A seasonal tale

Tim's Blog

Every so often I share on this blog a piece I’ve written at one of the two writers’ groups I go to.  Here’s one I did a couple of weeks ago.  I don’t quite know where this came from – it was in response to a jumble of words (of which ‘cockroach’, ‘pallid’, ‘clown’ and ‘towering’ made it into the piece).  I suppose the time of year and the miserable weather had something to do with it.  Anyway, since we are still in the Christmas period, just about, here you go ….

How have I come to this? The question often comes to me when I wake, when my mind is at its clearest: clear enough to see what I have become, not so clear that I understand. Was I not once respected, loved, gainfully employed? Did I not once have friends, money, a house? For a home now I…

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About T E Taylor

I write historical and contemporary fiction - my novels Zeus of Ithome and Revolution Day are published by Crooked Cat. I also write poetry, academic non-fiction (philosophy) and the occasional short story. I like to play the guitar and walk up hills. Originally from north Staffordshire, I live in Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK with my wife Rosa.
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