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Like Me

It’s always easier than you think it’ll be. Than I think it’ll be. Sorry, that’s a thing I do. Universalise. See, I want to say, ‘it’s a thing we do.’ Meaning humans. People. But it’s not universal. I mean, I … Continue reading

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Ticking Red

The clock chopped seconds off her life with an implacable rhythm. In the darkness, her mind made the sounds into bursts of colour – like bubbles popping. Like fireworks. It wasn’t something she did, it was just the way her … Continue reading

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Easy to love

She said, “You’re easy to love.” Her tone was a simple statement but boredom and condescension creased the corners of her mouth in ways he could only register unconsciously, so her words left him with a sense of unease at … Continue reading

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Other events on the 23rd of May

This was written almost 2 years ago. I’m posting it now because I don’t know what else to do with it and it seems a waste to let it sit on a hard drive gathering digital dust. It is a … Continue reading

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