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I have 295 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
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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 :-)

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My stories

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...

Prayer for my Wife

Prayer for my Wife She lights her candles, Tonight it’s vanilla. The fragrance rises and the walls perspire, awaiting her entrance, for her being to...

The Existential Vacuum

“Let us consider, for instance “Sunday neurosis,” that kind of depression which afflicts people who become aware of the lack of content in their...