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I have 594 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 358946 times and 354 of my stories have been cherry picked.
68 of my 3,036 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 78 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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A Pack of Camels

Sometime early in 1967 ‘Go down to Margie’s candy store and pick up a pack of Camels, a half-gallon of Neopolitan ice cream, and a coupla Pepsi’s.’...
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Waiting on Mitch

Monday, March 27, 1967 I had a crush on my sister’s girlfriend, which ended up getting me a seat at the RKO theater on east 58th street. My sister...
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The Avant-Garde Con Artist

On any given school-day morning in 1968 I could be found sleeping on the bathroom floor. Curled up on the bathmat trying to recapture a goodnight’s...
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GI Joe and the Johnny Pump

I was once one of God’s little soldiers, off to church to confess my sins and make an act of contrition. Forgive me father . . . Say three Our...
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The Fresh Air Kid

That clock you see in the Lost Weekend — the one Ray Milland looks up at when he’s standing in front of the closed pawn shop is located at 1501 Third...

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68 of my comments have received 78 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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Damn fine piece of writing,

Posted on Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Damn fine piece of writing, kilb50. Like onemorething just said: Brilliant.

Rich

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Posted in Birthday Song

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You had me at Ella. Love Ella

Posted on Mon, 07 Oct 2019

You had me at Ella. Love Ella. Well, you had me before Ella. but it sinced the deal. Lovely.

Rich

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Posted in appeal

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