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I have 295 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 153647 times and 14 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 :-)

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My stories

Scarecrow Poem response to comment ...

... To work with your comment: No, absolutely not. The “farmer” never was and never will be My Father in Heaven. Ever. This poem was sitting with me...

Helpless, Useless, Scarecrow

Sometimes one may feel lost, lonely and forgotten and it's scary and one can run out of ways to talk the self out of it, ways to 'fix it'...

Forever Engaged

Forever Engaged I’d like to live in engagement; Engaged in your smile, Engaged in your embrace, Engaged with the twinkle in your eye, Engaged with...

From Blooms to Perfumes

I hate it when flowers die, But I love them when they bloom: from precious bud, hopefully brand new, to fully opened grace, in generously tactile...

One Gardener

One Gardener He planted seeds of doubt in my mind. I don’t think he could have comprehended That my mind was such fertile ground. The mind cannot...