Lonely Owl

Late at night, darkened room, windows down, a single owl outside. It has no nest, perches on a branch beside my window. I don't sleep when he's out there, but I never bring myself to shut the window.

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Monument Pier (Part One)

Jakey had enough. The relentless screaming matches followed by forced tears and attempted apologies from his parents had finally broken him. He took nothing but the clothes on his back as he marched determinedly towards Monument Pier.  It was late, Jakey was unsure the exact time, but the sun had already set. The only light … Continue reading Monument Pier (Part One)