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Gender: Male
Born: In the last century
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Joined: February 2015
My new book of poetry Flourish and book of short stories When You Wish is now available on There is a direct link at the bottom of this page. My book, Tales of a Scottish Wood, is also available on Amazon. It has fifteen enchanting tales of Sean's adventures, some were posted on FanStory, others are new stories. My poetry book, When Stars Stand Still is also available. Both books have over fifty poems written in multiple styles that all readers can enjoy.
There is a direct link at the bottom of the page.

I live on a lake with kayaks and canoes. We have a great blue heron, an occasional eagle, all kinds of ducks, hawks and owls; deer, rabbits, and unfortunately squirrels.

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FanStory wrote to rspoet:
Of Stars and Sand was posted today. It is a Milestone Post. Post number 300!
June 19, 2022 at 12:07AM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Extinct finished first in the contest "Write a Humorous 5-7-5"
June 5, 2022 at 9:10PM
    judiverse: Congrats on your win. You expressed my sentiments exactly. judi
    June 8, 2022 at 11:19AM
    rjuselius: Congratulations dear Robert <3
    June 8, 2022 at 12:34PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Paradox Lost won the contest "Science Fiction Writing"
January 29, 2022 at 12:13AM
    karenina: Congratulations to you!
    January 29, 2022 at 1:42AM
    RGstar: Yahhhhhh. So good to see...Well done. I must have missed this one. Just read now. A very well done. So happy for this.
    January 29, 2022 at 4:43AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Robert! This was a well deserved winning entry!! 🎊🎉🎈😊
    January 29, 2022 at 7:47AM
    Pam (respa): Super congratulations, Robert. Great story and well deserved win!
    January 29, 2022 at 7:51AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    January 29, 2022 at 9:07AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert. A superb write!

    January 29, 2022 at 11:05AM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    January 29, 2022 at 1:19PM
    rspoet: Thank you all for the warm greetings and congratulations. As a fan of science fiction, it is treat to do well in this new contest.
    Congratulations to all the other winners: Oliver, Michael, and Helen.
    Thank you all!

    January 29, 2022 at 3:21PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert! Great story!!

    January 29, 2022 at 4:45PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Robert. :))
    January 29, 2022 at 8:31PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on winning the SciFi writing contest. judi
    January 30, 2022 at 1:00PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Shadow World finished third in the contest "Fantasy Writing Contest"
December 20, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the 3rd place finish in the contest, Robert. It is well deserved.
    December 20, 2021 at 7:01AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations on your creative story, Robert!

    December 22, 2021 at 12:19AM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Without Compare won the contest "Rhyming Poetry Contest"
September 28, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    September 28, 2021 at 12:46AM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Robert! Another stunning winner.
    September 28, 2021 at 7:27AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations! Well deserved, Robert!!

    September 28, 2021 at 7:34AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert..A masterly write.

    September 28, 2021 at 7:44AM
    Anne Johnston: Congratulations on your win
    September 28, 2021 at 10:22AM
    sandramitchell: Huge congratulations, Robert! It's a lovely poem! 😊 xx
    September 28, 2021 at 11:33AM
    karenina: Congratulations!
    September 28, 2021 at 11:50AM
    rspoet: Thank you to everyone the congratulations and warm compliments. It's always an honor to be recognized in the rhyming contest.
    Congratulations also to Judy, Tom, Kahpot, Paul and Linda for their splendid poems and well deserved awards.
    We have so many marvelous writers on this site.

    September 28, 2021 at 12:34PM
    Ulla: Congratulations, Robert. It's such a lovely poem. Your win is so well deserved. Ulla:)))
    September 28, 2021 at 12:42PM
    Senyai: Congratulations! Robert, your beautiful poem was a gem ! 🎉
    September 28, 2021 at 1:04PM
    Gloria ....: Well done, Robert. :))
    September 28, 2021 at 4:44PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    September 28, 2021 at 5:28PM
    tfawcus: Congratulations! Well deserved.
    September 29, 2021 at 7:35PM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, Robert! Marvelous accomplishment!
    Sal XOs
    September 30, 2021 at 2:27PM
    RGstar: Well done RS...didn't see this one. I just came to congratulate you on place for your recent story, for I didn't see that one either...I have just read it. Great writing. Well done for both.
    December 20, 2021 at 6:40PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! The Maple Tree won the contest "Share A Story In A Poem"
June 19, 2021 at 12:13AM
    Dilettante junior: So well deserved dear friend. Congratulations!!!
    June 19, 2021 at 1:09AM
    karenina: Congratulations!

    June 19, 2021 at 1:32AM
    Chrissy710 : Hi Robert I am so pleased you won this contest a beautiful poem Congratulations Cheers Chris
    June 19, 2021 at 2:15AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert!

    June 19, 2021 at 2:24AM
    MissMerri: I am delighted to see this poem in first place Robert. Congratulations! I have to wait a day to review.
    June 19, 2021 at 3:05AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations, Robert. :))
    June 19, 2021 at 3:14AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!

