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I have 153 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 100565 times and 97 of my stories have been cherry picked.
191 of my 879 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 204 votes

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JoAnne Stefanizzi

 

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Cherry

Sidewalks, Bicycles, Ice Cream, Barbecues...and Friends

My childhood home still stands and though it is no longer mine, I have visited my old neighborhood many times over the years. It is bittersweet to...
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Broken wings still fly

Keys jangle in her hand as she stands indecisive before the front door, nothing there, nothing worth the effort of turning the key, she backs away...
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Cherry

Rain in a Forest

Wind in The trees Air Feathering Over skin Sky lightning Ozone sharp Taunting Rain Burst clouds Fat drops Slither Down Drop from Leaves Rivulets...
Cherry

"A cup with a viewpoint"

Liquid energy dark and hypnotic Brewed from the finest beans Touches the lips with instant gratification Caffeine pumping through the bloodstream...

"Time and Stardust"

Time, we measure it, watch it, demand it go faster, command it to slow down and pray to stop it. It is the background to thoughts, actions and...
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191 of my comments have received 204 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, please rewind the mind

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Yes, please rewind the mind to those sunny days of youth and love, such a perfect poem Jenny. You capture the longing but you also embrace the memory, knowing you still feel that love today. And the ending is pure and beautiful.."Older and wiser...

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Posted in Before We Kissed Goodnight

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Connect with the nature and

Posted on Thu, 15 Apr 2021

Connect with the nature and let it inspire, so very well desribed here, this is a lovely work Jenny and I enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in Quark And Curiousness Of The Mind

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What a peaceful and beautiful

Posted on Sun, 21 Mar 2021

What a peaceful and beautiful story. It led the reader though the child’s thoughts on connecting to nature and his grandad. I love the solitude and simple love of nature it depicted and how nature’s way of soothing us can be brought into our own...

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Posted in Calling of the Loons

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I've just read the article

Posted on Wed, 17 Mar 2021

I've just read the article you’ve linked here and it is so sad, so very sad. What we have done to the fragile links of species, that have every right to their habitat and the right to coexist on this planet, is heartbreaking. Our footprint has...

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Posted in The Silence Of A Regent Honeyeater

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Oh that Sergeant Dowd and his

Posted on Thu, 18 Mar 2021

Oh that Sergeant Dowd and his antique hunting tactics- Craven or I should say Betty had to lose that typewrite to him- Your characters are so well thought out, so dimensional, you know them after their first entry into your stories- and even...

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Posted in Craven Gets Flashed XV

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Oh my laughing eyes! This was

Posted on Fri, 19 Mar 2021

Oh my laughing eyes! This was so well written and so funny, as true stories often are- and those deadly gas bombs, I think we've all had a relative or two who’ve blamed them on the dog. Please do write more of the other times your aunt had used...

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Posted in Customs at Shannon.

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Grand Anniversary

Posted on Sat, 20 Mar 2021

Grand Anniversary Congratulations Luigi! Fifty-five years of wedded bliss is a loving accomplishment and should be celebrated. I raise a glass and toast to you both for fifty-five more! 

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Posted in A Milestone

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That secret forest sounds

Posted on Thu, 28 Jan 2021

That secret forest sounds magical and perhaps a bit like Brigadoon, maybe you were meant to turn at that precise moment to capture a sight you’ll never forget.

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Posted in A Secret Forest

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Lovely poem Jenny but then

Posted on Sat, 06 Feb 2021

Lovely poem Jenny but then any ode to nature is beautiful to me, and trees are the masters of that world. I can see that barrel oak just as you describe it, watching as it weathers kindly, Remembering its days of growth, upward and outward until...

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Posted in Big Belly Oak

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Haven't had much time for

Posted on Thu, 04 Feb 2021

Haven't had much time for reading lately, my new job has taken the life out of my life, but it's Saturday and I've just read through the last 5 Craven entries as I sipped my late morning coffee and they gave me a side of laughter to go with it--...

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Posted in Craven Gets Flashed II

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