Shackleton

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I have 33 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 11106 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

It's About (for St. George's Day)

It’s about bowling a maiden over, appreciating the skill of a tight-head prop, remembering nineteen sixty six, knowing what Roger Bannister did. It’s...

The Welsh One

We gazed from Cardiff’s seafront as the diamond radiance of a million stars glittered in summer’s midnight. I spoke of my soul’s breech by the songs...

When We Shot The Last Rhino

A fabled hunter from Milan or Mombasa or somewhere, raised his arms high and screamed in bloody triumph. A cameraman from Berlin or Budapest or...
Cherry

That Irishman

I heard a band: marching Irish pipers. The lilting, haunting lament reached the core of my senses, touched a sadness in my heart, made me think...

Contrasting Worlds

A poet looking at the sky at night, a boxer looking for his next fight. A starlet looking at her own face, a padre looking for a state of grace. In a...

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