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Logan And Morgan Visit The US #blogbattle #carrotranch #shortstory #dialogue

‘Tell me again, why I came, Morgan?’ ‘Take the next left… no right… no…’ ‘It’s the Interstate. We agreed before we set off, we’d join the Interstate.’ ‘Why am I map reading, anyway? If you know where you’re going?’ ‘Morgan, … Continue reading

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Staying Fit #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

‘What are you doing, Morgan?’ ‘Hang on… There.’ ‘The duck mask does what exactly?’ ‘It’s my upgraded internet security.’ ‘You’ve lost me.’ ‘Barty warned me. He was watching this video…’ ‘Right…’ ‘About staying fit…’ ‘Working up a sweat?’ ‘Exactly. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Bucket Listing #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

‘What are you looking forward to, Morgan?’ ‘Pizza.’ ‘You’re going to the States and that’s top of your bucket list?’ ‘It’s the home of great pizza. That and fruit.’ ‘Fruit?’ ‘They have the biggest apples…’ ‘Seriously?’ ‘I’ve seen it on … Continue reading

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Steering #horses #carrotranch

‘Can we go riding?’ I knew it would come. Eventually. Thing is, me and horses? Like me and swimming. Not natural. The horse: dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle. The stable lad sniggered. ‘You rid afore?’ I … Continue reading

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A Sonnet For Clarice #carrotranch #shakespeare

Shall I compare you to a Summer’s day? You’d not be flattered but angry and pissed, Sneering at my explanations and insist I’m a retarded male with nothing to say. My compliments are often misconstrued As the feeble patriarchy at … Continue reading

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That Knock #carrotranch #99words

Jem hated his left foot. Clubbed, they called it. ‘It’s okay, son,’ they said. ‘You’re useful. Post has got to be delivered.’ He’d got at white feather, too, from the woman he’d given the telegram to. ‘We’re sorry to inform … Continue reading

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Bench Life #carrotranch

Trees don’t count in hours but in rings. Colin had fifty-two rings and had watched the bench for twenty. Tears and flowers at the start but the old woman stopped coming. Lovers, amateur artists, lost souls and found hearts. So … Continue reading

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