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Chapter One of Simon Says: Perfect Prison #amwriting

Simon says   Chapter 1: Perfect Prison   Who knows how she got to that moment? Banging on the kitchen door, demanding to be let out. She was cooking a pasta bake, pasta steaming away, needed a tissue, and she couldn’t get out of the door. Simon had Louis, their son, their one and a […]

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Guilty #internationalwomensday #amwriting

Guilty Feel guilty for Lent Feel guilty for the war Pack your bags, have a tab And get drowned in it all.   Feel guilty for sunrise Feel guilty for cloud You’re a mother, like no other Don’t be quiet, … Continue reading

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Too Many Stars Have Gone Out This Year #amwriting #music #recordstoreday2016

I went to a record store yesterday and bought my dad the latest David Bowie recording on CD. I didn’t think to buy the latest Prince album as well. I had previously bought the Bowie from a well known online … Continue reading

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He loved one thing…

He loved one thing The smell of onion and garlic Cooking, leaking out Of her skin, branding her clothes. That promise of a meal, ready to turn With repetitive force. The comfort of nothingness Of whole countries debased with The … Continue reading

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Exposé – the title track from my first novella – published 1998 in the UEA texts series

Exposé Looking at the aged couple bickering in the corner of my Metro carriage, I doubt this is the City of Love.  I don’t quite understand what they are saying, but the words “Dans le café encore une fois?” and … Continue reading

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Make Sure You Have One – a short story

I have blogged this before, but I have just noticed a glaring error on my introduction so I am blogging it again! International copyright remains with the individual author, ie Becky Deans and any similarities to any people or organisations … Continue reading

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Chapter One of Simon Says: Perfect Prison

Simon says   Chapter 1: Perfect Prison   Who knows how she got to that moment? Banging on the kitchen door, demanding to be let out. She was cooking a pasta bake, pasta steaming away, needed a tissue, and she … Continue reading

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