Fiction & Poetry

Chasing Status

Chasing Status by Marjorie H Morgan © 2018 “Yes, Sam. What is it?” “It’s about the paperwork, Roy.” She hesitated, and looked over her shoulder. Then lowering her voice she stepped closer to him. “Sorry to bother you on your way home, but … we, hmmm, we still need your proof of I.D. Can you …

Emotional Clothes

Grief often slips between the stitches and becomes a second skin for an eternity.   Comfort hugs tightly like a baby swaddled in a purple blanket whilst a parent is absent or gone … for good.   Love is loose and free with room to breathe and dance in all corners of every room like …

Jenny’s Journey

Photo credit: Cory Marchand “Jenny, where are you? Call me back, now! C’mon, Jenny. I’m getting worried now. Please. Call me.” There was urgency in his voice. It was the twelfth message he’d left in the last hour. I already miss him. This morning he said goodbye as usual and after kissing my forehead he …

Same Difference

That happy person you see could be me, is me, is you. We are the same at different times in different places we all have the same faces. That scared person you see could be me, is me, is you. We are the same at different times in different places we all have the same …

See, we, me

I see that man as if I have known him our whole lives together such an elegant figure so broadly talented and rarely silent because he is bursting with strong opinions that have to be shared yet in the moments of solitude that he steals when no-one is looking I am privy to his deep …

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones Endings. ‘Mummy, what did she mean when she said I was different? What’s wrong with my nose? Mummy? Mummy? Why are you crying?’ ‘Mummy? Talk to me Mummy! You’re walking too fast Mummy, I can’t keep up… Mummy?’ As the years passed me by in the village so the questions dried up. …