Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
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The Sick Child

She hadn’t noticed sickness settling in daylight had her skipping over warnings, too caught up in the green/gold of living to think of night. Not...
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Back from the Light

Out in the limelight pain thumped its leaden booted dance putting thought in the shade - it was a matter of time a virtuoso performance will not be...
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Mindscape: Beach (Poetry Monthly)

A crab's-eye view from the sand whispers 'colour' - an invitation to sink into the summer stripes of blue, azure, aqua, pewter, white in tasteful,...
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Mindscape: Ice (Poetry Monthly)

Greenland is a Miro abstract from the air white canvas, punctuated by blue eyes and mouths, they look up I think myself into the blank below...
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Hanging with my Sisters

Cornerstones, they hold me up - they do not know, months slip by without a word shadows cloak me in their silent presence, but when we meet the talk...

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380 of my comments have received 377 Great Feedback votes

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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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What a gorgeous word painting

Posted on Thu, 10 Mar 2016

What a gorgeous word painting, embracing life.  Beauty in the small details of life.

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Posted in 'All That Jazz'

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I really like the structure

Posted on Thu, 10 Mar 2016

I really like the structure here, the slow reeling in and the jolt at the end. 

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Posted in Ensnared

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