    June 19, 2021 at 7:43AM
    Senyai: Congratulations, Robert! Most deserved win as The Maple Tree was a beautiful poem that touched my heart ❤️

    June 19, 2021 at 8:24AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Robert, it was well deserved!! xxx
    June 19, 2021 at 9:25AM
    rspoet: rspoet: Thank you, Dilettante, Karenina, Chris, Helen, Miss Merri, Gloria, Diane, and Lynn, for all the warm messages.
    Congratulations to all the other winners. This contest was filled with marvelous creative story poems.
    Best wishes to all.
    June 19, 2021 at 9:33AM
    Ulla: Congratulations, Robert. So we'll deserved. Ulla:))
    June 20, 2021 at 10:11AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations my friend. A worthy win!

    June 20, 2021 at 2:47PM
    RGstar: Well done RS. Best wishes
    June 22, 2021 at 4:31PM
    Elizabeth Emerald: Congratulations on your win! Not surprised! Cheers. LIZ
    July 1, 2021 at 1:43PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: haiku (raindrops) finished second in the contest "Haiku Poetry Contest"
March 28, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    March 28, 2021 at 9:33AM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Sir Robert. I thought this was a most creative haiku.
    March 28, 2021 at 8:02PM
    AnnaLinda: Congrats, Robert!❤
    March 28, 2021 at 10:28PM
    rspoet: Thank you, friends , for the congratulations!
    Congratulations to LisaMay and all the other fine poets.
    March 29, 2021 at 11:07AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert!
    March 29, 2021 at 2:18PM
    Ginnygray: Congratulations Robert!
    May 8, 2021 at 12:34PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Forgotten Things won the contest "Rhyming Poetry Contest"
March 15, 2021 at 12:12AM
    tfawcus: Congratulations. Great poem.
    March 15, 2021 at 5:58AM
    Mrs. KT: Beautiful poem, Robert!
    March 15, 2021 at 9:57AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Robert. Very well deserved.
    March 15, 2021 at 12:12PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Robert! Another Blue!!
    March 15, 2021 at 3:33PM
    rspoet: Thank you Tony, Diane, Pam, Faye, Miss Merri, and Elizabeth for the warm congratulations. This was a nice surprise to wake up to this morning.
    Congratulations to all the other winners too!
    March 15, 2021 at 3:51PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Robert. :))
    March 15, 2021 at 4:23PM
    Sugarray77: Well deserved and congrats, Robert!!

    March 15, 2021 at 9:00PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert!

    March 16, 2021 at 2:39AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Robert - lovely poem!
    March 16, 2021 at 6:27AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert!
    March 17, 2021 at 7:10PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Invisible is the new Poem of the Month!
March 6, 2021 at 12:12AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert!

    March 6, 2021 at 1:32AM
    tfawcus: Many congratulations, Robert. I thought this a particularly good poem and a well-deserved win.
    March 6, 2021 at 3:38AM
    RGstar: Well done Robert. My best.
    March 6, 2021 at 3:59AM
    sandramitchell: Huge congratulations, my friend! :)) xxxx
    March 6, 2021 at 4:57AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Robert - well done!x
    March 6, 2021 at 5:34AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    March 6, 2021 at 7:03AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations, Robert. Well deserved.
    March 6, 2021 at 7:26AM
    Jay Squires: Had to be! Congratulations, dear Friend.
    March 6, 2021 at 10:35AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Robert. :))
    March 6, 2021 at 5:35PM
    AnnaLinda: Congratulations!
    March 6, 2021 at 8:31PM
    rspoet: Thank you to all for the warm congratulations on the Poem of the Month and to Helen for the great sparkly
    gif that made me smile. It's always a special honor to receive the POM selection by fellow writers.
    Thank you!
    March 7, 2021 at 12:54PM
    Raffaelina Lowcock: Congratulations on this well-deserved 1st prize.

    March 15, 2021 at 7:53AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert!
    March 17, 2021 at 7:12PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! It's Time is the new Poem of the Month!
December 7, 2020 at 12:13AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert.. Well deserved!
    December 7, 2020 at 10:46AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!

    December 7, 2020 at 10:47AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your poem of the month win. judi
    December 7, 2020 at 11:48AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Robert. Well deserved.
    December 7, 2020 at 12:55PM
    rspoet: Thank you Julia, Diane, Judi, and Pam for the congratulations. There were many wonderful poems
    for this month.
    Congratulations to RG, Melissa, and Diane for their
    great entries.
    December 7, 2020 at 1:48PM
    sandramitchell: Well one, Robert, huge congratulations. Your poem deserved to win, it was brilliant. 😊🎈🎉
    December 7, 2020 at 3:26PM
    RGstar: Congrats Robert. My best wishes.
    December 7, 2020 at 6:10PM
    sammielwf: It's Time for this talented writer RS poet to be recognized for this wonderful work...
    Congratulations Robert.
    December 7, 2020 at 9:21PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Robert. :))
    December 7, 2020 at 11:13PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Tempest is the new Poem of the Month!
October 6, 2020 at 12:13AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Robert! Brilliant poem and well deserved win. :))
    October 6, 2020 at 3:31AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    An outstanding poetic offering!

