ice rivers

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I have 891 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 341686 times and 204 of my stories have been cherry picked.
29 of my 780 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 32 votes

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My stories

Beginning to Fill Fuller

It'a officially under way. Today I started the work on my next book which I am calling Fill Fuller. I'm choosing my favorite ABC posts and trying to...
Cherry

Soap Opera Comeback

Since the day my father took me to ringside seats to watch a professional wrestling match, I've always loved wrestling. It brings back wonderful...

New Health Kick

I'm on a new health kick. I'm gonna kick back on my reading. I read while reclining on my couch, holding my head up with my right hand. I keep my...

A Secret Barricuda

I've grown used to blood, scales and X rays giving away my secrets but was surprised this time when it was my pulse. Last week I fainted. We had been...

The Secret

Just as suicide is the most sincere form of self-criticism, repressed memory is the sincerest form of secrecy and sometimes the latter leads to the...

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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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