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I have 156 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 104436 times and 104 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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JoAnne Stefanizzi

 

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Cherry

"Where have we gone?"

Mask on mask off Battle lines drawn Where only Consideration should dwell Etiquette found In Webster’s Now defunct Empathy as rare As clovers of four...
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Cherry

"Limited Vision"

Magic shimmers on the edge of periphery Tantalizing humans with its sparkle Teasing wishful thoughts Never to be granted Frolicking fairies Moonbeams...

"Magic for a Day or 24 Hours of Trouble" (A Magical Fantasy) Chapter 2

When the sunshine filtered through the Venetian blinds and across his room Joey woke up. His first thought was, "could it really be a day of magic?"...

"Magic for a Day or 24 hours of Trouble" (Children's Fantasy)

The Florida beach was populated with late summer vacationers who had rented houses near the seashore, and eight year old Joey Steven’s family was one...

"Perception"

We may live on the same street Perhaps in the same building But I will see events Through a prism Created By my experiences I’ll interpret facts As...
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192 of my comments have received 205 Great Feedback votes

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Strange days indeed. Today

Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2020

Strange days indeed. Today the Yankees-Phillies game was cancelled due to 14 Marlin players testing positive with covid...Marlins played Phillies over the weekend and the Yanks dont want to step in the visitors dugout...cant blame 'em...but...

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Posted in Baseball 2020 (Love is Strange)

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I loved this walk through

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020

I loved this walk through your writing process and I completely commiserated with it. It is very time consuming to proof and format your own book and the couch does like to distract us. Anyway, once you’ve hit publish and set if free on Amazon-...

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Posted in Shiny Things - A Ramble

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Poetry doth speak to our

Posted on Fri, 24 Jul 2020

Poetry doth speak to our thoughts – sometimes very well- Nicely done Parson – Wordsworth did applaud the passion of Coleridge’s poem but, I think, was off put by the length of descriptive imagery within the stanzas – Still he said the passion was...

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Posted in Romantic notions

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It's terrifiying to think

Posted on Fri, 24 Jul 2020

It's terrifying to think something is wrong with us- something possibly incurable-this is a very relatable tale- I'm sure many have been there and taken a deep breath- like in your ending- to learn their fear is unfounded and they are after all...

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Posted in Seventy Two Hours.

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I live to and love to write

Posted on Tue, 21 Jul 2020

I live to and love to write too Ice - so I completely identify with your feelings about waking up with a story in your head. And I absolutely loved 'the leaky boat conversation review' after your conversation with Cedric. It’s funny to live near...

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Posted in Walking Down Serenity Street in July

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Loved the b's bumblebee

Posted on Tue, 21 Jul 2020

Loved the b's bumblebee beguiling-dandelions definitely are. Lovely poem.

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Posted in remembering dandelions (again)

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What a lovely metaphor -birds

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2020

What a lovely metaphor -birds to children- their playful antics and hungry frenzy are very relatable. Your poem is sweetly reminiscent of time passing and life changing and oh yes, that lovely gift from time – wrinkles. 

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Posted in Here Birdie

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Your best was well

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Your best was well appreciated. Thank you for this story and you are not alone in your frustration- There is no one leading this band of runners - no markers have been posted to point the way out, except for the grim ones and now some don’t want...

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Posted in The Best I Can Do While Lost

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This story is so real - I can

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020

This story is so real - I can imagine this summer of decades past with your descriptions. Not an easy decade and so, I am intrigued to see where you will go in this story. Waiting now for part three.

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Posted in Sibelius Lobey (Part Two)

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What a smart bird, a fur

Posted on Wed, 15 Jul 2020

What a smart bird, a fur lined nest, warm and cozy. The big birds don't know what they're missing yet. Perfect lead in to part three..

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Posted in Recycling. Upcycling. Part Two.

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