Philip Sidney

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I have 149 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 181636 times and 180 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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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Changing Lanes on the Middleway - Poetry Monthly

January greys of sky and road wrapround - dull the drone of traffic alerts flickering across channels leaking: snap-trap-hiphop-K-pop-deepfunk-...
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DIY

By Henri Rousseau - http://tinyurl.com/ycnht8wm
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345 of my comments have received 343 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 engrossing and

Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018

This engrossing and beautifully described tale is our facebook and twitter pick of the day.  Do share if you ike it too.

Image by Haggblom, Lisa - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Public Domain,...

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Posted in Old Dog-Fox In Bleak Midwinter

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Wistful, suits the mood of

Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Wistful, suits the mood of the day.

 

 

 

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Posted in A Cold Memory

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You conjure the place and the

Posted on Wed, 31 Jan 2018

You conjure the place and the situation so well.  Full of beautiful lines and a brillaint whole.

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Posted in Out of Season

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This poem takes us out of the

Posted on Mon, 22 Jan 2018

This poem takes us out of the darkness and into the light - I think we could all do with a bit of that - It's our facebook and twitter pick of the day.

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Posted in Breaking The Silence

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A beautiful piece of nature

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

A beautiful piece of nature writing.

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Posted in To Dance in the Shadows

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What an effective use of

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

What an effective use of rhyme, like a cat marking time.  I just love that last line.  ...

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Posted in finding peace

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