Shannan

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I have 295 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 154070 times and 14 of my stories have been cherry picked.
20 of my 625 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 20 votes

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Alyss

I write, I post, I read, I thank... I have no agenda but the hope that if someone needs to read what I have posted, then they shall. I think that sums it up :-)

If you'd like to hear my poems in audio, please go to https://soundcloud.com/miss-lea-1

If you're a twitterer: @JBHAlyss   ... that stands for Just Being Honest ;-)

My stories

Just One - Part One

JUST ONE If she had have known, she would never have made the commitment. Had she been more informed of how difficult it would be, she would never...

Just One - Part Two

A double session with the final years. Four years of trying, four years of giving, four years of teaching and assessing and now they are beginning to...

Done - blow out the candle

Done... Blow out the . . . Touching the bottom of the pit once again Holding onto sanity for no reason at all No reason around to stay sane. All I...

A grain of sand - pearl or glass

A grain of sand – pearl or glass You have a gift, Use it for good. As you write of love, Let it not be Merely to hypnotise. Let it be Not to misguide...

I wish I had more time to rhyme

I wish I had more time to rhyme It’s been an age Since I’ve put words to page Since I’ve had time to rhyme Since my life Has had the semblance of: My...

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20 of my comments have received 20 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

Lovely change in tack

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014

So different to your normal lyricism. Personally, I liked the short, sharp, down-to-reality nature of the narration and the excellent manner in which you conveyed the gut churning anger (totally woedend!...

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Posted in Spiegel im Spiegel

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Such TALENT!

Posted on Tue, 02 Dec 2014

Tina, I've been on Moonphish's case for awhile about getting his stuff in an anthology and by greatness I hope you have done so with yours too! Your grandkids / great-nieces and nephews need to know that they come from an amazingly talented gene-...

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Posted in Breaking Glass

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So real Tina...

Posted on Thu, 06 Nov 2014

... pictured your hand on the cot and the love of a family member related to the precious sleeping jewel of hope. Always a pleasure to create my own images from your descriptions as they are never didactically given. Stay fabulous! $

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Posted in Letters from the Dead

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So haunting Tina...

Posted on Thu, 23 Oct 2014

... the ending so unexpected, and so unfair. Innocence trashed by adults in so many respects and the adults don't care, because it was what they were taught, how they were taught and the cycle of horror continues round and round and round all...

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Posted in Blue with Raspberry Paisley

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And by defintion...

Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014

  1. a person who writes poems.

    synonyms:verse writer, versifier, 

  2. ...
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Posted in Secrets and Seashells

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This is real...

Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014

My guess is that any woman who can't relate to this poem hasn't lived the complete experience of being a woman... wow j, for this to come from a guy, the empathy and accuracy, awesome. Well Done... and hey look, you're a poet for sure now ;-)...

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Posted in Secrets and Seashells

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I like the take from an old

Posted on Mon, 14 Jul 2014

I like the take from an old woman today. I wish people would learn... Isreal, Afghanistan, Asia... it is so horrific... so horrific... a few elite who want power, who's ego's aren't satisfied, and thousands suffer for it... horrible.

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Posted in Kuroi Ame (Black Rain)

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Ahhh, wish my learning to

Posted on Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Ahhh, wish my learning to skip stones was as romantic as your lesson ... beautifully captured in a lovely sincerity :-) Hope you are well. $

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Posted in Stones

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One second, one moment, can

Posted on Thu, 27 Feb 2014

One second, one moment, can triggered so many things never before expected or thought, but often inevitable... it's just the timing that decides when exactly the dance shall be danced... Hope you are well Bee, have a great weekend $

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Posted in Crash

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Exquisite Tina, exquisite.

Posted on Wed, 01 Jan 2014

Exquisite Tina, exquisite. Your talent, eloquence and ability to touch other's hearts resounds in this piece... I don't think many of us can explain those tears that overflow from our hearts when our souls journey beyond ourselves in tune with...

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Posted in Six Years On...

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