For those who would rather just read my humble efforts (the latter of which was published in the venerable Daily Mail), here they are, reproduced:
The Olympian village, I hear,
is not one that the Aussies hold dear.
For the pong from the dunny
is not very funny
and the fridges aren’t packed full of beer.
The athletes of Russia had hoped
to compete though they’d cheated and doped.
But the IAAF
to such pleading was deaf
so they stayed home in Moscow and moped.
Let the Games begin!
Below are links to my most recent Global Short Story Competition winning story, my short-listed story for the National newspaper (Abu Dhabi's, annual short story competition) and a story that appeared on the Every Day Fiction site - where you can leave a comment: