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296 of my comments have received 303 Great Feedback votes

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Trying to pick out, as one

Posted on Sun, 25 Oct 2015

Trying to pick out, as one does, the 'I particularly liked...' bit, and I can't, because each paragraph is so rich and multi-layered.  Just blown away by the way you use words to envoke feelings, sensations, physical textures and so many vivid...

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It's the same anmesia you get

Posted on Tue, 15 Sep 2015

It's the same anmesia you get with childbirth.  It hurts like hell at the time, but somehow, a little while later, it all seems like a terribly good idea again...

Enjoyed and empathised with this!

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Posted in Oh the shame!

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I've read this several times

Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015

I've read this several times and appreciated it more each time.  In its dissection of the way people are brutalised in war it held echoes, for me, of the WW1 war poets.  Disturbing look at the questions of how and why people can do such things to...

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Posted in Boa's Ark

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Subtle and sad. Such

Posted on Fri, 11 Sep 2015

Subtle and sad. Such effective imagery, especially with the daisies at the end.  It's only when you reach the second part of the poem that you realise the current of unease has been there all along. 

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Intriguing.  Strong

Posted on Wed, 09 Sep 2015

Intriguing.  Strong descriptions - the grey of things and the houses as 'almost protecting'.  The hints that this is not the first time for this scenario.   Is this stand alone or will we find out more?  I hope more! Welcome to ABC Tales.

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Posted in Into the Shadows

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Wonderful use of language. 

Posted on Mon, 31 Aug 2015

Wonderful use of language.  That opening paragraph has the reader hooked, and the image of palms of velcro is so very evocative.  The final paragraph hints at all the emotional turmoil experience says is to come.  Acutely observed.

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Posted in The fourth kiss

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And I've always been rather

Posted on Sat, 29 Aug 2015

And I've always been rather fond of liver...

I enjoyed this.  Very visceral, and the physical descriptions are particularly good.  Anna's character is also well drawn at the beginning.  I wasn't quite sure about the final paragraph.  I...

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Posted in Upon the Hills of Far Darrig

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The structure really does

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2015

The structure really does work with the content.  The poem grabs you and won't let go.  The sadness, the disappointment, the despair, all conveyed with precision but no loss of emotion.  I am glad to hear you found it therapeutic to write.  It...

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Posted in Post mortem results

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Very interesting ideas - when

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2015

Very interesting ideas - when gods do not want to be gods.  Another thing I like is that I still cannot see how it is going to turn out, which is really good and keeping me hooked.  One small typo - I assume you meant 'veracity' rather than '...

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This is very good.  I love

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2015

This is very good.  I love horror stories but they're so difficult to get right.  This one works because of the tropes Stephen has already mentioned, drawing you in, initially making you smile and relax a bit, then adding to the insistence and...

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