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Unbearable Playfulness

By |2021-08-01T11:12:46+12:00July 27th, 2021|News Letter, News Updates, Short Story|

Unbearable Playfulness of Being.

While lying together in bed, I run my fingers through your grey hair and my thoughts meander over your love and playful lightness of being.

Gently massaging your body, I take care not to wake you. Fatigue and pain dog your last days. I want to soak up your suffering like a sea-sponge, eradicating every […]

The Beard

By |2020-11-20T10:31:41+13:00October 7th, 2020|News Updates, Short Story|

Signing Up for Short-Story Competitions

An author friend advised me to submit some short stories to competitions and see if I can get any traction with judges. There are hundreds to choose from, so have sent submissions to two here in New Zealand. After making endless excuses about focusing on writing books, I decided to take the plunge.

One is called, ‘The […]

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