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I have 39 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 19023 times and 4 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

Gold cherry


Come to me October, With your dawn mists and low, heavy boughs. I will thrill to your chill. I will sing at your silence. And when November's icy...

I Know You...

She tugs hard on her leggings. It pleases her to please me. Her chin dips imperceptibly as she turns to look at me. Like a novelty nodding dog on the...


I would picture myself on my final bed. Reflecting. The nurses would be kind, the morphine warming. And I'd console myself. After all, my Darwinian...

Death in the Colonies

Old men die in foreign beds with no last words to say. The women cry, Their time will come, tomorrow or today.

Loving An Englishman

If you love an Englishman, you love England. It’s part and parcel, as they say. Lush green history and rolling consistencies. You stand on your...