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I have 811 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 658811 times and 752 of my stories have been cherry picked.
418 of my 12,034 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 428 votes

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Angel 45 (mercy)

Sunlight filtered through the vertical blinds, the room bright and airy, Angel yawned. The night-shift guard, who introduced herself as Sarah, was...
Cherry

Angel 44 (birth)

The midwife made sporadic visits over the weeks and months and she’d told Angel there was nothing to worry about, which was worrying itself. Angel...
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Angel 43 (midwife)

Carla had been chatting, fag in her hand, the debris of breakfast on the table. Angel mentioned that she was to see the midwife that day. ‘Fuck sake...
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Angel 42 (return ticket)

While Mickey was out, scratching around looking for a bit of dope and visiting one of the other prisoners in their cell, Angel tried writing a letter...
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Angel 41 (Lisa's)

During visiting hours, when Angel was downstairs, staff had taken Lisa away. Her cellmate seemed so happy when they had burgers and chips for lunch,...

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418 of my comments have received 428 Great Feedback votes

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a chapbook of wise sayiings,

Posted on Tue, 06 Nov 2018

a chapbook of wise sayiings, I foolishly enjoyed reading. keep writing. 

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Posted in Scattered Wounds: I should like to understand myself properly before it is too late

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embarrassment {another flush

Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018

embarrassment {another flush of embracement at this} so many parents have Alzheimer's I'm sure there's more than a few who'd happily choke them too. 

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Posted in A Weekend with Family

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maybe, but often they don't

Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018

maybe, but often they don't get it. 

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Posted in ORPHAN BOY

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we're all trying to get on to

Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018

we're all trying to get on to a better path. Keep writing. 

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Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (short extract 3)

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rainbows are majestic, but

Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018

rainbows are majestic, but you need to be looking up. You were and are. 

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Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (short extract 3)

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conspiracy theories are great

Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018

conspiracy theories are great for uniting people. when common sense tells you soomething you've got to look again, but the lies people tell themselves are the most insidious of all. If we turn around the popular jib we use with politicians, 'why...

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Posted in Is This True?

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anywhere is good, somewhere

Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018

anywhere is good, somewhere is better, you've taken us somewhere special. 

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Posted in Out of Season

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slipped, like an oyster, I

Posted on Wed, 24 Oct 2018

slipped, like an oyster, I like that. 

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Posted in Weep Till Forever

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captivating and carries the

Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

captivating and carries the glory of the world. 

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Posted in clues

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nice one, and finished with a

Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018

nice one, and finished with a question. Did the durnk lady make the plane? Answers on a postcard. 

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Posted in First Impressions

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