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I have 231 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 226272 times and 67 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories


The Shirt on the floor

You left me undone Like the bed that lies open Waiting for your return Like my arms left wide open Cradling an absent shape You left me unspoken And now I can't find the words


In the dark I reach for the light switch But find an absent space instead My heart is in my gut Beating sick/loud/uncontrollable I'm in the dark And my lungs are closing in
Gold cherry


He walked into the room I took one look at him and thought 'You will break me all over again' You'd have to see him to understand I paint him like a villain but if you saw the way he laughs

Secret Garden

written to 'Secret Garden'.

Here with Me

I have lived a thousand nights My head crammed with Polaroids Heads flung back in laughter Fingers crawling towards the night sky I have given and loved and laughed