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I have 36 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 12876 times and 18 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Michael James Treacy


My stories


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...

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-...

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...

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...