Shackleton

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I have 36 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 12895 times and 18 of my stories have been cherry picked.
8 of my 156 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 8 votes

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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

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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...
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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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Twenty Years Later

I’ve tried them all: American, Russian, Cuban, French, Turkish, tipped, untipped, low tar, high tar, mild strength, full strength, nub-ends in the...

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