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The UK elections are over, there is no much vaunted "hung
parliament" so the news organisations are bereft.. there's nothing to
This doesn't affect Winamop in the slightest of course, we
are always willing to make our opinions known, even if we don't have any.
In any case our fine team of writers have been studiously
ignoring such tedium as elections and have crafted the following stories and
poems which I hope you will enjoy. So let's get started.
First up this time is Donal Mahoney with the story of a
doctor. He's a good doctor who cares for his staff and does his work well.
What's not to like? It's called Dr. Chapmans Insight.
Now we bring you another short story from regular
contributor Martin Green. He had a dream of days long ago which started him
thinking how might life have been different if...
And now to something completely different (where have I
heard that before?): a series of photographs from Kyle Hemmings who did
some mini stories/poems for us in 2011. These pictures
are taken at night in the warm amber glow of the street lights.
On to the poetry section, and it's good to hear from
occasional contributor Gary Hewitt again. This new poem is called 6.50
Next it's Paul Tristram again with another selection of
his fine poems. The theme this time seems to be of disillusionment. We kick off
with Crazy Day and At Arms length.
Finally to another of our regular contributors; KJ Hannah
Greenberg. This month she brings us three new poems and very good they are
That's all we have for you this time. I hope you enjoyed
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