Moving On by Fran Edwards

I need a change of scenery he said, looking through me at something more appealing and desirable.   I changed the sheets but the bed still smelt of him.   Three months later he changed his mind he said he'd had a change of heart.   So had I, and I'd changed the locks. Thanks … Continue reading Moving On by Fran Edwards

Fear of Drowning by Gail Curry

Fear of drowning I used to visit the sea drawn to it to sit for hours watching the waves drag the shingle from the shore snatched into the icy waters against its will. I used to feel like shingle a small piece of stone insignificant at the mercy of the sea, waiting to drown. I … Continue reading Fear of Drowning by Gail Curry

Summer’s Last by Harry Gallagher

Summer’s Last As the seafront echoes to talk of icecream weather and how the washing can wait until the morning   and all-walked-out children piggyback up the slipway on crispyskinned parents who are planning for bedtime,   hemmed in behind the bars of an offshore windfarm, awaiting its jailbreak, Autumn gathers its anvils. As I … Continue reading Summer’s Last by Harry Gallagher