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It was, as is so often the case, the cover that caught my eye. I was in Unity Books, browsing the stacks for a bit of contemporary something or other. Something a little bit femme fatale suited my mood.      View this post on Instagram   A post shared by @prosateuse on Sep 20, […]

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  Toynbee idea in movie 2001 resurrect dead plan Jupiter Everyone is entitled to their own mythology.   Set your rhetorical devices, and keep them charged.   Max Headroom – I still see the X   They built a complex and marvellous Machine in Bletchley Park Out to where their overlord is announcing things on […]

Many dreams and darkness into uncounted minutes It’s hard to stay here counting missed medications I find some comfort in the night but I wake up with the guilt of not sleeping It’s hard to stay here                                              counting missed medications and chapters read, episodes watched moments of a life not lived I find some comfort […]

They should not have come. The stars sat above with silver hats And golden eyes, whispering platinum secrets to the distant drops of steel that stalked so far below. And here the steel-men’s goal: With diamond secrets threaded through their hair they sat in orphaned groves and sang their poetry. They heard the hunters, and […]

I try to avoid envy but I am a post-therapy artist. Lover of foul language and Bad Thoughts Visitors from insomnia A word needs inventing for when she climbs down from the sky   I try to avoid envy but I am a human and I cannot pretend not to see. The Incas based their […]

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Look at me, getting another blog post written on the right day like some kind of competent motherfucker. Little do they know I’m pulling things out of the ether at 9pm on a Wednesday with no plan! So anyway, read this. There’s a storm blowing in from the south. Perfect weather for writing! Why, one […]

“Blues for Sister Sally”, hooked on junk, Forever hunting, poking for a sign; I remember when we sang together, drunk On joy and laughter, and on cheap red wine. My Brother Jack sits gazing at the sky, The dark horizon calling him away. He’ll walk until his ligaments give way, And leave him stranded, dreaming […]