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My stories have been read 138304 times and 8 of my stories have been cherry picked.
169 of my 2,163 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 171 votes

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There's a rainbow in my soul
And the rainbow never ends

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love rages and sighs

banners fly onwards filled of faith emerald and sapphire gentle peace love rages and sighs a ruby's glow heart of courage carries the torch desert of...

eternal lonely cry

for the rich earth of your soul i long your soft fullness breathing life force i yearn to venture the mad ecstasy fly and soar eagles riding the wind...


dream of romance's sweet embrace in every heartbeat a poem of love delicate caress tender devotion sleep quiet slumber dear delight! fair living...

rainbow dreams

darling around you and around let me whirl my ring of rhythm around you girl oh let me swiftly whirl a ring of rhythm girl let me let my ring of...

prince of peace

who speaks with a voice deep as the thunder like a lion that growls and roars? who comes at night silent in secret as a thief his fiery chariots in...


169 of my comments have received 171 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2020

Good humour you can almost see the chase! Nolan

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Posted in Chasing a Mosquito

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gentle modest dignity

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2020

Sparrows are the most beautiful of birds, in their common, gentle modest dignity &&

Always warm and kind, loving, cheerful and playful. See you then Richard!

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Posted in Here Birdie

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Jesus saves

Posted on Sun, 03 Oct 2021

In school for some time I professed to be atheist it was stupid really a kind of fashion for the really bright guys I think and how brave they were. Lots of bright young minds claimed to be communist too. Fashion. Stupid.

Good! Have a...

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Posted in Atheism Folly

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beautiful poem!

Posted on Thu, 30 Sep 2021

Unbelievable and they say the stream is so strong it is fresh water for a mile into the sea. Our (Africa) crocodiles are a lot bigger they have in India too I think but the (Australian) alligators are biggest I saw them at the aquarium & ...

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Posted in Big River, Big Life

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rock of ages, the second verse

Posted on Sun, 26 Sep 2021

“Not the labors of my hands can fulfill thy law's demands;

could my zeal no respite know, could my tears forever flow,

all for sin could not atone; thou must save, and thou alone”.

What beautiful English! Did you notice the...

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Posted in The Rock

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Rock of Ages

Posted on Sun, 26 Sep 2021

"Rock of Ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in thee". Experimenting with a new style? Beautiful, clever and it rhymes too!  

"Righteous, holy, he would die, only thus grace could supply, coming soon, his Spirit sent kindly leads men to...

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peaceful waters

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Beautiful Rhiannon! “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters”.

& Nolan


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Posted in The Wind in the Willows

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candle in the wind

Posted on Sat, 05 Jun 2021

The beautiful song of Elton John. Once someone asked me, is a candle better off burning, a flame, or when not, as put out &&

Lovely poem, beautiful.

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Posted in On The Death Of A Friend This Afternoon

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Thanks Rhiannon yes I can

Posted on Sat, 28 Aug 2021

Thanks Rhiannon yes I can think the story could be a little confusing. It says what it says!

Thanks for your comment. Yes the line is courage and faith, pain and heartsore, loneliness, beauty and victory, gift and grace, hope! it makes...

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Posted in love rages and sighs

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the green fuse drives the flower

Posted on Sun, 08 Aug 2021

I loved his short stories too, like "A child's Christmas in Wales" the one I haven't read is a famous radio play "under Milkwood". He died young, shortly before his 40th birthday I think. We are the poorer off for it. A master of the English...

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Posted in Fleeting Observations Of A Poet