Jane Hyphen

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I have 203 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 170882 times and 208 of my stories have been cherry picked.
150 of my 1,250 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 158 votes

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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...
Cherry

How Long Can You Stew For, Before You Fall Apart?

“How long can you stew for Before you fall apart?” That’s the little mantra I had going round in my head as I consumed a tin of baked beans. ‘...
Cherry

Meeting with a Dark-edged Bee Fly

‘You look kind of menacing?’ ‘Oh really, tell me more…’ ‘That long proboscis thing, It’s rather like a sword.’ ‘It’s for getting at the nectar In the...
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Cherry

Phantoms

Phantoms, that’s all we ever were, Vapour trails melding in the rush hour. The same shades of green flicker past And morse code blinks winter sun...
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150 of my comments have received 158 Great Feedback votes

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Hi Di_Hard, yes Airy and I

Posted on Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Hi Di_Hard, yes Airy and I are both bringing ghosts into our social circle in the absence of flesh and blood humans.

There are many interesting facts about hedges, for example sparrows won't frequent a hedge if it has a fence on one side....

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

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This is very magical and

Posted on Mon, 30 Mar 2020

This is very magical and light, I like the atmosphere. The distrust combined with the playful and it's true that we adapt so quickly to the unthinkable, frighteningly quickly in fact. Or maybe it was all unthinkable before but we were just too...

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Posted in Whispers

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Beautiful aren't they

Posted on Mon, 30 Mar 2020

Beautiful aren't they Rhiannon and strangely waxy too as you describe.  There are a few examples of Soulangeana in my area looking their best right now, I admire them on my singular outing of the day and they significantly improve the quality of...

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Posted in Signs of Spring 5)

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Thanks airyfairy. They're

Posted on Sat, 28 Mar 2020

Thanks airyfairy. They're quite common I think, with a round furry body and the proboscis is like a needle, quite cute actually, well at least when you haven't seen many people for a while. You're right about our entitled stewardship of the...

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Posted in Meeting with a Dark-edged Bee Fly

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I love the idea of the empty

Posted on Sat, 28 Mar 2020

I love the idea of the empty road, being like an eel, is it sloping? And the way you've animated your surroundings in the absence of human life. Suddenly the nature around us had greater significance because it carries on, flourishes, it's so...

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Posted in virus

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I love this fascinating

Posted on Fri, 20 Mar 2020

I love this fascinating glimpse into another world. I see these creatures occasionally in summer evenings, groggy little aliens emerging from the woods, crossing the savannah. 'We need not die in surburbia' x

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Posted in Oak Ox

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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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