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I have 30 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 7844 times and 11 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 118 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 7 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

Summer's Goodbye

in the wisp of painter’s sky when the clouds were flying high and the mist of poet’s sigh when the leaves began to die summer upped and said goodbye...

I Was There

I was there, a proud Centurion, that time when I stood on parade. I gave my homage to Caesar, then I conquered the land unafraid. I was there with...
Cherry

The Problem With An Orange

I know what will easily rhyme with a duck; It's not what you think, it's good luck! Then when I write of a horse and a cart, I always conclude with...

Poetry Man

I told her I was a poetry man with words and songs and dreams to tell. I said I’d got the rhythm and rhyme. She said, “Wow! Come and ding my bell.” I...
Cherry

In The Summertime

In the early seventies, I had a semi-Afro hairstyle and a shaggy beard. I thought I looked like the lead singer in Mungo Jerry, but aspired to be Che...

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7 of my comments have received 7 Great Feedback votes

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Enjoyed your piece, Ice

Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018

Enjoyed your piece, Ice Rivers. From my point of view, 1967 was a very good year for raggy-arsed boys with well-trousered dreams.

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Posted in Class of 1917 Reunion

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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