Magnolia Fay

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I have 16 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 5564 times and 17 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 47 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 8 votes

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I like to write. Sometimes I write what I see in dreams, and other times I dream of writing. And then I wake up and forget what I wrote. It can be frustrating.

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My stories

Gold cherry

Waiting for Spring

Inspired by the Spring from Vivaldi's Four Season, one of the very first CDs I listened to as someone whose dad loves classical music. I still love it. The rest is current events. Picture is mine, created on Canva.
Gold cherry

The chair who got tired of people

On feisty furniture, comfy cats, wise WCs, and humans who are completely clueless about the antics of objects they use every day. Full disclosure: this piece was published in my newsletter on the 28th of February, but the coincidence with this week's IP is so strong I couldn't help but share it.

Objects travel in a parallel reality

A saga of silly poems about constantly losing objects.

Rotting love

Sometimes the most mundane things can inspire poetry. In this case, it was a quince gone bad. The rot had a heart shape and I could not resist.


6 of my comments have received 8 Great Feedback votes

3 Votes

This is so powerful

Posted on Mon, 14 Mar 2022

I completely feel that sense of not belonging you describe. It's like we feel it regardless. We feel it when we live in our own curated, urban communities, and long for a simpler, slower life, more connected to nature. And when in nature, we want...

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Posted in This Cannot Be Our Home

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Beautiful poem

Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2023

Truly evocative of a special atmosphere. Thank you for transporting us with you to another place and time. 

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Posted in For The Love Of Village Life

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I love this story!

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022

Thank you for sharing this anecdote, Rhiannon! Yes, quinces are very sneaky in that regard. They can look perfectly fine on the outside and have a lot of brown inside. When the brown comes to the surface, it's normally too late. It's a lot of...

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Posted in Rotting love

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Beautiful images

Posted on Mon, 12 Dec 2022

I could see the snowy hills and feel the crispy air, then the cosiness of coming home after being in the cold. Wonderful sensation beautifully captured! 

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Posted in Walk In December Snow

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Thank you!

Posted on Thu, 10 Mar 2022

Yes, the helplessness, the guilt of the privileged in a way, and a bit of fear as well are all feelings that I was definitely experiencing whilst writing. I've taken a bit of the break from the news since last week, but even that makes me feel a...

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Posted in War makes insomniacs and bad poetry

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It’s funny that you say this…

Posted on Tue, 01 Mar 2022

I am actually in the process of recording and publishing readings of my pieces on this newsletter I said. And this was the very first piece I published a reading of.  ...

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Posted in Come meet the women of my land