Ray Schaufeld

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I have 110 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 232012 times and 77 of my stories have been cherry picked.
186 of my 2,171 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 187 votes

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Children's - I see you, little mighty one.

Red faced on your back Squalling your needs, Eyes shut Mouth opening and closing Like a cross little frog. Carried reposing on my friend's shoulder...

Mabinogion Typesetter

'But Mhairi, why Wales?' White shaggy hellhounds, bloodbath eyes Underworld plummet, barking, deafening. Rhiannon, Pwll, Brownwen, Bran Gavanti fever...

Talecatching - Francis Hallam, Talecatcher and Teller of Mental Health Reality.

I met Francis last July. He worked as a Peer Reporter, story collecting for Recovery Devon. His secondary job. The tales can be found on the mental...

IP Babylon was built on Grain

Baby crying in the rain Regaining boiling loneliness. Lone buildings lie in ruined grain. Speak true baby, gale blown bubbles Gray babble grazing...

Thinking of you Frances

We made friends very easily When we were only four For months the house stood empty Then your family moved next door We bathed our dolls in saucepans...


186 of my comments have received 187 Great Feedback votes

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All of this is good. My

Posted on Thu, 14 Nov 2013

All of this is good. My favourite bit is para 4 about the English Grey World and' then you spend your weekends trying to scribble colour and chaos over the lines'. Did someone say this to you? It's very well observed       Elsie

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Posted in Your Red Buses

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This is interesting. The

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2013

This is interesting. The bleak seascape and the angry downpour, does that reflect the mental states of the people? Are Ki and the old man sort of spiritual twins? I like the mention of the drug paraphenalia it adds today to yesterday. And the...

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Posted in Black Sea

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A heartfelt poem. It is

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2013

A heartfelt poem. It is horrible when family members die when you are of the same generation and it does not seem to make any sense. I am glad that Rhiannon is praying for you        Elsie

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Posted in Of God and Mercy