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I have 932 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 891121 times and 233 of my stories have been cherry picked.
555 of my 13,546 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 568 votes

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Beyond The Forest

Time elapses like birds Setting wings in flight, Flown before they've time To pledge their thoughts, I favour walking letting Imagination swoop, Each...
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Cycle Of Life

Muddy – marshy – murky forest floor, squidgy – earthy like browned off mashed potato squelching in November's rain, as storms drench dawn's secrets...

Two Special Granddaughters

It's never easy trying to convey with words those emotions of love, but today at your mum's funeral my eyes overflowed with tears, these beautiful...

Strands Of Thought

As I sit here on bright November afternoon, Warmth of sun Giving pleasure, As rays stream Through into Conservatory, Crystal hangs in Window ensuring...

Blessings

In loving memory of Sharon. Remind us to have positive memories, strengthen and support with sensitivity these two beloved sisters and daughters,...

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555 of my comments have received 568 Great Feedback votes

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Hi onemorething,

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019

Hi onemorething,

I've read this poem many times. It conjured up a picture of someone considering all the men she'd ever known in her life and reflecting on memories of being let down so many times. There's a sadness to reading it, and yet...

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Posted in Night River

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Much more afraid of the

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

Much more afraid of the living -

the dead have never frightened me.

And there are other silences of the heart

and grasps of ivies that in concealments

to break free from internal deaths and memorials,

those we...

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Posted in Graveyards

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I found your comment

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

I found your comment extremely important Jean. It's such a special feeling to know that these words touched you and being able to relate. I do hope you get to spend many happy moments with your grandson, he sounds like a special boy indeed....

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Posted in Rebirth

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What an amazing scene and

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

What an amazing scene and some lovely descriptions. The poem as a whole was full of exhilaration which I very much enjoyed reading.

Jenny.

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Posted in The Long Mynd, Shropshire (12/10/19)

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I just love that first stanza

Posted on Tue, 08 Oct 2019

I just love that first stanza and the comfort of making and eating homemade soup. Did you know that potatoes in soup are brilliant for the immune system? 

Anyway I found this poem very tasty.

Jenny.

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Posted in This October Brings Endings

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Great fun poem for the I P

Posted on Mon, 16 Sep 2019

Great fun poem for the I P Rhiannon. I'm sure a lot of very young children would love to hear this read to them.

Put a smile on my face. ...

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Posted in If I were …

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A great poem of awareness of

Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019

A great poem of awareness of what's going on around you. I like how you give it a certain rhythm too, could hear it being read aloud.

Jenny.

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Posted in Riverine reflection

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Hi onemorething,

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019

Hi onemorething,

can't believe I missed this beauty of a poem. As you say the migration of these butterflies has left me stunned at just how many I've seen in our garden. Just walking down the path they seem to be all around, though I have...

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Posted in Painted Ladies

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Oh! My goodness Rhiannon,

Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019

Oh! My goodness Rhiannon, this is absolutely beautiful and gives all the senses a treat. Just love those photos too.

Jenny.

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Posted in Arrival – Evening Wander

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Hi Penny,

Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019

Hi Penny,

I could visulize the scene like I was watching it happen, always a sign of an excellent writer. The bitter cold came across so well too.

Jenny.

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Posted in 1944 (12miles south of Spa Belgium)

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