Shackleton

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I have 23 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 4160 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 97 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 6 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

See I'm Owen

Reference Owen's speech pattern... he starts each new sentence by repeating the last word he heard.

My Lost Youth

I’ve looked up and looked down, I’ve even done the okey-cokey and turned around, but I still don't know where my lost youth has gone. It was last...

My Feet and I

"Well, what a beautiful baby boy!" They exclaimed on the day of my birth. "A bouncing, bonnie little man." So I yelled for all I was worth. They...
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It's About (for St. George's Day)

It’s about bowling a maiden over, appreciating the skill of a tight-head prop, remembering nineteen sixty six, knowing what Roger Bannister did. It’s...

The Welsh One

We gazed from Cardiff’s seafront as the diamond radiance of a million stars glittered in summer’s midnight. I spoke of my soul’s breech by the songs...

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6 of my comments have received 6 Great Feedback votes

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Orang Utans forever! Palm oil

Posted on Fri, 04 May 2018

Orang Utans forever! Palm oil I can take or leave. Enjoyed your take on an environmental issue.

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Posted in Palm oil or Orangutans?

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We must listen to them. The

Posted on Sun, 28 Jan 2018

We must listen to them. The answer to everything can be found in their words.

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Posted in Giants

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You took me to another plane.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

You took me to another plane. Soft, sad and wonderful.

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Posted in Queen Cordelia's Lament.

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Ah yes.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Ah yes.

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Posted in -Keyhole

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Enthralling! You had me from

Posted on Wed, 15 Sep 2004

Enthralling! You had me from start to finish. In an ideal world, a day that starts with marmalade should end with chateau le touron monbazillac.

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Posted in After the marmalade

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If we didn't have winter, how

Posted on Thu, 04 Jan 2018

If we didn't have winter, how could we appreciate spring? Good poem.

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Posted in January