Tag Archives: Isolation

Washing-up liquid and isolation

The trilobite climbs from the kitchen sink and sits on the draining board. Spring ahead of its appointment opens crocuses and daffodil towers of yellow. A wood fire circulates heat into the radiators, hot coffee circulates heat into me. Sunlight … Continue reading

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A wedge of home-made butter

Pre-dawn sleet melts diamonds onto the girls hat as she finds her position on the bus. Half-term has wiped the roads clean, the lights through the one way system are green and we’re two minutes early. The driver stops outside … Continue reading

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Novel Writing Winter 2013

Novel Writing Winter starts on January 1st 2013 and runs through to March 20th (for more information see SarahPotterWrites). So what is my novel going to be? I am looking at a collection of prose poems, called Nosedive Crawling, which … 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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