The Future Isn’t What it Was (Poem)

A woman empties a bucket of piss, sloshes through the cobbles as my driver curses. Cretin! The horses pulling the cart don’t care, they soldier on; we all do, really. A withered man with a wicker basket sells his wears for scraps of tin, fabric, anything. I blow my nose on a handkerchief, see streaks … Continue reading The Future Isn’t What it Was (Poem)

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Bubble Gum (Short Story)

We kissed over a bubble-gum sundae. Her creamy tongue was a helter-skelter in my mouth, electric blue, a slide down to my stomach where it fizzed and bubbled. We kissed hungrily. Hungrily over a bubble-gum sundae, in an ice cream shop. She kissed my fabric and my fibres and then, once satiated, she dislocated her … Continue reading Bubble Gum (Short Story)

bad luck and worse

I wrote a poem- enjoyyy! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I carved your epitaph into our grandest gasp Which broke into waves through arteries and veins. Anatomically correct. I dissect the remains. Rearrange your DNA and Do not age. Happiness is a state of mind but now you're gone My mind is just a state. Love is not enough, … Continue reading bad luck and worse

A Little Creative Sample…

I'm currently deep deep deep into a creative writing dissertation (as well as an English literature one), and so I thought I'd share a little sample of my un-drafted work so far. I think I posted an early draft of this story agesSsSs ago, so I won't post the beginning again, so here's a chapter! … Continue reading A Little Creative Sample…

Flash Fiction..

156,000 soldiers heroically stormed the beach at Normandy, facing death head on. And 536 brave astronauts have taken the journey into outer space, unsure if they'll ever make it home. 30 Greek warriors hid in the Trojan Horse, with no knowledge of what they would face in the city of Troy. Yet here I am, … Continue reading Flash Fiction..