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I have 128 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 230174 times and 162 of my stories have been cherry picked.
130 of my 1,405 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 131 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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130 of my comments have received 131 Great Feedback votes

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Great re-write. Much more

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

Great re-write. Much more focused and evocative.

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Posted in Her

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Reminded me of Plath in some

Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2016

Reminded me of Plath in some lines. Great writing.

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Posted in Addicts

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This is gorgeous - the rose

Posted on Fri, 08 Jul 2016

This is gorgeous - the rose lines in particular. Can I make a suggestion to steer away from some cliches like 'lit up every room'? The rest of your lines are so well crafted you could go for something more obscure.

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Posted in Beautiful

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I think there's loads to love

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

I think there's loads to love in here. One bit I thought you could change would be
'With a certainty 
Of knowledge
Which ironically
Belies her 
Relatively minimal
Years.'

In my opinion it's a little...

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Posted in Her

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This is beautiful! Such sharp

Posted on Sat, 02 Jul 2016

This is beautiful! Such sharp lines and juxtaposing images left me emotionally battered and bruised. Great work!

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Posted in La Boisselle (Raprochement)

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Such a powerful, guttural,

Posted on Mon, 04 Jul 2016

Such a powerful, guttural, earthy sound to this poem. Beautiful words and harsh sounds capture the wild wonderfully well.

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Posted in The Begwns*

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Fire warms and fire burns. I

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2016

Fire warms and fire burns. I like the way you've played with this and the demonisation of Nero when he was perhaps doing Rome a favour!

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Posted in Prometheus's Legacy

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Full of sharp lines and sharp

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2016

Full of sharp lines and sharp, sticky textures. A tasty slice of the past.

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Posted in New Beginnings (IP)

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Pace and plot are perfect. I

Posted on Sat, 27 Feb 2016

Pace and plot are perfect. I've just messaged two old friends.

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Posted in old stock

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I really like the idea and

Posted on Sat, 27 Feb 2016

I really like the idea and the flowing structure which is interrupted in the middle. I think the last line needs work to really finish it off with the power it has begun with.

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Posted in Memory

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