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I have 782 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 261828 times and 179 of my stories have been cherry picked.
28 of my 687 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 31 votes

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Let me Splain

Many people are confused about Trump’s impeachment. How can he be both impeached and acquitted? Impeachment is a political form of indictment. In the...

Lent

Even though I'm excommunicated from the Catholic Church, I still cling to some traditions while other traditions that I want to get rid of cling to...

Not Cricket

I've never played cricket nor have I ever seen a game of cricket played but I'm very familiar with the phrase "that's not cricket" which figuratively...
Cherry

My Pal, Jack Dempsey

Just North of Times Square and a little further uptown from Tin Pan Alley is where I met the Manassas Mauler, Jack Dempsey. Before Joe Louis, before...
Cherry

Apolonia

I don't have a toothache today. I rejoice. During my last tooth emergency, I promised myself and God that if this pain went away, I would remeber and...

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28 of my comments have received 31 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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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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Such an obvious gift

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2020

for narrative. I'm into the story and I plan on staying with it. You know how to spin a yarn.

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Posted in "Past and Present" Chapter 1

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delicious

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2020

really sets a scene....not sure if I like the last name "Seeker" but aside from that I took the journey and can relate to it. I definitely enjoy your writing and  appreciate your comments on mine and yeah Jenny is a great help isn't she.

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Posted in "Antediluvian Trouble" Chapter 3

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