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I have 117 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 145422 times and 147 of my stories have been cherry picked.
123 of my 1,406 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 122 votes

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Surasawa Pond

By Surasawa pond on a billboard a holy man paints a lie: ‘On the third day of the third month the dragon of this pond will ascend to heaven.’ Two men...
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Calloused to Birdsong

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Draw a line. Scrape it through trees. Dissect mountains, valleys, lakes. Forget the sun, gaudy bauble, wasting rays whoring light and fix your border...

RIP OED

Help! Help me! I’m being attacked. Intimidated. Violated. Invaded. The words. They’ve ganged up on me. They've crowded my eyes, cut off my exits,...
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Indelible

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I can see your scars. They're in the way you talk, how you pull your sleeves down. How you slump. I can see your scars. They're in your stare. From...

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123 of my comments have received 122 Great Feedback votes

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No Karius nobbled himself by

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

No Karius nobbled himself by not asking for help! You’ve got me thinking about a literary XI though. Hemingway and Cormac McCarthy at the back - muscular and no nonsense. Tricky schemer Joyce in the centre with impact sub Kafka for a short sharp...

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Posted in Vamos España

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Brutal honesty. Somewhere a

Posted on Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Brutal honesty. Somewhere a lot of people have been but don’t admit to. Hope it was cathartic. It will be for others to read.

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Posted in The Worst Part ..

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Musical and delicate without

Posted on Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Musical and delicate without shallowness. You’ve walked the tightrope expertly.

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Posted in Breaking The Silence

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I loved the poem. Great

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

I loved the poem. Great economy of words. I would only change the title. Personally I like to make the reader work a bit, let’s them invest more of themselves into the writing.

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Posted in Where I Belong

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This is an engaging piece. I

Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2018

This is an engaging piece. I enjoyed the journey and the cyclical structure, perhaps a sign of the monotony of a life without others. The voice is clear and speech is good. I felt the descriptions at the start (particularly of hair) were a little...

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Posted in End of the World

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I can’t stop reading this. It

Posted on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

I can’t stop reading this. It’s gorgeous. Love the final, transcendental image.

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Posted in Collaboration

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A very interesting character

Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018

A very interesting character in Masterson. The ‘cool’ priest. We had a few in our parish and some were ok, some lost their faith and others were hiding something. I want to know more about Masterson. Is there more?

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Posted in Call Me Masterson

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I enjoyed reading this as it

Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018

I enjoyed reading this as it’s from a different perspective.

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Posted in MAGIC FOR MERLIN

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Fantastic piece. Vivid and

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

Fantastic piece. Vivid and lip-smackingly aural.

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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FUCK yes.

Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018

FUCK yes.

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Posted in coldest planet

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