Re-brand alert! What was once the 'The Sight Diaries' has now morphed into the title of this post - namely One Eyed Wonders 😅. Why the re-brand? I just think this has a better ring to it. Anyway, a diary update is long overdue, so... For my first 'Wonder' I have news! I completed my … Continue reading One Eyed Wonders #Diary
Written for Horror house Flash Fiction competition featured on Lucysworks.com.The inspiration for this story was taken from the above prompt image of boats on a shore. Hope you enjoy! 🤞 ************************* The harbour-master had predicted thunderstorms but Jack cast out anyway, ignoring his pleas. "You'll die out there! It's not what you think! That place … Continue reading #Flash Fiction – The One That Got Away
Masculinity is a maze of our own creation One we navigate poorly But refuse to ask directions I choked back tears when Rose said "Come back..." * But if my Father wept at the football Has he fallen into the same trap? Whose more manly? Me or my Dad? ************************* * Footnote: I have never … Continue reading Me or my Dad?
Don't want to acknowledge it But it's there, that's for sure A piss - yellow streak of cowardice And a lump that chokes your throat raw So scared I could vomit up an organ A whole stomach or a liver Anything to compose the knees Or disguise a shameful quiver Butterflies rattling round my insides … Continue reading Fear
I've tried so many times to write horror short stories but even a 'short' story is apparently too long a form for my goldfish-like attention span. So thank you to Lucy'sworks.com for the following prompt that cajoled me into finishing a piece of shorter than short flash fiction horror, enjoy! 😉 " Who are we … Continue reading #Flash Fiction – Locked Together
Annnnd the Lockdown continues to dominate every aspect of life. It's been a while since my last diary entry but one notable development is that I have officially reached the halfway point of my Radiotherapy treatment, huzzah! So that's the good news. The bad news (because it wouldn't be 2020 without it) is that the … Continue reading The Sight Diaries
"Maybe I'm worthless" Lurking always, faint but present In every abandoned project Every acquaintance That threatened friendship Or love Fragments of memories of Happiness siphoned out Deposited and inaccessible But not forsaken Just beyond the reach of inconsequence A disdainful mocking of past and future failures Defeated in infancy, undead in adulthood Pining to be … Continue reading #Poem – Penance
I wish I was answering this question, but I'm actually looking for answers. There used to be a pinned section on my Google news feed for Covid19-related news and guidance but it mysteriously disappeared a week or two ago. Almost as if to say "Hey, we give up, you want guidance? Your guess is as … Continue reading Can I Leave my House If I am being Shielded?
A rose is a rose and was always a rose but the saying now goes 'Stay Alert' I suppose, but when the guidance arose you were quick to oppose, 200+ miles is a bit on the nose, will we all survive? the economy thrive? nobody knows but one thing's for sure, Dom won't be deposed. … Continue reading In The Rose Garden