queen beatle

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I have 58 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 30597 times and 15 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 72 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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An enthusiastic but sporadic writer, I mainly like writing poems about nature. Criticism is welcomed!

My stories


Half Stuck Home

To stay any longer Would feel like defeat. A backstep, a misfire A misstep; a slackwire Trailing between two cans And then just one. These streets...

The Lost Days of a Limpet

You were born a silent egg A stubborn little shell Sucking tight the window to the world. Now, in nests of newspaper And seconds ticking through the...

A Cat

A cat in the dark Cheek pressed to vanishing glass I might be a fish.

Your House Creaks

Your house creaks As it settles On the seabed Like a petal Tickle slippers In the larder Cough a poppy Piggy parlour Clicking lock Plucking rhythms...


Rats cheer me up; hence, a tiny poem.


3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

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I love this. Quiet and smooth

Posted on Sun, 11 Apr 2021

I love this. Quiet and smooth, like its subject matter.

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Posted in Trout

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I had to return for a second

Posted on Thu, 22 Oct 2020

I had to return for a second read, this is a delightful piece of work. Truly musical craftsmanship

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Posted in A Tailor Bird’s Song To A Spider

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Gorgeous as always, Rhiannon

Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019

Gorgeous as always, Rhiannon - a golden delicious

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Posted in Bog Brilliance