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I have 150 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 86772 times and 50 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Ricky Hawthorne

Three film screenplays completed and three teleplays the latter adapted from some of the short stories on site. Now half-marathon enthusiast

My stories


Love is immaterial within these pitiless threads; pillow-less Discarded piles, slumped into corners on comatose Cobbles with corrosive patterns and...

Double Helix

They chased him out of the long grass Beating him with sticks Blood running obediently Along the grain, mingled with The sting of angry rain teeming...
Gold cherry

Cider Fruit

Round, rusty red and hanging, Mocking science, rendering Newton absurd Swinging steadily in the stillness This seed of clay, enslaving Time and...

Black Hole

Somewhere out there, now, is a picture of A faraway place Remote, black, cold Alien Somewhere out there, now, a malevolent vacuum Swirls, crushing...

Chariots of Fire

Incontrovertible the reason that I cling to oh so dear Driving in concentric lines, these stallions of fear Harnessed to great chariots, they drag...