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I have 157 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 105755 times and 105 of my stories have been cherry picked.
195 of my 913 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 208 votes

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JoAnne Stefanizzi

 

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Cherry

"Willow's Tail" 13

Willow’s eyes glowed, she circled once and walked towards the delphiniums. “I think she wants you to follow her,” Perfidia chuckled, “just like that...
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"Willow's Tail" 12

Roger gave Martha a grateful smile when she placed a bracing cup of tea in front of him but Martha didn’t return it. “Are you ready to tell us what...
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"Photographs & Reflections"

Life changes Sometimes in an instant Other times slowly Falling into another realm, Shifting sands on an infinite desert Blinding sun baking your...
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"Willow's Tail" 11

The potted orchid bulb had the tiniest of sprouts peaking through the soil but Perfidia wasn’t encouraged. “This isn’t going to win any contest." "...
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"Willow's Tail" 10

They returned to Martha’s house and Mr. Appleton, who should have been tired from his busy day and full French meal, seemed to have gotten a new...

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195 of my comments have received 208 Great Feedback votes

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Well constructed poem Jenny.

Posted on Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Well constructed poem Jenny. The moon’s influence poetically described in the phase of the July Buck Moon named by the Algonquin Tribe for the new antlers that Buck's grow during this season. I enjoyed how you begin with the Buck changing in the...

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Posted in Force Of Life

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WOW! I would love to see this

Posted on Sat, 24 Jul 2021

WOW! I would love to see this on a stage, in fact that is how I viewed it as I read it- Great dialogue, fast paced and humorous . Believable exchange between father and daughter and I loved the caustic attitude to the waitress and the asides...

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Posted in Authentic Japanese

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  The beauty of a slow day,

Posted on Sat, 24 Jul 2021

  The beauty of a slow day, letting nature entertain us is timeless and lovely. Your words are eloquent and evocative and I was taken to a youthful summer day when gardens grew everywhere and my endless summer days were filled with their colors....

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Posted in Alternative Currency

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Love this introspective piece

Posted on Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Love this introspective piece of writing. The spirit of the child in you is evident and because of it you will not be pigeon holed by the age of the body, that youthful perception is what keeps life alive and the difference in how you live it. ...

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Posted in Cadillacs and Cataracts

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I've just read your lovely

Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2021

I've just read your lovely poem and you do have a talent whipping words into vivid expression that takes us on your journey. I stood on the hill and felt the winds that swayed the wheat fields and watched the colors of the day curious too of...

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Posted in Timeless Wonder

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All that was - all that could

Posted on Tue, 29 Jun 2021

All that was - all that could have been - all that sadly is. I loved this poem with its under the earth occupants literally turning in their graves. Can only wish Merlin finds that magic bone and waves off a few of these false kings.- not much...

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Posted in The Once and Futile Kings

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You've captured that

Posted on Wed, 30 Jun 2021

You've captured that questioning loss and lost self so well. Having lost both mother and father your words hit me hard and reverberated with raw truth...this is exactly how it feels to lose a parent. No matter what age we are, we are never...

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Posted in Mum

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Yes, it is our anniversary

Posted on Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Yes, it is our anniversary today and I've been looking at photographs which of course brought on these musings. Photo’s of wonderful years filled with, no packed with, treasured moments, triggered the reminder of the distance from those moments -...

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Posted in "Photographs & Reflections"

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Intriguing poem Ewan, it

Posted on Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Intriguing poem Ewan, it casts a spell of its own – The reader wonders: Is this a spell cast by true incantation or by the spirit drenched in extraordinary desire, either way it is a potent poem. ...

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Posted in This is a Spell

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Tender and sensitive, fragile

Posted on Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Tender and sensitive, fragile in the knowledge that life can turn instantly to tragedy, or joy. Never knowing which will be given, at any moment. Your story unfolded with happiness then drew us backwards through the unknown terror of a diagnosis...

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Posted in Little Miracles

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