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I have 200 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 76913 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.
21 of my 206 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 21 votes

My stories

Calling Lydia

Lydia was taken from us but 3 days old. Her twin live on...rest Lydia, rest

Bang Big Bang

Trying to make sense of linear time is hard...

Choose

A simple choice....?

Let Go

Letting go and letting God..hard, but worth it.

I Pity The Poor Commuter

Working in Central London in the Seventies I can relate first hand to the world of endless commuting.

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21 of my comments have received 21 Great Feedback votes

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Totally adorable and a

Posted on Fri, 21 Oct 2016

Totally adorable and a fitting acknowledgement to the original that seems to have inspired this enjoyable piece.

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Posted in Owl and the Pussycat

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I loved the line '...Ivy

Posted on Wed, 31 Aug 2016

I loved the line '...Ivy chains'  Why did it take so long for me to discover your writing?  Keep it turning.  That wheel of talent.

Truly uplifting and the ultimate test....................rereadable again and again.

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Posted in Blue Tit

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I was truly moved.  By the

Posted on Wed, 31 Aug 2016

I was truly moved.  By the poem, by the tribute and the sincerity of the writing.  I only wish I could write so beautifully.  Well done.

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Posted in The Grief of Gaziantep.

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I am intrigued by the 'click

Posted on Mon, 15 Aug 2016

I am intrigued by the 'click here to live more'.  Not sure if I got the intention, but I have a hatred of the internet's 'click here' culture.    I also like the use of capitalisation as the writer gathers momentuim in their rage.  

I like...

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Posted in Month plus as a Doctor

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So powerful and so

Posted on Thu, 28 Jul 2016

So powerful and so frightening.  I still have a fear of being lonely even with my family around me.  Wonderful writing.  I felt as if I was inside Tilly's head watching and sharing her observations and thoughts. 

Well deserved recognition...

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Posted in Strictly, The Last Supper

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It was the 'life goes on...'

Posted on Wed, 10 Sep 2008

It was the 'life goes on...' part that got me.  I hate it when someone comes out with that supposed well meaning phrase.  It strikes me as the kind of thing someone says when it would have been better if they had kept their own counsel.

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Posted in Black Willow

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Yup

Posted on Fri, 18 Dec 2015

I always love poems that I can relate to.  We live in a tiny village in County Durham and just behind me are three fields leading to the local parish church.  The footpath passes our cottage and this poem could have been written there.

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Posted in … The Bright Day Interlude following

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Errand Ahead

Posted on Tue, 22 Dec 2015

I agree with the others, it's beautiful.  Yet the best for me is 'errand ahead'.  How many of us stop and thing about the Christ Child's ultimate destination? I like to think of the nativity scene and the magnificence in it's humility, but also...

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Posted in Lost in the Star (Poetry Monthly)

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I don't know why, but I was

Posted on Sat, 26 Dec 2015

I don't know why, but I was taken back to images of the moonlight dancing on a lake at midnight.  I love poems that take me to a personal, private memory and you beautiful poem did that.  Loved it.

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Posted in You Send Me

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'floating in that autistic

Posted on Mon, 09 Mar 2015

'floating in that autistic manner...' I would never have thought of describing them thus, but it really works.  I loved this poem.  You can not only write, but write REALLY well.  loved it.

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Posted in "As the morning dawned"

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