One Of Those Days

A question just came to me. Just came to me, as I stared into the TV screen. After I successfully finished all the bits and pieces around the house before the afternoon. After I spent the next three hours sitting on the couch, watching videos online I'd seen so many times before. When I'd resigned myself to another day off work that I couldn't take advantage of because I had no creativity.Could I write about not being able to write?It's hardly shifting the earth, not exactly... more

Nov 02

"Why don't you just cheer up?" (HalloWeekend 2021)

The darkness erupts out the back of your headSkull split wide open, you’re drowning in itLet it envelop your senses and mess with your brainAs it spills over the carpetThe clowns are out again . Immortalised villains on paperHorrors we see on a screenBarely scratches the surfaceFor us, every day’s Halloween. If it’s lurking or not, doesn’t matterAll the joy is sucked out of the dayHunting you down with a smile and no feelingLock upStay out of the way. While you... more

Oct 29

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Sep 18

FMF: Day Fifteen (Ten Day Tale Part V)

Martin’s phone buzzed around on the table; the volume of calls he had received that morning had caused it to travel eighteen inches across his desk. All of them, he was sure, would be from his office. It had been two weeks since Amy had attempted to reach him during the day. His manager at the post office had been sympathetic to his situation at first, giving him as long as he needed before returning to work, advising him to check in with them after two weeks.That date had long since... more

Sep 15

FMF: Day Fourteen (Ten Day Tale Part IV)

“Will you be going to work this week?”“I don’t know.”Amy pulled her overcoat on with a sigh. Winter had tightened its grip over the past few days; in the Palmer household, the mood had become similarly frosty.With one hand on the door handle, Amy looked back towards the study Martin had been cooped up in for the entirety of the previous night. She walked back up the hall, decorated on both sides with the usual family photographs; a lot of awkward poses and forced... more

Sep 14

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