fatboy74

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I have 17 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 30868 times and 19 of my stories have been cherry picked.
12 of my 1,780 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 11 votes

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simon whitworth

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Submerged

The telly is not working so I forced myself to write a poem.
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Gloaming

There I was, not coming or going, trying to find a path through, on and through and into the old ways and see how it was before. And so stood useless...
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The Lookout Boy

No blood relation. Sentry at the gatehouse of some vast and rambling estate. His wife had followed him down through the years, held the front-line in...
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That Morning

In this dream I never told, I ran away.
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Too Much Sky - Prologue

Something old I never finished editing that I forgot to post. maybe the beginning of a novel, I'm not sure.

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12 of my comments have received 11 Great Feedback votes

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A lovely journey and many,

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

A lovely journey and many, many beautiful images. Most of what I write is probably nonsense to most, but if they like a phrase or a few parts, great - if they get the whole, even better - if they don't like it, or don't have time to decipher my...

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Posted in time travelling

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Really good, all set off by

Posted on Thu, 03 Aug 2017

Really good, all set off by that excellent beginning.

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Posted in calm before

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Such good poetry as always

Posted on Tue, 13 Jun 2017

Such good poetry as always Kilb.

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Posted in Cathedral Swans

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like latent life's tight coil

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017

like latent life's tight coil - lovely, a poem so delicate the act of reading it might break it.

 

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Posted in “The Hush of the Snow”

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Thanks Vera, it has been a

Posted on Thu, 16 Jun 2016

Thanks Vera, it has been a long time, such a great comment. I learnt a new word today, which is hiraeth (Welsh) and which describes what you mention, a longing for home you cannot return to, or a grief for the lost places of your...

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Posted in Gloaming

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A lovely poem. Nice flow and

Posted on Thu, 16 Jun 2016

A lovely poem. Nice flow and probably more difficult to write than we imagine, as it reads so easily. 

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Posted in The Hare in the Middle

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Well deserved poem of the

Posted on Mon, 30 May 2016

Well deserved poem of the week, writing the opposite of fuck you heavy-handedness.

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Posted in Cannibal

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The point where you describe

Posted on Mon, 23 Dec 2013

The point where you describe the torch's myriad reflections in the quartz walls, was one of those wonderful visual treats where you have to pause the reading because the image is so strong it interferes with the words you are trying to process....

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Posted in Coventry carol

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A great tribute biggus. 

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2013

A great tribute biggus. 

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Posted in GO NOW BILL

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I'd guessed why you chose to

Posted on Wed, 14 Dec 2011

I'd guessed why you chose to do it in this way for that reason and I suppose it brings up the question of who we are writing for. Death of a Son (who died in a mental hospital aged one) Something has ceased to come along with me. Something...Read full comment

Posted in Details of life

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