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Birthday Musings (April 2018)

So now I am thirty-eight years old. And, not for the first time, I am having to rebuild my life ...
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Wong’s Water Pot (Part 1 of 2)

My only fictional story in the first person. Other fiction has always been in third person. Any critique or comment ...
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Some Thoughts on Feminism

Imagine this scenario. Your ancestors have lived in Britain for centuries, most likely for millennia. They were not the landowners ...
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Brodgar

My offering for my fiction challenge ...
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Depressurized

new, sci fi prose poem ...
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English Spelling Reform

The upheavals of the Middle English period (1100 – 1500) have left the English language, in terms of spelling at ...
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The Smile of a Logician

For the time being the time being is preoccupied. PM if you wish but please respect the current notice. - ...
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I Hate the Liberal Left

Something happened recently which, more than anything else I’ve ever experienced, perfectly encapsulates why it is that I hate the ...
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The opening of “Beyond Vogue” (Work in Progress?)

The text isn't exactly brand new and my question is: is this worth continuing on for me? Comments most welcome!! ...
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Lash a Mind Sure

Arsonists howl, “Apostate!”, hate from the bowel, “Apostate!” Chasing the tale they have not read, burning, they growl, “Apostate!” The ...
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summer lovin’

summer lovin’   for two mad weeks in Mablethorpe, in Jen’s mind, though not in mine, we were nothing more ...
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High time

High time Tonsured lands of Amazon! Lungs of the world, severed? What a pity! Disappearing trees Write burning stories of ...
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Unconstricted Lover

a little version of something I am not sure where it will lead me as a writer, started as sci ...
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Applied Mutual Pride

  Attempting to help people in the mental sphere is seldom rewarded, for 'thank you' usually means 'unfinished' ...
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Off the Coast

Slightly edited from earlier this year. Feel free to inpute meaning into this one. It's yours!!! ...
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Help Save the Mentally Healthy

Help save the mentally healthy! Spare some change for the non-deranged bluffers neatly arranged and suffering under the smothering weight ...
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Loving words

Loving words 'Till death do us part'.  I remember you saying This, holding my hand. I didn't understand You meant ...
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It’s not Dead, it’s Reincarnated

Nearly six hours east of Greenwich, in a field of rice and spinach, squats a village by the cratered roadside ...
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Mike Green

On the anniversary of Mike's death, one I wrote at the time.  His funeral was wonderful - typical of the ...
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