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I have 495 stories published in 17 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 417272 times and 232 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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My stories

On Frenchman Street I Fell Down and Smiled

I notice that my shoe lace is undone as I sit down on the kerb and listen to the street band blow and pull faces of exhilaration. I could tie it now...
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As if Dancing to Basie (after Phil Burdett)

Warm beer, rosary beads, clutched for nothing but comfort. This knotted man is undone, nightly. He two steps the pier as if dancing to Basie...
Cherry

On a Bench at St Osyth’s Bay

If only Franz Ferdinand had taken a holiday in rainy St Osyth‘s. If only they’d stopped Hitler at Nuremberg with love and fresh white scented roses...
Cherry

Holding Hands Through Hard Times

Holding Hands Through Hard Times Be careful of whom you choose, but do it today. Find one, interlock, it will help you. If only for seconds. For...

That Poetry Voice

That Poetry Voice As a man of a ruck-sacked youth, I found myself in an Amsterdam hotel room. Clutching the sheets in paranoia as the ceiling fan...

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