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You escaped the soot

I thought I saw you the other day. It was in traffic and the cars were buzzing by. I was stopped at an intersection, isolated but not alone. As usual I was paying attention to the more mundane aspects of […]

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What I would say to the younger me

I read something quite profound today. It was on one of those really stupid e-card things, but for once, instead of inducing an uncontrollable scroll-the-mouse-wheel reflex, this one actually made me think. A little. The card read “ask yourself this: […]

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You can stop reading now Mom

I’m having a beer as I write this – it’s a cold one I kept at the back of the fridge next to the apples, especially for today. I don’t really drink much, but the last time I wrote you […]

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Winter’s lesson lies hidden in Spring

Spring is in the air as we ready ourselves for flowing floral dresses, knee high pants and our favourite pair of strapless sandals. Soon, the trees will start to blossom as they do each year and swarms of bees, chirping […]

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Nail Polish Polka

Everything forever a mystery. What a wonderful thing adding to a colour – something to mean. A brush upon pearlescent. Surface so pure. An aesthetic to please none but the weary pools of lost endeavour.   Coy it becomes. The […]

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Eighteen Minutes Passed the Hour

If a day had only eighteen hours I would gladly spend the first sixteen musing over the thought of her. A more amorous day I find hard to imagine, and were I to be proven wrong, that day too would […]

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Why home is the best holiday

Time is a construct of our own doing. It doesn’t exist, yet we have been so conditioned to live within this paradigm that every 365 days, we fall into a sort of exhaustion. We suddenly become so useless that every […]

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Smile again my name to me

A colour none as sweet as when pale green eyes reflect in hazel brown. Upon vanilla breeze a jasmine petal had came to rest, beside the window of a Smith’s desire.   Amazed inspired, relentless in her joys, he found […]

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Experiencing my son through the eyes of his father

I knew you would change my life even before I knew you were going to become a part of it. There were moments I doubted, true. But there was never a time I regretted. I realise now that before you, […]

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Why the world needs euthanasia – by an optimist

It makes fools of all of us. This thing we experience each day. It’s called life and we are intended to live it. But how, is never quite explained. So each of us plunder on through the gigantic mess of […]

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