Ray Schaufeld

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I have 83 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 187719 times and 62 of my stories have been cherry picked.
156 of my 2,042 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 157 votes

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Ray's Memories age 19

October 1976, North London no more - I escape to Scotland!
Cherry

Drugs - Where's the harm? - 2

After 12 years out of hospital and leading an independent life in the community I went down with post-covid psychosis and had 4 weeks back in. I have...
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May 1999, An Independent Scotland - 2

Want one? or 'the personal is political,and the political is also personal.'
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Drugs - where's the harm?

'Drugs are poisons that can have a pleasant effect' Alternative London 1974
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May 1999, An Independent Scotland

For it's true my friend it's true my friend, to tell the truth I'm bound-o There's always trouble in the air with elections coming round-o (Trad. Australian ballad)

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156 of my comments have received 157 Great Feedback votes

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Fun and my parent's shocked disapproval ah yes

Posted on Wed, 06 Apr 2022

Fun and your parent's shocked disapproval., ah yes.

When I was 19 my flatshare was only 5 miles deeper into London and I came home to Wembley Park for Sunday lunch. Mum and Dad wanted to know all about my new job as a trainee tax collector...

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Posted in Amongst The Memories

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Loved this. Will love it even more if I hear you reading it.

Posted on Tue, 18 Jan 2022

 

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Posted in Poking James MacGuigan’s Pig

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Jupitermoon this is pretty

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Jupitermoon this is pretty real. I often tell myself that it is a waste of time where I live searching for a man my age as all the singletons are wedded to their pint of beer. You illustrate how this relationship can sometimes be unhappy....

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Posted in not quite AA, but only 12 steps to the bar

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Great poem . I now want watch

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Great poem . I now want to watch some of Tarkovsky's movies. The 'head shot' - was the smiling waiter shot but in the stomach not the head or did he simply leave fast? Intriguing.

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Posted in Conversations About Tarkovsky in a Copenhagen Restaurant

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When I view the writing style

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2022

When I view the writing style of my most recent piece and then I read yours I think of broad daylight followed by twlight. Great poem.

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Posted in Yew

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Jenny this is a beautiful

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Jenny this is a beautiful poem.

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Posted in Maple Tree Den

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Wow! My thoughts are with you

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Wow! My thoughts are with you, your son, the people of Ukraine and for the ordinary people of Russia who do not deserve Putin. And for all of us and for the Earth. Fallout falls out in lessening waves but none of us misses the lot. Let us hope...

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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ooh, mellow jazz for those

Posted on Mon, 02 May 2022

ooh, mellow jazz for those leadig the smoky life, You make me want to be there, Jenny

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Posted in Trail Of Thought

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by hook or crook, by lock or

Posted on Wed, 04 May 2022

by hook or crook, by lock or crock by sack or pit by crock or slip of ship they sit.

It's hard to write a good tongue twister about twisters and gamblers. I love your effort.

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Posted in Felonious Tongue-Twister

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highly skilled storytelling

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2022

highly skilled storytelling

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Posted in Nor There

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