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I have 42 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 6739 times and 27 of my stories have been cherry picked.
26 of my 86 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 27 votes

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The contagion that killed the fisherman's wife

(this is my translation from the Arabic of AMM’s poem published 2018, and which forms part of a bigger narrative work looking at the transference of guilt and sin, and our relationship to death.)
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Lilies: Love's Opening

Standing in front of the florist’s, “I want flowers,” she said, “Lilies. These’ll open in Ireland; only Ones that will; like those inked glories Olga...
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In the shadow of geraniums

a passion play with geraniums as the backdrop
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Wakening

Part of the passion series
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she calls

when there is love death can be conquered

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26 of my comments have received 27 Great Feedback votes

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Very clever interpretation.

Posted on Wed, 07 Apr 2021

Very clever interpretation. This got me thinking - which is never a good thing - about beginnings and endings; the art is to begin something and have the ending in mind, and to build towards that with an open mind and heart and with respect. But...

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Posted in Humpty Dumpty

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Thank you, Penny. There is

Posted on Sat, 29 May 2021

Thank you, Penny. There is something magical watching these flowers open and the sheer red was such an unconscious and subtle extravangance. An amazing sight.  

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Posted in In the shadow of geraniums

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A thought provoking poem.

Posted on Thu, 13 May 2021

A thought provoking poem. Please take care of yourself.

Crows are a wonder. My grandmother would keep the windows on her balcony open to allow these birds to come into the house; she welcomed their silent company when my grandfather died...

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Posted in Crow

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OMT, there is always the

Posted on Wed, 19 May 2021

OMT, there is always the possibility of a reply, and you have created the framework for that reply. 

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Posted in Wandering Albatross

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OMT, you should write more

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

OMT, you should write more prose; this is a sublime story, the more so that it is part of you.

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Posted in Icecream

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Your love comes across in

Posted on Sat, 01 May 2021

Your love comes across in each line, and the the fractues of her life are strikingly portrayed in this unforgettable piece.

bhi 

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Posted in Impaired

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The connection to all that is

Posted on Thu, 06 May 2021

The connection to all that is around us is so evident in the poem and the desire to be part of that so strong. Wonderful poem to read and reread and enjoy the different threads that it pursues and also as a monument to those that we love.

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Posted in Resting Place

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The colour of joy is firstly,

Posted on Fri, 07 May 2021

The colour of joy is firstly, the simplicity oif new life, and then secondly the giving of love as that life blossoms. As always, OMT, there are so many themes to explore and so many questions raised; "Rachel means ewe" works on many levels and i...

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Posted in The Domestication of Sheep

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"every moment holds 

Posted on Thu, 29 Apr 2021

"every moment holds 

a capacity for conversion," - OMT, I shall carry this sentence with me as a reminder that change is the only fixed reality. A beautiful and haunting poem.

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Posted in The Hierophant

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This is constructed with

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

This is constructed with consummate skill; there is such wonderful word play and thoughfulness into each line. Thank you for highlighting this problem. In the village and those around we're letting the verges grow wild, clearing old ponds to...

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Posted in just deserts

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