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The Trees (II)

When I was growing up, one of the grandest features of the house was a fir tree with more tops than trunks.  Our garden was next to the train line and when we went to take the tube, we could … Continue reading

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The Trees (I)

That night, in a dream the trees came for me. Like the ones in the Scottish play, they advanced on my window, and, there being no glass that day, simply climbed through into my house.  A ghostly rustle of antique … Continue reading

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The Biscuit Tin Baby

You could hear my heart beating among the bourbons and my head touched the top of the lid, where I’d made little wrinkles in the metal from moving around. The strange thing was that people knew I was there, and … Continue reading

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Improvise!

Too odd for classical, Not cool for school.. The hidden core! Dim, Dis, Pent, Sus.   Written: 20/08/2017 I studied classical piano for many years and won prizes (at local competitions) and people enjoyed my playing. I composed but didn’t … Continue reading

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