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Location: South Australia
Gender: Male
Born: 1943
Interests: varied
Member: Eternal Premier Author
Joined: August 2013
Tony Fawcus, ex-RAF Navigator and Junior School teacher, now living on South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula where he runs a small farm and a B&B cottage.
'like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing'
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FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Congratulations! Beyond the Wit of Daylight Hours is the new Poem of the Month!
October 8, 2019 at 12:13AM
    CD Richards: Congrats, Tony. Richly deserved.
    October 8, 2019 at 1:54AM
    tfawcus: Thanks, Craig, and all who were kind enough to vote for this. I?ve not been writing much poetry recently, so am delighted by the reception for this one.
    October 8, 2019 at 2:18AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Tony. You still have the magic touch. :))
    October 8, 2019 at 2:55AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Tony! Well done, you!!! xx
    October 8, 2019 at 2:58AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Tony. Very well deserved.
    October 8, 2019 at 7:04AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Tony. It's a fine achievement.
    October 8, 2019 at 10:20AM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    October 8, 2019 at 12:57PM
    LisaMay: Yay for you Tony - A wonderful poem. Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!
    October 8, 2019 at 1:15PM
    rspoet: Proof positive you should writing more poetry!
    But your novel about the French letter is great, too.
    Well done, my friend!
    October 8, 2019 at 3:08PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Tony! Beautifully done!
    October 8, 2019 at 6:10PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Congratulations! Up, Up and Away is the new Book of the Month!
September 7, 2019 at 12:13AM
    tfawcus: Many thanks to all those who voted for this. Much appreciated. Tony
    September 7, 2019 at 12:36AM
    sandramitchell: This story is brilliant, Tony. Congratulations! :))
    September 7, 2019 at 2:20AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations, Tony. Well deserved!

    September 7, 2019 at 9:37AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    September 7, 2019 at 1:42PM
    Adri7enne: Congratulations, Tony.
    September 7, 2019 at 3:01PM
    karenina: Congrats Tony! Book of the month! A major father in your writer's cap!--Karenina
    September 7, 2019 at 3:02PM
    rspoet: Congratulations! It's about time this significant novel was recognized for the gem it is!
    No place to go but Up Up and Away.
    September 7, 2019 at 5:15PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Tony. :)
    September 7, 2019 at 5:41PM
    tfawcus: Thanks very much for your kind comments and support. Without it, I?d have given this up months ago.
    September 7, 2019 at 7:11PM
    JudyE: Well done, Tony. And well deserved.
    September 7, 2019 at 7:17PM
    LisaMay: Well done... all that hard work worth it!
    September 8, 2019 at 2:09AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Tony. Another fine achievement, my friend.
    September 8, 2019 at 8:02AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: The Road finished second in the contest "Rhyming Poetry Contest"
September 3, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!!
    September 3, 2018 at 12:15AM
    rama devi: Congratulations!!!!
    September 3, 2018 at 12:50AM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations Tony!
    September 3, 2018 at 3:59PM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations, Tony, on your win. Marilyn
    September 3, 2018 at 8:33PM
    Dean Kuch:
    Congratulations on your second place finish, Tony.
    September 4, 2018 at 7:57PM
    tfawcus: Thanks for all the congratulatory messages. I?m honoured to have your support.
    September 5, 2018 at 6:40AM
    Robbie Yates: Well done, Tony! Much deserved!
    September 5, 2018 at 8:24AM
    krys123: Congratulations Tony.
    October 6, 2018 at 9:55AM
    krys123: Congratulations tony, as I not only salute you =, but also commend you on a very interesting and intriguing well written story.
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    January 5, 2019 at 10:41AM
    KatyM: Congrats!
    February 26, 2019 at 12:50PM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the second place finish, Tony. It is well deserved.
    March 12, 2019 at 7:22AM
    krys123: Cheers, Tony; I'm glad that you did well and so close to winning. Congratulations my friend and take care and have a good one.
    March 13, 2019 at 12:16AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Tony!
    July 6, 2019 at 11:36AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: The Flutter finished third in the contest "Dribble Flash Fiction"
August 28, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    August 28, 2018 at 12:16AM
    Robbie Yates: Well done, Tony! Such a great little flash fiction piece!
    August 29, 2018 at 7:25AM
    tfawcus: Very many thanks, Judy and Robbie, for your congratulations! Much appreciated! Tony
    August 30, 2018 at 3:09AM
    lyenochka: Congrats, Tony!
    July 6, 2019 at 11:36AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: The Kiss finished second in the contest "Love Poem Poetry Contest"
August 17, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Robbie Yates: Congratulations, Tony - another well-deserved honour!
    August 17, 2018 at 8:15AM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations, Tony on a lovely poem!
    August 17, 2018 at 1:02PM
    karenina: Second Place! Congratulations on a fine poem!--Karenina
    August 18, 2018 at 10:00PM
    tfawcus: Many thanks! I appreciate all the congratulations!
    August 20, 2018 at 12:45PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: The Fall finished second in the contest "75 Words Flash Fiction"
August 13, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations, Tony! Great job! 👏
    August 13, 2018 at 11:50AM
    krys123: Congratulations, Tony, I am most pleased that you place in the contest.
    August 13, 2018 at 2:23PM
    Dean Kuch: Congrats, Tony.
    Rock On, dude!
    August 13, 2018 at 4:34PM
    karenina: Way to go! Congrats on your second place win! Great read!--Karenina
    August 13, 2018 at 7:01PM
    Robbie Yates: Well done - your piece was lovely, and the play on words was brilliant :)
    August 14, 2018 at 5:52AM
    tfawcus: Very many thanks for all your congratulations. Very much appreciated! Tony
    August 16, 2018 at 3:15AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Midnight Echoes finished second in the contest "Rhyming Poem"
July 15, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Dean Kuch: Congrats on tying for second place, Tony.
    Yours was an epic write!
    July 16, 2018 at 6:35PM
    tfawcus: Thanks, Dean. It has now been released as a Chapbook here in Australia and is being quite well received.
    July 20, 2018 at 2:55AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: I Imagine finished third in the contest "I Imagine"
June 30, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Tony!

