall - a short monologue

Here’s the list. Now what do I need? Well not me. My gallumping son Dan, who's just passed his GCSEs. Him and the rest of his year are heading for...

Candlemas 1842

In fair, bright light I trace Our Lady’s steps to church, for purification with my swaddled son. Deemed unfit to be blessed with his milk-blue skin...
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Poem of the week

In Vitro Electric

Numbed and sedated, I think of Mary Shelley’s near-death in Villa Magni’s colonnaded walls; haunted by six pregnancies: four dead. And all her blood-...
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Strictly, The Last Supper

Rain. Vertical and horizontal, dimples the river and patters against Tilly’s dirty windows. She watches it glaze panes and trickle into smudges as...