Category Archives: Allegory

Surveillance ( A Short Story )

He watches the lives of others through the end of a telephoto lens. It’s 5:42 a.m. on an ordinary suburban housing estate and he’s been squatting for the past 6 hours in an unmarked delivery van when he catches a … Continue reading

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In Dreams

I dream of, I have dreamt of Mountains and those who’ve climbed them; I dream of, I have dreamt of Seas and those who’ve sailed them; I dream of, I have dreamt of Clouds and those who’ve flown above them; … Continue reading

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Dustbowl Memories ( A short story )

“Never felt heat like it kid..”; my grandpa would reminisce apropos of nothing. It would always be Summer and we’d be sweltering as a family out on the porch trying to catch our collective breaths and there’d be grandpa reassuring … Continue reading

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The Stranger, A Saint Among Men ( Short Story )

The Saint, A Stranger Among Men   A previous age, perhaps less materialistic than our present one would have recognised and acknowledged his otherness. His air of inner spirituality which others say he carried with him and wore as lightly … Continue reading

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Smiling People

No promise was broken but time went astray as we watched, watched the people the smiling people go on their way; No time was broken but promise went astray as things we’d hoped for hoped for so long turned another … Continue reading

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The Stranger, one last time.

There he sat, in the place where he sat the last time that we spoke all those years ago; And there he sat as if he’d never left and the years hadn’t passed us by; ” I’m still waiting for … Continue reading

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Vanishing Point

Far,far away in some distant place past some vanishing point on a horizon pan-caked flat indivisible from the sky, here we are here we wander, around and around wondering how we’ve come to be here; newly arrived somehow at a … Continue reading

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