Frances Macaulay Forde

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I have 49 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 37551 times and 13 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 216 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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Frances Macaulay Forde

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

My stories

Mwambeshi Memories

Days gone by when safety wasn’t an issue, I remember a little stream that beckoned a group of friends in Garneton. How many times did we saunter -...

Splendid Blue

Splendid Blue In breeding plumage his world knows no guns, only the garden sprays killing his insect food. Still, he flits and flirts, happy in his...

Quiet!

I hear my world better when there are no words closed library eyes see eddying images churn before being controlled writing a new narrative it’s kind...

A Natural Mum

A Natural Mum a farmers daughter knew about living what was important filtered accordingly allowed her children freedom to explore worlds in books...

Without Wheels

Old-fashioned suitcases, the ones without wheels... Such treasures themselves for the memories they held. Skippered with no regard to a life-time of...

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3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

Loved it!

Posted on Thu, 22 Oct 2015

Such an achingly heart-full poem, full of warmth and memory utilising all the senses at once.  Love the journey, the lyrical approach and the final lines closing the circle of storytelling with a truth.  Love, love, loved it, Tina!   Thank you...

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Posted in 'The Borrowers' (Poetry Monthly)

1 Vote

Wow!

Posted on Mon, 20 Jan 2014

Wow!  Such a beautifully wrought poem - the best I've read today and I have read quite a few in the last couple of hours... This is such a wonderful fascility to showcase talented but hitherto unknown (to me) writers.

Telling the story of...

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Posted in As Autumn Leaves