london_calling79

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I have 131 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 285234 times and 167 of my stories have been cherry picked.
131 of my 1,386 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 132 votes

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Cherry

Longing or '**** you, next door's cat.'

F*** you, next door’s cat, sunk in smug puddles of riddled fur, curled like a purring, steaming turd.
Cherry

Result (Inspiration Point)

So much behind the printer ink lies, behind the quantified, mapped, planned, calculated lives.
Gold cherry

Glass Swans

My mother’s mantelpiece holds three glass swans. Nobody knows where she got them from. I doubt she even remembers. 23 years they've been there. Mute. Tamed. Paddling like fuck to stand still. We’re only staying for a week.

Perspective

It's not the destination.
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Amy Amy Amy

Sailor-tat marionette a fag-end fishwife with your filthy laugh and oiled piston hips, a hot, wet Minnie Mouse. Gutter mouth.

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131 of my comments have received 132 Great Feedback votes

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Some beautiful parts here. I

Posted on Thu, 30 Apr 2015

Some beautiful parts here. I especially enjoyed:

'for me the tree sways not only for breeze

but to atone for time'

- a gorgeous, epic line I keep coming back to.

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Posted in An Uneasy Truce

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I'm always glad to see poets

Posted on Sat, 04 Apr 2015

I'm always glad to see poets playing with their structureing and I think the left aligned interjections here work well - made me read them in a different voice.

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Posted in Inner child

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This is so powerful. Pulls no

Posted on Thu, 03 Apr 2014

This is so powerful. Pulls no punches right to the bitter end. Thank you for sharing this - it couldn't have been easy but it is a wonderful tribute. Forgive me if this is too forward, but I think she would have been proud.

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Posted in Today I Wrote a Poem

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I would never have through to

Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2015

I would never have thought to move so swiftly from the cheek to the tap but it does add a needed echo: a heartbeat.

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Posted in His Father's Eyes

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You tell stories so well

Posted on Mon, 16 Feb 2015

You tell stories so well through a series of pungent images.

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Posted in To a Cherry Tree

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Agree with insert.. here.

Posted on Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Agree with insert.. here. Pared down style works as there is no need to dress up this subject matter. It all still remains incomprehensible to me. I went to a holding camp in Prague and saw pictures drawn by children of smiling Nazi guards.

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Posted in Ashes

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Nice.

Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015

Nice.

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Posted in HD

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I enjoyed the symbolism here.

Posted on Sat, 20 Dec 2014

I enjoyed the symbolism here. A wall's a big thing and between the 'gathering darkness' and the 'inhumanity' your character makes a dent. I also appreciate your lack of adjectives describing the  wall. It would have been a bit cheap to try to...

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Posted in 25 Years After

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