Gary Strachan – "Write" Said Fred

Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

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Gentleman

A gentleman in every sense Half full glass, brimming heart Though Sunday’s Jolly Miller jaunts times glass untenanted Initiated offspring’s worship at LS11 kirk; Roots irrefutable Brood unconditionally sheltered; selfless acts thy default Role model role; model role model.   Family purgatory at current plight melancholic Keep thine spirit gentleman, despite annus notgoodius The wolf found wood house unfit for purpose Woodhouse man remain resolute against reaper nemesis Thine wintertide […]

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My Second Home

Chamber of lingering, institution of inflicted Seemingly endless tenancy o’er seven summers; brood support plural Carer career abiding; careering confidence consequential Caricature spent emotionally; parking fees spent frequently Oppressive chamber calefaction; procrastinating in dept Radiation Unfaltering resource dedication; vocational tools medication.   Jimmy’s, affectionate moniker for institute of St James Minions of Zebedee’s son challenged when “Time for bed” Few ward vacancies irrespective of reciting “Boing” Roundabout the only domain […]

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Who’s Keeping Score?

Existential canvas; footprint experiential Caricature ponders own mortality What legacy sought on mattress moribund? Indelible stamp on life’s letter his goal?   Goal evocations selfless, heritage humanity No ‘I’ in benevolent No benevolence in misguided No place like home according to girl in red shoes Karma didn’t get the email Devils and thieves do prosper Actions unaccountable; selfishness satisfied Does anyone keep score anymore?   Dwindling advocates of manners maketh […]

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Vinyl Voyage

Penny Lane via trip down memory lane Tour d’mystere magical; GPS unrequired Abbey Road delay; quartet joining chicken across road Caricature taken on sojourn nostalgic; vinyl album genesis Though with Collins as solitary balladeer.   Talk of man in gabardine suit engaged in espionage Greyhound passenger; accusations of camera in bow tie Materialised empty assumptions; mischievous game with visages Groundless speculation from balladeer, Pittsburgh destined Lunar rising witnessed; horizon of field […]

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Options D’Indesirables

Sleepy, though not diminutive friend of princess in exile Languid, caricature’s enervation prevails Genesis his lack of slumber? Or strain from circumstances enduring Schadenfreude exhibition exhausting Need to engage advocates of Schaden’s brother Sigmund? Or contact Doc, though not diminutive friend of princess in exile?   Broken sleep, fractured constitution Sustaining positivity; cerebral struggle Ready to rid routine rancid? Alternate path essential for his redemption Levity, brevity in literature, solitary […]

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Cack Handed Poeme d’amour

Beauty unequivocal; enchantress categorical Heavenly being; unsure if Cherubim or Seraphim. Not that it matters; detracts not from thy vision Celestial being, lassie classy Funny, forthright and sassy.   Not heaven sent or stork bequeathed But thine beauty more than epidermis deep Complete package, requiring first class treatment Priority delivery; no signature required Warming heart of caricature.   Not of maintenance high, or spirits low Nor maintenance neglected, spirits wavering […]

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Domain Dismal

Only skin deep thy enchantment Vitriolic blight on caricature’s existence Masking habitual demeanour from dupable peers Gullible folks deceived of thy deportment ornery.   Loyalty blind amongst gang quartet Negativity prevails; irrational belief of mistreatment Harridan mater role model rancid Strangely proud of doll’s ne’er venturing from comfort zone   Meal tickets vilified, joy withheld at termagant’s indoctrination Vindictive; neurological wherewithal barren as joy they bestow Spiteful; schadenfreude quartet’s existential […]

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