Status: A new haiku for Nicholas Nickleby & a new LimerickII - both are up (1 day ago)


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A little about me - I've won awards for poetry and for one of my short stories and I've been published in small editions. 
I've studied English Composition, Literature, Creative Writing and Poetry but the bulk & most important part of my continuing education, is reading, I read a lot.

I try to vary my reading and read not only a vast assortment of books, but of writers, too. I'm not a book snob - but I read classics, as well. These days I'm reading much more fiction than non-fiction, I seem to find more truth there. 

I'm proudest of my fiction and oddly enough, lately -  some of my better Limericks, which seem to be attracting attention. 

My greatest joy, other than my family & friends, the natural world, and spiritual beliefs  (not necessarily in that order), is entertaining people and making them laugh.

I try to vary my work - I don't write in any one genre - or about any one time period.
With over 15 short stories, a complete mystery novella, 2 serials, 24 poetry groups (including said Limericks), and 4 or 5 non-fiction essays - I do hope you can find something to your liking : )
In the name of blessed brevity, ease to the reader, & to compete with the poetry (including my own), almost all my work is posted in parts of a page or less, most less than a half page.

Joy...hugs, and hang in there, gang.

sloanranger / VLSloan

One of the ways I promoted Wattpad - was that unlike Facebook and other sites, WP offered a copyright option & that our work was protected. 
I no longer see that option so let me just say: 
All work on my site, unless otherwise noted or quoted, is original, written by me and is hereby copyrighted.


Limericks II

Limericks II

Poetry #14 / Humor #119
58 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014G
We aim to amuse ! More madcap Limericks - I hope they make you smile, again... and again : )
33,744 reads votes 1,622 comments 2,767
Haiku For Nicholas Nickleby

Haiku For Nicholas Nickleby

Spiritual #76 / Poetry #102
73 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014G
Haiku for my missing kitty, to engender good thoughts, wishes & creative ideas for his return, along with a bit of poetry for my friends : )
32,094 reads votes 1,986 comments 2,677
Future: Non Speak

Future: Non Speak

Poetry #70
6 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 26, 2014GVideo
A little sci-fi, not in the usual format. Using intelligence, planning & understanding of what can bring good outcomes & thus perhaps avoid scenes & stories of dystopic worlds and mutants. Who knows, it may turn out all right : )
1,678 reads votes 151 comments 226
Sexy Short Shorts

Sexy Short Shorts

Short Story #175 / Romance #564
12 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 24, 2014PG-13
A group of very short, sensual little stories.
44,636 reads votes 530 comments 617


Poetry #69 / Romance #462
68 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 23, 2014PG-13
Excepting five or six, all of these haiku are about lips and kissing. Some Haiku for you, lips & a few, sweet, wine-touched kisses, too.
31,076 reads votes 1,865 comments 3,026


1 page, updated Sep 21, 2014GVideo
191 reads votes 26 comments 69
Fairy Tales & Nursery Rhymes

Fairy Tales & Nursery Rhymes

2 parts / 1 page, updated Sep 19, 2014Video
Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes for children of all ages, and for all tymes.
713 reads votes 56 comments 110
Silver Screenings

Silver Screenings

Poetry #701
8 parts / 4 pages, updated Sep 19, 2014GVideo
Tributes & poems of classic B&W films that I love & I hope that you do too - or soon will. Dedicated to younger viewers who may not have had the pleasure to see them on TV, as I have. Check out film clips in 'Media,' below, right. : )
1,444 reads votes 182 comments 301
Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

Historical Fiction #123 / Poetry #382
16 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 18, 2014GVideo
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books.
2,625 reads votes 339 comments 458
Acrostic  Soulmates

Acrostic Soulmates

Spiritual #314 / Poetry #587
25 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 16, 2014G
Spiritual poetry about the soul and the search for it's mate.
8,812 reads votes 701 comments 1,288
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Your poetry is very good, Tejas. I really like it.

A city scene - has me there : )

Coy and sweet : )))

So much wisdom in those last 2 stanzas.

Very scary.

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