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Like what you see?

Like what you see?
A homage to M R James, who had the talent to evoke the uncanny in otherwise ordinary circumstances. And a ...
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Before The Pearly Gates

Before The Pearly Gates
It is as well to have a firm belief of where you are going! (243 words) ...
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A Flag of Convenience

A Flag of Convenience
...and an unpaid bill ...
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Fluency

Fluency
Deja vu. - (Flash fiction, 400 words) ...
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Ralph Monkton Lives!

Ralph Monkton Lives!
This is an almost true story, at least eighty five percent factual! ...
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If I Was A Rabbit

If I Was A Rabbit
My ears twitched, and for a moment I thought I might be a rabbit, but no such luck - it ...
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Latest Poetry

The last love note from Paris

The last love note from Paris
imagining what Paris wrote to Helen as he lay fatally wounded  ...
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Of Dice and Men

Of Dice and Men
A rhyming exercise ...
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Blind Date

Blind Date
Expect the unexpected ...
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Food of Love

Food of Love
A meagre diet ...
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The Devil’s Bones

The Devil's Bones
A pecuniary necessity ...
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AND YET…

AND YET...
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Waiting for a Bus

Waiting for a Bus
You wait and wait and are at the end of your tether waiting hours for a bus, then three come ...
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Aurora’s Long Sleep

Aurora's Long Sleep
Sleeping beauty: the truth ...
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100% Cotton

100% Cotton
memories of being slaves while reading the label on a t-shirt ...
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Latest Non-Fiction

Conversations on Father's Day

Conversations on Father’s Day

I should tell you, he was a forceful man. Perhaps he had to be. Beware the wrath of Father, eh? ...
Dance of the Giants (a wedding toast)

Dance of the Giants (a wedding toast)

Actually gave a version of this best man's toast at my best friend's wedding ...
My Daughter’s Dog

My Daughter’s Dog

A young girl's best friend ...
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Coyotes Again

Coyotes Again

The local predators are getting bold ...
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