#Masks

☹️ : I hear rain! 🙂 : What rain? ☹️ : Behind the masks. 🙂 : But that's impossible. ☹️ : Smells like light. 🙂 : Don’t go. ☹️ : I have to. 🙂 : You can't leave me here. ☹️ : I’ll find you. 🙂 : Can you reach it? ☹️ : I’m trying…………>>>>>>>>     …

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The Cracked Clown

Joseph Grimaldi was London’s first clown. On the eve of his death in 1837 he sat forgotten in a dimly lit tavern. - ‘Woss’ rong, Mister?’ said the young boy collecting the glasses. ‘Yous looks like the saddest man I ever did see.’ - ‘I was the man that once made London laugh.’ - ‘No…

Vowels in Drains

- ‘A writer should always respect their pen over their wine,’ said the Writer. - ‘Then why don't you write that down?’ spat the Other Writer. They stared at the wine. - ‘You know,' he slurred, ‘listening to you is like vowels in a drain waiting for rain.’ - ‘That's it!’ Both went for the…

Robots in Rain

They had lost their phones before the storm. Both slipped from pocket and bag and laid bare on London grass just robots in rain. - ‘Do you think they’ll return?’ asked Samsung. - ‘No,’ said Apple. - ‘Why?’ - ‘Because we’re old.’ - ‘My battery is fading,’ said Samsung. - ‘We all run out,’ said…

Hamlet Hung

The distressed actor had forgotten his lines; stood silent before the stalls; Hamlet slipped from his heels. He returned to his dressing room mirror. - ‘Where are you? . . . Where are you ghost, you traveler?’ He breathed on the mirror until he disappeared. The soft prince spoke. - ‘Conscience doth make cowards of…

The Grandest Canyon

The rain was early; the train was late. Across the tracks, she shouted. - ‘It’s like looking in the Grand Canyon.’ - ‘What?’ he said. - ‘You! It’s like looking into the Grand Canyon.’ The fast train was approaching. - ‘What can you see?’ he said. - ‘Space . . . pretty space to jump…