Creative writing by Hugh Cook of Zenvirus.com.
Poems, short stories, micro fiction, creative prose, etc. Latest addition is the topmost item. Welcome!
poem on MRI scan
0029 NINE MONTH PARACHUTE DROP
poem on dying
0028 INFORMED CONSENT PROCEDURE FOR DEATH
informed consent poem
0027 OUR SNOW-FAIRY DAUGHTER
daughter fantasy poem
0026 WALKING AROUND MY CITY
0024 WHO'S WINNING THE WAR?
quick answer: the bullets
0023 ON HAVING CANCER
offensively boastful poem
about shameless self-indulgence
0022 BABY SWEE'TS BESTEST FAN - very short mordant tale
0021 MR BLANDING - poem for Tony Blair
0020 IN THE CONTAMINATED ZONE
0017 WHEN YOU ARE BORN - death poem
0016 THE HAPPY PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICHES - poem
0015 THE MACHINE - shor horror poem
0014 CANCER RETURNS - very short poem
0013 FABIAN GETS EXCITED - compact story
0012 EVANS EATS GARLIC - compact story
0011 DAVID STARTS A CULT - compact story
This story, the product of a diseased mind (literally -- it was written during the build-up to a diagnosis of brain cancer) is at least one step weirder than you might expect.
0010 MY FANTASY LIFE - poem
0009 RECIDIVISM - poem
0008 MY MOTHER BLAMES ME - poem
0007 DYING WE CAN DO TOMORROW - poem
0006 CASPAR PLAYS DOCTOR - compact story
Caspar's sister is a witch. She knows!
0005 BERTRAND GETS KISSED - compact story
0004 AARDVARK GETS NOTICED - micro fiction
0003 IF YOUR BABY WILL NOT SLEEP - micro fiction
0002 THE DEATH OF BIRDS - poem
0001 BEING DEAD - poem
A poem about being dead. All things considered, being dead is not a fun trip.
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