Tag Archives: illness

400 years between stars

I am very pleased to say that my first novel is out in e-book and POD format with wingsepress.com/ You can read the first chapter here. Reaching the planet’s surface, Dyandra is horrified to discover that only half of the crew touched … Continue reading

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Powdered Air: Hospital Visit

I sit in a glasshouse car watching crows squat in the wind over the hospital buildings with bricked up eyes tumble out of line merge with knot weed and hungry asphalt grey lipped with oil ringing with years of fanbelts … Continue reading

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Patient Screening

Today is Friday. I am safe – protecting both others and myself from the urges that control my body. Two hundred years ago I would have been sent to the priest to loosen the grip of the demon within – … Continue reading

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Haiku #1042: Paediatric Paracetamol

Sticky syringe found under cot faint smell of strawberries.   –Benjamin F Jones 

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