Writing – Stories and Poems

Just for fun I am sharing some of my short stories and poems here for your amusement, which I don’t plan to have published elsewhere.

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Short stories from 500 to 5000 words

Our Bench By The Sea – runner up in Stevie Turner’s ‘Share your Short Story’ competition February 2019

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Running for Change

Escape

Affairs of the Heart

A Matter of Vanity

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Extremely short stories – from 100 to 500 words

Murder on the Dance Floor

Expectation Nil

Disappearing room

Double Life

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Poems

Painless Ever After

Heartbreak for a lost soul

Goodbye to 2018

The Man in Red

Learning to Run

Spring is Never Far Away

Time to Party!

A Family Christmas – changing roles

Harper

Spiders

School Mornings

So Lonely

Summer Mornings

My Last Day

Traffic Jam

When work takes over

Weekends and Fresh Air

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Dear Former Self (letters to the younger me)

Leaving your ex-husband!

Letter to my late father

Letter to my gap-toothed teenage self

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