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You were ... by Anne van Alkemade Watson by Anne van Alkemade ... and your point is? by Anne van Alkemade Kidding around by Anne van Alkemade Ruff by Anne van Alkemade Dandy Lion Blue by Anne van Alkemade Save Ink by Anne van Alkemade Dragon Baby reversed by Anne van Alkemade Dragon Baby by Anne van Alkemade Lovely Lucy Long by Anne van Alkemade Creation Reflected - Lerderderg River by Anne van Alkemade I think I'm in trouble by Anne van Alkemade Humpty Mummy by Anne van Alkemade Stretchy Cat by Anne van Alkemade Humpties Robyn and Jacob by Anne van Alkemade Humpty Prince Jacob by Anne van Alkemade Myrniong Uniting Church by Anne van Alkemade Humpty Princess Robyn by Anne van Alkemade Sarah by Anne van Alkemade Twixt Avenue and Moon by Anne van Alkemade Ms Robyn as Princess Humpty by Anne van Alkemade Super Boobies by Anne van Alkemade Blue-footed Boobies by Anne van Alkemade Bones the Dog by Anne van Alkemade Teepher Tiger by Anne van Alkemade Tylah Teddy by Anne van Alkemade One day I'll be a butterfly by Anne van Alkemade Me and my shadow by Anne van Alkemade How things come to pass by Anne van Alkemade How things come to pass by Anne van Alkemade Look me in the eye by Anne van Alkemade Strutting by Anne van Alkemade Merry Christmas Beetle by Anne van Alkemade

Haunting Emma Deaux – Carnival Tricks

The first time Emma and Shaz met, Emma thought her heart would leap up through her throat and high tail down to shitsville.

Haunting Emma Deux – (Greedier)

Sergeant Johns knew Vinny quite well and had grown accustomed to coming across bizarrities when he took Vinny’s calls. So, he wasn’t surpr…

In your moment

Or are there voices taunting you / with loving words of care, / but expecting the impossible …

She waits

So she waits forever more / under the loquat tree.

Would you?

They say you’d never / ever make it through / so tell me, girl, / Would you do it for love?
Hunger by Anne van Alkemade

Quitter

the sex wasn’t so bad … she even enjoyed it sometimes after he’d gone to sleep.
A Grim Debate by Anne van Alkemade

Captain Moonlight’s Church

Perhaps a mischievous wraith / is giving its joists a jolly good tickle!

The teddy bear tree

Down beside the old Teddy Bear Tree / if you look very closely you might see …

INTERVIEW with the Boogieman

“I do get great satisfaction seeing people run like the clappers. I find it somewhat disconcerting though if they have a heart attack…
Billy by Anne van Alkemade

Echoes

true love once tested falls foul in one’s mind

Count down

Digital seconds ticked over on the bomb as he worked at the table leg, inching it second by second towards him.
The early bird by Anne van Alkemade

Forever mine

All these things impossible / make loving you improbably
C'mon Buster, let's go by Anne van Alkemade

Nuts and Bolts

“He is my glue.”
Dandelion by Anne van Alkemade Mine? by Anne van Alkemade

My menagerie

Yes, Frank thought he was a budgie / Even his scales weren’t belied / That he couldn’t whistle and swing / Out of water, that’s why he died.

Never piss of a chicken

And never piss off your dog. / Leave him sleeping where ever he lies / There could be a time when there’s no difference / Twixt your face a…

Wind Swept

“Blow winds, crack your cheeks and spout your hurricanoes,” the smart arse in cubicle 22 yelled and laughed.

Eyes and Knives by Pete Malicki (book review)

… he is as perplexed as everyone else about what it is that’s making people in the streets of Sydney spontaneously explode or c…

Centipede POME

So I helped the shoe-lorn arthropod, / sorting the bath debris. / There was nothing under the loofa, / nothing that I could see.

What it means to be different

Because they are so different / to we who ebb and flow; / eccentric, some may say / because they don’t blend in.
Young bloke by Anne van Alkemade "Penguins," he laughed by Anne van Alkemade

My advice

There’s plenty a peg to hang your coat / space for swinging your cat

The morning after

A stereo with careless disks / warble endlessly

Sanguine Rose

“My name’s Ruby,” she replied. “Semantics,” he answered.
Tracks by Anne van Alkemade

Bleeding nail

My typing’s gonr4 all scewie / cause I bwoke a nail

Too much fabric softener

“Always too much, you’d say. But I like my smalls soft.

Orange Pith

Without bitter pith or peel

The Bath (reposted)

Usually very much the water baby, Sarah had not stayed in her bath very long and Lea loathed to pull the plug to release the steaming water.

Happy Samhain (reposted)

“It’s haunted,” Timmy said. / “Don’t stop there, Cecile. I’m telling on you,” Isabelle piped up …

The Educator

see what you can find underneath; wow there’s a centipede
Darley in the fog by Anne van Alkemade

Perspective

A little birdie told me
Goldfish don't blink by Anne van Alkemade

Water Thinker

Turning taps to fill your need / to hose down paths of concrete

There’s a redback

They ate and drank and did other things / And minions were soon bred.

Narnas

If a Cyberman could shrug, then the ten survivors of the last war with the Daleks would have done just that.

The dutiful son

Prickly little bastards, but she loved ‘em.” He showed the man the tiny pin pricks in his fingers.
Adorable by Anne van Alkemade

Interview with the Easter Bunny

… all I get is bloody carrots. A nice corned beef sandwich with pickle, or scones and a glass of sherry wouldn’t go astray from time …
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