Category Archives: black

The Chapter

Him on a motor bike at 2pm   A small trickling meat of life Is suspended in a double walled cooler box And loaded on the back of a volunteer’s motor bike   He weaves through traffic Moving quickly Despite … Continue reading

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Sutton Coldfield is a Balls of a Place – Part One

Sutton Coldfield is a Balls of a Place   I was reminded of Sutton Coldfield by this chap – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dance-Enemy-Rob-Sinclair/dp/1909477087 – who wants to sell copies of his book!! Well, feck it, why not, isn’t that what digital marketing is … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Love – a Sonnet

What is it that makes us write? Is it a surfeit of love or a dearth? ‘Some Kind of Love’ is a sonnet which adds to the debate and contains a slightly ambivalent finale!

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A Seagull Thinks…

This original poem explores the desire of all creatures to escape their essential nature and exist in a better form than the one they perceive – ‘A Seagull Thinks…’ – give it a look and see if you concur.  As … Continue reading

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Killarney Urban Myth 1

In ‘Killarney Urban Myth 1’ we examine the truth and lies behind ghost stories. Is it just a mixture of fact and fiction – or is it something else which drives us, not only to create these stories, but to … Continue reading

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Letting Go – a sonnet

This sonnet, ‘Letting Go’, was written about an incident which happened in Coventry in the late 1980s.  The story behind the events was never told to me but a similar incident happened in London some years later and in this … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – a Parable?

This is an original short story about a man who learns that you really must be careful when you wish for something – you might just get exactly what you wish for.  New Beginnings-a Parable? might just make you grateful … Continue reading

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Twichycock and the Christmas Ham – Part One

I know this is not Christmas but I’d like to share this heart warming story of Pixies and Dwarves and Goblins and a talking car- “Twichycock and The Christmas Ham”.  It’s a Christmas Fairy Story for Adults really and as … Continue reading

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Cycle – a Haiku

Here’s a pretty little Haiku – ‘Cycle’ – haiku’s are short, as we all know, so it won’t take you long to read!  Hope you enjoy it and feel free to leave feedback.  Share it too if it please you. … Continue reading

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My Black Dog and Me

Another original piece of writing – My Black Dog and Me – a cheery little ditty about depression!  It’s actually part of a song I’ve written but it seems to work fairly well as a poem too.  Anyway, I hope … Continue reading

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