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I have 604 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 394150 times and 366 of my stories have been cherry picked.
76 of my 3,104 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 86 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

My stories

Craven's Got the Glums - A Repost with Audio

https://soundcloud.com/hudsonmoon/a-case-of-the-glums “ I got a case of the glums. It’s enough to make a guy wonder why he was ever put on this...
Cherry

Dwayne Delivers Again - A Craven Danger Mystery

“Good morning! Thanks for calling the Coffee Pot on the Corner! This is Dwayne speaking! How may I be of service?” “Well, I’m glad the last thing you...

On Our Way - Video

I just got over a bout of bronchitis and I'm a little breathy, but good. This is what you write after a week of isolation. Ha. Good health and love...
Cherry

Vengeance is My Middle Name - A Craven Danger Mystery

“Oh, yeah! Well, do me a favor, Betty. When you climb down from know-it-all mountain, go jump in who-asked-you-in-the-first-place lake!” “Suit...
Cherry

Old Friends Again

I was fifteen in 1969, and one of my favorite albums was, and still is, Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends. There was a track on side one — a track that...

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76 of my comments have received 86 Great Feedback votes

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Thank you for this, Kevin. I

Posted on Mon, 07 Aug 2017

Thank you for this, Kevin. I have a copy of Bound for Glory on my nightstand. (Do read Woody Guthrie: A Life by Joe Klein.) Still trying to find a footing after great loss. You lose your sense of self and wonder if you'll ever get it back. Those...

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Posted in You, me and Woody Guthrie

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This had a wonderful flow.

Posted on Tue, 05 May 2015

This had a wonderful flow. Should be read aloud on the steps of the world's libraries. As a matter of fact. I'm passing by the New York Public Library. I'll print out a few copies and leave it with the lions.

Rch

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Posted in Banned Books

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Disturbing times they are,

Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019

Disturbing times they are, dear lady friend. Having a souless twat in the White House makes me want to punch a few walls, but after several years of me punching - then patching - walls. My wife said, "Enough! You're getting a punching bag in the...

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Posted in Pad Life: End of Days

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The will to reach out. . . It

Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019

The will to reach out. . . It's starting to come back to me, Jenny. Loved this piece to bits. The corny reply would be: It spolke to me. But nithing corny about your poem. think I'll read it a couple of times more. I need reminding more than I...

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Posted in Confronting Demons

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Many thanks for al the

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

Many thanks for al the wonderful comments on this piece. It's meant a lot to me. This site has always been such a lovely place to drop off your thoughts and have folks relate. We've all felt this pain to a bigger or lesser degree. There's no...

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Posted in Moon Whisperer

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I agree. It's all becoming

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018

I agree. It's all becoming too impersonal. We need to get back to be human agian. Engaging one another. Getting a little tired of the digital age. Nice thoughts here, TKMAX. Cheers.

Rich

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Posted in I Give Up!

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Glad I read this, Jane.

Posted on Sat, 27 Oct 2018

Glad I read this, Jane. Sometimes you think you're the only one. If I didn't have writiing I'd go crazy. Such a wonderful poem. Thank you.

Rich

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Posted in The Hidden Help

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Not your fault, I would think

Posted on Thu, 26 Mar 2015

Not your fault, I would think. That you stil managed to love her says a lot about your character. I wish you well and hope you're able to move on. 

Rich

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Posted in Mama

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I'm not in the best of voice

Posted on Sat, 21 Mar 2020

I'm not in the best of voice here. I'm not even in the best of voice in normal times. Ha. I'd been listening to some John Prine and thought I'd have a little fun of my own. Will try to rework it with guitar or ukulele. Have a lot of time on my...

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Posted in On Our Way - Video

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Ha, dream on, lad. I can

Posted on Sat, 21 Mar 2020

Ha, dream on, lad. I can still feel the breeze as Sister swishes by me - with pointer in hand - on her way to make a point or two to an unruly student's backside. Loved the writing here, Sean. 

Rich

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Posted in Brother Samuel

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