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Mary climbs a ladder

Mary was on a step ladder in the bathroom, spying on her husband Stan,through a hole in the wall.He had drilled this for spying on women sunbathing semi-nude in their private back gardens. Here he was climbing over the fence … Continue reading

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Dialogue

Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness. Margaret Miller [ att]   A monologue needs friends  attuned and named If  alone, the endless thoughts would wind Like cotton wraps the reel,like life begins   Self … Continue reading

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Thus with this spirit,I my spirit wed

  As on this foreign shore I stand and stare Across the green and foaming tidal sea. I do not wonder whether life is fair Nor whether what’s to come is what should be . The hinterland is not a … Continue reading

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Requiem

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His human Cross

If God was murdered why should he help me? He hung, an abject figure ,on the Cross Some have labelled it a holy tree If God was murdered why should he help me? No-one can deny what all can see … Continue reading

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Anne Lamott’s writing tips

https://writingcooperative.com/anne-lamotts-top-13-writing-tips-7577eb5d5c24   8. Writing is fueled by hard work rather than innate talent. “I know some very great writers, writers you love who write beautifully and have made a great deal of money, and not one of them sits down routinely feeling wildly … Continue reading

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Living fire

Alone in  my small room ,end-state despair I wondered what to do ,go here or where? I tried the doctor and the priest  and then Knew there was no answer from   a man I saw in my mind’s eye a  … Continue reading

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Stan and Mary see a naked woman

After dinner Mary and Stan  often went for a longish walk.They liked to go to a road where the richer people  of Britain lived.,where there were some Georgian houses and one Tudor house. At dusk they would stroll by looking … Continue reading

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I shall not hate

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Thus God cried out and topped the EU chart

A peaceful solitude can be a joy. A softer breath, a slower beat of heart. While our minds are happy unemployed. As it was for growing girl or boy Before the throes of adolescence start A peaceful solitude can be … Continue reading

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