Stephen Thom

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I have 97 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 84650 times and 121 of my stories have been cherry picked.
116 of my 904 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 119 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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Gold cherry

Aura (32)

Image attribution: Wikimedia Commons Author: Blanford, William Thomas, 1888 License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Cherry

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116 of my comments have received 119 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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Enjoyed reading, its

Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019

Enjoyed reading, its existence somewhere between waking, dreams, and dashes of memories... a leap from Sheffield Wednesday to Real Madrid too. Touches of murakami, nice work

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Posted in Strange bedfellows

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Agree with insert, very

Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019

Agree with insert, very accomplished work, much enjoyed!

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Posted in After The Funeral (Part 2)

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Really engaging, sharp

Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019

Really engaging, sharp writing and lots of great characters and developments skilfully introduced

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Posted in After The Funeral (Part 1)

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Enjoyed, the irrational

Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018

Enjoyed, the irrational raging jealousy escalated well, the messages throughout was something different. I wonder how that could be sustained. Wonder also how much someone would keep replying to such messages, jealousy, but I guess folk do tbh....

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Posted in The lie

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Great idea well-executed...

Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018

Great idea well-executed... particularly liked the builder's tenor, and the last stanza was really pretty

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Posted in Tessitura

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