Monthly Archives: July 2013

The White Marlin

A mile beyond the edge of the continental shelf, Len Reynolds heaved his guts over the side of a fifty foot game fishing cruiser, a large hand tightly gripping the back of his neck. Len spat a final chunk, and watched his partially digested lunch dissolve into the deep blue depths, knowing that soon he […]

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Mate

The short film Mate written and directed by Evan Clarry in 1998. (Winner of the AFI Award for Best Screenplay, Best Australian Film at Flickerfest and Best Comedy at St Kilda Film Festival)

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view from a window

Guy pulls up in a beat up red car gets out. Middle age spread, worn out Birkenstocks faded polo shirt, still tucked in alone divorced from his wife, from his career, his family but not his self-respect he’ll go down swinging   and he walks down the street with a flimsy daypack and a handful […]

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3 poems about loss

1. (The Geography of Embers) You stare into the coals, through the vast infinite glowing peaks and valleys, roads And caves Like the Taliban’s last refuge. There are places in there where memory lives A moment in time For tomorrow they will become ash Dust The memories like caked mud now Crumbling, bearing an imprint […]

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The Laying Waste

In the garage where his father built bird boxes there was an old chest filled with tools and a folded up tarp. Travis, who was 13, had known for some time that this was where his father hid his Smith and Wesson .38 Special. His father, Jim, joined a pistol club a few years back […]

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Venom

When Frank is bitten by a deadly snake, his friend Sam makes a decision that will change the course of both their lives forever. Sam Brown’s journey is a frenzied, blood-soaked descent into purgatory. Venom is the story of what happens when a decent and desperate man succumbs to the temptation to do wrong. You […]

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