Author Archives: Lindsay Craik

About Lindsay Craik

Writer & Poet Poetry, plays and short stories

One more time

I pay extra for your essential lines The twine and the strained tone Your charge point slides my cash Into your present day and my tomorrow

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Clocked

Raindrops pattered on the wooden bridge. In the shadows darkly clad surveillance watched and waited, waited and watched, for any sign of approach to the dead drop. All they needed was to clock their target and they had the lead … Continue reading

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Reality Returns

‘Where do we go from here?’ said Alexander. ‘Somewhere different. Somewhere more my style.’ said Nicola. ‘I thought you were one of us. You fought our wars. You made us grow. Now to be different?’ ‘Aye that’s true. Different? Why? … Continue reading

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Brian

Red ribbons fluttered in the breeze heralding the approach of the storm. We lashed down what we could before the category five nightmare was upon us. In the basement we were physically secure, but in mental agony as the sound … Continue reading

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