Tom Brown

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I have 127 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 70949 times and 5 of my stories have been cherry picked.
96 of my 1,324 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 97 votes

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Tom Brown

 

I consider myself a teacher of mathematics. I have an MSc at the University of
South Africa and a PhD at the University of Pretoria but people mostly know
me as Mr Brown. What gives me most meaning and fulfilment in work is to
encourage and inspire gifted young people, who could face similar difficulties
and adversities than I've had. My main academic research interests would be
in stochastic processes and in the mathematical theory of empathy.
My greatest academic ambition is to consolidate the work of Prof Niko Sauer.
A monumental task. For the love of God and the fear of Mathematics!

 

My stories

Personal pronouns

Once I asked an inmate his name he said he was Jesus. So I asked if they just called him that? Or was he ..? And he replied gravely “I am He.”...

3 Calculating the Past

The Moon is very slowly receding from Earth it is predicted even by elementary physics and can be measured. This is a simple fact and is the result...

2 Elusive Answers

Indeed it sounds like a standard exercise to establish the story of how the Earth-Moon came to be, then we can leave it and get on with the Big-Bang...

Abc Print

Abctales is a publisher in full right. Why would you want to publish (printed page)? You get hundred times more exposure on the web and "it's all...
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A warm dream

One of my favourite dreams I have a dream of warm love and yes the glowing embers! How incredibly romantic. As in silence darkness draws near sacred...

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96 of my comments have received 97 Great Feedback votes

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it's good to be young

Posted on Fri, 14 Mar 2014

It's good to be young and insane.

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Posted in Mental Illness

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Unreal

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2019

Unreal

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Posted in Canadian Woods

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I wish I could

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2019

I wish I could see this. Well then apart from the second stanza, heartbreaking. But it must be really incredible and as you say ancient wilderness. See you Richard!

A sense of wonder- Tom

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Posted in Canadian Woods

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One woman

Posted on Sat, 23 Nov 2019

One woman can bring a kingdom to its knees.

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Posted in Light of the World

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Lovely by any name!

Posted on Mon, 04 Nov 2019

Lovely by any name! It is wonderful to see such beauty in the ordinary things around us and they bring us hope. True beauty is within. You are good at this Rhiannon you should write more such little gems.

Keep well! Tom

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Posted in November Bloom

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You waken a deep longing

Posted on Tue, 05 Nov 2019

You waken a deep longing a forever yearning. The scent of the sea.

Lovely language. Thanks Richard! Keep well!

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Posted in A First Chance

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Courageous

Posted on Wed, 30 Oct 2019

Courageous, if at first you don't succeed .. .. Some people say that loneliness is the sickness of our time. Richard I must say your poetry has much depth these days. Excellent.

All the best! Tom Brown

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Posted in She Sits

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Thrashed

Posted on Sun, 20 Oct 2019

Thrashed. Glad that life is behind me, only the first half-an-hour is so that pleasant that warm feeling of companionship and cameraderie happy chatting laughter and that. That elusive feeling of belonging. The girls all are beautiful. Well and...

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Posted in Bands, Beers and Old Boyfriends

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Good

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Good. One can see the work with the brush strokes.

.Paints a pretty picture! See you Richard! Tom

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Posted in Twilight Strokes

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Rainbow sighting!

Posted on Mon, 01 Jan 2018

We had some rain near Pretoria the weekend and there was a rainbow. The sky was a powdery blue and everything fresh of the rain, the colours beautiful vivid and bright.

It lingered for long it was complete the whole bow as if planted. You...

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Posted in Yesterday I saw a rainbow

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