Jane Hyphen

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I have 209 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 231156 times and 220 of my stories have been cherry picked.
175 of my 1,320 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 185 votes

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Gatorland

Under the days A subplot festers. Unstable Vast wetlands Of drowned thoughts, Among shreds of desire That sway like reeds Masking clarity. Something’...
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Cherry

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‘Good luck Nigel. You won’t need it mind, you’re a bright lad. Go and show em what you’re made of.’ ‘Okay mum.’ Nigel Wheeler took his seat next to...
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Grief is a Shower of Rocks

Grief is a shower of rocks Descending from the rolling clouds Which darkened the skies of my truth Each cusped and hard enough to Carve this strange...
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Away with the Fairies

I’ve never been away Away with the fairies I’m ever so envious Of those who have Lucidity being overrated And often quite tiring They talk about it...
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I Remember when there was So Much Space

I remember when there was So much space Stretching out in front of me like A vast ocean With sunlight sparkling upon waves I felt full Wondering what...

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175 of my comments have received 185 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely cute poem Jenny. It's

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Lovely cute poem Jenny. It's hard to believe we felt like that once but the stars are still there for us, bright and unchanging. I think you're right that if we think hard enough we can still feel that way.  I love 'absorbed vitality with...

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Posted in Before We Kissed Goodnight

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That is NOT a dull story. I

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

That is NOT a dull story. I enjoyed it so much and would love to read more. The sense of adventure, the loneliness of a seaside town and your will to escape and survive makes for an absorbing read. Those land ladies who run the B & B's are...

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Posted in Icecream

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Interesting how people leave

Posted on Mon, 05 Apr 2021

Interesting how people leave litter just feet away from bins. It's almost as if they are trying to make a point but they don't think about what actually happens to their litter afterwards. The road I drive to work in South Oxfordshire it...

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Posted in Littering in the Time of the New National Labour Government (It's Cleanup Time!) : Part 2

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A true hero, I've never met

Posted on Sat, 27 Mar 2021

A true hero, I've never met the guy but I love him already. All his nuts and bolts were tightened before he was out of nappies probably. Completely bypassing the eager to be accepted, to be good, conform, fit in and every insecurity in between...

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Posted in Christopher L Johnson’s Heroic Act

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Beautiful descriptions of sea

Posted on Thu, 25 Mar 2021

Beautiful descriptions of sea and sky and the wonderful character of a dolphin and all its playful antics. It's hard to believe an animal with so much presence could ever really die. Thanks for sharing, I very much I enjoyed reading.

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Posted in The Last Time I Saw Fungie (2005)

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Stollen, ha ha. This has

Posted on Tue, 23 Mar 2021

Stollen, ha ha. This has cheered me up - thank you for cherries and pick of the day. 

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Posted in I am a Fruit Cake

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This is really striking and

Posted on Sun, 07 Mar 2021

This is really striking and quite apt for forthcoming mother's day nonsense. It's so hard for me to imagine this but it's happened to a couple of my friends and it's always with them. Your poem is an eloquent, sharp and moving. I love the last...

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Posted in My Mother’s Name

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So interesting and moving.

Posted on Mon, 01 Mar 2021

So interesting and moving. Sometimes a stranger, in a poorer circumstance than your own, can really connect with you and when than happens you don't forget them. I know that kind of dirt that isn't of the earth, it's filth. How do these souls...

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Posted in Hand Washing, Glasgow Central

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So strong all barriers must

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

So strong all barriers must fall. Yes, so much is happening just this week, busy birds and buds colouring up, there is no stopping nature. The first verse is all winter and then you unfurl the vigor spring. Wonderful.

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Posted in Getting Ready

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Sad, quiet and beautiful. The

Posted on Sun, 14 Feb 2021

Sad, quiet and beautiful. The opposite of love. Very interesting poem. Today my daughter was walking along the street, a man carrying a large, expensive bunch of roses (for his other half presumably) ogled her and winked at her.  Love is a...

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Posted in The Opposite of Love

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