Tag Archives: reading

Drowning in adjectives

I take the book from by bag. Page one and the principle character is moaning – he smells  pipe tobacco which he smokes but doesn’t like. A scholar with calloused hands he smothers like joy rotting gin. I struggle through … Continue reading

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A Girl Not Reading a Book

Sat in the café curled into the armchair – white cotton shirt pressed into geometry that boxes her shoulders. She hides behind tight hair, teeth pressed together in anticipation of freedom. Pushing her glasses up her nose she emerges to … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Sketch in Old Cardiff Library

Please show consideration for other readers beneath the tinted dome of the security camera. This is a quiet study area on the necks of bowed heads in the corner, black hair gobbling up paragraphs. Face down. Pages fast as a … Continue reading

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