Philip Sidney

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I have 156 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 227957 times and 194 of my stories have been cherry picked.
363 of my 5,116 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 358 votes

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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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363 of my comments have received 358 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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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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This beautiful and

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

This beautiful and heartbreaking piece is so special.  Do share our facebook and twitter pick of the day.

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Posted in Moon Whisperer

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The sounds of the city, I can

Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018

The sounds of the city, I can hear it all.

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Posted in Tessitura

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I feel a Batman quote coming

Posted on Fri, 16 Nov 2018

I feel a Batman quote coming on - very funny.

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Posted in The Holy Sock Trilogy

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Full of zinging passion and a

Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018

Full of zinging passion and a strange melding of senses - how those mutually destructive relationships can go bang!

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Posted in Tangerine static

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Oh people and their bad

Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018

Oh people and their bad advice.  I love the end!

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Posted in Words to the Wise

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