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Baroque Nights

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You look so calm. She says. Ohm. Bloody Ohm. I purse my lips. You could do with some housekeeping too. She continues, as she enters Nina’s apartment and scrutinizes every dusty corner in sight. So many hairs around. Stained floor. They’re just back from the nursing home, where the undertakers collected Dad’s stiff remains – ready for embalming. What a dirty home. And yet you look so calm. Pour me a glass of red, if […]

Smoker’s Window

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She opens the fridge door, about to produce some goods to appease her compulsive nibbling. As if she was about to eat her heart out, her nerves away. She has been forgetting to take her fluoxetine pills over the last few weeks.  Poor soul. She can feel doom looming around.  The fridge is new but the edges are dirty, smudged with the hummus bought in the lower-range supermarket across the main road.  The music in […]