David Kirtley

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I have 246 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 91155 times and 11 of my stories have been cherry picked.
54 of my 568 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 56 votes

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Fool To Cry by Mr Alfred Muggins

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At difficult times of tiredness or exhaustion, or just mild depression, Muggins was one of those people who would take refuge in music. It kept him...

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54 of my comments have received 56 Great Feedback votes

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There is a nice feeling to

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

There is a nice feeling to this poem. It almost makes me wish I had been a bit older in 1970 and could remember it better! But youth can be at any time. All of us experience these moments when we are free, or optimistic, carefree.

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Posted in Before We Kissed Goodnight

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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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I also enjoyed this poem. You

Posted on Tue, 05 Oct 2021

I also enjoyed this poem. You described the feeling/situation of strangers passing in the street very effectively, and in a moody way!

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Posted in Strangers on a Street

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Good story, a bit sad, but

Posted on Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Good story, a bit sad, but very heartening in the end! Life goes on and our animals do need us!

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Posted in With or Without You

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A fitting memory of it.

Posted on Fri, 10 Sep 2021

A fitting memory of it. Watching a documentary about it again has reminded me of the extreme horror and extreme spectacle of it!

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Posted in Twin Towers

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Great poem, showing the

Posted on Tue, 24 Aug 2021

Great poem, showing the desperation, disappointment, and tragedy of those queueing or jostling outside the airport at Kabul. These are scenes that should not be happening, one way or another, a modern horror story. What went wrong? What could...

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Posted in Kabul Airport

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I did enjoy this! You have

Posted on Tue, 17 Aug 2021

I did enjoy this! You have written it well. It shows the feelings of leaving home, moving on, very well!

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Posted in Leaving Home

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The sense of failure and

Posted on Wed, 11 Aug 2021

The sense of failure and misfortune is very well drawn! Very well done!

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Posted in Danger Mouse

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The shaggy blonde Etonian

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

The shaggy blonde Etonian does have some interesting friends, and he keeps meeting them, but can he trust any of them? I enjoyed the satire and the pantomime Marandina. You have shown the spirit of the times very accurately!

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Posted in Punters

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This did make me laugh. I

Posted on Mon, 02 Aug 2021

This did make me laugh. I enjoyed it. We all have difficulty controlling ourselves and following best laid plans!

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Posted in How Roger Came to Spend Lockdown on the Sofa in His Underpants

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