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The Scar from Years Ago

He moved aside to lick the can
The tomato paste in his mouth
Blissful to the palette
The palatableness soon expired
He peeped into the can… 160 more words


The Scar (Part 5)

Sunday morning cloud shadows from the road less travelled between my valley and next.


The Scar - China Miéville: A Review

Date finished: January 2nd 2017

My favourite book of 2016 was, without doubt, Perdido Street Station by China Miéville. It’s a sprawling, intelligent, innovative work of superlative fantasy; the zenith of world-building with a fantastic story to boot, and a wealth of brilliant, mad and bizarre concepts. 698 more words


The Confession of John Frederick

It’s Advent 3, but John the Baptist was certainly not the only John in history sitting alone in a prison cell. Thanks to the English translation of Nathaniel Bierbert, we have the magnanimous words of John Frederick from his cell.   1,306 more words

#My5: The Bell Forging Cycle

Welcome to #My5, a project that I’ve started, with a few of my fellow authors, across the internet. In this and other posts, we’re going to delve into five things that had influenced our current projects: it could be five people, five books, five songs, five comics or a mixture of some or all—you never know. 1,242 more words



Mid-level executive and middle-aged man, Stefan Bednarz (Franciszek Pieczka), is placed in charge of building a new chemical plant in his hometown of Olechów, Poland. The only problem, the people of Olechów don’t want the plant. 563 more words