Jane Hyphen

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I have 319 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 433875 times and 384 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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The Price of Gold

I was late because I fell into a hole. I was desperately searching for glimmers and someone was digging for gold. The hole and I both were open...
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Lucifer - What's good for the saucy gander

The farmer wasn’t keen on keeping a gander or even increasing his flock but one morning an egg rolled towards his feet and he was reminded of a quote...
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Rattle

There’s a rattle in me, I lie low, tread lightly. From the cave where I’m most hollow, from the time where I was broken, silenced then walled up...
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'You shouldn't have opened the cap!'

‘These have hatched overnight.’ Derilda gasped, panic streaming in her eyes as she scanned the laboratory floor. ‘There’s more over here, these ones...
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Am I a Snob?

Am I a snob, of sorts? I was driving home from work on Sunday (if only people were still paid double time, I might even get close to the average wage...
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386 of my comments have received 411 Great Feedback votes

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People who rile us the most

Posted on Thu, 05 Oct 2023

People who rile us the most can be missed in ways we never expected. 'a cracked mirror of resentment', grinding words which epitomise loss and confusion.

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Posted in No Fond Farewell

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Ew that sounds eye-wateringly

Posted on Tue, 26 Sep 2023

Ew that sounds eye-wateringly painful, the intensity of the situation expressed so clearly in your piece. I remember the inner fire which drives you to do crazy things when you're young, whatever the consequences, the future didn't matter. I was...

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Posted in Misguided In The Early 90s

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Wonderfully done Jenny. There

Posted on Mon, 21 Aug 2023

Wonderfully done Jenny. There is no greater playground than the woods. I was fortunate enough to attend a primary school bordered by a strip of woodland which we were not supposed to enter but of course we did. Love, 'branches appear to stoop...

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Posted in Swathed In Nature's Beauty

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You went to King Edwards,

Posted on Sun, 20 Aug 2023

You went to King Edwards, holy grail of selective schools? I must say, A levels seem like hell and I refrained from getting emotionally invested in my kids' results.

You've built the a sense of both apprehension and rapid change in this...

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Posted in Steve Mason and the Last Day of School (Part One of Two)

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I enjoyed this arrangement of

Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2023

I enjoyed this arrangement of words. It's very different and got me thinking about how writing becomes so natural but only after years of learning to spell, punctuate and the rest. To be both creative and articulate, you have to dig stonking deep...

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Posted in Catching Up

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It's a beautiful trubute to a

Posted on Tue, 15 Aug 2023

It's a beautiful trubute to a beautiful flower Ed. You could never get bored of such a powerful colour. There are some plants that never seem to give up, often the ones you don't fuss over. Never give up, a positive token from the terrace....

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Posted in Nunca Te Rindas

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A perfect ghost story, really

Posted on Sun, 13 Aug 2023

A perfect ghost story, really enjoyed it. Stirring and charming in equal measure. So exciting exploring these places when you're a child although I get the impression it doesn't happen much these days.

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Posted in "Hug-a-lass"

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I couldn't agree more with

Posted on Wed, 26 Jul 2023

I couldn't agree more with writing as a retreat and a way to harmonise, a release as in a cloud burst, only when you've got that flow though. We are so lucky to be able to express ourselves in words and understand each other albeit with many...

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Posted in When All I Need Is Artistry

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Thanks for reading Insert. I

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2023

Thanks for reading Insert. I wonder if there was part of them that wanted Sandra to be eaten. On a serious note, there are a lot of dangerous dogs out there with irresponsible owners. A horror ending to the story could have been entertaining but...

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Posted in Blueberry - Part Three

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This sounds like absolute

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2023

This sounds like absolute heaven. Maria making use of every bit of space to grow plants, useful or beautiful. It's interesting the way people will add to rubbish if they see rubbish, I think it's the same with grafitti and bags of dog poo. What a...

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Posted in Rakia Maria - Part One of Two

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