Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 251089 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
373 of my 5,253 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 369 votes

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Light in the Dark Age

Remember sitting in rain, drenched with the grey of place and time and existence back in the 70s when eyes rolled at ‘isms you had to stay quiet in...
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Working and Dreaming (Poetry Monthly)

https://soundcloud.com/philip-sidney/working-and-dreaming Working and Dreaming I am working and I’m dreaming while I’m marking and I’m planning and I...
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Through My Window (Poetry Monthly)

Woman Looking Through a Window George Segal, 1980 Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net Not sure if it is performance poetry - but I performed it...
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Ghosts in the Machine (Poetry Monthly)

Time floats above as I go down the old roads some look smarter, tarred against the dust and mud of those oddly long ago days, yet I can instantly...
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Reflections

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373 of my comments have received 369 Great Feedback votes

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Full of pathos, humour and

Posted on Thu, 26 May 2016

Full of pathos, humour and the ridiculousness of wealth.  Such a unique piece.  I love it!

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Posted in Today We Dressed Up And Pretended To Be Rich

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I like the visual quality

Posted on Fri, 20 May 2016

I like the visual quality here.  It feels like a painting with blocks of stong colour and some sort of sleeping narraive connecting them.  Really interesting voice, giving imperatives to self - or is it some sort of controlling external voice?  ...

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Posted in The imperative (Poetry Monthly)

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Lovely, light and so heavy

Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016

Lovely, light and so heavy with sadness.

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Posted in Delicate

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A nice reminder of the the

Posted on Sun, 01 May 2016

A nice reminder of the the Narnia subtext.

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Posted in The Allegory of Aslan’s Sacrifice

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This made me think of a few

Posted on Fri, 29 Apr 2016

This made me think of a few things, how this dreamy sort of teaching in the sun sounds rather more preferable to the classroom teaching, endless marking and planning in the grey.  And the Irish pub!  When my youngest decided to go and live in...

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Posted in Dreams and reality: "Dubliners"

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I could see this as a black

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2016

I could see this as a black and white film, nice sense of drama.

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Posted in The 100/1 shot

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A clever riddle in this well

Posted on Sat, 23 Apr 2016

A clever riddle in this well-structured piece!

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Posted in QN 4 2DAY

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What a great ending!

Posted on Wed, 30 Mar 2016

What a great ending!

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Posted in Scarlet sunrise

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I like the use of scientific

Posted on Tue, 22 Mar 2016

I like the use of scientific language and the inriguing question that runs through it.  Clever and thought-provoking.

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Posted in What’s the odds? (IP)

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Thank you so much!  That's a

Posted on Tue, 08 Mar 2016

Thank you so much!  That's a lovely start to the weekend.. laugh

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Posted in Bombinations

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