Frances Macaulay Forde

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I have 49 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 40811 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


Sociable weaver birds gather Kalahari sticks, grass, cotton to construct home trees for hundreds. Out-dated rest points built to carry distance wires...

Red Umbrella

I see red when you raise spikes along the metal shaft, sharply snap it open, stretching the bright silk above your head I see red a mobile patio –...

Coffee Haiku

One of my poetry postcards written and printed while I was the poet in residence at Burns Beach Cafe 2013.


Haiku written 15th May 2013 while enjoying coffee time at Burns Beach Cafe as the 'resident poet'.

Roll Up! Roll Up!

Written to my daughter's artwork: