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I have 1097 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1735555 times and 349 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1397 of my 15,903 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1462 votes

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In Tune

As morning breaks on a new day dawning, rain pours cradling puddles in open cracks; dew forming on blades of lush grass...while spider spins a song...

Dwellers of the New World Epilogue

Ben had felt so lost during the final goodbyes, now all he wanted to do, was return home. It hadn't taken him long to get back to the bay with Brigs...

Dwellers of the New World Chapter Twenty ( Pt 7 ) Sad Farewells

Brad and Simon were the only two people on the trip to Obsidian that had not been programmed to forget their experience, because Simon was not just...

Dwellers of the New World Chapter Twenty ( Pt 6 ) A Binding Agreement

It was hard to hear above the wind, but Addie lifted a special device to his mouth and as he spoke, his voice was loud and clear, reverberating so...

Dwellers of the New World Chapter Twenty ( Pt 5 ) The High Point

As Cinnamon was observing the sky, unable to take her eyes off the spectacle above her, she suddenly heard her name in the far distance being called...

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1397 of my comments have received 1462 Great Feedback votes

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This is so funny, I smiled 

Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017

This is so funny, I smiled smiley all the way through. Nice to read humour like this...

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Posted in King Wenceslas, Look Out! - Part One

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This was a great story

Posted on Tue, 05 Dec 2017

This was a great story Richard. It was good to read that the boy's perseverance at fitting in worked out in the end.

Thank you for sharing.

Jenny. 

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Posted in Son of Fred (Part 2)

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You've done it again

Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2017

You've done it again Geraldine, with those magical metaphors that I so enjoy reading. Especially loved the lines:-

Shrouds of silken webs

catch stars dribbling rays,

and:-

An eerie aura spawned by

phantoms...

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Posted in A Mystic Winter's Eve.

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Hi Richard,

Posted on Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Hi Richard,

It's interesting how the sea can conjure up the imagination to write poetry. I think you've summed up perfectly how dangerous it can be, but how wild and free also. I like the idea of the sea coughing up sand, salt and left...

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Posted in The Sea Coughs

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Loved this poem Richard and

Posted on Tue, 28 Nov 2017

Loved this poem Richard and those last three lines resonated with me so much.

Glad to read your work again and hope you and yours are keeping well.

Jenny.

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Posted in I Lay in the Grass

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You've captured the persona

Posted on Fri, 24 Nov 2017

You've captured the persona of a man who wishes to suffer in silence. This is how I read this poingnant poem. Hope I didn't get what you were trying to say out of context.

Jenny.

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Posted in A Serious Man

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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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