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The Way Of Life #writephoto #robertfrost

In my continuing series of famous poems loved by the BBC’s listeners and ruined by me we reach Robert Frost and The Road Not Taken. I have also utilized Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt Two Roads Two roads diverged in a yellow … Continue reading

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Scratches – One Man’s Art Is Another Man’s Crime

‘Bloody vandalism.’ ‘It’s street art.’ ‘Give me a break, Logan. These yobbos don’t care about art.’ ‘Some of it’s really clever and they’re not breaking anything…’ ‘So it’s ok to cover someone’s house in paint?’ ‘Often the owner wants it…’ … Continue reading

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The Sibling E – A Fighting Vowel #carrotranch #flash fiction

‘What now, Morgan?’ ‘My brother. He said we used to scrap all the time while all I remember is being told we got into scrapes.’ ‘It’s possible you did both.’ ‘You’re sitting on the fence again.’ ‘No, look. You scrap … Continue reading

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The Little House On Fifth #microcosms #flashfiction

Fifth Avenue apartments were the plum cleaning jobs. All on one level, lift accessible, and no one about to get in the way. So why had Marita been given this assignment? The slip said the owner was Red Ballantyne. She … Continue reading

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The Impossible Art Of Soldiering On #microcosms #flashfiction

The Impossible Art Of Soldiering On Geraldine ran a finger round the stiff collar. The VAD uniform wasn’t made for comfort. She felt eyes on her and glanced at number fourteen. Mrs Ephram shuffled out of her door; she nodded … Continue reading

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A Complete Mash Up #carrotranch #flashfiction #loganandmorgan

‘What the…? Logan…’ ‘Wassup?’ ‘You said you’d left me dinner.’ ‘Yeah. Sausage and mash.’ ‘Why poison me?’ ‘I don’t… oh.’ ‘Yes. Oh. What gives?’ ‘I was making a you.’ ‘A me?’ ‘Yes a you? A papier-mache Morgan. See.’ ‘That’s… amazing. … Continue reading

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There’s Always A Risk Of Flooding #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Mr. Martens?’ Harold Martens started, momentarily lost in his thoughts. ‘Yes?’ The questioner’s tone hardened. ‘Could talk us through the operation from your perspective? Why you did what you did? For Mrs. Golding.’ ‘Golding?’ Left knee. Impact damage. Reconstruction. He … Continue reading

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