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I’ll be Waiting

This story is from my dream last night….. —— The twins walked through the alley with the bag of shopping they had just purchased from the store.  Edith, slender and dark, her brother tall, handsome and sullen.  Edith was trying to tell her brother about an event earlier that day but he wasn’t listening.  She […]

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Drip Drip Drip

The finger wiped the top of the mirror and looking at the dust on that finger, the person it belonged to tutted under her breath.  She washed her hand under the tap and screwed the water off again, looking in the mirror before leaving the bathroom.  She swept a stray grey hair back behind her […]

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At The End Of The Walk

From my book Into the Dark  AT THE END OF THE WALK ​During the day walkers would park their weary bottoms, slug from water bottles, and then continue up on their journeys. Dogs would poke inquisitive noses into the bracken whilst their owners stopped to check their map. Couples would rendezvous, shyly kiss and travel […]

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Anger

From my book Into the Dark  ANGER They’re talking to me again. They’re smiling and grimacing and shattering my feelings again ​ They say things like, ‘we understand.’ ‘we care.’ ‘we know where you are coming from.’ ​ BOLLOCKS ​ Nobody understands, or cares or gets it ​ Scrunching heart. Twisted stomach. Fucked off. ​ […]

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The Visitor

From my book Into the Dark  THE VISITOR ​ Hearing a noise she froze, listening, alert. She must not be found here. The boy startled her anew as his nose pressed against the window suddenly, squeaking against the cold pane. ​ She needed him to open the window, to climb out over the ledge to […]

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