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The Bridge

No-one crossed the bridge. No-one. This was well-known. You did not leave our town. Its small, perfect streets and gardens prescribed your life. And you were happy with that, content. Any wish to see more, to understand more, was schooled … Continue reading

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Mommy

Mommy went away. Little doll left all alone, in a household vacated by a family too much in a hurry to see what is left behind. Mommy is gone. Animated plastic thing, with something more within, reaching the window to … Continue reading

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Apres Le Deluge

How history lies! How many times did they say “the war to end all wars”, only to have another war arise later, and worse, worse still? But wars are funny things. They can leave some places largely inviolate, as though … Continue reading

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The Band

As a child William just wanted to come out to play He would dress up so carefully, ready for his day But every time to his sad, dull dismay His parents would just chide him and say You aren’t going … Continue reading

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Them

They are dancing again, in the night. It’s them. I’ve got my iPhone with me so I can capture them on film at last, to prove my point. They are there. And all they do. My parents say I am … Continue reading

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My Friend

Have you met my little friend Mr Knife? He’s the bestest, bestest friend Of my life Causes bothers For some others Causes strife But he’s the bestest Of the bestest Mr Knife Mr Knife has been with me Since ten … Continue reading

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What Lies Within

I still remember ‘the place’. That’s all we ever called it. No other name. It was as though, to our childhood minds, any other name might render it more frightening, more portentous, more chill. We couldn’t risk giving it any … Continue reading

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I See You

I see you My murderer My deathly love As you try to turn And walk away Deny this truth You’ve birthed In this silent, sudden death I see you My transgressor My once friend Now annihilator Are you surprised To … Continue reading

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Headache

One the third day of the headache he was beyond control. He’d had migraines all his life, and he knew what to do about them. He knew what days medication would work, and what ones he’d just have to lie … Continue reading

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Eternal Vigilance

Ever standing Eternal vigilance We progress Along this dark parade Ever loyal Not forgetting What our brothers Here have paid Born of honour Death defying Standing strong Against the looming tide We are fallen Damned for caring We are a … Continue reading

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