Jane Hyphen

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I have 181 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 108176 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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Feeling Confused about Time

Feeling confused about time Yesterday I was twenty three Running on the spot, feeling ashamed Young blood flowed out through cuts A caustic youth, I...
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Man in a Pink Shirt

Man in a pink shirt Don’t step out into the road Fat man in a pink polo shirt Ruddy cheeked, strawberry blond In Henley..Henley on Thames One tan...
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The Dirt Road

I know you took the dirt road From the dead rays of your eyes Wan pulse, jitter currents fire you You're here but barely there Where have you been...
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The Girl in the Photo

She’s just a girl in a photo We hold the corner and her gaze And whisper, ‘Don’t look down.’ There’s frailty hidden in the frame Cracks opened in our...
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The End of the Evening

‘Can we move the table a bit Arni, I want to be in the shade.’ Arnold removed the wine glasses and placed them carefully on the ground, he held the...

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118 of my comments have received 125 Great Feedback votes

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I can just imagine blurting

Posted on Fri, 25 May 2018

I can just imagine blurting those words out because of the sense of duty and expectation from the people around you and then living two lives; the flimsy fake outer one and the real one swelling inside your head constantly. What a horrible...

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Posted in In the Next Breath

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This made me laugh a lot! I

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

This made me laugh a lot! I can't decided which one applies to me, I think we're all in there somewhere. If the prayers said in church were anything like this the churches would be full again and you would have saved the church of England.

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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I love the way you've mashed

Posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018

I love the way you've mashed up the man-made and mundane with nature where there's always something fresh and beautiful when you look for it. Like one of those mixed media collages with bits of plastic and leaf skeletons, feathers and bottle tops...

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Posted in Walking home from shopping 8/3/18

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You've illustrated the terror

Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018

You've illustrated the terror of losing control of your faculties here, like files all stored neatly in your head suddenly scattered in disarray. The frustrating thing is you know it's there but you cannot access it. I've no experience of...

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Posted in Lethe

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I really like this, sums

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018

I really like this, sums those road repair men up perfectly.

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Posted in Tarmac Adam

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This is such a charming

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018

This is such a charming tribute to dogs and their childish, eager to please characters. Where would we be without our furry friends, they give so much without all the heavy stuff which humans emit.

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Posted in They all rolled over

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This makes me cringe, such an

Posted on Sat, 24 Feb 2018

This makes me cringe, such an accurate depiction. There was a stalwart of these types near me. I recall one woman talking about a couple with a child in the same year as ours, he worked in Tesco, she worked as a 'lunchtime controller' she...

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Posted in It's all about bread

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I like how clean this is, how

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

I like how clean this is, how precise, no messing about. Life is all it can be, you can't say that too often, that's a rare moment to be cherished.

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Posted in Now

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I've been vegetarian since I

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

I've been vegetarian since I was a young child, nobody else in my family is and I was always singled out for people awkward. It always amazes me the abuse you get for not eating meat, it must be worse if you're vegan. I've never tried to enforce...

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Posted in .14 why am I 'vegan'?

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Ah I love this, brings back

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

Ah I love this, brings back the memories of being a cat owned fool so vividly. I still miss mine too much to entertain getting another. It's a quiet, calming (mostly) and unique kind of companionship which you've summed up beautifully here.

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Posted in finding peace

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