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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


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...

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...