Gothicman

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I have 17 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 4903 times and 6 of my stories have been cherry picked.
14 of my 71 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 15 votes

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My stories

Last Will & Testament

Waiting deep inside; unique to each

The Lane Between Two Roads

Cox’s Walk, Dulwich, 2009, enduring haunt from childhood, largely untouched since the last steam locomotive thundered through in 1954
Cherry

By One's Own Hand

or why after retirement, a semi-reclusive lifestyle, and solitary walks in Nature are so appealing now!
Cherry

An Inflated Ego

Needs puncturing first

An Unplanned Distraction

Led me onto a boring side-track! photo - my own

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14 of my comments have received 15 Great Feedback votes

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A sometimes poignant, but

Posted on Sun, 17 May 2020

A sometimes poignant, but mostly entertaining, humorous read, had me chuckling right through it. I kept on having to readjust the picture that was forming in my mind as the next sentence changed the whole premise. Full of small anecdotes that...

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Posted in the old geezer

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Well, it was intermittent,

Posted on Sat, 23 May 2020

Well, it was intermittent, but never-ending, unfortunately. A cold, calm approach was necessary to remain efficient, but the emotional effects were felt of course at the strangest of times, lucky, I too, had a debriefing therapist when needed....

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Posted in By One's Own Hand

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Wow Rachel! Another side of

Posted on Sat, 23 May 2020

Wow Rachel! Another side of your talented writing ability, and of you yourself, shown here. Using creative writing, especially poetry, to catharsise emotions of all types usually feels an unburdening process. But, on the other hand it easily goes...

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Posted in How To Be Authentic

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Great poem, much enjoyed,

Posted on Thu, 21 May 2020

Great poem, much enjoyed, Rachel, even if not fully understood, but I concur with all that's been said about its effect on other readers. Here, children that do well in spite of a bad start in home situation, are called Dandelion Kids (...

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Posted in The Promise of Sunlight

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My take on your new extended

Posted on Wed, 13 May 2020

My take on your new extended riverbank story Ld:
Action! Controlling the bank he's face-pushed through until riddled with 'tell tell signs' like Edam cheese, King Rat scurried proudly, but mostly improperly through and eventually up...

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Posted in Captain Toad and Fat Mary

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Presumably, Andy would teach

Posted on Fri, 15 May 2020

Presumably, Andy would teach you knots too - useful - stops you drifting away and over and too far beyond the weir(d), or even worse, over the dam(n) good it is, Ld, intriguing read and I like this new floating style of yours. Yes, spinning solo...

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Posted in Andy of Ropes

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Houseboats, alcoholature, and

Posted on Wed, 13 May 2020

Houseboats, alcoholature, and esoterica do not mix well moored by the willows LD! You have this skill of being able to let just few words paint an action picture of cartoon magnitude. I suspect though this is saying a lot more than I enjoy...

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Posted in Captain Toad and Fat Mary

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Struggling with a mutual

Posted on Wed, 13 May 2020

Struggling with a mutual tendency towards the spiritual, of course I would want to read your work too Theresa, and it's a rewarding mouth-watering journey that leaves a whole host of tastes in the palate! For me, use of colours, spices, and...

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Posted in Butterfly Visions

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I did think this was a much

Posted on Mon, 11 May 2020

I did think this was a much thumbed photo carried around that's fading with the years, but not sure whether to trust my impressions any more. I've no qualms with referring to your work as wonderful poetry, for it's a joy to read and feel the...

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Posted in In My Pocket

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A treat to read as usual,

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

A treat to read as usual, Rachel. Yes, strands hardening before breezes turns their traps into visual patterns, for dust is the spider's worst enemy, lucky they're sticky on hard contact and entangle a struggling meal! Strange how they have a...

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Posted in Arachne

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