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Rain Drops on the Window

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Rain Drops on the Window
Contest entry.
Short story about a boy in the 1960's.

Keywords: 
autobiography, nostalgia
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lesclaypoolrules

Wow. THis was actually very worth the read... I don't know why you don't have more votes. GOod job.
:P

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leovineknight

Hi,
Thanks very much for your message. I'm glad you enjoyed it. It's taken from my novel 'Looking Through the Windows of Madness'.
Cheers,
Leo Vine-knight

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donnamyoung

You are obviously an artist. Great description. I was compelled to keep reading. Sad subject, but very well handeled. you got a vote and a star from me. God Bless

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leovineknight

Hi Donna,
Thanks very much for your kind comments (and the star/vote). It's always nice to get some positive feedback. Thanks again. Best wishes.
Leovineknight

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nisamsuzi

I like your descriptions as you are painting a world unbeknownst to me. However, the story starts out too slowly. I wanted some action to engage me.

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leovineknight

Hi,
Thanks for reading 'Rain Drops on the Window'. It's actually adapted from a chapter halfway through my novel 'Looking Through the Windows of Madness', so this might account for the slow start. The novel begins with a bang, while this chapter is really a retrospective. Still,... Show more

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leovineknight

Hi Carrie,
Thanks a lot for your feedback. Yes, the piece is adapted from my book 'Looking Through the Windows of Madness'. I've amended the p.15 error - what can I say!
Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks again,
Leo

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carrie3

A neat little slice of life, made all the better for being on the dark side of real. You've packed a lot into these pages, however and I did get the impression this was more of a novel extract than a short story. Enjoyed the descriptions, bar from a couple of places where I felt they were just a little too list-like. Still, the book held my interest and it's obvious you can write. You might want to check out a glaring one... Show more

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Deleted User

I really liked this story but the end result was a rather sad commentary on the horrors of growing up with a demented parent. Obviously this young fellow seemed to have found a rather interesting way of coping with the impossible. My heart went out to him for his suffering.

1 Comment
leovineknight

Hi Marion,
Thanks very much for taking the time to comment. The story is taken from my full novel 'Looking Through the Windows of Madness' - where the theme of coping with the impossible is taken a lot further.
Thanks again.
Leo

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tariq.summeiyya

I really enjoyed this very descriptive and exciting story. I look forward to reading more of your work!

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leovineknight

Hi Tariq,

Thanks very much for your kind comments. I have a full novel on Bookrix if you'd like to sample it (Looking Through the Windows of Madness).

Thanks again!
Leo Vine-Knight

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