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I have 293 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 213766 times and 196 of my stories have been cherry picked.
4 of my 75 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 5 votes

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Open-mic poet, writer and eternal optimist.

Book two of The Keepers of the Song series, The Sisterkin, now available: www.haveyougotthekindness.com

Debut publication painting for lemonade now available: www.cerasuspoetry.com 

My stories

Gold cherry
Poem of the week
Pick of the Month


parched nine years since waking in cold piss often mine sometimes others nine years since smashing up my face falling over falling down falling for...

does that phone work with crumpets?

does that phone work with crumpets? i have a toaster, a useful appliance – it can make toast elevate a teacake crisp a crumpet (eventually) even warm...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

a dumbness of mallets

a dumbness of mallets the first warm sunday of the year, the sun barely up and yawning before men grunt in garages, clatter in sheds, unsheathing...
Gold cherry

only when

only when poised at the edge of dimension, awaiting a safe day for first contact, they see – a hideous hardcore refusing to welcome children in boats...

hog plum and lobster

hog plum and lobster as the sun gears itself up for another day, young lives teeter toward ending bedrooms lit by greedy screens desperation, silent...


4 of my comments have received 5 Great Feedback votes

2 Votes

Wow - these seems popular.

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Wow - these seems popular. Thank you all for your comments. There is sadness in this poem; sadness in the surrender. But, that's the thing about surrender, you can change it. You can work hard to not wave the white flag. 

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Posted in not quite AA, but only 12 steps to the bar

1 Vote

Wonderful. Simply beautiful,

Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2024

Wonderful. Simply beautiful, with just enough of a whisper of stark to give it bite. Powerful and well deserved picks. 

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Posted in Our Soil

1 Vote

Thank you for the golden

Posted on Fri, 10 Mar 2023

Thank you for the golden cherry and the kind comments everyone!

I would have loved to have joined in with the reading Insert... - but I'm seeing the Steve Hillage Band that night (a very good excuse, surely?) Next time... 

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Posted in meltwater

1 Vote

Love this - perhaps it could

Posted on Sun, 18 Apr 2021

Love this - perhaps it could replace the daily news? Smart, clever and funny. 

'We can meet people (no more than six)
for social intercourse but not dirty tricks'

Glorious Luigi.  

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Posted in After the Storm