Stephen Thom

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My stories have been read 79121 times and 117 of my stories have been cherry picked.
113 of my 860 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 116 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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Cherry

Aura (29)

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

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

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

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

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

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113 of my comments have received 116 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, 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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this is beautiful and perfect

Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018

this is beautiful and perfect and full of love

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Posted in Lines Written On My Mother's 90th Birthday

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Good work Hilary, clipped

Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018

Good work Hilary, clipped along at an engaging pace. I liked some of the touches throughout, 'in his mind he had many demons', and 'she wasn't letting him take control'. The latter was a strong, sudden, chilling sentence. 

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Posted in A Casual Murder

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I don't think I know how to

Posted on Thu, 08 Nov 2018

I don't think I know how to pronounce it haha. I should have called the website Abctales! Made the whole thing a black mirror type story

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Posted in Aura (17)

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