Denzella

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I have 247 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 130103 times and 91 of my stories have been cherry picked.
39 of my 3,063 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 41 votes

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Moya Rooke

I used to have a profile, but it disappeared so I am writing this to bring things up to date.  First off, I love this site so much it has made such a difference to my life.  Now, if I write something and I post it to ABC it will get read by someone and if it's any way decent then it can get read by quite a number of people.  I feel my writing has improved and that is, in the main, because of the help I have received from quite a few people on here.  I don't feel qualified to give in depth feedback although I try to help with the more obvious errors, but I mainly like to encourage people as I feel that is the best way for me to give something back .  

The other reason I feel indebted to this site is the comments people have made about my work has increased my confidence no end.  Before, I would never show anything I had written to anyone other than my husband and his response was always, 'Yes dear, very good.'

So thank you ABC Tales and thank you to all the people who have commented on what I, laughingly,  call, my work.

My stories

Cherry

The Empty Chair! 309 words

Today would have been our 53rd Wedding Anniversary The Empty Chair! Yesterday I set the table for two, Then realised what was missing, was you! I...
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The Art Critic! 1200 words

The Art Critic! 1200 words The Gallery Proprietor is marked as Prop throughout script The Proprietor is already on stage giving his paintings a bit...
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Parkinson's Awareness Week 2015 547 words

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Parkinson's Awareness Week 2015 It's that time of the year again. Yes, the good old Shakers and Shufflers of which I am one, refuse to be ignored. We...
Cherry

It's In His Genes!

It's in his Genes! 1462 Words Woke up this morning feeling fine. Then I remembered. This day my life could change forever. I was frightened by the...
Cherry

One Step Ahead! 240 Words

One Step Ahead! 240 Words I woke up with a question on my mind, When did you decide to leave me behind? You agreed that I could be the first to part...

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39 of my comments have received 41 Great Feedback votes

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Oh, Scratch,

Posted on Mon, 23 Dec 2013

Oh, Scratch,

Now what are we to think?  Brother Michael...at this point in the story he is such an ambiguous character.  On the one hand he seems to be everyone's friend but then there is that quiet voice that is so quiet he has to come up...

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Posted in Daniel 18: Brother Michael

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Scratch, I knew I would get

Posted on Fri, 29 Nov 2013

Scratch, I knew I would get here eventually. How well you planted the seeds for this one in the last one.  I am in awe.  You are wratcheting up the tension surrrounding Daniel so carefully and so restrained.  Now we have Jake's motives to...

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Posted in Daniel 13: Group

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Bee,

Posted on Mon, 08 Jun 2015

Bee,

You are pretty wonderful.  I am so glad you will have all your family home to spoil you  and give you comfort.  I think of you often and I hope the outcome is the one that you would choose for yourself.

Moya xx

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Posted in Counting the Hours

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Hello Bee,

Posted on Tue, 02 Jun 2015

Hello Bee,

Vera is right when she speaks of the sensory and emotional experience. I sometimes think the emotional impact is often forgotten by the nursing staff.  I haven't had an MRI scan, but I did have a brain scan and like insert they...

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Posted in Panic Button

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bee, 

Posted on Mon, 12 May 2014

bee, 

just re-read this poem and its lost none of its power.  it is quite simply the best of any new war poem i've read and could easily sit alongside siegfried sassoon and wilfred owen.but they actually experienced the horror.  you are...

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Posted in Battle Cries

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Bee,

Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014

Bee,

You are an amazing writer.  I think this is the first prose piece of yours that I've read and i agree with  whoever said it had a poetic feel and rhythm about it.  But I agree with Scratch too don't give up writing poems.  They are...

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Posted in All the Ghosts of Us

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I keep looking at authors I

Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014

I keep looking at authors I follow and think I will never catch up but  when i saw you  had passed the 1000 mark I had to read and comment.  Starfish Girl chose the same bit as i would  have.  It's a lovely image.  'With the backdrop of the...

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Posted in All in an Autumn Evening

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Hello Tina,

Posted on Thu, 25 Sep 2014

Hello Tina,

It's me again.  I sense your longing to be with your daughter shown by the words 'endless present' but then you would grieve just as much for the daughter still living in this 'endless present'.  It is a hard path you have to...

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Posted in The Thing about Autumn

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Yes, I think I am getting

Posted on Sun, 21 Sep 2014

Yes, I think I am getting some idea of what you are about here.  I too have come to the conclusion that each day is precious and it is often the small things that give us the biggest lift.

Enjoyed your thoughts.

Moya

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Posted in Don't Ask

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Dear Tina,

Posted on Mon, 01 Sep 2014

Dear Tina,

But it was you who was always there with the drink she was dying for.  You who sat on the edge of her bed when she needed you and not just at the end but throughout her life.  Maybe when you are asleep she comes and sits on the...

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Posted in Dear Darling...

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