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REASONS TO SWIM INSIDE THE SKY

The canals of upper Clapton are mustard smelling trenches of blink-and-you-miss-it spasm splatters of colour amidst tar dark pathways. Bushes bristle with broken bottle leaves, mottle cast in a sullen, diesel pallor. Warrens snake under daisy field enclosures, as rabbits … Continue reading

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CITIZENS

It’s a cold bastard of a night and it’s dark, really dark. And then you knock at my door. Knock, knock. Who’s there? Can you help me, please? Can you help me, please, who? A game I played with my … Continue reading

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IT’S HOT, SO BEWARE

Lost in Spain   El Burro chants and coughs up globules, Breathes like a juggernaut decompressing, Steam exits through his nostrils. It’s a sign!   Monty and Victor are apart from their bicycles and apart from themselves. The earth splits … Continue reading

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THE HIKE

‘Oh, lone is the path that turns its head, that coils the slopes, and reaches unseen peaks.’ A ramble no more amongst congested city parks, devils careering on wheelie boards, arses slung from low-hung jeans, bins stocked full with detritus: … Continue reading

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AN UNHOLY GRAIL

  Quiet now. The night is Devil black. Sleep now. The Knight waits for attack. They mass behind. They storm and plunder – The giant evil birds, the filthy scalded cats, The tombstone tenants, faces racked by thunder. Hope shines … Continue reading

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MONSTERS WITHIN

Mister Tindall runs the sweet shop. Mister Tindall lives alone. Mister Tindall has no friends. Mister Tindall is a monster. Me and my brother call him names: yellow fangs, pus breather, custard eyes and banana ears; these are our yellow … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE DETECTIVES

KOJAK Hello, Detective, where are you going? Call me Theo Theo, that’s a nice name Yes it is Is that your lollypop? Yes it is It looks sweet Yes it is I want you Yes you do I love you … Continue reading

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