David Kirtley

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I have 165 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 54976 times and 10 of my stories have been cherry picked.
22 of my 303 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 23 votes

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Calban Attends A concert : A Night Out (Ch.17) Part 5

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The woman of Calban's dreams, Clarella the lawyer, seems to be available suddenly, but the moment is soon lost and he is left in confusion. This is set in Marta City, in the continent of Gallanol, where long hours of work and an overdeveloped economy have made life very dull indeed. The Neo Creadds hope to encourage change in society and an improvement in the quality of life.

Calban Attends A Concert : A Night Out (Ch.17) Part 4

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Calban's interest in Clarella, the lawyer, is detected by Vera, his mentor, who encourages him to be more confident. This is set in Marta City, in the continent of Gallanol, where long hours of work and an overdeveloped economy have made life very dull indeed. The Neo Creadds hope to encourage change in society, and an improvement in the quality of life. until now Calban has been a victim of society.

Playing Golf While Rome Catches The Virus

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Rome was burning. Nero practised his violin to keep his mind off the ruin of his great city. Meanwhile Trump tried to cut taxes for the rich businessmen, desperately slashing Obamacare. Then the virus came.....!

I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Virus Version)

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(Based on/ influenced by the lyrics of the famous 1979 track by The Damned) They’re closing the schools They’re storing the books The church is empty...

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22 of my comments have received 23 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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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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So they have phones in heaven

Posted on Sat, 15 Feb 2020

So they have phones in heaven nowadays as well? Entertaining thoughts. Perhaps its not so different!

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Posted in From Jester To King XLII

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Great piece! You have created

Posted on Fri, 13 Dec 2019

Great piece! You have created your atmosphere of defeat or disenchantment so well.

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Posted in Friday the thirteenth

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You have described the story

Posted on Thu, 05 Dec 2019

You have described the story in a very effective, easy to understand way, which I like. This story appeals to most of us modern minded people, who perhaps partly due to the teachings of Jesus, feel able to make our own choices and do not wish to...

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Posted in Let Him Who Is Without Sin Cast The First Stone.

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I enjoyed this! Very readable

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2019

I enjoyed this! Very readable, and I can empathise with its humility and sense of not making too much of a difference. I like the way you create the sense of decline in the disappearing city.

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Posted in When I was a poet (After David Meltzer)

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Well really if the land is

Posted on Fri, 08 Nov 2019

Well really if the land is holy ground, or church land, the police should have the power to move the travellers off. If the law is not able to be enforced then it will be made a mockery of. Hopefully there are places the travellers are allowed to...

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Posted in Two Gods.

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I doubt there are anything

Posted on Fri, 08 Nov 2019

I doubt there are anything like enough policemen and women to police a firework ban. It would be quite ineffective, unless they stop the sale of them?

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Posted in Pets And Fireworks.

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Great piece! The slightly

Posted on Tue, 05 Nov 2019

Great piece! The slightly rambling way you describe events with the unexpected final sign of the cross is very effective!

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Posted in The Tent Of Meeting.

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