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My stories have been read 91942 times and 103 of my stories have been cherry picked.
45 of my 692 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 42 votes

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Cherry

Ten things seen [in my immediate environment]

1. Six bananas on one stalk, two at the back allow two at the front to rest on them, cradling them like grandparents - lean back, you’re safe here ...

See

The cloud moves like a slug sludging its way across the sky, seemingly still yet when you look again - it has moved and carries a parasite on its...

Stream of Consciousness

Clover, dover, sackcloth, stuff of dreams, docks, shipping forecast, does anyone sail - anymore? Been numb so long, heartbreak does that to you and...
Cherry

Another. Day.

I remember using the same plastic bottle with a thumb dent in its side. I remember planting seeds on cold slabs as my Greek neighbour took his...

Charcoals in the Basement

Parallel lines cut running tracks through the hay. He pony vaulted into mine, infront of me. I wanted to sprint, to do it myself, so I sliced across...
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45 of my comments have received 42 Great Feedback votes

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Nicely done - I like the

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2015

Nicely done - I like the structure, rhyming and the use of the U turn in the ending :)

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Posted in The Ultimate Outcome (IP)

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Nice imagery with the trit

Posted on Tue, 25 Aug 2015

Nice imagery with the trit trot and pony tail streaming in the wind. Loved the winged sunshine child. Beautiful heartfelt last stanza...and lovely photo.

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Posted in On my Daughter Learning to Ride

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A most believable voice. Feel

Posted on Sun, 23 Aug 2015

A most believable voice. Feel outraged and angry at the misunderstanding; 'She just never says 'No' or 'Yes'.  You've portrayed this character and highlighted this issue really well. Only thing I'd say is- a smalll suggestion- do you need that...

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Posted in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

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Really worth sorting out

Posted on Wed, 19 Aug 2015

Really worth sorting out those few typo's as this is really good and heartfelt as Bee says.

'bur' is maybe but? 

Really enjoyed 'word silhouettes/ tree cigarettes'

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Posted in Negative Spaces

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Found this engaging both in

Posted on Sat, 08 Aug 2015

Found this engaging both in the characters inner thoughts and story line. Lovely conversational voice and the last paragraph ties it up nicely.

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Posted in The Path of the Black Cat

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Lovely tribute to sisters - I

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2015

Lovely tribute to sisters - I have to agree they help 'see the goodness in me'.

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Posted in Sisters Are Angels

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Takes away the morbidity of

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2015

Takes away the morbidity of cemetry, graves, death. Makes death sound freeing. I really enjoyed this, thanks for sharing!

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Posted in Last Request

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Sweet.. bittersweet.. sharp

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2015

Sweet.. bittersweet.. sharp and poignant.

'hair the colour of straw with a wonky smile'

A most lovely and emotive read. Loved the vibrancy of the Mumbai red and gold.

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Posted in Sweet Daughter Mine

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I found the words used at

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2015

I found the words used at each line break worked effectively- for instance; black, rubbish, throw, in first stanza. Some pungent smells created with the green bin contents, and an emotive last stanza- enjoyed reading this! 

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Posted in Garbage

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This is lovely. One of those

Posted on Tue, 30 Jun 2015

This is lovely. One of those poems which you want to read again and again. Heartwarming. 

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Posted in Love and Adoration

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