Monthly Archives: May 2013

Shame


Shame that blisters hardened skin Bubbles to the surface from the past Cracks beneath the crippled sun Oily slicks where I once won   Cicada chorus across abandoned fields Rusty swing sets in a whispered breeze   A symphony Of … Continue reading

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Rhiannon Chronicles 2013 (Victoria Day Weekend)


Friday 17 May 2013 – shortly after getting home from the train station Me [quizzically observing Rhiannon eating Bella pizza]: What are you doing? Rhiannon: What? Me: Why are you picking the bits of bacon off your pizza? You love … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-un Rehearsing a Speech in Front of his “Inner Circle”


Kim Jong-un [standing at the front of the conference room]: Okay guys, no one’s paying any attention to us again so I need to address the US myself this time and on camera. Maybe this’ll get back their attention. I’ve … Continue reading

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Waylaid


1867 – Clay County, Missouri My horse, One-Eye, was tiring as we arrived at the outskirts of town. It had been a long and rainy day’s ride across the crooked plains and One-Eye’s flanks were steaming in the late afternoon … Continue reading

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Django Unchained


I have started writing a western themed blog after being inspired by the wonderful novel, The Sisters Brothers, by Canadian-born author Patrick DeWitt. I was going to finish it tonight but it turns out my week is busier than expected. … Continue reading

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