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Fiction [ more >> ]

Pins and Needles

Someone told me to try writing a story as if I were a woman.This is my attempt, Still stubbornly full ...

Zeezee Cop

a novel opening ...
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Another Police Killing

This piece was inspired by a newspaper headline ...

A Black Triangular Drama

dark and platonic, but promising; a three-pointer written with conventional audacity! ...

Old Gits in their cups

This is an experimental piece ...

Sweet Dreams

A dream can seem so real :) ...


All my stories lately seem to begin as prompts chosen by my face-to-face creative writing group. The prompt this time was ...
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The Snob – chapter 2

continuing the story of the vendetta between a spirited young woman and an arrogant overprivileged youth ...

Poetry [ more >> ]

The hippie trail

tracing the past forever... When the hippies started moving in the 60s, revolutionizing all the world with love and beauty, ...
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Intro: an old one ...
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A rhythmic poem, tres dramatique!  ...
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The Stifling Past

gradually took away all that was unique and brave in her; experimental, doodling with word and form ...
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Bullshitting trumps and bushes

Written during a bushy regime we never thought could get worse... Forget about those bossy bully states of bushisms spewing ...
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An old one from the archive, posted in response to the "Sod it Sonnet" ...
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Ms Lowne's second collection of poetry is as unconventional as the first. No sestinas, haiku or sonnets here, but a ...
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