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Going through Changes

It has been a year of change. There I was going to my teaching job every day, wishing I had a job where I could work from home… But it wasn’t teaching. No human interaction. No girls crying. No boys … Continue reading

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Bitter

Mines a pint cried the fat man. No need to cry, it’s on its way! Ready in five came the steadfast reply. Bitter today? Idiots causing life to change; Change! Look at your hairdo, your suit, your beard! Stupid old … Continue reading

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Heading into the weekend with some old ideas

I think this album came out in 1973 and I have loved it ever since.  I have been round the world since then, raised a family, been married twice, work as a teacher, a salesman, a retailer, a farm hand, … Continue reading

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Broken Heart too.

Palpitations thrusting love in the limelight; Made it hard, to sleep last night? One demands sex; the go-to man she calls me. One demands a kiss-a temptation easily avoided selfish woman. One is carrying too much guilt – her crazy … Continue reading

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Love – by Rumi and Otway.

Lazy Sunday Afternoon; Waiting! Waiting for You! Another girl, Another City, Another delay. “I fought with my sister – sorry darling.” Patient man, paying penance perhaps prolonging painful parting. Yet she comes, walking in glowing delight; Waking my breaking heart … Continue reading

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Two short poems

On learning to ride; Women. Sylvia Pike Had a bike, Until she met Mike. Then she bought a trike.   Broken Heart I will diminish and Go West, Wearing a string vest, And have a good long rest If I … Continue reading

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The Monk’s advice to a bunch of Fairies.

They sat in a lovely Fairy Circle, with the Monk E at one corner, confusing the dimensions of the place. The Fairies had enjoyed the tale as far as the bit about the 4th and 5th dimensions, as they really … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Uranus

Moving on tonight with Fairy Hanny and her crowd of weird friends. I created Lady Stuppence from an expressions used by my son Ben – it’s a bit rude… ” The Monk E.   “Dear luscious Maidens,” continued the Monk. … Continue reading

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Dealing with Critics

I got it again recently. Criticism. “Your books just aren’t funny” “Your writing is crap” “My five year old can do better than that” I am sure every writer has had this kind of criticism.  And it usually hurts most … Continue reading

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It’s Giggle week – just jokes this week

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