Monthly Archives: October 2014

PRIMAL

Blue hands reached out to rescue me.  Almost godlike, they treasured me close to their chests.  I was a tiny baby, fresh from my mother’s womb, and these heroic hands reached out to save me. Flailing, they whisper air into … Continue reading

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SYMPATHY

Who is that man on the bicycle? He sits there on the saddle, stationary, his fist propping up his head. He stares off into the distance, a horizon forming in his mind from behind his deep oak eyes. Stoic yet … Continue reading

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TEAR IT UP

Dark thoughts.  We all have them.  Some more than others, and there’s always good reasons why we have dark thoughts.  We never share them, except maybe with a counsellor, psychologist or priest – someone who cannot share out thoughts with … Continue reading

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POUR

I bring the Box out every day. Cobwebs are never allowed to form on it. I bring it out here to sit with me on the old bench, under the shade of a beech tree. It is always sunny now. … Continue reading

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PORTRAITS OF THE PAST

They had been there at his arrival. The portraits of the past hung from every wall of his chamber. Cornelius sat up straight, just like he did every night. His hands shifted up underneath the heavy layers of bed sheets … Continue reading

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THE REMAINS

The remains of what’s left. It’s not right. Not right at all. And there’s not many of us left. Not many of us left at all. We sailed our boat in search of The Promised Land. The promises were broken. … Continue reading

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THE SECRET

Secrets.  We all have them.  From the most callous criminals to the squirrel hiding his winter reserve.  What secrets do I have?  What secrets have brought me to be here, so far from home? Who is he?  I don’t know.  … Continue reading

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