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I have 26 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99078 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.
28 of my 2,511 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 26 votes

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Tony Cook

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Grumpy Old Man

I read this at the recent York and London events. I think I managed to upset just about everyone in one way or another. Ho Hum. All of this is true.
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Comedy Socks

This is the story I read at the recent York and London evenings.
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Clouds and Princess Diana (IP)

Some of this is true - but most of it isn't.
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Simon The Frenzied Banana (IP)

OK, I think I've gone a little potty here but this came to me whilst mowing the lawn...
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Nettie's

A shock awakening and a life not quite complete.

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28 of my comments have received 26 Great Feedback votes

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Doubt

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2016

I'm sure that's right - we worry and fret over things. We sweat over our self esteem - and it's because we dare to put it our there and have others judge us. If only a few more generals and politicians had such fears!

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Don't understand

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2016

I don't really understand the confusion over this one. I think it's pretty plain as day as far as poetry goes. Maybe you are all trying to see more into it than is there. If you take it at face value it all makes pretty decent sense to me - and...

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Wow!

Posted on Sat, 13 Feb 2016

It's not often that a 'traditional' poem actually keeps to rhyme and metre - but this does and I am impressed. There are some wonderful lines in there too - 'meadowlands of braided strands in winds and waves that wove her' , for example. This...

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Posted in Sweet Butterfly

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Wed, 06 Jan 2016

This is our Pick of the Day - a fine retelling of an ancient tale.

Photo credit: http://tinyurl.com/jlkhoww

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Posted in Rudy, Lil Red and DJ Gran [Red Riding Hood Retelling]

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Pick of the Day

Posted on Sun, 13 Dec 2015

So many great lines in this - I want a lot more of it. Two great characters and a story that could go anywhere - and knowing you probably will. A fantastic read.

For those who don't know Laurie's first book, Ex, is available now from...

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Posted in 'The first date' a chapter from my new novel 'And?'

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Try it yourself

Posted on Tue, 08 Dec 2015

This would be a good one to try yourself - in either poetry or prose!

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Posted in For a Son

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Very clever

Posted on Thu, 03 Dec 2015

I think this is a clever use of words as well as of form. It has a real ebb and flow and it doesn't depend on the quirky nature of the lay out to have impact - it's the idea behind it that gives it real power. That's why it's our Poem of the Week...

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Posted in Hoc Erat in Votis (Poetry Monthly)

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I Like It

Posted on Sun, 29 Nov 2015

Cleverly done - the haiku form is not easy - and the last one is thought provoking. I'm not sure that wind follows you - surely it's in your face if it's blowing off your hat!

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Posted in Yellow moon haiku set

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Good start

Posted on Wed, 23 Jul 2014

I like this. It leaves a lot to be uncovered yet but I feel a cherry coming on once we have a little more!

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Posted in An Adult Conversation

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Internet Influence

Posted on Tue, 11 Mar 2014

This really is very good. It demonstrates the appalling influence the internet has had on young sexuality. I guess schools and parents are doing their bit to explain to young teenagers that sex shouldn't be porn but I worry about it all....

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Posted in Chestnut Mare

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