Frances Macaulay Forde

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I have 68 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 61316 times and 19 of my stories have been cherry picked.
19 of my 314 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 19 votes

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lives on the Sunset Coast of Australia and writes for page, stage and screen.

My stories

I Need You

I've got your gentle voice in my head I am finely tuned to you still all my senses hungry - insatiable starving for your loving words more of your...

'Epitaph for Gregory O'Donoghue'

When I posted this poem on another site, I was asked for some background. My answers to their questions provided a somewhat lengthy introduction -...
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Turning The Page

You were focussed on study so I waited peeking through the crack watched you turn a page rushed to kiss you quick. I twirled to leave let you get...
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The Boffin

bookshops are like lovers they numb in black & white then seduce you with colour titillate and tempt your soul until you finally let go find the...

Umbrella Sea

I look down umbrella sea snaking between shiny metal towers separate still me a strong wind searches for red among the grey pushing risk frisking...

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19 of my comments have received 19 Great Feedback votes

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Congratulations!

Posted on Sun, 24 Apr 2022

Congratulations, Jennifer.

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Posted in Fly Like An Eagle

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I agree

Posted on Sat, 16 Apr 2022

I agree - wonderful words!  Congratulations on the well-deserved cherries too.

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Posted in Kernow Song

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Easy.

Posted on Mon, 03 Jan 2022

There's such an ease in your writing.  You make it look easy when I know it's not.  You cleverly wind your words into stories and reel us in.  :-) 

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Posted in Three Women at the Estuary

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So much information.

Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019

Wow - thank you for the mention of Clan MacAulay.  I am in the process of tracing my family tree so this gives me (very possibly) another ancient branch.  

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Posted in Descent from Kings - The Royal Clans

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Congratulations!

Posted on Tue, 22 Mar 2022

Congratulations on the cherries!

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Posted in To Dream Of Swallows Is An Ill Omen

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Full of 'feels'

Posted on Tue, 08 Mar 2022

Thank you Jennifer, this is a wonderfully expressed experience, shared with us all.  Even the sense of freedom from the last line. My kind of poetry: many-layered, eliciting an instant but also measured response.  Congratulations on the cherries...

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Posted in Up On The Ridgeway

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Salient

Posted on Tue, 15 Mar 2022

A salient piece, Marandina.  Congratulations on the cherries. Wishing all safe passage to peace. 

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Posted in Het Bonhe

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The Easy Option...

Posted on Sun, 06 Mar 2022

...is not always 'easy'.   Your clever words made me smile, Luigi.  Thank you and congratulations.

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Posted in The Easy Option

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Thought provoking.

Posted on Mon, 14 Mar 2022

Inspiring, depressing, thoughtful and worrying.  Thank you for such an inciteful and interesting view of the world, Jane. I often feel alien. Congratuations on the golden cherries!

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Posted in This Cannot Be Our Home

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Her Troubles

Posted on Fri, 04 Feb 2022

A very well-drawn character, dragging herself from one day to the next, through the thumping rythum of her life.  Clever.  Sympathetic.  Lots of Irish references made this piece very green.  Thank you. Stay well.

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Posted in Her Troubles

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