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I have 178 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 450671 times and 281 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1616 of my 5,308 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1659 votes

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Gold cherry

stravaganza

let off horizon's leash, sun casts hungrily through bare trees till shadow's cowered, tight- bowerered in honeysuckle stalks on a stumped giant,...
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Persephone's first day

I came from darkness into darkness from walls of Earth, veined halls seeping mesh of fresh water down, along, down sought and silent-supped by...
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Gold cherry

two paths (may be distressing)

lithe russet, fox flickers through trees' lichened blue haze black, in black of branches raven calls, excited somewhere high buzzards too know woods...
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Gold cherry
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at bay

you've gone to the moon we know only as light, a white finger from Heaven whose pulse pulls Earth's sheathing waves noise clings to us, we cannot out...
Gold cherry

to a pear

on the top shelf of our Co Op's reduced to clear section alone an economy bag of pears knobbly green and slightly bruised as a Martian footballer's...

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1616 of my comments have received 1659 Great Feedback votes

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Hullo, did you know M&S do

Posted on Sat, 30 Jul 2022

Hullo, did you know M&S do online measurements, or even ones on the phone? If you type into google "UK how to measure for bra" M&S website is at the top, so lots of people must need this? If you go to the page, there is also an opton to...

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Posted in M&S

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" sea delivers selfless peace

Posted on Sat, 02 Jul 2022

" sea delivers selfless peace." It does. I liked this very much. 

Was a bit confused by this,, is it a crowd of crows?

"A black crowd straddles the sand....

Later the rogue tangles with another crow,"

 ...

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Posted in On Oddicombe Beach

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Great to read  Ugly Puggly

Posted on Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Great to read  Ugly Puggly again, this bit is genius

"Well, if we’re gonnae go up tae the crematorium, a council van will blend in like a tombstone. And if anybody spots us, they’ll hink we’re council workers. No expect us tae move, or dae...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 42

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Phew, I thought now Ewan was

Posted on Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Phew, I thought now Ewan was being eaten up by the mysterious monster. It is like a detective story in its own right. Write

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Posted in Sticky Wullie

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I  don't want you to change a

Posted on Thu, 21 Apr 2022

I  don't want you to change a speckle of Ugly Puggly,he is perfect, an absolutely brilliant creation.I wish so much he existed. Even though he isn't real, I feel a bit better about all the things worrying me all the time, just imagining he is on...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 8

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I have a TERRIBLE  memory,

Posted on Tue, 22 Mar 2022

I have a TERRIBLE  memory, but very good writing, sticks :0)

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Posted in Don't Look at the Sheikh

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Those poor mothers, they will

Posted on Tue, 15 Mar 2022

Those poor mothers, they will be feeling so guilty! I did not understand from the article if the children were still to be put in care? It sounded like the police were unsure what to do, to stay on the right side of the law. What a horrific thing...

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Posted in Het Bonhe

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It begins with the quiet

Posted on Mon, 07 Feb 2022

It begins with the quiet

of an owl's wing, mist muffled,

of river breath hushed

this is so magical. Perfect. I like the timeless feel of the rhyme of bone and known, and the cast of birds waiting in...

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Posted in The Quiet of An Owl’s Wing, February

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I don't understand why it is

Posted on Mon, 03 Jan 2022

I don't understand why it is ok to eat meat. But as Lena raises there is something worse in a way, how life is stripped of any dignity in polystyrene trays and clingfilm, exchanges the wires of a cage for the lines in a barcode and never knows...

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Posted in (This Life) Part 3: The Butcher’s Wi(n)dow

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I felt colder reading this!

Posted on Fri, 31 Dec 2021

I felt colder reading this! Very glad to be inside :0)

 I liked "scrawny" with "stark",

and "shake" at the end of the line with the added buffets of repeated "a" sounds in "gale" and "lashing".

And then you end with an echo...

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Posted in Turn of the year ’scape

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