Category Archives: Poetry Noir

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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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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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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Synopsis for a Novel

I read a book once, one with a happy ending the denouement didn’t suit my mood I have to admit; the good guy won out in the end and got the gal, justice was served, the bad guys got their … 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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