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I have 3195 stories published in 30 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 785113 times and 349 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 1,562 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 4 votes

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My stories

Raindrops On My Window

Raindrops on my window, shining in the sun like freckles on a happy face or raisins in a bun. Like spots upon a ladybird or dots upon a dice;...

The Sad Poetry Book

There once was a very sad poetry book. It was a book of childrens poetry called ' Children's Poems to Enjoy' and it had been languishing on Amazon.co...

Christina's World by Andrew Wyeth (Ekphrastic IP)

Buildings, far - off and grey seen across a vast field like a yellow ocean waiting to be sailed and, lying on the shore, Christina.

Pictures of Grenfell tower (Ekphrastic IP)

Pictures of Grenfell tower; a black and blazing tower of horror; of hopeless people and trapped screams like the worst tragedy of terror in...

Mack and the Loch Boggart

There was once a boy named Mack and his mother was always telling him, "Now, Mack. Remember not to go near the edge of the lake. You might fall in or...


3 of my comments have received 4 Great Feedback votes

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​I can't give you any advice

Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2017

​I can't give you any advice but I hope that praise will do. Its a memorable, beautiful and poignant poem that addresses a feeling about modern life that I completely understand and share. Its why I hope ideas like faith and magic can survive the...

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Posted in It's all mathematics

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A punk protest poem that runs

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2016

A punk protest poem that runs amok upon the page swinging a baseball bat of invective.

I also liked the way you cut to images in your poem as if it were the script of a tv news broadcast. I thought that was quite innovative and gave the...

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Posted in subjected/ subjugated

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I remember reading "A

Posted on Tue, 01 Nov 2016

I remember reading "A Clockwork Orange" because I couldn't get hold of a copy of the film (still banned at the time) and not really understanding what all the fuss was about. Then having seen the kubrik film it still seemed less extreme than alot...

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Posted in A videsat from Alex