Whole Hole

Another hole six feet deepI’ve forgotten how many it is this weekWith calloused hands and weary bonesThese people should not have died alone Failed by every systemIt all stems from a lack of quick decisionInstead it was just bitch and moanThen pretend that it won’t come home What a sad state of factWhen we haveContinue reading “Whole Hole”

Born From Nought

Right, this week I have a story (roughly 12,000 words) in which the main character really doesn’t feature all that much. They’re at the centre of what happens but for the most part the story is told via those around said main character. Also, it’s more a story about people than it is the events.Continue reading “Born From Nought”

Heartless Hand

Last one standingFamily are all goneLost wife and two sonsNot sure how he carries on Wife taken by cancerLungs consumbed by tumorMore than twenty years agoStill can’t escape it though Then went the youngest son2004 saw the end of himMurdered upon his stageSo much hatred flowed that day Last was the eldest oneFifty four isContinue reading “Heartless Hand”