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I have 297 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 190014 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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 :-) Be the Light that others long for. Be blessed and stay loved.

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My stories

Fictional Love

Fictional Love In my imagination, You walk beside me: Listening, Responding, Caring. In my imagination, We dance together As one: United in movement...

Your Torch

I placed the torch on a classroom desk, pointing upwards. I then asked the learners: “Right, is the desk giving the torch its light?” The response...

Doef Thudding Neighbour

Doef Thudding Neighbour Doef Thud Doef Thud Oh Dear Lord… Doef Thud Not again… PLEASE! Doef Thud My body tenses An automated reaction Doef As anger...

My Heart Aches

My Heart Aches I was blessed With a precious gift An exotic rose Home grown Heaven extracted to earth Exuding a perfume Earth could never hold Ether...

Fighting heart fire

Fighting heart fire The embers of you Have not yet died, As flames still lick my ribs, Stealing breath from inside. Coals of simmering memories One...