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Mark Ryan

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Mark Ryan was born in Oxford, growing up in the shadow of the dreaming spires. He studied film at London Metropolitan University, graduating to M.A in Film Theory.

He has published collections of poetry with ‘Echoes in Space’, ‘Graffitied Heart’ and ‘Drifting in and out of sleep’. ‘Keep it together’ is his contribution to the murder mystery arena as well as his short story collection, ‘Impermanence of things’.

‘The Gospel of No one’ is a poetry fiction hybrid novel, focusing on religious imagery and the inner workings, and broken pieces, of the soul.

His work leans, bends and sways to the metaphysical and supernatural, with a tendency to dabble in the macabre. Questioning questions and searching for answers in the eye of the storm, where the
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Mark Ryan I don't really suffer from it to be honest. Then times that I do, is from when I'm pushing too hard. Switch off and come back to it...if it's meant to…moreI don't really suffer from it to be honest. Then times that I do, is from when I'm pushing too hard. Switch off and come back to it...if it's meant to be, it will.
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Nothing to fear, but the beauty unleashed. As those velvet eyes unfurl for the world to shiver. This collapse of an age, of a time now expired. Blown into the dust of yesterday. How heavy it must sit. The weight of youth. Trapped in a moment, encased in expectations. Those lips, sudden to crack like… Continue reading Take a bow Read more of this blog post »
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“The gristle of the underneath stings in the air of responsibility.”
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