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Rose and Thorne: Lifeblood (Chapter One)

by R J Cambridge I look through the old musty curtains, unchanged in all the years I have been coming to Chez Sanguis. The decor is the same, dark oak panelling, high, wing-backed chairs, crimson tablecloth and strictly tables for two or four only. It is the ultimate place for a ...
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Saying Goodbye

by Tavinder New The rays of the sun were appeared in the distant sky, like a flower opening up its petals, and they floated through the doorway as I opened the latch. I held the glass of water in my hand and a beam reflected off, creating a rainbow through the ...
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Friends…….

by Darren Rodwell Friends are a blessing Friends can be a curse Friends can, should be, very diverse   Friendship on the other hand It’s open for the world to see True friendship is the place to be   True friends are always forgiven True friends will tell you how it is True friends will always be there No matter what the ...
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Ye Olde Magick Shoppe

by Claire Buss (Extract from her short story, Ye Olde Magick Shoppe) Fortunately, Fred was on main gate duty so it didn't take Ned long to find him. The young lad waved enthusiastically, which made his plumed helmet topple off his head. As he made a grab for that, he let go ...
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Just a Few Doors Down

by Jenny Gibson ‘I’m so sorry.’ That’s what everyone says. But it doesn’t matter who says it or how they say it, it never helps. The only thing worse than hearing it is not hearing anything at all. I can go from one day’s beginning to the next day’s end and ...
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Upton Gardens

by Philip Shamplina Unrecognizable — what have they done How long will it be before it becomes a slum? Upton Gardens is its name Where they used to play the football game   Malcolm Allison, Eddie Bovington, Harry Redknapp are no more Neither is Bobby Moore I just wonder what's in store Now that West Ham United have closed ...
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War

by Erin Victoria We glanced towards each other, fear obscuring our features. Each face was the same as the next, whiter than a surrendering flag, more fragile than the tired leather of our crumbling boots. The gunshots, fifty yards away, acted as our personal counter, and as we neared the corner ...
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To Forests

by Alwyn Gornall I ran from the roar of life like a frightened beast, away from the hard-angled city, to hide under your petticoat and float in your stillness. Your silence wrapped me like a duvet spreading a warmth over me like a log fire.  I took the paths that demanded walking and fear, frustration and anger fell away like ...
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Black and White Stipes

by Philip Charter Pen to Print Short Story Competition 2018/19 Runner-Up “The hare is on the move for the 20:53, run over 480 meters. Byker Grove is in trap one, the odds-on favourite Droopys United is in the blue of trap two, outside him is Moscow Flyer, Not Now Bernard has a ...
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Exhibition

by Tomas Beranek Pen to Print Short Story Competition 2018/19 Runner-Up This is what I remember from the afternoon she began to work on my face. The moment she carved my lips with a small gap, which was big enough to feel the cold air frisking inside me in circles. Even though ...