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I have 241 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 324652 times and 131 of my stories have been cherry picked.
73 of my 1,227 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 82 votes

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Doodles, scribbles and poesy.

Has the tact of a tin of mushy peas lobbed through a plate glass window.

Why? We're all folk, that's why.


My stories

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Poem of the week

Eves' Tears

Convallaria majellus
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Drones and Harpies

All will be consumed.
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Through Ice Flowers

Non passerine or no passeran? Speed write. Edited
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Pick of the Month


speed write
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Before Rhythm of Hours Change the Beat

"Children of the Night, Shut Up" Love at First Bite 1979 Speed write https://www.abctales.com/inspiration-point-ip The Night


73 of my comments have received 82 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Sat, 09 Nov 2019

...the most memorable and resonating piece I've read this year. Your ability to bring sense of place, immediacy of actions and effect within a context of past events are skilfully controlled and enviable, you never let the narrative run away from...

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Posted in Trees on the Arapuni Road

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Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2022

Good stuff Jack; I can see what Ewan means in his well measured comment, it is startling, but in UP's defence and character so far, so is he, and quite like a few folk I know who will, prompted or not, become very concise and articulate when...

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Posted in Ugly Puggly 7

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Stripped down

Posted on Wed, 09 Mar 2022

language, controlled, the poem becomes an embodiment of the poetic voice in pain.

Very, very good

L x


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Posted in Nil by Mouth

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Posted on Wed, 24 Nov 2021

... emanating from any political/ideological standpoint leaves said performance open to a prod in a free and democratic society, and Ewan delivers a goodly poke in a satirical music-hall/ballad style as would have been tradition for many a...

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Posted in It Seems Our Leader Is Unwell

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Hello RhiannonW

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Thank you so much for your thoughtful comment, there have been initiatives to clear up our de-oxygenated waterways from physical clutter and grot, but in truth, this is constantly undermined by raw sewage dumps from manufacturers and water...

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Posted in Out in the Fields

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Keep on

Posted on Sun, 20 Oct 2019

...keeping on. In Leeds, the facade changes, corporate aspirations rise, still the same heartsink beyond gentrification and tarmaced over cobbles. Stay bright and look for points of light



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Posted in Bar room blues

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Like this very much Tina,

Posted on Sun, 16 Mar 2014

Like this very much Tina, there's a considered and deliberate fracture in the rhythm to add weight to the cracks of her day and in temperment. Carefully crafted, as ever with you. :)

all the best

Lena x

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Posted in Definitely Not Just Another Dog Story

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"Time, you trickster"

Posted on Fri, 06 May 2022

yes, o yes


"Time you trickster,


with your end-of-pier magic

your patter and illusions

your shadowy assistant


clad in black."


Your kenning raises a wry smile, spot on!...

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Posted in Time and its Jovial Deceptions

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Very good

Posted on Thu, 05 May 2022

enjoyed x



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Posted in Hræfn

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I wondered...

Posted on Sun, 24 Apr 2022

...at the "pipe format" then came upon

"The beach,

a narrow strip

with the sharpest

jagged rocks..."

Ah! Good stuff


Lena x

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Posted in You Looked Like You Had Lost