Monthly Archives: November 2005

The Whistler

There he go there again up the alleyway with him baleful whistle. Listen. He whistle and whistle whomever he goes. Top of his voice, top of his whistle. He make me sick he do. Up that alleyway day and night … Continue reading

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The City Goes

What hearts but brave hearts form Ghosts for the city? What water – stagnant, deep – sits at the bottom of tunnels through the heart of the city?There are wonders and brights rising up through the city at night. In … Continue reading

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Movement Motion

I am an Isaac Newton. I have a rage for this page. I look at its columns, its arrangements, and I see something more than mere sentences and paragraphs. I see the grasp of history and the lie of coming … Continue reading

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A Splash of Twirl

The red river, west of Deskall, winding and wending its meandering path from source to stream, offers up bounties of teeming life and boundless activity in the form of fish, fauna, bubbles, scabies, pond scrape, algae, detritus, flotsam, jetsam and … Continue reading

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The Yellow Frost Wades In

The Yellow Frost. Time-travelling superhero. In town to promote his newish book. Out last year but withdrawn and remaindered due to low sales. Out again this year with a bigger marketing thrust based around the soon-to-be-released biopic: ‘The Thawing of … Continue reading

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Monster Face

Get lost, Monster Face. Coming round here with your pitiful monster face. Why don’t you go over there instead? To the Monster Face Symposium, where: Over a period of three days, Monster Faces of all nationalities, ilks and bents, will … Continue reading

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Careless Talk

The three Tree Talkers stepped out into the road and immediately regretted doing so when a lorry the size of a bus ploughed into them, ripping apart their sawdust spines. Sawdust spines because they’d spent far too long in the … Continue reading

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