Category Archives: Existential

Dummy

In the darkened gloom of a wooden tomb, you kept me smothered in a dank ,musty cloth, my burial shroud wrapped around me, like nightmares wrap themselves around my dreams were I be allowed to dream, to suffocate on my … Continue reading

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Staring Contest

See the empty pages staring, staring back at you staring as you stare at them: All those pages, empty,void and blank waiting for a stroke of your pen the cut and thrust of some intellect and a little wit; Scratches … Continue reading

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Excerpts from a Conversation

Who are you again? Oh,that’s right! yes,I remember now; who,me? yeah,yeah.. erm,no,you’re thinking about someone else, no,he was there round about the same time, yeah,that’s right, and you? cancer of the bowel? wow! no,I..I’m sorry to hear that? Me? oh … Continue reading

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With Good Intentions ( A Short Story )

Tears welled in his eyes as his failing concentration felt respite at last. His breast filled with inexpressible relief with the knowledge of yet another young life saved; A three hours long emergency operation fraught with unimaginable risks had been … Continue reading

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Promises

The promising promise that promises hold, promise what they so promisingly promise, in promising so promisingly their promises, that promise so promisingly all that has been promised.  

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Lunchtime Interlude

There is Bach playing on the radio, and I am sat at the dining table, having finished my lunchtime repast, there is cabarnet shiraz in my glass, and I savour all of these moments now, now passing, now gone, only … Continue reading

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Passing Thoughts

Passing thoughts passing us by into the nothingness of nothing, the nothing of nothingness; the wherefore of whys, the whys of wherefore; the noise of silence, the silence of noise; the emptiness of empty, the empty of emptiness; the traveller … Continue reading

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The Stranger’s Absence

I recall him saying, ” of all the possible possibilities isn’t it possible that there being no possibilities is amongst them? “ To which I countered, ” We cling obsessively to those pieces of a jigsaw we’ve somehow come to … Continue reading

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Orientation

What do we see when we see what others saw? what do we hear when we listen to what others heard? what do we know when we know what others learned? what do words mean when we speak those words … Continue reading

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Quantum Rhymes

Hertz, Boltzmann, Planck; the three greatest Poets- manque, they discerned the dots between the dots, and they joined them up thus a narrative was made coherent and given form; ” the trajectory of any narrative is relative to a particular … Continue reading

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