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A Pride-And-Prejudice Supergirl

A whimsical fiction inspired by the TV series… Dear Alexandra, What abominable misfortune it is that you were unable to attend the ball at Lady Catherine’s last night. All of society it seemed was there and I felt quite out … Continue reading

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Apostrophe!

’Ware the breaking apostrophe! It’s invasive – isn’t it? – That possessive serpent’s tail… A word-shatterin’ catastrophe

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Making Love

With silk and carbon nanotubes I crafted lustrous hair Across the canvas of her skin I brushed with loving care With silicone I sculpted curves Soft as autumn light Fragrant as the jasmine flower that blossoms through the night From … Continue reading

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Arms and legs to match

There is a place in India another in Japan In China there is surely one despite the legal ban These factories of robot parts all belching sweat and steam Labouring through day and night to build a man’s sweet dream … Continue reading

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falling in love with colour

Cloudy Skies morning commute east along the aisle veiled bride october sky why do I see clouds? others see only silver and dance in the rain I wear turbulence like a tutu tea ceremony I wait for the storm to … Continue reading

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What If? Saturday Morning Twittering with Saint Peter

what if saint petermeasures souls in syllables? (fewer the better) what if the stairway has a step for each promise broken selfishly? what if – oh! what if! – fame and fortune can be yours with just one more tweet? … Continue reading

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Limericks, Lemons and Limes

There once was a poet who rhymed Words that actually didn’t His limericks sucked Cos the words that he plucked Out of thin air were planted in limes The lemon is sweet on the lips If tasted in tentative sips … Continue reading

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