Category Archives: story

Mary meets her neighbours

Sitting on the high backed,v Ercol sofa  in the large sitting room of her new neighbours Tom and Edina, Mary sipped at the PG Tips tea she had been given in a pseudo-art deco mug.The tea tasted pseudo as well! … Continue reading

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While there’s life, there’s still a hint of hope

Don’t  be anxious whether you’ll be shot Take your break in Morecambe with a cat Do not go to Bethlehem   this year Someone built a wall and we feel scared Could Jesus and his parents  have got out? Babies cannot … Continue reading

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We wounded hide away

If I could see your heart and soul and know your feelings past   and if you knew mine  we could   guess why our expectations go so wrong  because at that moment what was said seemed right but looked at from a wider perspective  Some  words we … Continue reading

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A petrol bomb

As down St Giles I cycled late one night The road as silent as an empty church  A speeding car  attacked me from the right I saw, I knew, I felt no touch of fright Time was stopped until  I … Continue reading

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Cat eats curry

I left a pan  of curry on the stove Hot as  ash combined with burning coal Yet when I  went back in  a cat stood  there Eating this strong curry  with no care. It must have had  thick skin inside … Continue reading

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Just had to play

While the priest annointed him with oilsI played in the gutter all aloneI hoped to find the marbles we had lostOr from the melted tar to pluck a stone The summer was so hot the cobbles bakedLooking like a row … Continue reading

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I want to sell  my   laughter on E bay

We called the  little tree a special name In the woods where we were wont to stay A nutmeg tree is rare like porcelain We loved its hanging branches blue and green If only it were  red it might be … Continue reading

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The nuclear bomb ,Iran and Don

I’m  turning off the Evening News I’m reading Nicholas Freeling now I’ve heard enough of  people’s views I put my thoughts into deep freeze Dresden Green,Emmanuel I’m  turning of fthe Evening News Boris says he’s  just a tease The nuclear … Continue reading

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Life is not what’s said but what we heard

Life is movement life is song and word We try to capture life in all its forms Life is wild as tigers,sweet as birds Life is what we get yet don’t deserve The birth of infants and the  food of … Continue reading

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Another Autumn comes with spiralled snails

Another Autumn comes ,I see damp snails Boris Kemal Johnson hits the  roof Brexit  and its battles , he may fail  A carnivore, he leaves  bloody trails And he rarely tells the honest truth Another Autumn comes with spiralled snails … Continue reading

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He kissed my hand,I knew what was afoot

He kissed my hand,I knew what was afoot He followed me on Facebook every day I get these butterflies inside my gut I never fall in love with porn or smut Or men who ask me out to make me … Continue reading

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Gravity

Oh, do not let the sun fall in despair As desolation haunts our souls today Leaving us in darkness  cold and bare Can’t  some God or other make life fair? I bet they’re  angry , we no longer pray Oh, … Continue reading

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