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Southend

by Ann Dineen   I will top up and go, alight the iron horse that knows the way Shackles released, they gather at my feet, biding their time Speed past houses that get bigger, spaces between them grow greener Trees wave their branches in greeting as we rush on by   Step from the train, smell of ...
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Political Appeal

by H. B. O'Neill   I’m watching you An announced candidacy and a strong confident wave I’ve seen this show before A handshake with past party leaders and a practised smile as the camera pops I know exactly what you’re going to do A suitably-proud spouse and well-groomed kids carefully placed to strike a pose Assemble the pawns ...
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Words

by Juneha Chowdhury   Words do not discriminate, Can come from anywhere. No limit to what words can create, Handled with due love and care. Those with great words will always find a way To reach, effect, to inspire. To lift, enhance and transform someone's day. Where there's words, there's passion, there's fire. Start with one and the rest will ...
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The List

by Anita Belli   I awake full of the joys of spring until I realise it is Monday. I rush to the bathroom and throw up. It goes downhill from there, really. Run to Camden tube. Jump on first train along with hundreds of stressed commuters, then realise: right direction; wrong branch. Change ...
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Theo and the Whale

by Mary L Walsh   Theo the cat with the question mark tail Went to sea to see a whale With his question mark tail he could not hide he saw the whale…but from the inside.   Theo the cat with the question mark tail Wandered curiously inside the whale His tail tickled tonsils ‘til out of the whales ...
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Making a Connection

by Lynda Shepherd   “You can't sit indoors all day staring at a screen.” I can hear my son from three houses away; the battle, it appears, rages on. He told me he was tearing his hair out. “All she does is hang about the house, glued to her phone, listening to music or ...
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The Blackberry Bush

by Ann Dineen   Stark and still is the slumbering blackberry bush in muted winter A quite custodian of September’s glories stalled secrets stand hushed   Wears no more the patch work cape of frost, that sparkled at the sunrise The flower moon of May came calling, bringing buds in bountiful profusion   A confetti of pale petals ...
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Address to a Pumpkin

by E.M. Swift-Hook   Hail the harrowed pumpkin! Tormented, scraped and cut Your entrails ripped out from within, To bake pies with your guts.   Hail the hallowed pumpkin! Thy glorious grinning face, Carved from the orange of your skull, Brings grim mirth to this place.   Hail the hollowed pumpkin! Upon the doorstep set Your eldritch light and feral look Will guard the household ...
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Racing the Inferno

by Sky Kelly   The metropolis burned It brightened up the sky the scorching flames ignited so high The people fled the animals too racing the inferno the faster it grew The blazing orange illuminated the night despite its destruction it was quite a sight How did this happen? Everyone was shaken looking to the distance praying no one was taken The enraged sky above rained down the ashes circling ...
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The Bay Sirius Witch of Atchafalaya Basin

by Holly Rae Garcia   Nestled deep in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana is the Bay Sirius Swamp. At the bottom-most edge of Butte La Rose Parish, the swamp used to be home to Bayou Chene, a thriving logging community. After the flood of 1927, twelve feet of silt ...