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RDP Prompt: Bravery tea

Ol’ Massy has quite the collection of kettles, cups, and mugs.

Olly: Could ya pour me a cuppa, mum?

Ol’ Massy, the tea marm: Sure thing.

Olly: Sorry, mum, not from that mug though it’s a pretty piece.

Massy: What are you on about, boy?

Olly: Sorry, mum. I like that mettle ‘un.

Ol’ Massy: Whyever? It’s all dinged up.

Olly: Aye, mum. That last time Darcy got me a cuppa from that there pot. I felt like I could fight a hoard of Romans.

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Cloud Journal #1

22nd December 2018

I ended my day with the sunrise.

I can hear the rubber slippers slapping from the veranda, sharp plastic metronome keeping time with the dawn. It was Mr. Menace ambling in his habitual slouch on the sidewalk, right through the smoke that blew from the garbage heap not twenty feet from the wharf.

5:55 AM on a Sunday in December. Kids are out on their bikes chattering as they swoop in and out while traffic steadily builds to a trickle, at six or seven it’ll be a stream. But for now, birdcall still dominates sharp and ferocious.

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Poem: Children of Clay

Hey everybody, I’ve just uploaded my first audio recording on SoundCloud and it’s of me reading an original poem I’d written earlier this year (more info on the clip’s info). Please, do have a listen.

Safe to say I think we all cringe on hearing our own voices on recording.
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