Monthly Archives: July 2013

Nightclubbing

I wanted to have a last dance before my leg joints wore away. It was agreed by two guests at the end of my thirteen hour long drop-in seventy-fifth anniversary celebration of my birth way back when in the mists … Continue reading

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Drop in on the Seventy-fifth birthday Drop-in

I decided against blogging this because there was nothing to interest any reader but, regardless of that, have changed my mind. I baked a gluten-free cake of necessity, since a coeliac and gluten-free birthday cakes are hard to come by … Continue reading

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Three Tankas on the Lawn Gone to Nick

Primed to meet you, I was unsure when you left me you’d come back. You did – touching my arm to secure attention reassured me. Sight of you evoked feelings I must once have had of attraction – not, as … Continue reading

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New Neighbour Enters with a Splash

I heard thuds as he was moving in. When I was going out, he was coming towards me from the stairwell, presumably after doing something downstairs, out the back. “Hi,” I said, “I’m John.” “H,” he replied, not stopping. Another … Continue reading

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Parody of a Publisher, by Request

My archive the book CORRESPONDENCE is made from is the publicly accessed John Cairns Archive of which I’m archivist, copyright going to the archive (although I’m told by another publisher of mine, it will go to the author, me, John … Continue reading

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