Philip Sidney

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I have 151 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 198657 times and 183 of my stories have been cherry picked.
355 of my 4,980 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 353 votes

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Net

The globe was netted - over time it calcified, fossified, petrified. Take it out into the sun and swing it around your head - warmth will soften it...
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Moths

Moths are back to feed on the fabric of our lives. Larvae slip soft bodies from cylindrical casings - invisible teeth unpick our stories - woven with...
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Blood and Other Substances

My brother took a DNA test - wrote me the chain of expected stuff: british-isles-france-germany-scandanavia-south-asia-italy-iberia-sub-saharan-...
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Looking for Monica

Picture: By Fir0002 - Own work, GFDL 1.2, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7613324
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The Cutting Room

They were looking for a cure for the smart-ass girl – whip-tongued - serpent-haired - colour writhed along her nerves - she lacked stillness -...
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355 of my comments have received 353 Great Feedback votes

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I'm so sorry for your loss,

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, what an amazing life your father had.  Thank you so much for sharing some of his story with us. Xx

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Posted in Shlamek

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I like the way time seems to

Posted on Tue, 19 Jan 2016

I like the way time seems to slow down to hold the moment, like a segment of slow motion at the centre of fast motion film.  Beautiful language.

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Posted in All change

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Wish I could remember back

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Wish I could remember back this far, I sometimes thik I can recall moments from being a baby, I guess  it's all lurking there somewhere.  Really interesting perspective.

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Posted in First Day First Memory

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The small details of the

Posted on Fri, 21 Nov 2014

The small details of the mundane show how momentus the last contact is, all is preserved, impossible to resolve.  I like the ideas of soaking up your mother as yourself.  When we lose our mothers we lose some of ourself.

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Posted in My Mother Myself

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This thought-provoking piece

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

This thought-provoking piece is our facebook and twitter pick of the day.  Do share it....

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Posted in UV (Part 3) - Dillon

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A wonderful poem, strength in

Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2018

A wonderful poem, strength in its delicacy.  A friend of mine died from breast cancer a couple of days ago, this poem speaks to so many.  I love its positivity in the conclusion.

This film is so very beautiful too!

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Posted in Tribute to Bee

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You have your readers in the

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

You have your readers in the palm of your hand - well done.

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Posted in Choose One Cake Only

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This is our facebook and

Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018

This is our facebook and twitter pick of the day. Do share if you like it too.

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Posted in It's More Than Poetry

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What an uplifting piece.

Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018

What an uplifting piece.

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Posted in It's More Than Poetry

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Bleak and wild and full of

Posted on Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Bleak and wild and full of woe - a cold wind.

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Posted in wind

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