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I have 46 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 37190 times and 58 of my stories have been cherry picked.
56 of my 425 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 57 votes

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Mark Say

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Cherry

You Were Made for Me (2/2)

When the rich can have young people designed, grown and conditioned as their perfect companions
Cherry

You Were Made for Me (1/2)

When the rich can have young people designed, grown and conditioned as their perfect companions
Cherry

I Saw Her Again

A man sees his dead wife in the street
Cherry

The Noble Dosser

There was something between him and my mum ..... (Inspired by the Peter Howson painting)
Cherry

The Third Time (2/2)

Plague, pandemic ... and aliens

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56 of my comments have received 57 Great Feedback votes

2 Votes

You're welcome ...

Posted on Fri, 31 Jan 2020

That's how I start every day. It's also why the neighbours want me arrested.

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Posted in My Name is Slow Commotion

2 Votes

Succinct and effective

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

Captures that tension between an intellectual challenge and the desire to avoid a difficult personal entanglement very well. I can sympathise with the narrator.

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Posted in Instinct Dictates

1 Vote

Indeed

Posted on Sat, 12 Sep 2020

An amusing little vignette.

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Posted in Moonlight Sonata

1 Vote

Very good

Posted on Sun, 23 Aug 2020

I like the way you capture all the uncertainties around individual destinies with a few brief snapshots.

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Posted in Is Nothing For Keeps?

1 Vote

Convincing

Posted on Sun, 16 Aug 2020

Makes a valid point that supposedly unimportant details of a childhood can leave long lasting scars.

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Posted in The Boy with Tight Underpants

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I'd just point out ...

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2020

... that statues are nearly always erected as an expression of admiration for a person. I can fully understand the growing objections when that person was actively involved in something that is impossible to defend. Even if it's a reminder of a...

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Posted in American Demons

1 Vote

Oh yes!

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

I like the way this creates a sustained fizz through the choice of words and imagery of the natural world at work. Good poem.

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Posted in Electric Bees

1 Vote

Ho ho ho!

Posted on Sat, 11 Jul 2020

A nice little satirical take on our current dilemma.

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Posted in Take Off That Gloomy Mask of Tragedy!

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Mixed feelings ...

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2020

...about this. There's some interesting history, but it seems to be a conversation from another story and goes on for a very long time without moving that story on. Needs some reminder of the underlying narrative.

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Posted in Fatum Per Annorum Milia (3)

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I like ...

Posted on Sun, 15 Mar 2020

... the way you pack a lot of detail of the men's history together into a very succinct piece, and convey the experience of people from a shared background having very different experiences of life. Good piece Kilb.

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Posted in Reunion

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