The funeral came and went, and people came and went, and then I was alone.
Verse and worse (mine): regular writing challenges that tax the imagination.
banshee winds, exhausted by their passion, subside to moans
One writer's take on rejection
An afterthought on commas
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A very short story. I huddled inside my fashionable coat. It wasn't designed for bus stops. Andrew had cursed that morning as ice he scraped from the windscreen dusted his fingers. He'd sworn again when the car coughed and failed to start. A bus pulled up, but it wasn't one that would take me to … Continue reading Doors Closing
Tears blur my fingers as they fumble at pills and foil. More vodka. Leaning back, I drift… Can’t sleep yet – more pills. A baby wails. My heart clenches, pain radiating to my stomach. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Not a baby. Someone shaking me. ‘Wake up!’ Shan't – I lash out. Can’t. Falling… deeper. … Continue reading Mission
practicing poetry with a regular writing challenge
‘We love it, Mum – don’t we Mark?’ Hm. It’ll go with the gnome.’ He hadn’t yet managed to break the garden gnome his mother gave them for Christmas, although the lawnmower came perilously close to it at times. This was one of those twee little doors meant to look as if an elf or … Continue reading The Unwanted Gift