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I have 166 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 117850 times and 115 of my stories have been cherry picked.
220 of my 982 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 235 votes

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JoAnne Stefanizzi

 

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"Willow's Tail" 16

Perfidia walked down the stairs but hearing voices coming from the kitchen she stopped to listen.One of those voices had her hovering in indecision...
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Wind Chimes on the Boardwalk

The smell of cotton candy and hot dogs was most welcome on this warm summer day strolling along the boardwalk; it evoked past days of summer as a...
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"Willow's Tail" 15

The silver sport car hobbled over to the side of the road; the unexpected deflation of all four tires was a nasty deterrent but it would not delay...
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"Willow's Tail" 14

The tea was poured and Willow had her treat. “Okay Martha you’ve stalled long enough.” Perfidia nodded to the letter lying on the kitchen counter. “I...
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"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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220 of my comments have received 235 Great Feedback votes

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This ending did not

Posted on Sun, 31 Oct 2021

This ending did not disappoint. Loved the justice doled out to the two guilty parties and absolutely loved the mausoleum opening to John to enter into that white light. There is a scene at the end of the movie "Ghost" where the guilty friend is...

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Posted in The Black Crow of Purgatory (Part 3 of 3)

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Perfect Halloween reading..

Posted on Fri, 29 Oct 2021

Perfect Halloween reading...Great suspense, haunting and eerie, yet oddly realistic, by John's reactions to being in spirit and the unwanted voyeurism; I too cannot wait to see what happens next.

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Posted in The Black Crow of Purgatory (Part 2 of 3)

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I enjoyed reading the history

Posted on Sat, 02 Oct 2021

I enjoyed reading the history on the progress of TV and Movies into the times that are, from many flicks to few, the blockbuster has emerged supreme. Sounds like you enjoyed the Soprano's movie/TV episode at home, so the merging of movie premier...

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Posted in Teevee or Not Teevee

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Your Ode to these magnificent

Posted on Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Your Ode to these magnificent giants is heartfelt and knowing that their fate is tentative, hanging in the fickle winds of wild fires burning in California, it is also gut wrenching. Your words are a testament to their longevity on this earth and...

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Posted in Giant Redwoods

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I loved this discriptive poem

Posted on Thu, 30 Sep 2021

I loved this discriptive poem of this bottom feeder fish, and your poetry took me into this deep dark world. Well deserved POD Jenny.  

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Posted in Stone Loach

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Your poem is very nostalgic

Posted on Wed, 29 Sep 2021

I still like to listen to the songs of my best summer days cranked to the decible levels of max, but maybe that's because I blew out some part of my eardrums back inmy teens and can no longer hear the music unless it is pumped up to high volume,...

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Posted in Too Old to Rock and Roll, Too Young to Die

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So kind of you to leave these

Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021

So kind of you to leave these lovely comments, and yes, Perfidia's character is coming into focus as all the characters within this tail soon will. I am not sure how to describe the process for me. It feels like I am walking through the scene as...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 16

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You could say this cook got

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2021

You could say this cook got his 'Just Desserts'.smiley

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Posted in A Recipe For Disaster

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All the comments have said

Posted on Tue, 24 Aug 2021

All the comments have said what I felt- This is stark in its portrayal of humanity; the correlation of the ecological destruction and the frailty of man, these are days fraught with unprecedented global changes and in much need of helicopter hope...

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Posted in jormungandr

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The Resplendent Quetzal can

Posted on Wed, 25 Aug 2021

The Resplendent Quetzal can not survive being caged, can only live free, as all should. There is so much to interpret here, so much to question. I love the journey through your superstitions, your distrust of gods and their teachings, to follow,...

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Posted in It Is A Sin To Kill A Quetzal

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