Shackleton

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I have 35 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 12706 times and 18 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Michael James Treacy

 

My stories

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...
Cherry

I Saw My Old Mate Again

I couldn't see him… then the cloud shifted and there he was, glittering in the night sky, hovering over the greenhouse with his tail pointing to The...

The Problem With Knickers

I once courted a comely girl named Marie. Stuttering hearts in the infancy of first love. She had certain wiggle when she walked: every stomping...

Tanzen Bitte

“Tanzen bitte… you dancing?” “Ja.” “Du bist ein liebling… a little cracker.” “Ja, ja.” “Mine hertz ist on fire... I fancy yer like mad.” “Ja, ja, ja...

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