    June 30, 2018 at 10:10AM
    krys123: Congratulations Tony on your third-place finish.
    June 30, 2018 at 1:02PM
    tfawcus: Many thanks for your congratulations!
    June 30, 2018 at 8:30PM
    fm wright: I add my congratulations!
    July 2, 2018 at 5:31PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Tilting at Windmills finished third in the contest "Faith Poetry Contest"
June 23, 2018 at 12:13AM
    rama devi: Congrats! Lovely work!
    June 23, 2018 at 4:18AM
    krys123: I'm so glad you placed third, Tony, you were right up there!
    June 23, 2018 at 4:53PM
    tfawcus: Many thanks, RD and Alex, for your kind words and congratulations. Much appreciated.
    June 23, 2018 at 7:24PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Brindled Thoughts finished second in the contest "Free Verse Poetry Contest"
June 10, 2018 at 12:13AM
    rama devi: Congrats! Much deserved!
    June 10, 2018 at 1:12PM
    tfawcus: Thanks, RD. I have this one as the title poem of my new collection, accepted for publication early next year.
    June 10, 2018 at 5:30PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: The Snake finished second in the contest "Write a Crown of Heroic Sonnets"
June 4, 2018 at 12:13AM
    tfawcus: Thanks, Patty
    June 6, 2018 at 7:00AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Toenail Stew finished second in the contest "The Worst Pome EVER!"
May 17, 2018 at 12:13AM
    michaelcahill: I can't believe a simple snapshot of my toenails would inspire you to such greatness. CONGRATS!
    May 17, 2018 at 12:22AM
    tfawcus: Thanks, Mikey. I guess there must be one or two foot fetishists on site! Could be your lucky day.
    May 17, 2018 at 3:36AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Congratulations! The Pool is the new Poem of the Month!
April 12, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    April 12, 2018 at 12:14AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you Tony!
    April 12, 2018 at 1:33AM
    rama devi: Congrats! Much deserved! (Voted for this)
    April 12, 2018 at 2:53AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Tony!
    Smiles All Around!

    April 12, 2018 at 9:03AM
    damommy: Congratulations, my friend. Well done!
    April 12, 2018 at 11:42AM
    RGstar: Well done, my friend. Good to see. A couple of marvellous stanzas.
    April 12, 2018 at 12:16PM
    Octavia: Congrats on your beautiful poem!
    April 12, 2018 at 1:49PM
    rspoet: Congratulations on a great poem!
    April 12, 2018 at 8:14PM
    Alexander Vasa: Congratulations on your win with your lovely poem, Ana.
    April 12, 2018 at 11:00PM
    MissMerri: Tony, I have always admired your poetry. Congratulations on this first place ribbon for Poem of the Month! You deserve it.
    April 13, 2018 at 7:49PM
    pearlecat: Congratulations :))))
    April 23, 2018 at 11:22AM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Congratulations! Consider the Oyster won the contest "Short Poem"
April 10, 2018 at 12:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Tony!
    An exceptional poetic offering!
    April 10, 2018 at 8:42AM
    rama devi: Congrats! This was definitely the best!
    April 10, 2018 at 12:21PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    April 10, 2018 at 12:24PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go Tony!
    April 10, 2018 at 3:57PM

FanStory wrote to tfawcus: Congratulations! The Seven-Tined Stag won the contest "Acrostic Poetry Contest"
April 4, 2018 at 12:13AM
    CD Richards: Well done, Tony. A great, and thoroughly deserved result!
    April 4, 2018 at 12:24AM
    Pantygynt: One of the few real poems that also works as an acrostic. Congratulations, Tony, on a well-deserved win.
    April 4, 2018 at 4:52AM
    rspoet: Congratulations! A no doubt winner. Poetry at its best.
    April 4, 2018 at 11:18AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Tony - not at all surprised!
    April 4, 2018 at 5:21PM
    Aussie: Congratulations Tony. Takes a Tassie writer to take the prize. Well done, Kay XXX
    April 4, 2018 at 7:26PM
    easyeverett1: Congratulations friend and poet master. Deserved win by
    a true ambassador of the art. Love to see respect and
    skill slap me in the face as I read a poem. You seem to
    slap me silly most every time I have the initial pleasure
    of reading your poems; so the slap is due remittance for
    that pleasure. your friend, tom
    April 4, 2018 at 7:49PM
    tfawcus: Very many thanks to you all for your messages of congratulations. Best wishes, Tony
    April 4, 2018 at 8:47PM
    Gloria ....: Very nicely written, Tony! Congratulations. :)
    April 4, 2018 at 11:27PM
    rama devi: Tony! Congrats! What a wonderful entry. I love it! Had not been able to read and review, so only read it just now. Outstanding work. Kudos. Glad this won!
    April 5, 2018 at 3:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations. Marilyn
    April 5, 2018 at 7:35AM
    Eternal Muse: Congratulations, Tony!
    April 5, 2018 at 7:22PM
    MissMerri: Yeah Tony! A wonderful poem that also manages to be an Acrostic at the same time, but so quietly! That is so difficult to do and I greatly admired your result. Glad you have a blue ribbon to show for your efforts. Hugs, MM
    April 5, 2018 at 7:49PM
    RGstar: Well done Tony. Missed this one first time around. Solid
    April 6, 2018 at 8:03AM

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