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Yvonne Lake


My stories

The Broad

Spring has the promise of a fifties musical. A chorus of girls bloom into a flower, smiling like mint imperials, curls bounce against necks like silk...

Better Yourself

better yourself so you can stare at paintings on therapists' walls worry about tea chests never eat pork pies and laugh at poor people who flash...

The Funeral Buffet

Heard a thud. Ignored it, or pretended I did then, quiet, waiting for the cars to pull up. Silken lilies with flame tongues guard an empty stage,...

The Other Mrs Jones

It’s not like me to keep my mouth shut, so it must’ve upset me. I must’ve thought to not let anything spoil my day, so I didn’t say anything to him...

Mother, Mother, Everywhere

Memories are strange things. Persistent, though they really don’t make a difference to anything. They’re like the waves crashing into the sides of...