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I have 1114 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1882730 times and 368 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1599 of my 16,400 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1672 votes

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Silver Birch

Dear diary... It was still and quiet that day when first I held and named you Willow, just a neonate little tree; token of rapid intention, your...
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Unexpected Guests

Dear diary...it's the beginning of July 2022 when down our narrow path I meander to ramshackle lean-to, with its window panes now spent; collapsed...
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Harvest Mouse

Within fields of wheat, corn and barley; there's hushed efficiency, seeds shall be gathered and consumed; sometimes emerging in daytime's summer heat...
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Sweet Violet

Sweet Violet you're truly humble...yet wild, with your concealed roots advancing further into the earth; shoots increase in strength where peace...
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Midst Highland Shadows

Come with me to imagined Scottish glen, we'll pitch tent beside a Loch before prevalent darkness sets in. It's time of golden twilight just before...
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1599 of my comments have received 1672 Great Feedback votes

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I love how you've woven a

Posted on Mon, 06 Dec 2021

I love how you've woven a story into this poem Turlough. The rhythm and rhyme are perfect too. It's a sad story and reminds me of the American native indians who had their land taken away. People with power and loads of money always seem to win...

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Posted in Copse and Robbers

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Hi again Rachel,

Posted on Fri, 03 Dec 2021

Hi again Rachel,

I love the idea of asking the trees how we should live, I'm sure they would tell us to live in peace and harmony and care for each other, that's if people would listen of course.

Your poem is a lovely example of...

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Posted in Momijigari

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This has got to be one of the

Posted on Fri, 15 Oct 2021

This has got to be one of the best Christmas poems I've ever read...any child would love it, including the child in me. 

Jenny.

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Posted in "sonnet 66"

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You really made my day with

Posted on Thu, 07 Oct 2021

You really made my day with this part Phil, I laughed out loud it was so funny, ...

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Posted in From A Dithtanthe!

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Hi Rhiannon,

Posted on Thu, 30 Sep 2021

Hi Rhiannon,

love the rhythm and rhyme of this poem, and totally agree with Di in her comment. We can all learn so much from writing on subjects...it appealed to the child inside me.

Jenny.

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Posted in Big River, Big Life

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This was such a touching

Posted on Tue, 14 Sep 2021

This was such a touching story Paul. So relevant too. The hardest part is learning to carry on after loosing a loved one, having your world turned upside down is never easy to cope with. I myself have lost so many loved ones to cancer, it gets...

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Posted in With or Without You

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Hi Penny,

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2021

Hi Penny,

Willow sure has a lot of magical powers, such a bright cat deserves to win. A bit of magic certainly goes a long way. Would have loved to have seen the expression on the uniformed man's face when he looked in the carrier to find...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 17

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Embracing the spirit of your

Posted on Fri, 06 Aug 2021

Embracing the spirit of your poem, gave a sense of movement, these birds relocating constantly, just like the clouds. Your passion for this bird shines through in your words.

Thank you for sharing.

Jenny.

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Posted in White Sailors

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I'm so enjoying your story

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021

I'm so enjoying your story and the story line is perfect.

Jenny.

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 10

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So the mystery thickens and

Posted on Fri, 21 May 2021

So the mystery thickens and leaves me wondering! 

Still enjoying and looking forward to next part.

Jenny.

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 8

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