Di_Hard

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I have 29 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 14129 times and 40 of my stories have been cherry picked.
87 of my 860 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 86 votes

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mushroom movement

green grown gown gauzy grass grace solid soil lid down wonder on grains gain rain sense tense dense silent silt still eel slick icky cling linger...
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blackberries

prussian purple sprays, each sweet-swollen round of rounds bursts with crimson juice, stalk-thrust out as if reaching to fill Autumn's hungry gaze or...
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storm cooking

unseen fingers flex kneading clouds of soughing dough as gulls white flakes, salt flavour here and now with calls of far dangers journeyed on sea's...

pinned

Today I forgot my PIN number. I think it's all the contactless there is now. How easy it is to go without needing to say hello or reply. Or touch...
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highland games 2018 (again)

sound wells up from the town molten silver bright unpools between old buildings, gold in afternoon sun, warm. Home. Thrill swells - All have come...

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87 of my comments have received 86 Great Feedback votes

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how you describe your mother

Posted on Thu, 05 Jul 2018

how you describe your mother cooking is beautiful. All the riches of living colour transmuted into taste. Like Renaissance art was a light bulb and cooking for you was the sun where she spread her wings. And the expression of your grief coming...

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Posted in The Mask — Part 2

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Very interesting to read his

Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018

Very interesting to read his story. I only really knew of him from hearing an interview about how by the time they let working class people into Oxford it was so dummed down there was no point going there, and that the elites never accepted him...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I

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You are quite right Tom, it's

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

You are quite right Tom, it's just a collection of nature scenes. It's just that I realised that someone from centuries ago could have seen them, too. And while I think of the wood as a beautiful place to go and see the sun and hear the birds....

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Posted in time travelling

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"To cut her off to and" didn

Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018

"To cut her off to and" didn't understand this line?

this is very angry! I hope you feel better now :0) It's like a speech out of Shakespeare

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Posted in Your Mother

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PLEASE  make this story of

Posted on Sat, 06 Oct 2018

PLEASE  make this story of the month!

It's a wonderful read, thankyou so much for posting.

I'm so glad you have a cat friend :0) She is beautiful

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Posted in How writing (and a cat called Daisy) may have saved my life...

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I'm not sure? It's the mark

Posted on Mon, 01 Oct 2018

I'm not sure? It's the mark of a good short story to reach a conclusion but leave the reader wanting to know what happens next :0)

However there's so much that could go deeper in your story, It's like you've shown one room perfectly, but...

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Posted in Winterkill (Part Two)

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How I used to feel, painting,

Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018

How I used to feel, painting, there's this stream, or current, and the stream is the same for anyone who wants to make things, whether no one sees it or lots of people, it's the making that matters

I sympathise so much with the needing...

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Posted in 9 to 5

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Thankyou for posting this! I

Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018

Thankyou for posting this! I think it's brave to be so open about everything. I'm glad the diagnosis has helped. One of the children I worked with, his Dad refused to let him be diagnosed so he didn't get all the help he could have. I'm not sure...

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Posted in A Martian in the Closet

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this is one of those you find

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

this is one of those you find new bits in each time. So far my favourites are

Despite all this I know even less (I miss being so sure what the right thing to do was when I was younger)

Disordered files...

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Posted in Feeling Confused about Time

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many clever lines in this,

Posted on Sat, 01 Sep 2018

many clever lines in this, particularly like the idea of hoovering up things wished unsaid! I know from my son talking to his friends online in chat writing how easy it is for things which if said with your voice would be known as a joke can seem...

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Posted in Healing or Provoking

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