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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Craven Gets Flashed 30

At the coffee shop counter Detective Raven Stranger poked his egg yolks with a fork and screamed. “Aaarrggh!” “You sure are mad at those eggs,” said...
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Craven Gets Flashed 29

Jenny jimmied her way into Mr. Moynahan’s Village Oddities shop. The rest of the crew followed. “Would you look at this place,” said Craven. “It’s a...
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Craven Gets Flashed 28

The pounding door caused Dwayne Dobbins to drop his knife and fork. “Do you suppose doors ever pound on their own?” he said. “What sort of question...
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Craven Gets Flashed 27

They Came In Looking for Coffee, But All They Got Was Dead By Dwayne Dobbins It was a burnt toast kinda mornin’ as the brutal rays of the Summer sun...
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Craven Gets Flashed 26

When last we left our hero he was being dragged from the Village Tavern by a beefy bouncer named Troy. Once out the door, Troy planted the befuddled...

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112 of my comments have received 123 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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This was splendid, Jenny.

Posted on Sat, 22 Aug 2020

This was splendid, Jenny. Perked me up a bit over morning coffee. And after these past five months I can use all the perking up I can find. Really lovely.

Rich x

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Posted in Half-Hidden But Significant

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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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Thanks, Claudine. these

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Thanks, Claudine. these pieces are like intermissions while I try to figure out how to get back to the main story. Ha. But get there I will. x

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Posted in Craven Gets Flashed 30

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