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Posted on Wed, 06 Aug 2014

I cannot over stress the importance of commenting on other writers' work.  The benefits aren't just the obvious ones of providing feedback and recieving reciprocal comments yourself.  The hidden benefit is that your own writing standard will...

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Posted in Dust

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A topic very close to my

Posted on Mon, 06 Dec 2021

A topic very close to my heart very well elaborated with skilled writing and fine rhyming, highlighting the concern we all feel, Turlough. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

 

Best, Luigi

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Posted in Copse and Robbers

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Not at all, but you don't

Posted on Mon, 31 Aug 2015

Not at all, but you don't want repetition. In the second line you have the word "air" twice and only five words apart. The fourth line has "with every" twice, once again only a few words apart. It may seem petty but these are the things that stop...

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Posted in Chapter 2: Gone (John)

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Came for crying tree stayed

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2015

Came for crying tree stayed for hard drugs. 8/8

Welcome to the site, you can't leave.

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Posted in Weeping Willow

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Oh Tina, So heart wrenching, :)

Posted on Thu, 03 Apr 2014

smileyOh Tina, This is such a powerful, beautiful, well expressed poem, yet heart...

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Posted in Today I Wrote a Poem

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Kind words, Di. Thank you.

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2023

Kind words, Di. Thank you.

If it helps you keep the giggling under control I'll read something about my involvement with the bubonic plague on 12 August. 

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Posted in Our Man in Golubac

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Jean. Thank you for sharing

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2023

Jean. Thank you for sharing your story. It is harrowing to read but you write beautifully and clearly. This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. 
 

I struggled to think of an appropriate image but in the end I settled upon a...

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Posted in Is or Isn't Lena

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A Cancer Diary

Posted on Wed, 14 Jun 2023

 is something that many patients - as my wife was - are advised by the assigned medical team to keep. Very few see the light of day, my wife's didn't, but everyone has to deal with cancer in their own way. I haven't read my wife's diary. We are...

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Posted in Cancer Log 3

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What amazing characters you

Posted on Mon, 14 Nov 2022

What amazing characters you've created! Arial is too good to end here - she needs to go out and liberate someone/something else. Maybe block a few motorways? A perfect way to cheer up a dark cold evening - thank you, and congratulations on the...

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Posted in The Pregnant Waitress (part 2 of 2)

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I always thought they

Posted on Thu, 04 Aug 2022

I always thought they originated in Paris, but according to Wikipedia (so it must be true) there is a Hungarian story about a woman who fastened padlocks to bridges in memory of her lover who was killed in the First World War. I think mass...

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Posted in Lock

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