Category Archives: miscellany

Fluted #blogbattle #shortfiction

LeAnne Perrin considered herself the epitome of the have-it-all modern woman. She had two beautiful – everyone said so – children; a modest, diligent, loving partner – they consciously refused to wed, despite the emotional blackmail of her mother, declaring … Continue reading

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Lockdown Limericks #poem #poetry

A doctor called Frederick Lee Tried sex at his desk with nurse Fi. It wasn’t successful And made them quite fretful Till she dressed in her full PPE. Or… George was a confident chap Who’d woo nurses with banter and … Continue reading

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Light And Dark #carrotranch #morganandlogan #flashfiction

‘What are you doing, Morgan?’ ‘Hiding.’ ‘My bad. I…’ ‘Did you say, “my bad”?’ ‘Sorry. Why are you hiding?’ ‘I was at the store…’ ‘Shop?’ ‘We’re in America. This guy asked the cashier if he had small arms. I said … Continue reading

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Modern Manners #sonnet29

From time to time I like to take the first line of a favourite poem and rewrite the rest. Sonnet 29 is one of Shakespeare’s most famous. This is it When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes,I all alone … Continue reading

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Legging It #writephoto #shortfiction

‘Stop, or forfeit!’ Martin Underlay stopped and frowned. The voice sounded intimidating but its source remained hidden. Was this some teenage trick? He took half a step towards the bridge and squealed as what appeared to be a small hairy … Continue reading

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The Dangers Of A Motel Room On The Third Floor #carrotranch #morganandlogan

‘Logan! Logan! HELP!!’ ‘What on earth…? It’s 4.00 am.’ ‘I’ve gone blind!’ ‘Here. Stand still.’ ‘I’m falling!!’ ‘Better?’ ‘I… oh yes. My eye-mask. I forgot.’ ‘Why do you wear that thing?’ ‘I stop dreaming…’ ‘And have nightmares instead? What was … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Dark #writephoto

Sebastian Clunt blinked. He blinked a lot; it had become his go to way of avoiding answering awkward questions but now, rather than a tactic this was instinctive. He couldn’t believe his eyes which, since his whole existence revolved around … Continue reading

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