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I have 986 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 333889 times and 288 of my stories have been cherry picked.
75 of my 3,550 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 80 votes

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Puente Romano

By the stroke of the bell
Cherry

Leaving Zaragoza

I’m sitting in the floodlit Plaza del Pilar thinking this is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. The buildings are dramatic works of art...
Cherry

Boatman's dream 36

Tea down on the yard
Cherry

Huesca

I suppose it began with half a plan to catch a bus out to Delicias – the bus and train space-station on the edge of Zaragoza. I’d asked about buses...

Boatman's dream 35

A day in the office

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75 of my comments have received 80 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Ewan.

Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Hi Ewan.

Really enjoyed the mood of this. A trivial point: I wondered whether the crows might be looking "along" the street and up the slope. Great piece on state of mind and forgetfulness. I'm trying to connect the initially squealing...

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Posted in Crowlines

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It could be that the Act of

Posted on Tue, 21 Feb 2017

It could be that the Act of reading and sharing Moravia is lifting him out of his dip, Elsie.

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Posted in Basura

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Wow! penny4athought. What

Posted on Wed, 07 Dec 2016

Wow! penny4athought. What beautiful words to read. Last night, I was thinking of giving up. Serial contemplation of the dry well. When I first started sharing my scribbles, it was with the idea that if just one other person read them and...

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Posted in A problem shared

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What a beautiful thing. It's

Posted on Sat, 06 Aug 2016

What a beautiful thing. It's my daughter's birthday, too. Our gaps and holes are part of what is us. Lots of love.

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Posted in Whole

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Nice, Ewan. Slightly less

Posted on Sat, 16 Jul 2016

Nice, Ewan. Slightly less passive than TV maybe, but who is really watching or listening and what will change? Evidence suggests the square root of nothing. The referendum is an example of people using their vote to actually change something,...

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Posted in More Trouble Every Day

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Thank you, but let's not

Posted on Mon, 21 Mar 2016

Thank you, but let's not forget. I hope and pray for a less divided world and for the kind of people who might want to achieve that. Let's hope for more love, less hate and more sharing.

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Posted in The power of rest, music and true friendship

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Bee, this is beautiful.

Posted on Tue, 01 Mar 2016

Bee, this is beautiful. Couldn't see the joins anywhere, just propelled through place, time and dream. Wonderfully shared.

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Posted in Flanked

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What a wonderful piece, Bee.

Posted on Mon, 22 Feb 2016

What a wonderful piece, Bee. I never think of myself as a poet, but in that statement have poisoned the well. Maybe those who are inclined to write have a sensitivity to everything, which urges them to notice and examine, but takes them through...

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Posted in Song of the Oh So Knowing

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A very haunting and dream

Posted on Thu, 15 Oct 2015

A very haunting and dream-like poem, Paul_a. I like the refrain.
Very visual. The images last in my mind long after reading.

Should the ceiling be peeling or is pealing intentional?

Great piece to wake up to.

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Posted in Kataskopos

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I like this David poem. I

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2015

I like this David poem. I could feel tension building in me as I read it, until I reached the end. But I'm not really sure the tension's gone. Poor David.

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Posted in What's eating David?

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