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I have 166 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 117854 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" 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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"Willow's Tail" 9

While Martha and Perfidia drew designs in the tea leaves at the bottom of their teacups with their slim spoons Willow jumped down from the stool and...

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220 of my comments have received 235 Great Feedback votes

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Such a lovely passage you’ve

Posted on Wed, 25 Aug 2021

Such a lovely passage you’ve woven of the day dispersing into night within a forested background, and ending with a child's sleepy end of day. Beautiful words and visions in this poem make me remember my long ago, childhood secure, drift offs to...

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Posted in Sleepy Time

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Such a lovely window you've

Posted on Wed, 04 Aug 2021

Such a lovely window you've given us to look out upon those nocturnal creatures. Captivating poem Jenny, so well composed, and one I will read again.

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Posted in Foxy Till Dawn

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Beautiful words, a wistful,

Posted on Sun, 01 Aug 2021

Beautiful words, a wistful, poetic journey from seed to produce- the joy of the first bread, baked from the first grains sown- A time to every season. 

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Posted in Lammas

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I like the way you start,

Posted on Sun, 01 Aug 2021

I like the way you start, with the gloom of the rain, the blurred, obscure vision of what lies beyond a window's watershed of raindrops. All the interspersed pieces of unclear, half heard voices mingling in the down pour, it is familiar to any...

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Posted in Dreams of Rain

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"Two muppets and a vampire"

Posted on Wed, 28 Jul 2021

"Two muppets and a vampire" made me laugh out loud - very ingenious, the swirling virus with a thought process.  A well written political lampoon. 

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Posted in Punters

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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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