Philip Sidney

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I have 156 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 236502 times and 194 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Mesopotamia

fragments from the past will not join to make a memory we live in the disconnect but for a moment you are there in a sepia photograph with Felix who...
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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (3)

Reggie woke to a bright white light. An angel appeared to be watching over him. ‘Crap. I must be dead.’ The angel looked over him with a concerned...
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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (2)

Reggie Smith was another busy man. Contrary to popular belief, life on the streets is not one of idleness, it is imperative to be constantly on one's...
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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (1)

Ange was perched between a gargoyle and a pigeon biding time. Time was a slippery thing and one had to leap into the slipstream of a moment with...
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Froglet Nonet

Tadpoles move in green language, fluid commas wriggle between voiceless speech marks, quiet apostrophes, wordless as the mermaid who swapped her...

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370 of my comments have received 366 Great Feedback votes

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I found this blissful piece

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2004

I found this blissful piece of loveliness as I was rummaging through the archives - I hope you like it too - so share if you do - because it's our facebook and twitter pick of the day!

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Posted in Winter Dreams

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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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So closely and precisely

Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015

So closely and precisely observed.  A childhood summer preserved in amber - beautiful and moving.

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Posted in The Mechanic

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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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Great hard-boiled style and

Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019

Great hard-boiled style and some lovely touches - the difficulty of managing wings and tails ...

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Posted in 30. Lady Writer

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Oh I just love this!

Posted on Sat, 02 Feb 2019

Oh I just love this!

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Posted in A Molecule Lies Sleeping

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Not deja vu - just that this

Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019

Not deja vu - just that this second part is so good too - so it's our facebook and twitter pick of the day!  Do share......

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Posted in Chances ( 2)

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What a thoroughly enjoyable

Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019

What a thoroughly enjoyable piece!  

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Posted in After The Funeral (Part 1)

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