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I have 3629 stories published in 31 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1283024 times and 438 of my stories have been cherry picked.
34 of my 1,704 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 35 votes

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Astrology

The only real astrology; the stars that have rule over me are not any up in the skies but the two stars of your bright eyes.

Another Rising Sun

I saw another rising sun, the best I've yet to see; upon the flaming pyre of dawn the nights dark body lay. And every flame that blazing, shone...
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Thought on peace and religion

It's not the subtraction of faith that will make the world more peaceful; it's the addition of love.
Cherry

Anger

£293,000 was saved fitting cheap flammable cladding to 122 flats but only 71 people were lost in the 24 storey fiery grave. You have to burn inside...
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Cherry

On Ownership

Long before men, trees were planting the earth; every forest, by right, is their field; every sapling an heir, owning the land by birth but, sadly,...
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34 of my comments have received 35 Great Feedback votes

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I felt the only person who

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

I felt the only person who got bitten by this story, as someone who is mixed race, was me.

The kids in this story are not the grotesques of satire; not obviously ridiculous; they are cheeky likeable scamps and the butt of most of the jokes...

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Posted in Black babies.

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Philip, a generation of black

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Philip, a generation of black authors, post colonial authors like Linton Kwesi Johnson, emmerged in response to writing like this that portrayed black characters as ciphers and only gave a voice to white characters.

If you read this story...

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Posted in Black babies.

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Shockingly, Phillip, there

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Shockingly, Phillip, there are people who would read this story and not realize there was anything absurd about the child protagonists attitude unless it was pointed out by a white character or one of the black characters could express themselves...

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Posted in Black babies.

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"I don't think the story is

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

You say: "I don't think the story is racist, but draws attention to the casual racism of that era".

Does it really draw attention to it or does it just depict it without comment or condemnation or the balance the story would have if a...

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Posted in Black babies.

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Elsie. Who are the readers of

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Elsie. Who are the readers of this story? Any person in the world could read the story on the internet. I can't claim with any certainty to know what is in the mind of everyone who reads this story or how they interpret the story.

But if...

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Posted in Black babies.

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Parson through. Please try to

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Parson thru.

Please try to imagine you were a black father or mother reading this story.

You would see the child in the story as a baby that could be your child.

You would see a story in which the taking of a baby like your...

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Posted in Black babies.

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I've read this 5 times

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

I've read this 5 times now and I think that, perhaps not all, but alot of non-white people are going to be uncomfortable reading this.

It is very much like something that would have been considered acceptable on TV in the 60's or 70's and...

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Posted in Black babies.

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Comment: A Haiku

Posted on Mon, 06 Nov 2017

Comment: A Haiku

Comment from insert;

'Really enjoyed' my haiku's.

A bright Autumn day.

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Posted in Some Autumn Haikus

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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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