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An Ode to Spring

The snow is gone and new light I see
No more darkness I see around me
Cold wind in my skin I feel
Though the sun shines in my face. 77 more words

Art

The Redundancy Package

The Redundancy Package

Written By

Christopher Patrick

“……when Catherine told me it was vegetarian, well didn’t I just die inside. I told her to order me a dozen and take the labels off. 1,613 more words

Fiction

The Longest Car Journey (In The World)

The Longest Car Journey (In The World)

Written By

Christopher Patrick

“What’s tea bagging?”

This was officially the longest car journey in the world and the time had now come to question why I hadn’t insisted taking the train, or a mode of transport that would have avoided the current line of questioning. 1,567 more words

Fiction

The Long Walk

The Long Walk

Written By

Christopher Patrick

      The sound of the office swept by Max in a blur as he slipped past the people he’d once called colleagues and stepped out into the noise of the city. 1,680 more words

Fiction

The Collective Birthday

The Collective Birthday

Written By

Christopher Patrick

      “There’s no dip, Ray. I’ve looked absolutely everywhere and there’s none. Absolutely none! What are we going to do?” 1,787 more words

Fiction

Festive Fiction: Tree Toppers

Tree Toppers

Written by

Christopher Patrick

The door to the loft swung open, casting the entire space into a pale yellow glow, the light bulb swinging from the rafters like a fading sun. 2,110 more words

Fiction

"Losing It"

They hadn’t spoken in weeks. Samia was in the kitchen, making the beef and okra stew her husband hated. Her fingers grabbed at spices and containers out of habit, but her mind was elsewhere. 1,786 more words

Family