    October 6, 2020 at 6:00AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on Poem of the Month, Robert. Very well deserved!
    October 6, 2020 at 7:30AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert. Brilliant poem.
    October 6, 2020 at 10:32AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Robert. :))
    October 6, 2020 at 11:54AM
    rspoet: Thank you Sandra, Diane, Pam, Julia, and Gloria for the congratulations. It always an honor to be chosen for the poem of the month, especially when so many great poems were nominated. Thank you all!
    October 6, 2020 at 1:37PM
    Ulla: Congratulations, Robert, with your well deserved win. Ulla:)))
    October 6, 2020 at 3:51PM
    Spangle: Super congrats, Robert!
    October 13, 2020 at 9:47PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! Little Things is the new Poem of the Month!
June 12, 2020 at 12:13AM
    sandramitchell: Bravo!!! Congratulations, my friend. A wonderful poem for poem of the month! xxx
    June 12, 2020 at 7:35AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    Such a wonderful offering!
    June 12, 2020 at 8:22AM
    rspoet: Some little things are big things, like receiving recognition from fellow writers. Thank you Sandra and Diane!
    June 12, 2020 at 9:50AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your Poem of the Month honors. judi
    June 12, 2020 at 10:04AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations, Robert. :))
    June 12, 2020 at 10:53AM
    Pam (respa): Just a "little thing"--Congratulations on the win, Robert. Very well deserved.
    June 12, 2020 at 12:12PM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Robert. A most deserved win
    June 12, 2020 at 3:08PM
    rspoet: Some little things are big things, like receiving recognition from fellow writers. Thank you Judi, Gloria, Pam and Julia!
    June 12, 2020 at 3:28PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Robert - not surprised you won!
    June 12, 2020 at 4:13PM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Robert! A well-deserved champion.
    June 12, 2020 at 5:41PM
    Melissa Russell Deur: Congratulations! I shouldn?t have wasted my vote on my poem. Well deserved!
    June 13, 2020 at 12:26AM
    tfawcus: Well deserved recognition for this fine poem. Congratulations.
    June 13, 2020 at 6:26AM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear Robert! Sal xo
    June 13, 2020 at 9:18AM
    rspoet: Thank you Dorothy, Warren. Melissa, Tony and Sally. Congratulations much appreciated.
    June 13, 2020 at 2:45PM
    RGstar: Best wishes my friend...a endearing Congrats...well done.
    October 7, 2020 at 4:58PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Old Spirits finished third in the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
May 26, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    "Beautifully rendered"

    May 26, 2020 at 7:58AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Robert!
    May 27, 2020 at 6:16PM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Snickers Bar finished first in the contest "Dialogue Only Prompt"
May 11, 2020 at 10:10PM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Robert. Very well deserved.
    May 12, 2020 at 7:27AM

FanStory wrote to rspoet: Congratulations! The Wanderer won the contest "Rhyming Poem"
April 14, 2020 at 12:13AM
    phill doran: congratulations - well done!
    April 14, 2020 at 4:36AM
    Spangle: Congratulations...a beautiful poem!
    April 14, 2020 at 10:04AM
    judiverse: Congratulations to for winning the "Rhyming Poem" contest. judi
    April 14, 2020 at 1:13PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Robert. :))
    April 14, 2020 at 1:21PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Robert!
    So beautiful!

    April 14, 2020 at 1:51PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    April 14, 2020 at 1:56PM
    rspoet: Thank you, Phil, Janet, Judi, Gloria, Diane, and Helen,
    for the warm congratulations.
    Congratulations also to Phil and Susan for their wonderful poems and recognition.
    A rhymer at heart, it's a special honor to win this contest.
    Thank you!
    April 14, 2020 at 2:38PM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Robert. Well deserved for a very good poem.
    April 14, 2020 at 7:13PM
    Gypsymooncat: Congratulations! I knew this was a winner when I first read it xo
    April 14, 2020 at 7:51PM
    humpwhistle: Well done, Robert! Congratulations!
    April 15, 2020 at 3:37AM
    zanya: Richly deserved Zanya
    April 15, 2020 at 8:53AM
    sandramitchell: Well done, you!! It was a lovely poem, and really deserved to win. :)) xxxx
    April 15, 2020 at 11:22AM
    Ulla: Congratulations, Robert. So well deserved. It's a beautiful poem. Ulla :)))
    April 15, 2020 at 12:35PM
    juliaSjames: Way to go, Robert! A great win
    April 15, 2020 at 9:32PM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    April 17, 2020 at 3:05PM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    April 19, 2020 at 11:49AM
    kiwigirl2821: I'm the one who is always late to a party ... this is a natural win Robert. It is so poetic, it drops one to their knees ... big big congrats and sighs on this one! xoxo d
    April 21, 2020 at 7:38AM

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Of Stars and Sand
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As Ever
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God's Abode reached "All Time Best" status.
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Far Ahead reached "Recognized" status.
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Of Stars and Sand reached "All Time Best" status.
June 19 at 11:56PM
Of Stars and Sand reached "Recognized" status.
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Post Number 300
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Extinct finished first in the contest "Write a Humorous 5-7-5"
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