David Kirtley

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I have 187 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 62944 times and 11 of my stories have been cherry picked.
29 of my 371 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 30 votes

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David Kirtley

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The Eleventh Hour

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New outbreaks occur, In Leicester and Oldham. Manchester and Glasgow return towards lockdown, Now Leeds is at risk, and Birmingham again! Is there...

Calban Attempts To Experience Life More Fully (Ch.18): Part 2

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Calban journeys across the City to a semi dark area, in need of economic regeneration. Unable to find female companionship he has come here searching for other ways forward. This is part of my 'Marta City and Gallanol In The Modern Age' novel, set in a futuristic period, in a world quite similar to our own.

Calban Attempts To Experience Life More Fully (Ch.18) Part 1

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Calban feels desperation about his inability to find female companionship. Membership of the Neo Creadd group does present opportunitiy to meet women at least, but he feels resentment towards women in his workplace. This is the continuation of my 'Marta and Gallanol In The Modern Age' novel, set in a futuristic period, in a world quite similar to our own.

Democracy 2020

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Democracy comes, through history and struggle, And it goes, in Hong Kong and Sinkiang, Just like Tianamen Square. The leaders of Communism know what...

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29 of my comments have received 30 Great Feedback votes

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These are good pieces, well

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

These are good pieces, well written and intelligent visions of the future!

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Posted in UV (Part 3) - Dillon

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Good poem! You have described

Posted on Thu, 10 Sep 2020

Good poem! You have described so well the pitfalls and shortcomings of envy and jealousy. We should try to follow more positive leads in life!

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Posted in Envy

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An ordinary day turns into

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2020

An ordinary day turns into something very dramatic. Darren has so much rage! Very well done!

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Posted in No Eagles Allowed

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What a sad series of events,

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020

What a sad series of events, but very gripping. I really didn't think it would end so sadly! So much for helping others! Very effective.

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Posted in The Things We Do for Love

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I did enjoy reading this, not

Posted on Tue, 07 Jul 2020

I did enjoy reading this, not that I am usually too keen on a lot of swearing, but it is often very appropriate and hard hitting in the right place. Here it suits the character perfectly, a very dramatic and extreme character, who nonetheless...

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Posted in Not too Much to Ask

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I have enjoyed your poem. It

Posted on Mon, 13 Apr 2020

I have enjoyed your poem. It is a great poem, expressing our desires to explore all the books and films etc in our rich culture, which we are normally too busy to explore. The sense of our society having spoiled many of its opportunities and...

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Posted in Singing in Lockdown

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Interesting anecdote! You

Posted on Sun, 12 Apr 2020

Interesting anecdote! You were well rewarded for your caring assistance it seems. Well done!

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Posted in Mary.

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Great poem! You have found a

Posted on Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Great poem! You have found a different angle on the virus crisis. How will this distancing and isolation affect us? You have raised some interesting ideas!

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Posted in Igniting the Ignorant

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Interesting dilemma, well

Posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2020

Interesting dilemma, well explained. Policies will vary, but in today's circumstances it does seem safer to wear a mask, for the protection of ourselves, and others. I don't have a mask myself (yet) but it does seem sensible for many situations....

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Posted in Choices.

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In my opinion this is a

Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 2020

In my opinion this is a really good poem about the issues, particularly the social isolation/distancing and discipline issues, brought up by the coronovirus crisis. You say so much which is really relevant, and have some interesting perspectives...

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Posted in Lockdown

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