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The Feathered Seer – The bitter drop

‘If you have not lived through something it is not true’ Kabir The fourth ritual took us to a place of fear. Within the local landscape there is a high place that had, for a long time, remained hidden from … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kevin Morris – Death and the Poet

It is frequently remarked that “the only things certain in life are death and taxes”. While this old adage contains much truth, one may, perhaps rephrase it to read thus, “the only thing certain in life is that poets will … Continue reading

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Shell #midnighthaiku

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Gateway to heaven…by Anisha #writephoto

Holding her wrinkled hand, he was silently observing her…Unconsciously drawing lines on her now swollen veins, he traveled back in time when they were 20-something and had just started dating… “What if you get bored of me?!”, she would say … Continue reading

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Equal opportunities

She’d always fancied farming. ‘Shepherdess’… that sounded cool. But how do you get into farming when your parents chose to raise you in the city? She should have known better, reading the advert… ‘Trainee harvester required, no experience necessary…’ She … Continue reading

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Double-take

So it’s eight o’clock on a morning and you’re perched on the end of the eldest son’s bed while the lazy toad has you wait on him hand and foot, discussing the merits of beard oil, the latest blog post … Continue reading

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Microfiction #writephoto: Tryst by Jane Dougherty

This is for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. Inspiration didn’t come immediately for this one. When I started the story, hesitantly, just setting the scene, I didn’t know what tale the character was going to tell. I let her tell it … Continue reading

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