elsie katz

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I have 71 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 107499 times and 53 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Thinking of you Frances

We made friends very easily When we were only four For months the house stood empty Then your family moved next door We bathed our dolls in saucepans...

Cheers to the Goddess of Goodsurprise

Cheers to the goddess of goodsurprise that lifts me o'er my thinly hidden but often truly twisted bitter cynicism into continuing with folks...

Fantasy - Unexpected Journey

My local writing group had the Inspiration Point 'the Unexpected'

Humour - It's not easy

I once had a bee in my bonnet About writing a Petrarchan sonnet I tried time after time To create the perfect rhyme And then I realised that the...

Biography - Dave's Booking-In Notes 2002

Dave booked him in. And when I came on shift that night At St Francis House At hand-over I learned He'd booked in Pat. Prisoner for 14 years Then...


118 of my comments have received 116 Great Feedback votes

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All of this is good. My

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2013

All of this is good. My favourite bit is para 4 about the English Grey World and' then you spend your weekends trying to scribble colour and chaos over the lines'. Did someone say this to you? It's very well observed       Elsie

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Posted in Your Red Buses

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This is interesting. The

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2013

This is interesting. The bleak seascape and the angry downpour, does that reflect the mental states of the people? Are Ki and the old man sort of spiritual twins? I like the mention of the drug paraphenalia it adds today to yesterday. And the...

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Posted in Black Sea

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A heartfelt poem. It is

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2013

A heartfelt poem. It is horrible when family members die when you are of the same generation and it does not seem to make any sense. I am glad that Rhiannon is praying for you        Elsie

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Posted in Of God and Mercy