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A Hollow Moon

Even although I’m writing this on my deathbed, you’re probably still not going to believe me but I have to […]

A Violin on a Tank

They were brothers, that’s probably the easiest thing to say. There was a couple of years between them and a […]

The Bully

You knew all this, You even let it become a part of you, “Who me? A bully? I don’t think […]

Me and My Pal, Thing.

Long after Thing had departed the valley, and long, long after those who were his kin had disappeared; a woman […]

In a Heartbeat

In a heartbeat, The car turned the corner too fast, and turned over, The last thing the mother did was […]

The Halloween Mirror

For the last three weeks, he’d been shaving. He was proud of that, I mean most of his friends had […]

A Child of a Lesser God

The full moon had formed over Thing’s cave 12 times when he decided that enough was enough. He now realised […]

The Quiet Man

He said nothing, not a word ever passed his lips,He just sat in the peace and quiet with a Mona […]

A Brilliant Life

Martin was a man. That was the best and the worst of it. He lived in room that served as […]

The Halloween Man

She had only stepped off the bus, when Katy sent her a text. What was she wearing to the Halloween […]

To…

To all the love That died unspoken, To all the hearts So quietly broken, To all the tears That fell […]

A Simple Truth

“You get to everyday by winning, you know that don’t you?” Was what she used to say to us kids, […]

Leaving Traces

Don’t think you are never seen, dear friend, You leave a trace wherever you wander – A smile, a laugh, […]

If Fish Could Scream

We live in twilight, We do, All of us who stay silent about these things, All of us who never […]

The Montana Express

The Montana Express was a wind that found its temperature somewhere around the northern end of Canada and then didn’t […]

The Cloud Walker

I remember reading in a newspaper once, about a family who had lost someone in the dark day of 9/11. […]

Being There

To hold the sky from falling on your head, To make you safe as you dream in your bed, To […]

My Squeaky Heart

He was nervous – really nervous – as he met her as she stepped off the bus. He wasn’t nervous […]

Dexter and Eugene

What do you do with your life, when you have all the money you will ever need? Now in some […]

You, kill me.

She was the kinda gal who sashayed where ever she went. Always sashaying and flicking those hips from side to […]

…breath-taking…..

…if she had looked up at that moment, his nurse would have seen his toes moving in waltz time to […]

Murder

I guess it was murder that afternoon, trying to get to the coast on a train; despite the thunderstorms, flash […]

To Fill a Human Heart

To fill a human soul,Takes strength and smiles,To fill a human head,Takes wisdom and time,To fill a human life,Takes courage […]

The Best is to Come

Wrap up your soul from the north winds, Turn your sweet head, To facing the sun, I know that those […]

Man in the Moon

Those who drove past that particular stretch of road would have caught a glimpse of what they thought was a […]

Bullying

I remember one fine day, I was sitting with my Grandpa. He looked at me inquisitive like. “What’s eating your […]

The Stalk Exchange

  If I had started the story, ‘once upon a time’ it might have given me more leeway with the […]

HOPE

H old O n, P ain E nds   H ave O nly P ositive E xpectations   H appiness […]

Rest

I know you’re tired of that twisted road, Tired of climbing those hills, Tired of getting to the top of […]

I Am So Proud Of You

  I am so proud of you, In so many ways, Proud of every sinew in your strained body, Proud, […]

To Fill A Human Heart

To fill a human soul, Takes strength and smiles, To fill a human head, Takes wisdom and time, To fill […]

My Favourite Thought

You are my favourite thought, favourite smile, favourite life, You’re my first thing in the morning and my last thing […]

She Carries A ‘Phone

When she was a child, she carried the ‘phone to let her mother know where she was. ‘Oh mum, I’m […]

Four Shots of Wry

Breathless ….if she had looked up at that moment, his nurse would have seen his toes moving in waltz time […]

Painted Love

When the flowers had all but disappeared from Clare’s garden, she had replaced them by painting roses and daffodils on […]

The Word Hooker

It was the strangest of times. The world was full, as were other worlds, of course, but the old one, […]

Martha’s Room

Martha had a room, one that she would refer to as a ‘spare room’. Not that the size of her […]

Writing

No one I know ever really picks writing, As a sane thing to do with their lives, It waits in […]

A House

I hear tell that the house is still there, still standing like. Leastways I heard that was the truth of […]

The Dancers

When they were about five years old, she stumbled as they danced to the Christmas music playing on the old […]

Ronnie (Feb 12th)

I guess you never really know when your own will start but in hindsight I know his began on February […]

Peter Rabbit

He remembers one night – when Peter was about twelve summers old – that he and his best friend were […]

The Ice Ghosts

  based on a true story  She could taste the sea on her lips as she drove her Hudson Super […]

Amy and Hector

There are two people in this story – as well as Hector. Hector’s the elephant. The little girl is Amy, […]

While I Was Out Walking

Sometime while I was out walking, the wind changed, No longer at my back with my face always towards the […]

Lanterns

Don’t think that all of this will last, As the darkness wears your heart away, One day, Someday, When you […]

Once in a Blue Moon

Strange things happen to nice people. There I’ve said it, but it don’t make it any less true, friends. I […]

Lincoln’s Watch

I’d been working in Washington D.C. for a few weeks in the late fall of 1947 when I decided to […]

KILLER!

She liked to call him ‘Joseph’, that way he seemed a bit more human. It was her turn tonight to […]

Be Different

Story written for a charity. Every one of us is made just that little bit different to the next person. […]

No Two Ways

I guess the first thing I’ve got to say is – to do the things he did, you really have […]

Grandpa is An Alien

If you asked the Melt family in public where they came from, then they’d always answer with: ‘Why, Churchill Avenue […]

That Perfect Moment

When I was a kid, my whole world was Hell’s Kitchen. Heck, it was my whole universe too – because […]

The Man From Montana

It was on a mild Spring Thursday morning when it happened. No church bells, or fireworks, or even a spontaneous […]

Future Stories

Her Stories Stories. That was all she had, that was all she would ever have. The ability to create worlds, […]

The Proof of God

He could do nothing but stare at the paper. Then he re-checked it and checked it again. He was trembling. […]

A Child of a Lesser God

The full moon had formed over Thing’s cave 12 times when he decided that enough was enough. He now realised […]

The Quiet Man

He said nothing, not a word ever passed his lips,He just sat in the peace and quiet with a Mona […]

A Brilliant Life

Martin was a man. That was the best and the worst of it. He lived in room that served as […]

The Halloween Man

She had only stepped off the bus, when Katy sent her a text. What was she wearing to the Halloween […]

To…

To all the love That died unspoken, To all the hearts So quietly broken, To all the tears That fell […]

A Simple Truth

“You get to everyday by winning, you know that don’t you?” Was what she used to say to us kids, […]