TheShyAssassin

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I have 68 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 24565 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

The Sins of the Fathers

Quiet nights. Quiet frights. Quiet chimes. Quiet crimes.

The Journey Home

A girl in a stained checked shirt, Ran through fields and fell in the dirt, And dreamt of love to come. A boy in a grammar school tie, Was shocked...
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Absence of Self

Abscence of self. Knowing, not knowing what I am. I lived, did I? In this world of tears. Curse the mother’s lonely egg, The father’s anxious sperm...
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My (Re-Posted) Brexit Poem

Bring me wine and whisky And I'll weep for our salvation And piss my fury on the bleaching bones of a once great broken nation. I won't take the...

Not Rats

When you wake in the night it’s the not-rats that bother. The noise they don’t make and the not-chew of shoes. When they don’t bite your larynx, Or...

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