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I have 137 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 40771 times and 13 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1 of my 108 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1 vote

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Alexis Bates

Artist. Sometimes the creator. Sometimes the appreciator.

My stories

Boundaries

I spent months digging away at your lonely heart but I wasn't enough and I still feel you like dirt under my fingernails but now you're just a gaping...

The Ghost of You

My lover has crawled into the back of every dark, dusty closet and basked in every sunlit room. But he's tired of your ghost following him through...

You're a Dream

I am terrified of the way you tried to joke with me because for a moment I could've sworn you were chapped pink lips curved into a sarcastic smile...
Cherry

Problems

I am a newborn and I’m crying because I’m hungry I am one and I'm crying because I'm tired I am two and I’m crying because I wanted cake I am three...

My Brightest Smile

I swam in open water, my customary fear of drowning left somewhere in the hot sand. My thoughts turned still and, at ease with myself, I threw my...

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1 of my comments has received 1 Great Feedback vote

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The flow was perfect. It

Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2013

The flow was perfect. It truly enhanced your poem which was definitely deserving of the cherries.Read full comment

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