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Beautiful Secret

an old man meets by chance the daughter, to whose mother he had, shortly after birth, reluctantly promised to relinquish paternity rights ...
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/ / Poetry / 11 Comments on Beautiful Secret / 221 words / /

Nothing but a soppy song

to Fanis, a poem promised years ago ...
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/ / Non-Fiction, Poetry / 11 Comments on Nothing but a soppy song / 111 words / /

Death In A Drive By

An old rhythmic rap about American Excess cards and gun culture. To be read aloud with a pulse preferably...   DEATH IN A DRIVE-BY What could be worse than being shot in a drive-by A block in the back of the head by a fly-by Talked half insane by some half-assed wise guy Getting stoned to death by a dread-locked I-and-I Blinded right and left by two fingers of red-eye Your heart lies in ruins ...
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Summoning the Furies

More a prayer than a prediction, unfortunately ...
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/ / Poetry / 15 Comments on Summoning the Furies / 184 words / / UKA PICK!

Dietary Uncertainty

After De Chirico's "The uncertainty of the poet" (1913) ...
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/ / humour, Poetry / 2 Comments on Dietary Uncertainty / 121 words / /

The lost street

Physical relevance to the APAC region. However, the notion of loss is not restricted to any region ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 6 Comments on The lost street / 179 words / /

An Honest Joe

Transparency ...
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/ / humour, Poetry / 4 Comments on An Honest Joe / 150 words / /

Road to Hell

Chapter 1 of what I hope will become a crime novel! ...
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/ / crime, Fiction, murder, police procedural, trafficking / 3 Comments on Road to Hell / 2131 words / /

Chapter 36: Four Battles

Chapter 36 of the Light-Father: The three-pronged assault upon the Great Cathedral is in full swing and Harold's Army get the upper hand at first in the Four Battles remembered in saga and in song for many generations...   Camus emerged from the dormitory along with two Fathers and thirty Brothers at the sound of the explosions. He saw great plumes of smoke rising into the air as sirens wailed within the Abbey complex. Four ...
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/ / fantasy, Fiction, science fiction / No Comments on Chapter 36: Four Battles / 6046 words / /

Self critique

death by poetry ...
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/ / Poetry / 4 Comments on Self critique / 98 words / /

Passing by

Indiah! ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 5 Comments on Passing by / 256 words / /

Word and action

/ / Non-Fiction / 2 Comments on Word and action / 154 words / /

The Prisoner

My friend Miguel, he was minister of health... I believe he is no longer with us ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 2 Comments on The Prisoner / 421 words / /

Catch that pigeon

Waiting for retirement ...
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/ / Poetry / 4 Comments on Catch that pigeon / 137 words / /

School Reunion 2008

celebrating its half-centenary ...
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/ / Poetry / No Comments on School Reunion 2008 / 334 words / /

Fancy A Sarnie ?

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) Who doesn't like a sandwich ? This will make someone hungry I guarantee !  Main text of your writing. As a young lad I liked bread and jam, then again I loved cheese n pickle or a sandwich of corned beef or spam. I was also keen on beef dripping as it had such a lovely taste, "eat all the crusts, mum said ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 2 Comments on Fancy A Sarnie ? / 173 words / /

Tempest Tossed

Faith in tribulation Inside those half-dreaming lids where man attempts to find some kinship and wakes, eyes wide... There lies a common thread  that binds us all together enduring, eternal. Though trials and circumstance afflict us sorely, The Captain is still in command. I lie, a storm-cursed sailor tired of dreams… But waiting in the guts of me to see dry land.     ...
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Poshlost

to Gogol ...
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/ / Poetry / 10 Comments on Poshlost / 103 words / /