Stephen Thom

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I have 136 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 158404 times and 164 of my stories have been cherry picked.
148 of my 1,178 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 155 votes

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Stephen Thom

Carrbridge/Edinburgh 

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

@StephenThom3

My stories

Cherry

Aura (6)

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

Aura (5)

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

Aura (4)

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

Aura (3)

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

Aura (2)

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

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148 of my comments have received 155 Great Feedback votes

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Eye drop out and hang by its

Posted on Sat, 29 Nov 2014

Eye drop out and hang by its strings...my god. This was wonderfully effective writing with excellent original descriptions. Moments like 'snarls like a cartoon monster' and the breathless rolling 'ands' in 'and then it's like im underwater and my...

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Posted in Asleep

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I was glad I came across this

Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2013

I was glad I came across this as it is probably a good lesson in terms of stripping things back and keeping it simple and conveying everything you need to convey just absolutely right and then some...words and arrangements of words, each word is...

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Posted in And I am telling you now

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Ah this was good, a different

Posted on Tue, 05 Aug 2014

Ah this was good, a different type of genre? It works well, the dribbling of info style reminded me a little of Under The Skin (michel Faber) beginning and it spurs you on, intrigued (but, Under the ice!) I like the isolated strange event or...

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Posted in Under The Ice (1)

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I loved this, I thought it

Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014

I loved this, I thought it was marvellous, so graceful. Esp. 'Demented m's...still serve to remind me-' 

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Posted in PS No PS

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^ agree with the above...i

Posted on Sat, 08 Nov 2014

^ agree with the above...i don't know anything about poetry but it looks to me to be very effective this style...the repeated mantra beginning and end...fragmented images and wishes and thoughts and then this key line that gives it something else...

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Posted in Sunshine.

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Very lovely, very sad.

Posted on Mon, 10 Nov 2014

Very lovely, very sad.

Great controlled writing...I especially liked the fragmented thoughts 'Sam was so handsome don't you think?'/'Such memories' v effective. Great stuff :-)

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Posted in Angels

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