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Community No. 78 – Doug Jacquier

Doug Jacquier

A Visit from India

“AS THE rain bucketed down on the tin roof, Arfer, the German Shepherd, let out a slight woof and headed for the front door. Nicholas launched himself slowly from his armchair and responded to the insistent banging.” read more

4 October 2022

The extraordinary thing is …..

“When it first appeared at the Spendthrift Mall, few people paid any attention to It. The shoppers resting on the benches were the first to notice, then the older folk just wanting to get out of the house, the young mums feeding their babes, the homeless seeking shelter from the cold, and the teens wanting to escape the chaos of home.” read more

Bombfire Lit
7 May 2022

Doug Jacquier is a former not-for-profit CEO. He’s a vegetable gardener and cook and an occasional stand-up comedian. He does his best as a husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His poems and stories have been published in Australia, the US, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and India.

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