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I have 44 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 42241 times and 22 of my stories have been cherry picked.
20 of my 216 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 20 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

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One Day in April

A quartet of grandchildren: Jack, Jacob, James and Sophie came for a play day. April sunshine was on offer, so we spent much of the time outdoors. An...

Merlin

A carved wooden statue of Merlin stands in Carmarthen town centre. He's a mythical Celtic shaman who constantly popped up in Britiish folklore...

How To Explain?

They say they'll be there at heaven's gate: the one's who pray and congregate. If we do the same we'll be at the feast, but how to explain a...
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Like Collo Hadn't Warned Me

"He's gonna stuff me," I blurted. "Don't talk like that!" Collo grabbed my arms. "He's just a twinkling fairy!" "Yeah, but he's built like..." "You'...

Her Beautiful Smile

Abandoned by a mind-set that demands healthy sons: loneliness beyond comprehension. Profoundly disabled... physically, mentally, deaf, blind:...
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20 of my comments have received 20 Great Feedback votes

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Fantastic poetry! Gotta watch

Posted on Sun, 22 May 2022

Fantastic poetry! Gotta watch those herons though... eating all the baby ducklings.

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Posted in Night Heron

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Beautiful poem. Spring just

Posted on Mon, 07 Feb 2022

Beautiful poem. Spring just around the corner.

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Posted in The Quiet of An Owl’s Wing, February

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I think I caught Narcissus on

Posted on Sun, 30 Jan 2022

I think I caught Narcissus on TV tonight. He was waffling from the House of Commons. Enjoyed your poem. Evocative as ever.

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Posted in Poet's Narcissus

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Deep one. Fascinating read.

Posted on Sun, 09 Feb 2020

Deep one. Fascinating read.

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Posted in Evening Star

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Wolves gotta eat too, of

Posted on Sun, 09 Feb 2020

Wolves gotta eat too, of course. Good poem. Powerful ending.

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Posted in The Last Footprint

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Hi onemorething! Crazing

Posted on Sun, 05 Jan 2020

Hi onemorething! Crazy reasons for striking included a bad smell one day due to a blocked drain and too cold another day when the heating system was fluctuating. 'Fives and Threes' is a domino game. Best way of cheating is to play against someone...

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Posted in Days of Poetry and Thunder

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Very good... as ever.

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2020

Very good... as ever.

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Posted in To the belly of an osprey

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Good one, Luigi. I like your

Posted on Sat, 17 Aug 2019

Good one, Luigi. I like your mix of old-man nous and young-man anarchy.

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Posted in Mark My Words

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Funny old life. I planted a

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

Funny old life. I planted a small cherry tree in the garden last year. Normally takes a couple of years to get any fruit, but this year, we had one cherry on it. The missus and I watched it grow and ripen and were just about to share it, when our...

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Posted in Perhaps

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There's always an after-taste

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

There's always an after-taste. Great poem! Enjoyed the read.

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Posted in Salt

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