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My stories have been read 468329 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
234 of my 11,162 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 236 votes

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On The Road Again

Photo is my own. Does anyone remember the journey down to Cornwall from Bristol on an August bank holiday from about 1965? Because I do. This is just...
Cherry

Once We Shone

Photo from pixabay free Holding your letters each one a gift, remembering you took away my darkest fears, we'd trip on wine, laughed till tears...
Cherry

Rhyme Of A Young White Witch

Picture by pixabay free Young girl remembers way back when her mother died when she was ten... then forced into some foster home with sadness she...

Claustrophobia

Image from pixabay free His eyes wander not surprising this gathering increasing, apologizes for his intrusion, still no eye to eye contact, his...
Cherry

Drifting

image by pixabay free to use. In the Summertime me and my brother Jake can think of nothing better than to fly up – up and away in our red and green...

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234 of my comments have received 236 Great Feedback votes

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How about Bowser for a posh

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017

How about Bowser for a posh name for a dog.

The story is written so well, I felt like I was watching a tv series.

Still enjoying.

Jenny.

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Posted in Boatman's dream 29

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A pensive poem of awareness

Posted on Fri, 28 Oct 2016

A pensive poem of awareness that asks the questions: Who am I? Why do I exist?

Hope I've got the meaning right, it was just the way I percieved it.

Loved the lines:

Walked naively through the

gossamer thread

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Posted in Fear of existence

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Wow!  Is one of the words I

Posted on Sun, 27 Jul 2014

Wow!  Is one of the words I would use to describe what I've just read.

An entoxicating,  powerful piece,  that developed and grew stronger as I read.

Great work...and I really mean that.

Jenny.

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Posted in Everything pulls softly and silently apart

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Hi Tina,

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014

Hi Tina,

I think we all new a Miss Jones when we were at school.  We had a teacher called Miss Evans,  she was a spinster and always wore glasses hung from a chain,  they would sit on the end of her nose and she would look down when...

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Posted in The Naming of Plants

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A poingnant poem in the

Posted on Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A poingnant poem in the beginning...but hope at the end of the tunnel.

I thought you delivered a great read,  that shows its possible to get through most things;  if you just hold out for another day.

Jenny.

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Posted in Trauma

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There's boundless energy and

Posted on Sun, 19 Nov 2017

There's boundless energy and passion in this poem that drew me in straight away.

Beautiful poem.

Jenny.

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Posted in Come With Me

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I like how you write the

Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017

I like how you write the reflection of the moon in the first stanza, very original.

Going from autumn to winter written so magically, and very much enjoyed reading.

Jenny.

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Posted in Autumn/Winter Haiku's - 2

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Posted on Mon, 06 Nov 2017

 

It's one of the hardest tasks to deal with and I honestly feel for you having been through it myself.

Your mum was constant reader of work here on abc tales, she will be remembered for her great strength.

Let Bee's name...

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Posted in Closing the accounts of the late Deborah Hambrook

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A chilling read indeed. I

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017

A chilling read indeed. I think there has to be a moral to this story, but just can't think of one at the moment.

Very original too.

Jenny.

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Posted in Cheetah

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It's good to remember those

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017

It's good to remember those we've lost at this time of year. May his memory be your comfort.

Jenny.

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Posted in The Big 7-0

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