Contemporary short fiction, poetry and more

Ten pence, please

This piece has been entered in a competition.


4 responses to “Ten pence, please

  1. Rosie December 26, 2011 at 8:51 am

    Another great piece here William. Thanks for sharing it. Rosie

  2. wthirskgaskill December 26, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Thank you for reading it and for your supportive comment.

  3. Paul Sharratt December 30, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    Ah interesting… I wonder what happened to “Mr Ten Pence”… the last time I saw him (years ago) he was coming out of the bookies’. Perhaps he won lots of money and gave up begging.

  4. wthirskgaskill December 31, 2011 at 12:23 am

    He had, as I recall not from meeting him but from your description, a Scottish accent. In my story he has undergone a kind of Dickensian transformation and sounds a bit like an old-fashioned cockney.

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