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167 of my 1,468 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 169 votes

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Chutes of Spring

*/ Freshet chill blue ceiling full clouds uncoil loosedrops cold spool, pool till slow supple surface slope-called, slips dimples ripple, demure...
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Cherry
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February low tide

He comes in, rosy cheeks smooth-cool to mine as the inside of half cockles we used to collect on the beach as big as his hands, then. The shells we...
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finding peace

As I fish fur from my coffee mug the rhythm of your purr's like the chug of the ferry bringing people home or strangers, who from far places come...
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left over

these are the left over years life reduced, the womb dry. If I were a vegetable I would be limp but I am stiffening, from the fingers in and my...
Cherry

Sum of the storm

wind worm winds through rough woos trees, shatters these breathing roofs; leaves scatter. In the aftermath trunks, reaching equal signs cross blank...

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167 of my comments have received 169 Great Feedback votes

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one you need to read quite a

Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018

one you need to read quite a few times.

the other night there was a program about two asylum seekers from Ghana trying to get from America across the border into Canada, describing how in the snow they headed towards the lights of cars...

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Posted in From Roadside

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Congratulations on 1000

Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018

Congratulations on 1000 pieces of writing, what an achievement! Reading your work has tought me a lot about using alliteration and rhythm, and your comments are the perfect example of how to give encouraging feedback

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Posted in Junk Mail

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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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this is so good, you have all

Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018

this is so good, you have all the fascinating busyness and movement, the equivalent of our day and night.  I find swirling seaweed mesmerising so particularly liked the second verse as it reminds me of this dreamy feeling of seeing another world...

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Posted in Inter-tidal life

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