Held fast

They slow when off the mudflats and some don’t sail at all preferring to sit in contemplation of the day, watching the tide, waiting to ride high again. The yachts, sleek, smooth and yet rippled around the hulls as if each small wave pulls a bit of reality from this scene and the dinghies, oh…

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Washing machines

I am next to nowhere now and somehow it feels quite right, there’s nothing like being savaged or being the salvage of the night. I was the last option, the take it or leave it, she left it and me lonely. But I woke into the sunlight of a novel I was reading which ended…

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Three and ninepence ha’penny

The clanking of the mills memories of tramping up the grassy hills the river banks Francs the tap of clogs whippets and other dogs some still here, but most are thee’r where the past lays dormant. school? well only when and that wasn’t too often then Grandma at the crown and star a milk stout…

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Darning socks

‘All our yesterday’s’ was only yesterday which is like today, but oddly enough not. I got pay per view for free and you? At a roundabout doing ninety which means she is doing the same. I am piecing things together to stich up my life, sewing up the sadness throwing out the knife there will be…

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