You’re the bird that comes to see me. The bird that perches on the power line above my letterbox and looks in. Your arrogant tweet pierces the air at random.
This micro means a lot to me. It might not be my best work but I’m proud of the last line. I hope you relate to it or find something in there.
The wheels creak like a heavy wooden door opening on tight hinges. His bike could fall to pieces at any given moment (so could he).
Weed in Crack by Nick Fairclough
Read this strange little story
“To touch, to smell, to listen, to see,” he struggles with the list. “They’re all fantastic. In their own right. But the greatest of all, king of kings, is to taste.”
The Antihumanist Third Edition. Cover by Zuzanna.
Thanks to TD and the team at The Antihumanist. I’m honoured to be included in the 3rd edition. Please find the issue
here. My piece Eat, Drink and be Happy can be found on page 49 but you can probably read a Table of Contents. Enjoy.
“My son wet the bed again,” he said, wearing a big smile. “Oh well, they’ll smell nice and fresh for him this evening.”
A tiny funny story out in Flash Frontier’s December ‘MICRO’ issue
A Composition of Pegs by Nick Fairclough
My son screamed when he came bursting out of the womb. His naked body glistened. Dollops of pinks, reds, browns, and yellows. Unblemished skin covered in bodily fluids and mucus.
Thanks to Rob Kaniuk and the team at Schuylkill Valley Journal for including this little
The cute baby cries and calls mum from a bed
Was this genderless person behind the gorilla costume not taking this situation seriously? Do we resort to humour to get us through the toughest of times, like a joke or a funny story at a funeral?
Pretty cool to be included in this collection
There are some good artists and writers in here and me.
Lying here, on the lawn, in the late spring dew. Dampened as if I’m just another blade of grass.
I’m honoured to be the launch for Idler’s spoken word series. Check out the links below to listen/watch on Instagram and Facebook.
Great to have a piece of Flash Fiction included in Flash Frontier’s WATER issue. I wrote this during the summer drought … seems some time ago now. Please have a read here:
May 2020: WATER
Let’s Start By Giving Up by The Danuta Band
Stoked to see these simple lyrics turned into a beautiful little song.
Please show your support and get this band recording in Hummingbird Studio Nelson!
A new Demo uploaded today
Hiding Rubbish by The Danuta Band
All you Tasmanians, I mean, Tasman Districtians can SOON head down your local library and rent a copy of The Tidal Island! That includes you up in Golden Bay! Yay.
I wonder if anyone will borrow it!?