ice rivers

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I have 1309 stories published in 31 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 701745 times and 316 of my stories have been cherry picked.
69 of my 1,206 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 71 votes

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My stories

The Discovery of Ignorance

Even though we keep them caged, we are moved by their self-regard and lack of inhibition. Look into the eyes of a great ape and you will see no signs...

The First Murder

Disobedience Murder Crime Punishment Oh Yeah. Cain was a farmer. Abel was a shepherd. Cain was a hunter gatherer and wanderer. Cain was a farmer and...

Birth of Fiction

Where were we? Oh yeah, at what we humans like to imagine as the beginning although there was a whole lot a shakin' goin on before Adam and Eve. Adam...

I'm Happy To Say I'm Happy

I'm happy. There I said it. I'm happy for a lot of different reasons. I'll give you a few. I don't have a toothache. The Russians turned back during...

Something sweet in Eden

It was hard to find something sweet in Eden. The others found it first...... She noticed and wondered She called herself Eve but nobody else did yet...

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69 of my comments have received 71 Great Feedback votes

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Cancer stories

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022

are good to share. I went public during my bout with prostate and that's how I found ABC tales in the first place. Keep sharing and I'll keep caring.

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Posted in Janus Look 6

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excellent advice Tom

Posted on Sat, 19 Mar 2022

My books are basically love stories to my wife. I'll give you the link to the latest one, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09W1734YB?ref_=pe_3052080_397514860.

You're...

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Posted in Romance

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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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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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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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