Mum

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The word prompt for Wednesday Stories is MUM and the picture prompt for Friday Flash is   I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself… Continue reading

Questions to ponder

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A few excerpts from “Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott: If your deepest beliefs drive your writing, they will not only keep your work from being contrived but will help you discover what… Continue reading

Peer

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The word prompt for Wednesday Stories is PEER and the picture prompt for Friday Flash is   The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”… Continue reading

Gloaming- a poem about the undiscerned, and the undiscerning

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Cascading. A certain memory, Driving up Genting Seems like it was almost 30 km per hour, crawling. Round the mountain She goes. Landslide. Fifty thousand fireflies, Caught in a glass bottle an old… Continue reading

Him & Her

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She traced the tired worry lines on his forehead, right down to the tiny curvature of his lip as he slept. The horrors they had endured together seemed safely tucked away as she… Continue reading

Nightwalks

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Nightwalks each city you leave behind no longer exists a dream dissolving like a lozenge on the tip of your tongue, frozen in honeyed amber the round untouched circle of wood on a… Continue reading

Gloaming

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The word prompt for Wednesday Stories is GLOAMING and the picture prompt for Friday Flash is   There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when… Continue reading

Change and questions

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The world is always going through change. Most of us – even those out of the literary world – will know that how we read, write and publish is evolving every minute. For… Continue reading

Wednesday Stories: Suture

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“My mother she’s a tailor, and my father he’s a doctor.” The little girl told the old woman, who nodded gravely. The old woman knew things the little girl didn’t. Yes she did.… Continue reading

Suture

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The word prompt for Wednesday Stories is SUTURE and the picture prompt for Friday Flash is   The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the… Continue reading