The Heaton Park Tunnel Mystery

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Soaked in a long brown coat
Curved over the corner
Between the outer rail
And the tunnel wall, 

It was never established
Whether he tried to kill himself 
Cushioned by the reletness rain
Stalled in motionless confusion

Spaced up and down the tunnel
Picking money like nettles 
Wrapped in ripped hankies
Bordering the shadows

Or had it been something else 
With months and months of
Hard earned money to be
Deposited in the city centre

Shelved under the wheels
With the remains
Of what had been his wife
Unclear whether they had fell
In a terrible argument

Or had been pushed. 
 

◄ 12 days after Christmas

The Pusher ►

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Andy N

Sun 17th Apr 2016 19:52

thanks Martin. Yeah, i think you could tell it was me. was thinking about putting it out under a alias, but i think people would have realised it was me (:

but thank you

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Martin Elder

Sun 10th Jan 2016 21:03

I think I would know this was you Andy even if it din't have your name attached to it. I love the lines
' picking money like nettles
wrapped in ripped hankies'
Nice one

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