Ed Crane

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I have 104 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 57581 times and 81 of my stories have been cherry picked.
50 of my 1,056 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 47 votes

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Tacha's Granddad


My stories

Where I Sleep

Moghals continue on their never ending hunts, firing arrows at leaping tigers from the backs of ever patient elephants.
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An Evening With An Immortal Man

You have seen this so many times before. Wives; lovers; sons; daughters even grandchildren. So many lost souls. So much lost love. It has become more than you can bear.

A Collared Dove on Lanzarote

She is waiting on my wall illuminated by the morning sun. QUESTIONING. I coo and make a mewing sound. She tips her head my way to listen. FEELING...
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With a cross-nibbed pen, in blobby black ink, I scratch my message in prescription script on the back of a supermarket till-receipt (Image from my own camera).
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Un Dia en Las Palmas

Re-named re-write of 'Here be Dragons and Donkeys' written for Poetry Monthly. Photo from my old Nokia


50 of my comments have received 47 Great Feedback votes

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Brilliant poem Pops

Posted on Fri, 27 Oct 2017

Says it all  ..... well most of it. I think they really believed in what they were doing. My Grandfather lied about his age and signed up at 17. He was lucky he came home pretty much in one piece.

check this out: ...

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Posted in Christmas

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Well done Pops!

Posted on Thu, 26 Oct 2017


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Posted in Broken

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Hi Ewan what is this? Some kind of writing exercise?

Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017

Kind of reminds me of a game our family played at Christmas we called it, "Consequences."

I get your point (I think)

Link 1 - Buddism is a great idea, pity Buddist countries like Myanamar, Thailand and China don't get it. 


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Hello Poppy

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017

I found it so sad to see your note about lack of comments. However don't be disheartened, the number of comments you have been getting is pretty much the norm, quite close to average for most of us I'm afraid. Comments don't flow easily here,...

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Posted in Barricades

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The politicians have brainwashed the British people.

Posted on Fri, 16 Jun 2017

it all started in the UK with Thatcher who taught the people taxes are bad. That's bullshit. Taxes pay for the things we need when the going gets tough. Properly used taxes enrich everybody not just the chosen few.

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Lovely as the sunset, Rhia!!!!

Posted on Wed, 17 May 2017


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Obviously Americans don't know the addage

Posted on Thu, 11 May 2017

Better the devil you know than the devil you don't.

So the white boys Wisconsin etc etc got the the real devil.

The black guys just got fucked again, but that's not news.


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Very clever writing,Jack

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Having read 30 and then 31, I see how well they fit together like pieces of a jigsaw.

30 starts off slow and seems to move up a notch as the alohol takes hold. By 31 the the pace has quicked and continues to wind up until you get to the...

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There are some great stories in Spanish folklore

Posted on Sat, 12 Nov 2016

I know it is your chosen country and I don't blame you, they are lovely people. You have certainly captured the mindset of local Spain.

(I spent a lot of time in the Canaries and Island rivalries are as intense as the regional ones in the...

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Hello Joe, I've met people a bit like Brian

Posted on Fri, 11 Nov 2016

but they always seemed to enjoy being the centre of attention. I guess Brian is a one off. Interesting read, I don't know how you can come up with so many good ideas.

I know how much time and effort it takes to write a story, I hope you...

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