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I have 198 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 170509 times and 156 of my stories have been cherry picked.
304 of my 1,270 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 320 votes

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JoAnne Stefanizzi

 

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"Life is but a Dream"

"It spins the imagination round, your poppycock logic of hologram life…We are solid sir not see thru projections…You jackanapes of oddities have put...
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"Oneiroi" (Greek myth - gods of dream)

Pasty faces and foggy lands In dreams that shake the soul Phobetor weaves a tapestry Of dank and dripping shrouds To chill the blood and tremble lips...
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"The Coffee House Spy" 14

“Give us some answers and we may leave you in a nice place when we dump you.” Brent threatened with a cold smile. “I’ve already told you I’m a bead...
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"Unwanted Magic" 4

Joey listened intently to the bird’s singing in the tree and began to hum the tune along with them trying to remember the words. Joey’s dad picked up...
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"Willow's Missing Tail" 12

“Perfidia, I’m sure Jon isn’t in jeopardy with your cousin,” Martha reasoned. “And I’m not so sure,” Perfidia replied and turned back to Willow with...
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304 of my comments have received 320 Great Feedback votes

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Wow! Keansburg, NJ- Your

Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2019

Wow! Keansburg, NJ- Your story brought me there too and since I've also been there, it was extra special fun for me to visit it again in your words. If I remember correctly, from the boardwalk you could see the Manhattan skyline and the...

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Posted in Life and Death Under the Hudson

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This has become an addictive

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2024

This has become an addictive read for me...I’m on pins and needles waiting for the next, new episode of this unique story. I love that Spencer is turning more human and having more complex thoughts and, science fiction thriller alert, how those...

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Posted in Parcel for you...Part 14

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The wild imagination of

Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2023

The wild imagination of childhood is precious; anything-everything-is believable to a child. I so enjoyed reading this with my Saturday morning cup of coffee, both brought a smile to my face.

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Posted in The Curse of the Thing in the Jungle

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I've just caught up again,

Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2022

I've just caught up again, and I’m truly enjoying this story. Still can not wait to learn the thoughts of the mother and how this will turn out for the children. You've created great characters, dimensional and believable, and built on their...

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Posted in Runaway Mother chapter 19

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The late 60’s and 70’s were

Posted on Tue, 18 Oct 2022

The late 60’s and 70’s were formative years for me too.I am there with you Jenny. The music fed our souls. The days of youth were awareness personified and anything was possible, felt possible, and the music was the background to it all. Losing a...

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Posted in Interesting Times

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Lovely walk on a crisp wintry

Posted on Fri, 07 Jan 2022

Lovely walk on a crisp wintry day and fully appreciated, I am sure, after an illness has passed. I was happy to hear you are over it and much enjoyed this stroll over the icy path, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying the quiet, frosty...

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Posted in Near Upper Kinsham

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I love poems of nature and

Posted on Sat, 29 May 2021

I love poems of nature and this is so beautifully descriptive, I could see the petals wanting to unfurl, feel the anticipation of that moment. This is such a well written piece of poetry I will surely read this many more times. Thank you for...

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Posted in In the shadow of geraniums

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So dimensional this corner

Posted on Mon, 24 May 2021

So multi-dimensional this corner poet - I can see the human spirit and your ending line brings the pain into focus. And the first lines "the only even prime is two" is something to ponder. (no man is an island, or shouldn't be)-  Thank you for...

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Posted in Corner Poet

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Like butterscoth dripping

Posted on Sun, 23 May 2021

Like butterscoth dripping from the sky. This poem was easy on the senses and calm enducing. It was lovely to share your patch of sunshine today, Thank you Richard.

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Posted in Sun-Light

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The sounds at night are

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2020

The sounds at night are amplified by mostly silent streets here and you've captured perfectly all of those sounds. The distant train whistle, the rainwater plinking in puddles and dropping from drenched leaves...the lone dog barking- I could walk...

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Posted in Caesura

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