Shackleton

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I have 29 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 6370 times and 11 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 116 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 7 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

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...

Good Day

Birdsong melded with forest fragrance, butterflies danced the exuberance of life while I sipped Chateau Le Touron, Monbazillac. I basked in the warm...
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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