Jane Hyphen

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I have 142 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 56186 times and 109 of my stories have been cherry picked.
55 of my 742 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 56 votes

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My stories

Gold cherry

The End of the Evening

‘Can we move the table a bit Arni, I want to be in the shade.’ Arnold removed the wine glasses and placed them carefully on the ground, he held the...
Cherry

Duka's Return

‘Enver, Enver, your lunch!’ The dappled shade from the pine tree is perfect for sitting and writing but he never gets further than the first two...

Jack Mutant - Which Way is Down (part 16)

School no longer felt like a strange place. Jack had spent enough time on the Sandpools campus for the environment to feel familiar, occasionally...
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Teeth

Teeth, pale stones planted deep In pits of fleshy pink, glistening Within the black hole, the orifice Of sustenance, speech and breath Blankets of...
Cherry

Ant

The sun is shining Hot air builds Heat haze hovers And hoovers into holes Heed the Hymenoptera The ant is out Out and about And all its kith and kin...

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55 of my comments have received 56 Great Feedback votes

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I am 41 and I'm crying

Posted on Sun, 09 Aug 2015

I am 41 and I'm crying because I can't concentrate enough to write and this is really good and catchy and true. If only there were no more reasons to cry after seventeen!

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Posted in Problems

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It's amazing how our brains

Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018

It's amazing how our brains fill in the gaps left by losses and might have beens. I cannot imagine having one chance like that and having it snatched away. It would leave me forever in a sort of prolonged gasp I think. The way you've described...

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Posted in Life in the shadowlands

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Interesting tale. I wonder if

Posted on Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Interesting tale. I wonder if we all know our fatal flaws but also that we are no match for ourselves in the end.

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Posted in Into the Evening

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You are a true artist. The

Posted on Tue, 26 Jun 2018

You are a true artist. The way you've painted roses in words is just perfect, you didn't push too hard with the brush but the colours of your thoughts are still bold. A summer's day brought to life.

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Posted in a break from hoovering

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Lovely Rhiannon, leafy

Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018

Lovely Rhiannon, leafy filters, what more could you wish for. There is no better place than the shade to watch nature play out on a hot day. Unfortunately I was working in the sun today and felt quite sick in Reading, it was baking!

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Posted in Brightness without burning

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One of those times when as

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

One of those times when as children we experience internal volcanos of emotion, shock at how parents treat us, the audacity of their failure to listen. It's builds indepence and resilience but it's also an awakening, as a human you're often alone...

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Posted in Choose One Cake Only

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I love the little loose bit

Posted on Wed, 30 May 2018

I love the little loose bit at the end, blowing in the wind there, it's brave but it works. May is the most beautiful month. Lovely fresh words.

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Posted in renewable 2 (second go at this)

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False teeth, yes I couldn't

Posted on Sun, 27 May 2018

False teeth, yes I couldn't bring myself to include those, something creepy about them. We used to back onto a small cemetary where badgers would dig up bones, brass coffin rings and once some false teeth were in a pile of freshly dug soil!

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Posted in Teeth

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I can just imagine blurting

Posted on Fri, 25 May 2018

I can just imagine blurting those words out because of the sense of duty and expectation from the people around you and then living two lives; the flimsy fake outer one and the real one swelling inside your head constantly. What a horrible...

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Posted in In the Next Breath

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This made me laugh a lot! I

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

This made me laugh a lot! I can't decided which one applies to me, I think we're all in there somewhere. If the prayers said in church were anything like this the churches would be full again and you would have saved the church of England.

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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