Jane Hyphen

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I have 181 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 106011 times and 181 of my stories have been cherry picked.
118 of my 1,117 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 125 votes

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Autopsy of a Boss

We don’t know how he died, he was slumped over the scanner, no real sign of injury but a drip, like a blood road, stark red against his pale skin had...
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Trodden Steps

How many trodden steps? Pain contained, muted In this our survival trance We were treading the abyss The sparks of our youth Extinguished in the mud...
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The Hidden Help

They’re back The hidden help I woke with them inside Something’s wrong They talk among themselves And they are right, just Like the voice I heard...
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Poem of the week

Your Mother

She’s a stain on you your mother On us, a serpent brimming spite Casts her venom spit-hissed And there’s no hope No light relief, no antidote Each...
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Put Away Summer

Put away summer Cast a veil upon the sun Know tiredness, sleep away. Wind-withered leaves cannot Hold on as birds no longer Aim the candor of their...

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118 of my comments have received 125 Great Feedback votes

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The dismal nature of human

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

The dismal nature of human frailty captured artfully as ever. I always have strong imagery when I read your writing, it's always grey and full of sickly souls. 

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Posted in two-faced

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This is so peaceful, sweet

Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018

This is so peaceful, sweet and neat, a beloved cat, a stone and a tree, all beautiful things cast by nature.

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Posted in A STONE

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Thanks elsie, she's actually

Posted on Sat, 21 Jul 2018

Thanks elsie, she's actually a relative who was adopted, a sleeping beauty yes for some of us, we live in hope of a reunion one day.

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Posted in The Girl in the Photo

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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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