Stephen Thom

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I have 106 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 125292 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
139 of my 1,061 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 143 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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139 of my comments have received 143 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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'echoes cackling in the belly

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020

'echoes cackling in the belly of dead machines' / 'a thousand distant rooftops trembling'...

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Posted in Canal Walk in Summer

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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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Lovely reflections, and some

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2020

Lovely reflections, and some pretty descriptions in this piece, too

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Posted in Random thoughts...

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Very effective little slice

Posted on Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Very effective little slice of life, immediately full of personality, funny, and a sad ending. Strong work for its duration

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Posted in Not too Much to Ask

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continues to be engaging,

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2020

continues to be engaging, magical, and plenty of personality in the characters. Some strong images too - the electric current of light wrapping around their wrists - enjoyed this part. Only thought I had writing-wise was that there's maybe a few...

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Posted in "Antediluvian Trouble" Chapter 3

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beautiful poem, some lovely

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2020

beautiful poem, some lovely diction and phrases - 'how we shed and redefine the borders of ourselves too' / 'moon-felted' / 'leaf-crowned'. Much enjoyed ...

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Posted in Puss Moths

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