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The Goa Connection – Chapter 7

Dan’s escape from the isolated house only leads to more danger. John Subram is determined to catch up with him ...
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The Last Trump

A fable for our times ...
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George and the Armadillo; Chapter 8.

A chapter from my new book, George and the Armadillo ...
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Something you said

Funny things people say ...
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The Goa Connection – Chapter 6

Things look grim for Dan, taken prisoner in an isolated dwelling. His captors are closing in on the location of ...
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The Illusionist

It's knowing when to get out ...
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poems

These are four poems written during the last days of my dear wife.I wrote them whilst being with her until ...
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puppets

Puppets around me rest inside, as words heavy, call me names I brood I blame I throw them away cannot ...
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Poem Bee

An old huitain, revised ...
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Mozart’s clever wife

He was hopeless, never could keep anything in order, lost his income on the pools and always ill since childhood, ...
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circus

Some take grasses, some drugs some drink and smoke some rage holy wars kill, slaughter, butcher and choke some desert ...
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ANOTHER ME ANOTHER YOU

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) ...
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Religion

Religion is like a veil. A veil of ignorance that blinds the masses ...
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Mental health

Recent publicity concerning the stigma attached to mental illness once again raised my heckles.When I started training in Psychiatry in ...
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my sunday bests were ruined

my sunday bests were ruined I was paying off the cabbie when he looked me in the eye I said ...
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Ego Mania

We all have two sides fighting for supremacy one open and light the other subtle and controlling ...
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Do You Really Want To Work Here ?

Been a while since I filled in an application form for a job but this one is not P.C.  ...
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Of love Lost

Short and bitter/sweet ...
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The Colour of Courage

Written for a competition with the theme 'courage' and has to be set in the North West of England with ...
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Hear no Evil

A daft ditty concerning a pisspotical pirate and his profoundly deaf parrot ...
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My Cancer Journey Continues

An update for those who may be interested ...
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Trouble up at Th’ Mill

Lancashire mill life circa 1845  ...
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Impressions of India

rather comprehensive This fascinating continent, more populous than Europe is still dominated by the oldest of the world's religions quite ...
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The Curse of Political Correctness

It’s a dictatorship concealed in fake democracy. In those days I observed in Facebook how it gradually appeared that no ...
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Shipwrecked comfort

You really should not worry since it really does not matter. The oppressors never know what they are doing, and ...
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Fakebook

documentary No nonsense, please. I never had a talent for addiction. Others are dependent on the fucking fakebook for their ...
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Intimidation

They are always there, the suppressors, the subjectors, just waiting for you to assail you to bring you under domination, ...
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a daft idea

In can't write a Limerick,so I shall be quick,by doing worse,writing a daft verse ...
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Stuck in love

What's better and what's worse - the nightmare of uncertainty or the force of jealousy? When the communication lines don't ...
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Humiliation

Life consists of humiliations. When you are born you are beaten into crying, everyone is free to manhandle you throughout ...
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The Man Who Invented Women

Roaming my back catalogue .. this is from 2009 ...
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Thank God for feminism

Just don't let it put you down, that squeamish scrupulous meticulousness appertaining to the oversensitivity of female delicacy leading to ...
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Weft : A Dorsimbra

In the 'good old days' the Poetry challenge was often concerned with different  forms. Not only did the need to ...
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The pledge

Don’t let my pride beguile you into believing that I will ever fail you. My pride is supreme, and I ...
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Bypass

Who cares about all those who are in a position of responsibility but never care but just keep driving over ...
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Two limericks

Two more products of long sessions of chemotherapy keeping me amused ...
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Tibet

First published 9 years ago, only slightly updated ...
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Marriage – why not?

I always tried to stick to the Platonic form of love as the most rational, reliable and relevant, especially in ...
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A clerihew

This was thought of during a chemotherapy session.Just a bit of fun ...
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In between light and sound

Crazy ears and eyes, Busy to criticise. Powerful machines and guns Killing distressed organs Blinding light and sound Deafening all ...
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A Cantankerous Old Git

Some people were born to attract trouble ...
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Your right to your own life

Someone reported me out of Facebook. We shall never know who it was, but I can only guess... I bet ...
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UKAuthors Articles [ more >> ]

World’s Best Story (Novel) Competition

World's Best Story contest is open and they are taking submissions. Submit your story for a chance to win a ...
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Voices from the Web 2016

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE!

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE! These stories and poems have been selected by members of ...
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Help CrowdFund UKA’s Development

We want to fund a better UKAuthors! UKA has been online for 16 years and now we want to move ...
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Thusly by Andrea Lowne

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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