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Parallel Weekend

I hadn’t heard from you since Wednesday, the morning before you flew to Copenhagen. You’d…

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Into the River

I can barely make out Richard´s handwriting on the piece of torn paper.  “Second left”…

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Homer

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become…

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Getting Away

Margaret didn’t like Walls, so why had she agreed to go walking with him in…

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Gull

Try to envisage Odysseus, on stiff headland, on the Western Atlantic coast of Ireland, tilling…

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Halloween

I’m sitting down on the steps of an old derelict townhouse, across the road from…

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The Daymaker

For my Aunt Josie. Mamma died today, last year, at this very hour. I took…

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Automated Spirits

They’ve been protesting now for three weeks outside the closed factory. I have to walk…

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Head Shop

Tedium was tip tapping on the pane of Gibbo’s day, the hours slouching into another…

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La Petite Mort

Hannah sat deep in thought waiting for the reception room’s red light to turn green…

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Lent

The poor auld Bunty Mac was a great friend of mine back in the late…

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Toblerone

When you hear the phrase, “Subtropical paradise,” Longford is probably not what springs to mind.…

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