Friday, 31 December 2010

Perhaps tomorrow

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If you’re happy and you know it

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The branch cracked but Matt and Helen clung on above the lions.

‘I told—’

Matt interrupted. ‘Something ‘ll save you.’

Helen, tired of his happy clappy crap, swung back to the tree to kick him,  just as the branch broke.

Matt as he fall, shouted back. ‘See.’

Helen made a tradition of never dating optimists.

Random Word: Traditions


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Monday, 27 December 2010

Farewell

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Sunday, 26 December 2010

Friday, 24 December 2010

Christmas Serial - Episode 5: Christmas Love

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‘What the effing hell, said Deb rushing by.‘He’s worth two of you.’ She told Pete where to go by kissing Al and giving him Christmas back.

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, 23 December 2010

Christmas Serial - Episode 4: Truths

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Al struggled, he was a boy again waiting for a mum and presents that never came, but as Pete shouted, ‘Stop sniffing aroun—’ he was cut off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Christmas Serial - Episode 3: The wrong man

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Pete, outside, looked over as he stubbed out his fag. Any roughing up could be his 3rd strike. But biting into his mincepie, he had an idea.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Christmas Serial - Episode 2: Love me do

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Al took his change giving Deb a thankful smile. She knew to never mention anything to do with Christmas. Shame she’d Pete as boyfriend.

 

 

 


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Monday, 20 December 2010

Christmas Serial - Episode 1: The night carols

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It was dark and cold outside the car lights. He could sense faces but then from afar, a radio opened with Silent Night, and fear took over.

 

 

 


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Friday, 17 December 2010

Zombie Sonic

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Mary loved being in Peter’s dream even if it was like a dirty cave.

‘Yucky not mucky,’ she hasten to say to an embarrassed looking Peter.

‘So why are you here?

‘You wanted to play the TV game, Father developed.’

‘But wasn’t that banned as it takes—’

I DO

They both almost finished, ‘Oh, blime—’

Random Word: Let’s Play


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You never leave

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Random Word: Memories

Thursday, 16 December 2010

what we do

Image634280864787187500It was too good

to be true

they said of the Angel

as feathers

fell down

so they took it

and cut it

until only the smile

remained.

Random Word: Too Good


Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Solitary vices

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Lucy always spent each holiday alone

as she said, so sotto voce,‘To atone

for all I have done so wrong.’

When truth be told,she loved mahjongg.

 

 

 

 

 

Random Word: Holiday alone


Friday, 10 December 2010

Careful what you work for

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For Al work always came first so he wore his mistletoe hat with the ‘kiss if free’ label. Worked fine until Mr Jones, his boss, puckered up.

Random Word: Mistletoe

 

 


So where does the rulebook say no?

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Old man Faulkner farmed big – his beef fed Ireland. What he wanted, he got.

‘My little Beth is going to win, ain’t she.’

‘They won’t take… hmm… incentives.’

Póg mo thóin!  Fix it, unless you want to sleep under a bog.’

Beth wasn’t wild about the “mermaid” solution until those gold medals rolled in.

 

 

    Random Word: Plastic Surgery
 

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Thursday, 9 December 2010

What they didn’t say

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riddle a fiddle said old man diddle

as the moon swallowed a cow

whilst the cat said bow-wow

and spoony and knify forked

 

 

 

Random Word: bow-bow


We just don’t say it

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Jo, hair flying, put her hand on Tom’s, ‘No, leave it on, I love jazz...why are you frowning?’

Tom thought, because you are the sun and I the moon made by your light but said, ‘Was I?’

Jo shrugged, ‘Men, no soul.’

Tom just smiled and turned the music up.

Random Word: Driving Music

 

 


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Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Ooh

 

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Mike had no problems with trying on the black lacy underwear, after all it was you feeling it so right/wrong that had the difficulties.

Random Word: Right/Wrong

 

 

 

 

 

 


Date Mistakes

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‘Now get this, Lord Voldemort all in black, spot lit, sings I Did it My Way but at Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew, When I bit off more than I could chew, a curtain opens revealing Harry Potter.’

Jill, just stood up and said, ‘Get a Life.’

 

 

Random Word: Fantasy Matchup


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Tuesday, 7 December 2010

I’ll be back

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It was getting chilly, sighing, he stubbed out his cigarette.

‘Always the same, he gets attitude and it falls to bits. If it ain’t floods, it’s fire and rapture. Now I can’t see a thing.’

Pointing at the darkest spot, he said, ‘Let there be light…it’s my turn now.  

 

 

 

Random word: Life After


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For what

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It marked
the end of an era
walls fallen
empires faded
so sweet victory
except once they
were the victor
as your dances
flicker on the reels
of tomorrow


Random word: Victor


Monday, 6 December 2010

May they not awake

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The handgun fires, throwing the hand back and up as the bullet leaves, its bang masks the splat in the man’s heart and the scream as he falls towards the ground.

On the way down, blood streaming, a hand tightens, fires a gun and a second scream sullies the field.

Random Word: Sleep well


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Friday, 3 December 2010

Say again?

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‘We always keep our peckers up ...’

Jeff began to worry just what Gobble-To-Go actually did.

‘...touch wood, if you know what I mean...’

Jud, smile fixed, didn’t want to.

‘...now, do you want crea—‘

Jeff fled.

Taking the coffee, Pete sighed, ‘I tell you, it’s the name, Gobbler Turkeys worked better.’

Random Word: Gobble Gobble


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Thursday, 2 December 2010

Love shall walk

Image Maker: Paul Indigo

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 The obstacles

were fewer than feared 

for she came in white

with hair shorn rough

and bruises masked

to be my bride

Random Word: The obstacles