Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lunch Worlds

Lunch break. A girl at our table reads Dostoevsky. The guy next to her is in tabloid concentration. I eat my sandwiches and look out through the window. A child on a plastic tricycle watches a bird fly across the … Continue reading

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Rhondda Dream

Breaking news: my short flash/prose poem ‘A Flood of Endorphins‘ has now been published in The Restless Consumer and can be read here.

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From the steampowered emporium of oddities and curios

To see more of Mr Barton’s work go to The steampowered emporium of oddities and curios

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Generic cleaning lady

Her badge says Rita but that isn’t her name. Staff call her the generic cleaning lady but not to her face. She arrives five minutes early, leaves five minutes late, and comes home tired from the night shift but the … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Lady is A Man

I got to the sandwich lady late there was only toothpaste and woodlouse sandwiches and a mangled packet of Polos she moaned at my poor timing closed her legs and opened the petty-cash tin; the doctor held up a pair … Continue reading

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