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In the Days Since ‘76

Flash fiction 623:Old piece about the state of death row prisoners in some states ...
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/ / Fiction / 2 Comments on In the Days Since ‘76 / 633 words / /

She never ceases to surprise me

In the midst of all this seriousness, how about a flash that changes the mood a little! ...
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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 or politicians or empire-builders or slave-traders. They were just the ordinary people who ploughed the fields, milked the cows, worked down the mines and in factories, and who went off ...
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Inner Ramblings

So, I'm new to this and not really sure how it works but I just wanted somewhere to share some things I've been working on.  ...
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/ / creative writing, Journal / 4 Comments on Inner Ramblings / 368 words / /

ONE YEAR, ONE WEEK, A DAY, AN HOUR

The loss of my  beloved pet, Ludo, is devastatingly painful, but everything is subjective isn't it? ...
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Discovery

'Is this a story? Or is it simply  A discovery, I wonder. We are traveling Through the moments, We stop and restart alone, We wander. Will these lines Aspire to become dialogues, Or will they remain monologues Of a lonely writer?'  As I was reading his poem from his diary, ...
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/ / Flash Fiction / 4 Comments on Discovery / 922 words / /

No Way Out

I run down the endless hallway with endless doors and endless possibilities to be trapped  And in the end, most definitely killed All I know is that I have twenty-four hours to find the right way to get out, Sounds fun, doesnt it? I mean, theres only so far you ...
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/ / Fiction / 2 Comments on No Way Out / 254 words / /

Email to a Reader, CC: Anyone (17 B)

the sudden appearance of Voice Philip ...
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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 Liberal Left. Someone on Facebook asked for people’s opinions on Tommy Robinson, saying that he wanted to avoid inhabiting an echo chamber. However, this man does indeed live in an ...
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No Man’s Land

Two things to immediately address… you are not, In any way, shape or form, my priority or responsibility anymore You've taught me two more things to add to that: Loving you was a mistake And two, begging to come back to you, even after you give up the game for ...
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/ / Journal / 2 Comments on No Man’s Land / 242 words / /

From my daughter’s diary, on male gaze

I never realized I had a grown-up daughter until I chanced upon her diary that she had left behind, before leaving for Bangalore. I wouldn’t have read her diary, as it is too personal, had I not seen the letter that was addressed to me! I trespassed nevertheless! 'Dear Dad, ...
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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 from scratch. I will do this by leaving the culture I grew up in completely and moving to a significantly different one which, surprisingly, is only a few hundred miles ...
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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 least, in a bamboozling chaotic mess that is extremely frustrating for learners of the language. In terms of vocabulary and pronunciation, the English language had pretty much settled down by ...
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Betrayal

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) ...
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/ / affair, betrayal, Flash Fiction, silences / No Comments on Betrayal / 569 words / /

Words like Stones and no need for Songs

Corinthians 2:7 So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow ...
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The Homecoming

An extract from a much larger work, set around the Great War ...
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/ / Fiction / 3 Comments on The Homecoming / 1514 words / /

Creating spasms

incoherent raw rant not for religious optimistic people ...
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/ / Journal / 10 Comments on Creating spasms / 217 words / /