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And it remains to this day

Posted on Thu, 06 Feb 2014

And it remains to this day one of the most disgraceful episodes of British colonialism among the litany of hundreds if not thousands of others.  Not in my name.

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Damn fine poem.  Damn fine.

Posted on Fri, 31 Jan 2014

Damn fine poem.  Damn fine.

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Posted in For Twilight is softly slow breathing

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Hey Julian!  That's better.

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2014

Hey Julian!  That's better.  It's a good poem.  I like the cheeky rhyme and the insouciance of the piece.  If I've misinterpreted I apologise.  

Welcome to ABCtales.

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Posted in Letter to a friend

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Hi Julian.  Welcome.  

Posted on Tue, 21 Jan 2014

Hi Julian.  Welcome.  

Just a technical prompt if you don't mind?  You have posted your piece on your 'Front Page' rather than in a collection as it were.  I know that it takes a bit of getting used to but where we are writing now is where...

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When dream sequences turn up

Posted on Thu, 16 Jan 2014

When dream sequences turn up I usually hunker down and wait for them to finish, but not with this one.    

I thought it to be pitched perfectly between real, eyes-wide-open cogency and the most awful Bedlam.  Stomach churning and with the...

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Posted in school photos 42

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Some very minor typo

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2014

Some very minor typo alterations to consider?

"Eddie massaged his temples (temple) and sipped at the tall latte in the cardboard cup."  The pedant in me says that he couldn't massage his temples (it would take both hands - unless his hands...

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Posted in New Year's Day

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I realise that I have a bit

Posted on Fri, 10 Jan 2014

I realise that I have a bit of catching up to get on with!  I missed this one.  There are some exquisitely observed details that lend an indisputable realism to it.  Well done.

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Posted in Screams

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Good one.  Could do with a

Posted on Sun, 05 Jan 2014

Good one.  Could do with a little edit where the prose and sentiment clash a little.  Here perhaps:

"that’s what’s consuming your entire personage"  delete 'entire personage' in my opinion.  There are a couple of others too.  Good...

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Posted in In the flash of an open smile

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Please insert the paragraph

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2014

Please insert the paragraph breaks!  Welcome to ABCtales.  

What I read before my eyes packed in was good.

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Posted in The Things You Do For Love

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As always a pleasure to read

Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2014

As always a pleasure to read your stuff.  A little clarification lenchenelf, is this spelling intentional?

"terratorial (territorial) seizure,"

It works well either way.

Congratulations on the cherries to by the way.

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