Primary tabs

I have 86 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 23159 times and 26 of my stories have been cherry picked.
38 of my 299 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 44 votes

Penny4athought's picture
JoAnne Stefanizzi


My stories

In the path of Dorian

Will the winds howl and destroy Or blow farther out to sea? Devastation haunts in dreams And waking brings no relief The weather on now 24/7 The news...
Gold cherry

"It was the Daisy...." It was the daisy that held my attention and I’m not sure why…it was buttercup yellow and the...

"Do you have CRP....(can't remember stuff)?"

The kitchen was familiar but... why had I come in here? I had no clue I shook my head And worried as I walked out of the room why couldn't I remember...

"To Hawaii with Love" ( short story- romance)

Joy held the paper bag packed with groceries in one arm as she inserted her key into the car door of her old 1977 Celica. Jiggling the key slightly,...

"A Timely Adventure" CHAPTER 1

“A Parallel existence uncle, are you for real?” Bethany Waverly narrowed her eyes at her Uncle Charles, “Mad Scientist” in bold letters ran through...


38 of my comments have received 44 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

SO much flavor of the times,

Posted on Wed, 01 Mar 2017

SO much flavor of the times, very well described. I loved the images and travel tales-- they provoked in me a longing to travel and a fond remeberence of yester years.

Loved it, very well written and the end was superb...a Buddhist...

Read full comment

Posted in A Cancelled Passport

1 Vote

I so enjoyed reading this-

Posted on Mon, 19 Dec 2016

I so enjoyed reading this- glad the boy recovered but I didn't want the adventure to end. So many rhymes and interesting turns of phrase kept me smiling. I do love a hope filled story and this was amazing. Loved your take on the Angel too, pipe...

Read full comment

Posted in A gift at Christmas

1 Vote

Where do I begin? This was so

Posted on Wed, 07 Dec 2016

Where do I begin? This was so well written and so to the point it hurts and that is a good thing. Your voice in this is strong and begs the reader to think. I loved this and wish everyone in the whole of our planet could read this and reflect on...

Read full comment

Posted in A problem shared

1 Vote

This is so powerful. I hear

Posted on Thu, 13 Oct 2016

This is so powerful. I hear what you are saying and yes, All lives do matter. I wish there was a more human conncection, empathy and understanding between all  of earth's inhabitants- a stronger bond to do unto others as we would have done unto...

Read full comment

Posted in All Lives Matter (statement, political)

1 Vote

Simple and heartfelt and

Posted on Sun, 24 Jul 2016

Simple and heartfelt and again feels like it could be a song.smiley

Read full comment

Posted in Love Is A Better Thing I Do With You

1 Vote

An interesting concept and it

Posted on Sun, 26 Jun 2016

An interesting concept and it certainly feels like we're in grade school level knowledge when it comes to knowing what life is all about.

Read full comment

Posted in Classroom

1 Vote

well done

Posted on Thu, 03 Sep 2015

I loved this. The characters you created felt real and your descriptive writing held my interest. I loved the firm convctions and the final acceptance. It was very well written...hope there is more.


Read full comment

Posted in Bellavista

1 Vote

I am so happy for your

Posted on Sun, 09 Aug 2015

I am so happy for your comment Vera. Sometimes when I write I am trying so hard to capture the storyline I miss the deeper details. I had only briefly described the guardians in the chapter when they were remembering their life together and have...

Read full comment

Posted in Matilda's Assignment" Chapter 16