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redwriter
4 days ago
United Kingdom

About

Here to share the wisdom and light, happiness and sadness, and the two chief elements of life, health and love. The former has been letting me down lately, but the latter is here to stay.

Interests
Writing, gardening plus everything else.

Favorite Books
Too many for me ever to get through

Favorite Authors
From Dickens, through D. H Lawrence, to Steinbeck, Updike and Connelly

Favorite Movies
The long list starts with Beau Geste and goes on into infinity (but not the sci-fi infinity)

Favorite TV Shows
Anything that doesn't carry a reality tag or the word 'celebrity'

Favorite Music
Piano Jazz
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Unrequited

Young man hopes are inspired by sight of lovely lady

If I could write a poem, I’d celebrate her style How roses blush in envy, At the radiance of her smile. As I sit in awe, just watching Her form, aglow in silken white. Now she waits, in peace and loveliness For her chosen, loving knight If I could write a...

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Staying Alive

Aging man reviews life's chances

Hospitals have always made me uneasy, and that was only when visiting. Now, here I was, a patient, and breathing easy. Not allowed to get up yet, though. They don’t half fuss over me. “You’re a special case, Mr Fuller,” the nurses keep saying. Doctors, wh...

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Woman On The Bridge

Young investigator seeks truth after death of entrepreneur

At 3.23 a.m. on the 27th of November 1998, the body of 64 years old Norton L. Broadbent was found on the quayside beneath the old Cosborough Bridge. Given the extensive injuries there was little doubt that he had fallen the twenty feet from the bridge. Br...

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