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Fallen ... coming soon

It's been a long time coming ... and it's almost here. 

A lot of you know that I've been working on my first book  for a very long time now. It's been through a number of changes and revisions, and it's been a very long and exciting journey; but I'm stoked to say that the wait is almost over…

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The desert - by Stephen Crane

In the desert
I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,
And ate of it.
I said: "Is it good, friend?"
"It is bitter-bitter," he answered;
"But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart."


The prolific Stephen Crane (along with poets suc…

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Silence

This void like a whirlpool turns faster than time
Pulling me - deep in the dark;
The longing, anxiety, weighs on my soul
Cutting deeper and leaving its mark.

Silence surrounds what was once filled with joy
Coloured music of laughter and mirth;
But now pale is the memory that covers the shrine
Where a union…

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Where the hell are you?! - Answered

I know I haven't put up anything in a while now, but that's only because I've been busy - meeting the woman of my dreams, falling in love, getting engaged, starting a venture in the leather business and working a 9 to 5 as well. 

I hope that justifies :)

With regards to my fiance, there'll probably b…

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Spam!

Yes, spam catches up with all of us, and recently there has been some spam comments on markrocha.net as well, so I've been forced to use an anti-spam filter and subsequent spam check on all comments that get posted. The only change you'll find is that when posting comments, you'll have to verify tha…

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Mark Rocha on LaptopLit.com

'Designer Dilemma' a short story I had written some time ago has been featured on Vanessa Rebello's 'Feature Friday' on LaptopLit.com. Read the full story here ...

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LaptopLit.com

Literature as we know it is changing. It is moving from Penguin Classics Paperback Novels, to Amazon Kindles and iPads. Our children may never know who William Blake or John Keats are; however they may learn of Salman Rushdie or J.R.R. Tolkien, the writers that are shaping our Literature today.

That…

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