Monthly Archives: February 2014

ending it

to celebrate breaking the spell alcohol had had over him for years he took a massive swig from a litre bottle of gin he had never liked gin but had killed a number of bottles of the stuff in his … Continue reading

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This is Where We Live

Behind this door a man is dying Even while we speak or write. There are no sounds – the dog’s been taken. There is no news. Apparently He wants to leave without good-byes. His door is shut and will not … Continue reading

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On Fishing

f–shshshsh goes the line cast from the reel to be hauled in until the float, hook and wet bait                                      drip     … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Lawrence “Titus” Oates

“I may be some time.” – and out he went. “I am going outside and I may be some time.” Lawrence “Titus” Oates just left the tent. After many months that they had spent together, British men, all in their … Continue reading

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