Jane Hyphen

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I have 177 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 95527 times and 175 of my stories have been cherry picked.
111 of my 1,089 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 117 votes

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Base Camp

I know this place This space, my landing After that familiar fall Towards the silence Of my enduring cell I’ve been here before Closed and still...

Leap of Faith

Faith is over At this junction he decides Remembers what it feels To be a man Strong with free will Now bloodied on the outside And inside filled...
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Nothing's Happening

Nothing’s happening Just a lone traffic light Tall and dark Perhaps tired of standing. Pesky orange cones Stand in line Teasing said traffic light...
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My Dreams are Safe (IP)

My dreams are safe Insured in all the Tinted buds of spring I’m reassured, I hear In every skylark’s trill The aria of my dreams The watercolour...

Jack Mutant - Which Way is Down? (part fifteen)

‘Every year seven pupil has a part to play in the Sandpool’s Christmas play, yes, that’s every single one of you, no excuses, no exceptions.’ There...


111 of my comments have received 117 Great Feedback votes

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The letter was such a

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017

The letter was such a different animal to the modern forms of communication. You've described here so well the processes and pitfalls as well as the artfulness of letter writing Rhiannon.

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Posted in Tangled Threads

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So true, where will the

Posted on Sun, 23 Jul 2017

So true, where will the upgrading end? Everytime i watch the Olympics, especially the gymnastics I wonder how high will they jump in another four years, how many spins? I am also for degrading, possibly devolving too, back in the caves, grunting...

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Posted in I’m not upgrading

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Was that a true story? Not

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

Was that a true story? Not predictable and very engaging. As above, come back with more strange tales...

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Posted in What happens near Rome

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Love this, especially the

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

Love this, especially the woman with the parking ticket. Made me feel a bit jealous of the person in the poem(you?); I could really do with being 'all but free' and a big thunderstorm would be lovely.

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Posted in Tail-end

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Crikey, that made me laugh, a

Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017

Crikey, that made me laugh, a lot. 'Whack for ma Daddio,' All forgotten, face full of dirt. Reminded me of when I buried a lifeless pet goldish and as I was covering it with soil, it flipped and said, 'The game's up asshole pet owner!' It was...

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Posted in Daddio and Beyond

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The challenges underfoot make

Posted on Mon, 03 Jul 2017

The challenges underfoot make the process all the more satisfying . Love the idea of bracken as cladding and the anticipation your words build of of the view over the other side.

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Posted in Mynydd Troed

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Thanks ice rivers, I think I

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017

Thanks ice rivers, I think I needed that broken down for me today; feeling very muddy.

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Posted in Humans Being Tense

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Lovely description of bird

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017

Lovely description of bird song, it really is invigorating isn't it.

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Posted in Evening Song

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I thoroughly enjoyed this, it

Posted on Tue, 30 May 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed this, it's so intimate but of course not sentimental. The part about your mum made me think a lot about myself, I must become more of a grown up! Well deserved story of the week.

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Posted in My Mother and I aren't Talking and Other Tales.

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Very interesting Ice Rivers,

Posted on Sat, 20 May 2017

Very interesting Ice Rivers, I'm a worrier too, all of what you say here is true, I just can't stop imagining the worst case scenarios...p.s I know a grown man with Alfred's exact facial features.

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Posted in To Fear Fear and Worry is Madness