Scorpio88

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I have 101 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 82415 times and 116 of my stories have been cherry picked.
33 of my 434 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 34 votes

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Dog Watch Poems

Two poems, both with a maritime theme but each with a totally different subject.
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Giraffe Poem

A long lanky poem, not about love...
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Hulks

Outward bound Adjective: (of a ship or passenger) sailing away from home or port. "They were outward bound for Africa."
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The Fool, the Bomber, the Nurse, and the Lifeboat

I don't profess to understand the world. Far from it. Most of the time it makes no sense to me at all.
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Misophonia

This is something that affects me, particularly the sound of people eating - though there are other sounds. It's not the volume, it's the sound itself and the almost inability to control the irrational anger it gives rise to. Until a few years ago I used to think everyone felt the same. I don't know whether that makes it any easier to put up with. At least giving it a name helps I suppose.

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33 of my comments have received 34 Great Feedback votes

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Cherries must be on ration if

Posted on Fri, 13 Jan 2017

Cherries must be on ration if this wasn't given any.

Every picture perfectly painted like a modern day Pathe newsreel.

And not first person to boot.

I have no cherries but I award you a sherbert flying saucer.

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Posted in Breaking the ice

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Yet why live only for the day

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2016

Yet why live only for the day,
shackled to this moment, when
each of us can claim a history 
worthy of perhaps a celebration.
While our tomorrow's await patiently
with their golden treasures as yet hidden,
...

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Posted in Path Untaken

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I found your  original and

Posted on Fri, 02 Jan 2015

I found your  original and refreshing use of vocabulary - it worked paricularly welll with the poem's staccatto rythm. I also liked the little details (e.g. the Bowie reference). 

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Posted in new year

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Strong images. This has a

Posted on Tue, 05 Aug 2014

Strong images. This has a snapshot quality, as if someone had taken it quickly in passing. It works well and I like it.

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Posted in Flat Wind

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The thing is Jesus (I can

Posted on Sun, 03 Aug 2014

The thing is Jesus (I can call you Jesus can't I?) This is actually rather good. But it makes for shit reading. If this was a book I'd  have binned it before line 2.  But the dialogue is definitely film material. It's quite pacey - like being...

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Posted in Johnny Incest: P.I. (Part 2 of 2)

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And this is only the second

Posted on Wed, 25 Jun 2014

And this is only the second position! Not sure what my grand-parents would say, what with all that slurping and thrusting. I liked it though.

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Posted in Tonight Second position

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Many a true word spoken in

Posted on Sun, 15 Jun 2014

Many a true word spoken in jest. I have three daughters and I've been on that ceiling many times...

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Posted in My Heart Belongs to Daddy

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Cherry worthy

Posted on Tue, 27 May 2014

Lovely natural flow of language in an autobiographical / reminiscent poem. I think the last two lines make the poem. Too soon for what the reader asks. Too soon for the loss of childhood? Too soon for the loss of friendship? What would the...

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Posted in Castles in the Sand

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