ice rivers

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I have 849 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 315114 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
29 of my 752 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 32 votes

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My stories

Impersonations

Hugh Guy always had a hard time living up to the stock character he was supposed to impersonate. He was tall but he didn't play basketball which some...
Cherry

In Pursuit Of United States

Esteemed philosopher/auteur Allan Konigsberg made the observation that a man who wanted to be ridden like a horse was a pervert until he met a woman...

Untie the Die

Like almost everybody, I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out the meaning of "you can't always get what you want but if you try sometimes, you...

Roll the Tie Dice

Aside from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and the black swan of catastrophic non-linearity, the quality of our lives is dependent upon...
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Penis in Space (SMILE)

Yeah Has there ever been an object as phallic as the vehicle that Bezos used to launch himself into space? The cowboy hats upon return and prior to...

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29 of my comments have received 32 Great Feedback votes

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just below the surface

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2020

in the darkness where falling to greater depth is flying. We are only fearsome at the surface where we misunderstand and are misunderstood simultaneously.

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Posted in Sea Monsters

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Reminders of unconditional love

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2020

bring us courage every time that we connect with them.  A beautiful, heart felt poem that will touch the heart of all readers.

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Posted in "Anna's Blanket"

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simply irresistible

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017

a few clean up notes

get rid of a couple "littles"

clarify this sentence" The look, in her mind’s eye, that right now made her want to her jump right back on one and go home"

seek alternatives to the word "seem" ( appear,...

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Posted in Wrinkles

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so skillfully realized

Posted on Thu, 17 Jun 2021

I admire/envy the meticulous rendering of your imagination. The care you take in construction and grammar makes this story that much more spellbinding and engaging. Bravo, Penny..Bravoe. And Hipswell is downright Dickensian.

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 11

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sensual

Posted on Mon, 17 May 2021

When we are children life is full of new sensations and I'm afraid that we grow more insensitive and jaded as we age and begin to take the world for granted. Beautifully written.

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Posted in Bobby-Joe-George

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well......

Posted on Thu, 07 Jan 2021

A leader does what nobody else is doing...that's why they're leaders.

 

Once again I could go on and on with dates and quotes and stats to defend my point of view but what's the point? I've never hated Trump and still don't. As a...

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Posted in Loser, Loser, Loser

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juxtaposition

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

is a key to imagination. Imagination is a key to creativty. Creativity is a key to inspiration. Thank you for this imaginative, creative, inspiring piece.

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Posted in To my imaginary child

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Traumas scalded to retinas indeed

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

It's not enough to close our eyes and pretend trauma didn't happen. Even with our eyes closed, our heart has a vision of its own that persists like Camembert melting on an abandoned shore that never retreats into the waves of non-chalance. 

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Posted in To my imaginary child

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Drew

Posted on Sat, 09 May 2020

Wonderful news. I'm very proud of you. Is the book still available on Amazon or Kindle. You've put in the time as well as being an inspiration to many of us, myself included. Best of luck

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Posted in Flamingo Dreams

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Inspiration

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020

When I was a kid, my teacher said that it was impossible to read all the books in our school library even in the course of a lifetime. Now that I'm getting older, I feel an urgency to read the ones that I've missed and I realize that I have soo...

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Posted in "Once Upon a Place to Read"

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