Jane Hyphen

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I have 202 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 158377 times and 206 of my stories have been cherry picked.
149 of my 1,251 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 157 votes

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I Didn't Kill the Scarlet Beetles

I didn’t kill the scarlet beetles Who fed and fornicated upon The pregnant buds of beauty My martagon lilies, frilly nods Which shalt not come if I...
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I Woke Up (in inverted commas)

I woke up in inverted commas. That is I woke but didn’t feel fully awake, it happens to all of us doesn’t it but this time it was different. There...
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I won't leave my Walled Garden

I won’t leave my walled garden Through scores of season cycles I’ve nursed and nourished soil And plucked the lump stone To form freethinking loam...
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Throwing Stones

‘You horrible lot will be working at Royal Ascot this summer.’ He looked at us as if we should feel honoured. A horrible lot, teenagers from...
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The Unsent Letter

I've been going through old untitled documents on my cloud and found this unsent letter to my next door neighbour whose noisy handy man (her little pet) polluted the air space with a very loud radio each weekend, drowning out the birds and other soothing sounds.

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149 of my comments have received 157 Great Feedback votes

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Gosh, is this a true story?

Posted on Sun, 07 Apr 2019

Gosh, is this a true story? It would certainly ring true for many people who've put others needs before their own until their stuffing has gone all lumpy only to be dumped like an old worn-out toy. Love twins...more like the evil twin. I enjoyed...

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Posted in Love Twins

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I love the comparison to

Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019

I love the comparison to glitter in a snow globe. How nice to walk along the sea to the supermarket and be seranaded by gulls, they don't have many tunes in their repetoire but I admire their enthusiasm and of course they are very busy at this...

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Posted in herring gull gallantry

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Green is so restorative. Just

Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

Green is so restorative. Just reading this poem is like a pick me up Rhianon.

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Posted in Colours for Kids 6)

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Beautiful Rhiannon. The

Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Beautiful Rhiannon. The description of young lambs is dancing with their knobbly knees is perfect and spring wouldn't be spring without daffodils. They look so natural growing in the field in your photos, in contrast to my local council which...

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Posted in Wild daffodils of field and meadow*

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Wonderful tribute to a

Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Wonderful tribute to a prickly beauty. Bee-full I love. One of the best smells I've ever experienced was on a coastal path in Pembrokeshire in May, the sun was out and the gorse scented the air, to me it was not unlike Pina Colada. Generally the...

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Posted in gorse

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It's a fail of a tale we

Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019

It's a fail of a tale we teach our kids. Bad deeds will be punished, if not in life then in hell, look around it's easy to tell, the few reap what the many broke their backs to sow with next to nothing there to show.

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Posted in The Three Fields of You

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Get back in the cave, the

Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019

Get back in the cave, the flow of words is infinite and who know which spirit will be your next inspiration. I enjoy your writing syle, it's unique with touches of brilliance. 

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Posted in Ray Coach In Cave

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Thank you, it is shocking but

Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019

Thank you, it is shocking but having a site like this to go and writing friends is a great comfort...

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Posted in Last Week I Lost My Job (Rimus Dissolutas)

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Wow, I like the way you have

Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019

Wow, I like the way you have described your human situation in horticultural terms. Move any established plant and for a good while it will be vulnerable in soil untrue.

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Posted in Roots

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This is a lovely snapshot in

Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019

This is a lovely snapshot in time Rhiannon. I feel like people stretched their imaginations a little more back then and then was less shame in choosing something a bit different and making use of what you had. 

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Posted in Gladys Aylward and Tenzing

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