Stephen Thom

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My stories have been read 72884 times and 85 of my stories have been cherry picked.
99 of my 650 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 102 votes

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Stephen Thom

Carrbridge/Edinburgh 

Mandolin strummer in a folk-rock band 'Dante' https://www.youtube.com/user/wearedante

@StephenThom3

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Red Centre (2)

Rain pasted her hair to her scalp. Wet season. She stumbled in the darkness. She cut past sheds, the worker's accommodation, machinery rendered...
Cherry

Red Centre (1)

How often can you say: that is something I will never forget? Something burned into my brain? It was the oddest memory, and it was one that Sarah had...
Cherry

Franz Kafka wants you to be an indestructible superhero! (2)

Includes quotes from: The Zurau Aphorisms - Franz Kafka The Castle - Franz Kafka Pic - Wikimedia commons
Cherry

Franz Kafka wants you to be an indestructible superhero! (1)

Includes quotes from: The Zurau Aphorisms - Franz Kafka The Castle - Franz Kafka Pic - Wikimedia commons
Cherry

Chervotochina (3)

Image Attribution: Benford Choi / Wikimedia commons

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99 of my comments have received 102 Great Feedback votes

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captured these moments with

Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015

captured these moments with lovely, delicate subtle word combinations...lines like reaching through the drivers door/to conjure up a metallic scraping/until the engine bubbled into life/like a mountain spring bottling these little cameos, as you...

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Posted in The Mechanic

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Very pretty. Beautiful final

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Very pretty. Beautiful final line. You have a great natural style, like your writing is completely a part of you

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Posted in Now

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wow, this is wonderful;

Posted on Sun, 01 Feb 2015

wow, this is wonderful; condensed so much backstory&possibilities&images into such a short piece, just absolutely the right words. that last paragraph is absolutely gorgeous. lovely title too. look forward to following more of your work...

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Posted in What the sky said

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pink plumed stiff quiffed, 

Posted on Sun, 11 Jan 2015

pink plumed stiff quiffed,  pan-sticked pale as a vampire, many excellent descriptions, vivid lively edgy&sparky writing, you are in a wonderful creative moment :-)

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Posted in Tin Girl

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Wow this had a lot of impact.

Posted on Tue, 02 Dec 2014

Wow this had a lot of impact. Clearly a v hard subject but I think it is wonderful as well to be able to convey these things in this way and gain a better and more compassionate understanding through reading and think it over and apply in your...

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Posted in Breaking Glass

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'I will always identify that

Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018

'I will always identify that those were the good days' beautiful words, beautiful piece

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Posted in The Chair

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Very affecting and honest.

Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018

Very affecting and honest. Tidy writing throughout too, you put yourself into it and it carries over to the reader. Lovely piece

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Posted in Those Moments

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Nicely done. Something

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Nicely done. Something different. Alliteration and sound and feeling. Like the word combinations - murmur curdles / rush chasmed / susurrus spray. Like this willingness to play with and create new images and ways of presenting words, it's brave...

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Posted in Chutes of Spring

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Interesting piece. It's all

Posted on Tue, 23 Jan 2018

Interesting piece. It's all relative, experience of life, and it feels a joyous, pretty moment. The title feels well chosen, in that way that there is often explaining. I may be reading it wrong - it's late. Much enjoyed though, good work

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Posted in She Explained

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Nice images, nice

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Nice images, nice alliterative touches, nice compound words. 'A dot of momentum - ' is a pretty close. Enjoyed.

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Posted in Snowflakes

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