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Four Walls (Revised Version/Ending)

July 30, 2014

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He squats in a corner Amongst his own filth Rats scuttle by The odd one he did kill But not any more His only friends He feeds them scraps Until his time ends Barely any light reaching him In his cell Four dirty walls greet him Every morning in this hell In the beginning he […]

The Day

July 30, 2014

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The day starts well Much done she muses But as ever a spanner is thrown Now she sits where she shouldn’t be Pondering on when she’ll finally escape Patience is a virtue they say But hers is wearing thin She just wants a better day

Falling Like Rain

July 30, 2014

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So the tears did fall Many were there Falling like rain Mingling in others hair As embraces were broken And ways were parted Leaving behind sad hearts Broken-hearted So sad saying goodbye So very sad But inevitable it is For lost memories never had

The Hangman’s Song by James Oswald Book Review

July 29, 2014

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The third in the series of the Detective Inspector McLean crime series by James Oswald with a supernatural twist that started with Natural Causes starts off with quite literally a drop; well a hanging actually, hence the title The Hangman’s Song. McLean comes in to the story whilst investigating a suspected prostitution and human trafficking […]

Battle Fury

July 29, 2014

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Like a storm cloud is he His anger like thunder His roar resounds in battle Scaring many asunder His rage red as blood As that which flows from the dead His vision fixed on his enemies Themselves filled with dread He slashes with sword Cutting a swathe like grass Many a head does roll And […]

Under a Willow Tree

July 29, 2014

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A warm sticky day greets many a soul The sun beating down on lazy days A woman sits under a tree Willows drinking from the canal She sits reading a book Lost in its story on an adventure The shade cools her brow The branches sway in the breeze Calming her soul resting her mind […]

In a Canalside Pub

July 29, 2014

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I wrote this in one of my favourite pubs nearby called the Rising Sun, a place you should all visit if in the Hertfordshire area. The summer crowds gather In sticky summer heat Outside the pub Some in sandalled feet Drinks in hand they chatter About things high and low Some watching the boats As […]