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My stories have been read 181988 times and 185 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Paul

I am a Brummie living in Northampton. I love to write but get distracted with other things. I enjoy horror/fantasy and anything that provokes original thought. My literary heroes are Clive Barker, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe and HP Lovecraft.

I think that everyone should read George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four .

I have short stories published in a horror anthology by @thealienbuddha and anthology Vol.IV by @LoftPublishing.

You can find me on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685

on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BeeRummie

and at Mastodon @BeeRummie@mastodonapp.uk

My stories

Cherry

Eric the Viking

Well here it is, post 150. Never thought I would make it this far. This is a rewritten story. Hopefully, this is tighter. Based on a true story (but...
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Cherry

A View of the Hudson

A View of the Hudson He drinks a Styrofoam coffee at sunset on the roof of the world, indigo skies turn amber, over tall, grey buildings, Macy’s in...
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The Great and Secret Show

The Great and Secret Show She says let me show you a secret and takes me by the trusting hand, we sweep over upland meadows, mossy dew kissing...
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Cherry

Why Does It Always Rain In Graveyards?

Some believe that love can transcend time Why does it always rain in graveyards? Why does it always rain in graveyards? Of course, the reality is...
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Cherry

Resolution

Audio version at: https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/resolution-mp3 (re-recorded inadvertently with a clock ticking in the background. Decided to...
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750 of my comments have received 762 Great Feedback votes

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I know nothing at all about

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

I know nothing at all about Tarkovsky. (I thought he was a right back for Everton) Super poem that makes me wanna look Tarkovsky's work up.

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Posted in Conversations About Tarkovsky in a Copenhagen Restaurant

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"Is it too late

Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2022

"Is it too late
to find a purpose …
even now?"

Enjoyed the juxtaposition of photos taken years apart. The question asked in the poem is one many ask themselves. Often the answer is no. A thought provoking piece, for sure. Paul

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Posted in Two Photographs, 30 years apart…

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Ach...it's all kamikaze stuff

Posted on Fri, 23 Sep 2022

Ach...it's all kamikaze stuff. The first moves of the new chancellor does seem to scream "trickle down economics" which, as we already know, doesn't/don't work. We are all party to a huge casino-style gamble with the country's finances. Strap...

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Posted in The State Of The Nation (A New Star Prime Minister Has Arrived!) by Alfred N.Muggins (political and social commentator!)

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Nicely done, Rhiannon. That

Posted on Tue, 19 Jul 2022

Nicely done, Rhiannon. That must have taken a lot of thought with the immaculate rhyming and rhythm. I certainly enjoyed reading it. You are a highly skilled poet. Paul 

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Posted in Any Hard Task

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Yes, congratulations on

Posted on Sun, 26 Jun 2022

Yes, congratulations on completing a novel-length story. Beautifully crafted throughout. Whimsy and drama. You could definitely edit and publish this if you chose to. Paul 

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 32 ( Conclusions Part 2-- the ending)

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Chains of daisies as an

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022

Chains of daisies as an analogy of unity, strength yet peace. The world needs more of this thinking. Nicely done and enjoyed your poem. Paul :)

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Posted in Daisy Chain

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It's a difficult one. When

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

It's a difficult one. When and how to intervene on a military level. Maybe the Russians will finally get the message. Soon, I hope.

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Posted in Listening to the News 2/3/22

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A beautiful view and a

Posted on Wed, 16 Feb 2022

A beautiful view and a wonderful photo. I do enjoy being taken with you on these walks of yours, Rhiannon. Paul :)

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Posted in Wonderful Ludlow View

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All caught up again. You have

Posted on Wed, 29 Sep 2021

All caught up again. You have my full admiration for the length of the story so far and the consistently high standard you achieve with each episode. You are on course to have a fully fledged novel. Keep going!

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 18

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Your poetic reminiscences are

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Your poetic reminiscences are like no other, Jenny. Another gorgeous poem remembering times gone by. Paul :)

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Posted in Before We Kissed Goodnight

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