Tag Archives: memories

The summer when I was six

The rainbow is grey and at its end the Rheola in the shape of a brick. Rain presses the windows to squeeze out pints of golden bubble filled with the summer when I was six. I stayed with my grandmother … Continue reading

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Gargling Cheap Wine: 3 Homerton Street

There’d been no other reason to get wasted other than we were brothers and it was Saturday. By midnight we were gargling cheap wine and the walls had rushed away. Seven sheets blew in the wind we sailed steamrollers in … Continue reading

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Exercise 1 – Seen through a window

It was my first time. The instruction manual said that I was dealing with a science not an art – and that I shouldn’t open the lid. While the dough is kneading I feed the cat. She’s uneasy because of … Continue reading

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Memories of a Lost Child

Spring shuffles outside teasing ferns valley scattered with confetti sheep crisp air cold as a filleting knife tops speckles high blue cold a hut squats corrugated iron basking beneath grey quarry mouth wide distant pylons fencing my home as whinberries … Continue reading

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