Jane Hyphen

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My stories have been read 280414 times and 272 of my stories have been cherry picked.
237 of my 1,570 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 255 votes

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Penelope is not your Friend

Penelope is not your friend Look deep in her eyes There’s a hair pin bend And a hellion blotch An open slit in the darkest spot To the sheerest drop...
Gold cherry

Crab Customs

Since there is nothing upon the horizon these days except for a vast plane, dusty and barren barring the odd amorous pigeon and a few clusters of...
Cherry

Locked

When I woke up from my nap, my stupor as I call it since the line between wakefulness and sleep had thinned to a hairline’s width, I noticed how...

How Long Can You Stew For, Before You Fall Apart? (3)

I love Joanne, sometimes she can be insightful and clever especially when it comes to people, she is intuitive and capable of picking apart people’s...
Cherry

How Long Can You Stew For, Before You Fall Apart? (2)

It wasn’t the first time I’d been stood up on the astral plane. However this was different, I was getting, dare I say it, lonely. I’m usually the...

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237 of my comments have received 255 Great Feedback votes

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I don't know how I missed

Posted on Sat, 07 Mar 2020

I don't know how I missed this, what a treasure. Brain scans have shown that looking into a forest  in full leaf is restorative, rather like sleep.  Access to safe, green spaces for all - and if that isn't possible then poems like this help a lot...

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Posted in Chlorophyll Green

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I really enjoyed this, it

Posted on Tue, 10 Mar 2020

I really enjoyed this, it brought back so many memories of feeling absolutely free on summer evenings with no worries and so many opportunities stretching out, and of course trees are the backdrop of life.

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Posted in forever young

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I like this a lot, it's

Posted on Sat, 07 Mar 2020

I like this a lot, it's unique and reminds me a bit of Hans Christian Anderson and the way he sometimes wrote from the perspective of an object. I also like the way you have avoided the cliche of exhibiting pride around damage.

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Posted in A Broken Pot’s Lament

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Light is an infinite resource

Posted on Wed, 12 Feb 2020

Light is an infinite resource, if only everyone could know that. Thanks celtic - hope you're well 

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Posted in Jar of Lights

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This is very fine, especially

Posted on Tue, 04 Feb 2020

This is very fine, especially the first verse, it made my mouth water. Even pavement cracks hold possibilities, I love. It's a shame people don't spend much time outside when it's cold in February because there is so much happening.

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Posted in Present

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Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares

Posted on Tue, 11 Feb 2020

Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares is an example of everything which is wrong with the human race. I enjoyed this piece about the little conflicts that occur inside our heads and reasons behind them.  I can lose myself in the mug section in Homesense...

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Posted in Gordon Ramsay, A Lesson In Life. Part One.

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A fine tribute to these

Posted on Sun, 02 Feb 2020

A fine tribute to these incredible animals, to think they were once a staple part of our diet. I enjoyed the slippery, fluid movement throughout.  A shimmering length of muscle, who needs legs?

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Posted in Eel

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This stands on its own like a

Posted on Sun, 29 Dec 2019

This stands on its own like a piece of art. I really love it.

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Posted in The emergency bassoonist

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Hi Rhiannon. Thanks for your

Posted on Sat, 14 Dec 2019

Hi Rhiannon. Thanks for your comment. I agree with you, some people cannot accept help or are so far gone that they don't know how to ask for it and yet those connected with them would have done anything to help.

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Posted in The Worst

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This captures well the inner

Posted on Sun, 15 Dec 2019

This captures well the inner battle of sleeplessness. The ticking mind and aching body and then the inexplicable release into sleep. The tired bee analogy is perfect.

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Posted in Be Leave

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