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StoryThat Irishman Shackleton51 hour 6 min ago
Blog entrySwan Paddle Boating Shackleton28 hours 26 min ago
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StoryYou can learn a lot about life just sitting in the right place Parson Thru1010 hours 15 min ago
StoryIf Tears Had Color cialre611 hours 51 min ago
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CollectionDays Like These Shackleton01 day 18 min ago
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StoryContrasting Worlds Shackleton21 day 25 min ago
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Blog entryMaggy van Eijk (2018) Remember This When You’re Sad. celticman33 days 14 hours ago
StoryBobby Biddlesbury Shackleton55 days 9 hours ago
CollectionThen The Rain Came Shackleton05 days 12 hours ago
StoryThe Serene Richard L. Prov...26 days 22 hours ago
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StoryFix Me jennifer11 week 21 hours ago
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StoryHiatus camilla41 week 2 days ago
Blog entryCarl MacDougall (2001) Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity. celticman41 week 4 days ago
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My stories


That Irishman

I heard a band: marching Irish pipers. The lilting, haunting lament reached the core of my senses, touched a sadness in my heart, made me think...

Contrasting Worlds

A poet looking at the sky at night, a boxer looking for his next fight. A starlet looking at her own face, a padre looking for a state of grace. In a...

I Saw My Old Mate Again

I couldn't see him… then the cloud shifted and there he was, glittering in the night sky, hovering over the greenhouse with his tail pointing to The...

Like Collo Hadn't Warned Me

“He’s gonna stuff me.” “Don’t talk like that!” Collo grabbed my arms. “He’s just a twinkling fairy!” “Yeah, but he’s built like…” “You’re...

The Problem With Knickers

I once courted a comely girl named Marie. Stuttering hearts in the infancy of first love. She had certain wiggle when she walked: every stomping...


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We must listen to them. The

Posted on Sun, 28 Jan 2018

We must listen to them. The answer to everything can be found in their words.

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You took me to another plane.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

You took me to another plane. Soft, sad and wonderful.

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Ah yes.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Ah yes.

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Enthralling! You had me from

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Enthralling! You had me from start to finish. In an ideal world, a day that starts with marmalade should end with chateau le touron monbazillac.

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If we didn't have winter, how

Posted on Thu, 04 Jan 2018

If we didn't have winter, how could we appreciate spring? Good poem.

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