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I have 1297 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
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124 of my 12,911 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 129 votes

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Christine Ann Clatworthy

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"Yours Truly"

"Well. Of all the cheek! Just can't believe this is meant to be about, 'Yours truly' "... he said.
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Painting the Homeless Godly

As long as spots go , hand in hand, with chickenpox, so Billy was always there in the pitch next to mine...
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Painted Lady Motel

It's thirty years since we booked in to the seedy motel; Mr and Mrs Might-Have-Beens...

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124 of my comments have received 129 Great Feedback votes

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Rhiannon...this is so close

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2015

Rhiannon...this is so close to home, it was almost as if I had written it myself.  You may describe it as 'a poem, written fairly raggedly...' I most certainly do not.  It all flowed from the heart, and as such, flawless in its truthfulness,...

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Posted in Valued Escapes (IP)

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Bee, my daughter always kept

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2015

Bee, my daughter always kept these few lines scrawled on a piece of paper, pinned above her bed.

Give me a draught of laughter before the day begins

Whatever follows after, it's the happy heart that wins.

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Posted in As I Write

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Yes, some wonderful

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2015

Yes, some wonderful characterisation here, Ray.  Much enjoyed.

Tina

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Posted in Chapter 16 Conquest of Chimera

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Have just read this, Rhiannon

Posted on Sun, 12 Jul 2015

Have just read this, Rhiannon, before I turn in for the night...exhausted, as ever and the first line of your uplifting hymn drew me in.  Thanks for posting this.  I always look forward to reading these little gems on Sundays...like a breath of...

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Posted in Personal Instructor

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Fantastically original, Ray.

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Fantastically original, Ray.  Really enjoyed.  Keeeeeeeeeeeeep writing, as they say...

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Posted in First Day First Memory

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This is so beautiful..

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2015

This is so beautiful...Especially liked, 'faithful ochre waked cloud'.  Thought provoking and inspiring.

Tina

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Posted in 'Spirits of the Soul'

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Wonderful internal rhyming

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2015

Wonderful internal rhyming here, Rob...change/remained, prism/ripples, for example. In all an enigmatic piece, as its subject.

Very much enjoyed, and by reading it just now you have taken me away from the mundane (polishing,...

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Posted in ‘Coming Home’

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Couldn't agree with insert

Posted on Wed, 24 Jun 2015

Couldn't agree with insert more, af.  You do have a real talent.smiley

Tina

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Posted in The Almsbury Ritual Part 2

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Love Leonard Cohen...for my

Posted on Sat, 20 Jun 2015

Love Leonard Cohen...for my sinssmiley  and love this.  Brilliant writing, as ever....

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Posted in A Flake of Your Life

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Just beautiful, lw....that is

Posted on Wed, 17 Jun 2015

Just beautiful, lw....that is, until the 'dead fox', and the 'lips, red and swollen'. A good juxtaposition of the idyllic and the not  so idyllic side to nature, creating depths and layers in this meangful poem of yours.

Tina

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Posted in Barley, growing in a field.

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