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I have 57 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 5656 times and 19 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 209 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 7 votes

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I live in Cumbria on the beautiful Solway Plain.
I love writing especially poetry I also enjoy collecting poetry books my collection numbers well over 200 (not valuable) just a variety of different writers both modern and old.

My stories



S ilken fingers flow into mine tender hands caress my cheek your mesmerising voice drifts across my senses as raindrops cling to summer’s ripened...


Who taught you that to ignore is worth a merit badge shiny bright and blue. I have watched people falling apart – hitting the floor their saliva...

New Beginnings.

The scent of the lilac, rubbing shoulders with the apple mint and golden thyme before arrives, the late of summers days. With the bowed boughs, of...

Live Before You Die

So sick at this parody of myself pushed into angles that don’t conform to me at all. There’s a space in my mind where the sign reads 'Reserved...

The Shoe

We searched for my lost shoe your patience finding a refuge amongst the dust under the bed. Seems ages since we laughed last night my head hurts –...


7 of my comments have received 7 Great Feedback votes

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Sad and delightful, where

Posted on Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Sad and delightful, where these two lovelies, puppy farm bred (glad they found a loving home) so many do not.

Pops ~xx~

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Posted in The two puggles

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Guns bring terror to all.

Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Guns bring terror to all.
I like rabbits they don't deserve to be shot.

Pops ~xx~

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Posted in A Rabbit

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Removed one word what think

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Removed one word smiley what think you?


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Posted in My Lady Of Damask

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The 'togetherness' comes

Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017

The 'togetherness' comes through for me.
A sad piece, but with strength in your words also.

Pops ~xx~

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Posted in Dot

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As the owner of 5 cats this

Posted on Wed, 05 Jul 2017

As the owner of 5 cats this was enthralling - although one of mine used up a life last :)

Hope there will be more to follow.

Pops ~xx~

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Posted in 3 lives; 3 festivals (IP)

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A piece to make one think,

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017

A piece to make one think, but is it really a dilemma, surely it only becomes one if we choose to make/call it such.

True, letting go is never easy, but I sort of view how lucky to have owned such wonderful things. Over the years they have...

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Posted in Death and Stuff

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Nothing better than sitting,

Posted on Mon, 03 Jul 2017

Nothing better than sitting, picking and eating a fresh billberry or two.

I like the feel of escapism this creates, yes hard work - but what a sense of freedom and the thrill of making it when you reach the top, 'freshness' also sprang to...

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Posted in Mynydd Troed