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I have 619 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 463312 times and 390 of my stories have been cherry picked.
88 of my 3,159 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 99 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Look Before You Leap - A Craven Danger Mystery

“I don’t know how you can stand on your own two feet after the way you were wolfing down those plates at the automat last night.” “Cut it out, Betty...
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A Queen's Story

What’s troubles me while writing these memory pieces is why my family moved around so much. In 1966 we left Manhattan for good, moving to an...
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Graduation Day

Elmhurst, Queens, Winter 1968 I was sitting in a front row balcony seat with my feet up on the railing; smoking a cigarette. Kool extra longs. It’s...
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My Cat Never Sang for My Father

Flushing, Queens, Fall 1966 I heard my father’s footsteps as he made his way up the stairs. “What are you doing to that cat?” he shouted. We didn’t...
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The Beatles and Me

The Beatles landed at JFK international airport on February 7, 1964. It was a Friday. Had I been living under different circumstances — ten years...

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88 of my comments have received 99 Great Feedback votes

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Loved the visual in the last

Posted on Sun, 29 Nov 2015

Loved the visual in the last stanza, sean. Much enjoyed.

Rich

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Posted in Yellow moon haiku set

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So wll put. This is wonderful

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2015

So wll put. This is wonderful

Rich

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Posted in Elephant Song

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I'm loving this, Derek. It's

Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2015

I'm loving this, Derek. It's very singable. I might have a crack at it myself. Well done here. 

All the best,

Rich

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Posted in Day of the Dead

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Thank you, PS. It's

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2015

Thank you, PS. It's encouraging that I find myself writing upbeat songs about my son. It helps to write and share. As the saying goes, We'll never get over it, but we will get through it.

Rich.

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Posted in I Wrote a Little Sunshine Song - Video

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My singing is usually more

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2015

My singing is usually more laid back, Kevin. But it felt good singing it. It's now part of my kitchen-table repotoire. We must hook up one time and write one together. Thanks for letting me do this.

Rich

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Posted in Riding on Steel - Video Cover of song written by Parson Thru

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Made me a bit sad. Not always

Posted on Thu, 14 May 2015

Made me a bit sad. Not always a bad thing, really. Read it a half dozen times. 'Says goodbye to brief live and all that might have been' is the when that gets me. Much enjoyed, Tina.

Rich

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Posted in A Small Ceasing to Be

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You're right on the mark

Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015

You're right on the mark regarding people who feel they din't fit and that they don't matter. It's sickens me to know we live in a world that would treat people as such. We have similar issues here in the US. politicians jabbering reforms, then...

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Posted in A reflection on my Atos review and thoughts about economic sanctions

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...clumps of fur on the sable

Posted on Thu, 07 May 2015

...clumps of fur on the sable keys. Love that line, Sean. Much enjoyed hte read tonight.

Rich

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Posted in werewolf blues haiku set

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Brilliant, smokejack. Really

Posted on Thu, 30 Apr 2015

Brilliant, smokejack. Really said something to me.

Rich

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Posted in The Brothel Keepers

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You have no idea how much

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2015

You have no idea how much this cheered me up this morning. Just loved it.

Rich

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Posted in My Other Life is

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