Jane Hyphen

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I have 181 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 108138 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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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...
Gold cherry

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...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

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...

Orphan Lamb

Who will save the orphan lamb? Shivered bleats, wet crease Skinny back, mucus neck Coated shine, ewe’s juice Pleads just like a baby In a stubbly...


118 of my comments have received 125 Great Feedback votes

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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 Returns

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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

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I love this sort of surreal

Posted on Fri, 12 May 2017

I love this sort of surreal thing and you've done it really well, very funny and entertaining.

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Posted in Larry and Mick and the Niftily Deflected Insult

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Love the contrast in this

Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017

Love the contrast in this Rhiannon, your descriptions are so evocative. A rough sea is so entertaining, from a safe distance, I loved 'sparks high the billowed spray'. A calm sea is inviting. Your piece makes me makes me miss the sea 

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Posted in Ocean

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I love this and so would Bee.

Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2017

I love this and so would Bee. It's so hard for women when absolutely everything gets sexualised. Sadly I think it might be getting worse. Are we our own worst enemies? Occasionally but mostly we're not, just trying to survive and be all and...

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Posted in Boldly a Woman