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I have 44 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 53717 times and 22 of my stories have been cherry picked.
19 of my 215 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 19 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

Old Soldiers

Old soldiers never die they just keep marching on priming their pistols fixing their bayonets firing their missiles GIVE ME GLORY OR GIVE ME DEATH...

My Love

My love is not like a red, red rose with her aquiline features and roaming nose; I couldn’t compare her to a summer’s day, perhaps a wet weekend in...
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If Aliens Land

If aliens land what will they find? Dare we tell the truth about human kind? Do we mention the blood when soldiers die or speak of the anguish when...
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Cherry

It's Great

Beautiful baby, precious moment in time. "Be careful holding her with your big hands! She's lucky to have her Mum's nose and eyes." It's great being...

This Modern World (Tanka Sequence)

the Victorian tearoom transforms into the Happy Wok Takeaway... an English Rose orders chicken chow mein before reading her crystal ball... the...

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19 of my comments have received 19 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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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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Enjoyed your piece, Ice

Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018

Enjoyed your piece, Ice Rivers. From my point of view, 1967 was a very good year for raggy-arsed boys with well-trousered dreams.

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Posted in Class of 1917 Reunion

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