Shackleton

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I have 33 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 10571 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.
7 of my 145 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 7 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

Cherry

A Bit Part in a B-Movie

I wanted to be the hard, handsome hero earning ten million dollars with sculpted sinew and rampaging manhood that invaded the badlands, swamps and...
Cherry

Don't Call On Me

Cold winds blow through city streets as winter’s grip takes hold and grey souls in downbeat worlds retreat to lies untold. Rain-lashed pavements now...
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Cherry

After 65 Decembers

One day in August, he smiled at the memories of 65 Decembers and promptly stopped shaving. The ruddy complexion, jovial disposition and expanded...
Cherry

Her Red Shopping Bag

She was adamant: if they wouldn’t let her hold her red shopping bag, she was not having her photograph taken. The bag held her treasure: her well-...
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Cherry

Boys From Breadon Mount

Boys from Breadon Mount were not expected to be high achievers, although the brightest might attend Tech College and aspire to be fitters at the...

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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