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I have 661 stories published in 12 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 229261 times and 118 of my stories have been cherry picked.
184 of my 5,457 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 191 votes

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The Old Oak Chair

… the hidden, tunnelled maze of subways down below.

'Set a guard over my mouth'

[Continuing the idea of a hymn for Sundays] Little bit will turn the horse, little rudder sets the course, spark sets forest all aflame – tiny tongue is hard to tame! Sh! …

Feelings or Facts?

Appealing bells, sensuous incense, awe-inspiring spires, enchanting chanting thrilling, enthralling: surface magic and excitement; high ceilings lift...

Above Knucklas

Strolling up into the green and humpy hills – views close, and further off; cotton-wool clouds above like a perforated ceiling a little lower than...

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184 of my comments have received 191 Great Feedback votes

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Thought-provoking, Jean, and

Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2016

Thought-provoking, Jean, and I can empathize with much that is on your mind. As a family, when I was growing up we didn't kiss, hug, or say 'I love you' much, but I think we were at ease with each other and had a warmth of expression in greeting...

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Posted in I Hate the Word Love

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You do seem to be able to

Posted on Mon, 05 Oct 2015

You do seem to be able to describe his thinking very naturally, and his observations, looking into the water, noticing the small life, and drifting into imaginations.
Then suddenly the tensions, mirrored a bit by his grandad's tensions. It...

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Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Four

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Welcome, you are new here,

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Welcome, you are new here, aren't you? You've drawn out an interesting and tender theme here.
I liked the thoughtfulness of  'As the passion that they share Crescendos with great care.'

Personally I would have liked a...

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Posted in The Embrace

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This reminded me of when my

Posted on Wed, 07 Jan 2015

This reminded me of when my son was being taught about the 'rules of composition' for music, and I worried he would lose what seemed to be spontaneous and individual intuition for what would make interesting sound. He assured me it wouldn't, but...

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Posted in The Discovered Unartist

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Trying to see where you're

Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Trying to see where you're coming from in this, PT. It's because of the suffering, death, sin, that God is doing something. I know we would like him to sort it all out at ths moment,  but just like the prophecies concerning his first...

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Posted in Broken Faith

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Stephen, I don't manage to

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Stephen, I don't manage to dip much into the prose section, and horror and surreal isn't really my scene – I didn't even like 'Alice in Wonderland' as a child! However I did find reading this intriguing for the well-structured brevity, and the...

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Posted in Shadow Cooking

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Thanks, I appreciate your

Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014

Thanks, I appreciate your interest at analysis, Stephen. My background is Welsh and Welsh poetry which makes a lot of use of repetition of consonants or part words to form unbotrusive patterns to help the impact of verse. (In its technical...

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Posted in No Ties (IP)

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So many 'grand schemes' seem

Posted on Wed, 27 Jul 2016

So many 'grand schemes' seem to become white (or grey) elephants. I suppose the post-war renovation was in haste, and also maybe it was rebuilding the community spirit that needed attention too. 'Better builds' can so easily become the...

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Posted in ELEPHANT PARK (LONDON)

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Nice to see you back. Your

Posted on Thu, 16 Jun 2016

Nice to see you back. Your verse has a dreamy quality somehow, of persevering when the way has been hard, but there is comfort and some stability, and enjoyment in the surroundings even in the dark and rainy days.

I do like the 'fat...

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Posted in Gloaming

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To have voice recordings, not

Posted on Sat, 04 Jun 2016

To have voice recordings, not just photographs, must be rather nice, and I suppose especially something personal and memorable like that. Rhiannon

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Posted in Drive carefully

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