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A man grows old

There was once a man who had lived his early life in East London. Aged eighteen he did his national service abroad while the second world war was raging. On his discharge he went to work, first as a stone mason and … Continue reading

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Old and in love

I’m so old, so very old, I’ve forgotten that I’m a man I’ve forgotten that I’m alive I’ve forgotten that once I had Simple, simple pleasures. Long ago. I’m so old, so very old I’ve forgotten how to eat I’ve … Continue reading

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