Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 296592 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
376 of my 5,360 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 372 votes

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Wool

Lambs follow the others from the meadow, with its sweet grass and yellow flowers smiling back at the sun, into the mountain folds, the secret places...
Cherry

Breath

I listen hard to hear the low drone carved from air drifting with the wind across space and time a sound from those distant hidden places where quiet...
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Cherry

Ice

I think of it out there, at night creaking, weighty, floating dreaming of the next transformation hydrogen hydrogen oxygen loosening bonds the slow...
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Cherry

Revision

Retake students gaze, nod, scribble they must do better must grasp how to go beyond the formula ‘What can I write instead of: this poem is to...
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Cherry

Remembering Burnt Norton

We sat in the folly and light May rain tip, tip, tapped through new-green leaves on old trees a mingled scent of soil, bluebells, mildew, memory the...

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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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From the freedom of the sky

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2016

From the freedom of the sky to what lies at the heart of things, wonderful in its layers.

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Posted in My Family and Other Animals

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A stunning sense of place and

Posted on Wed, 23 Dec 2015

A stunning sense of place and time and timelessness.  Beautiful images.

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Posted in Stars of Wonder

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I wonder what the incident

Posted on Sat, 19 Dec 2015

I wonder what the incident was?  An intriguing read.  The red room has been a nightmairish place of transformation in literature, is this futuristic one?  I look forward to more.

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Posted in The Red Room

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Energetic and touching -

Posted on Sun, 13 Dec 2015

Energetic and touching - between the sureal moments.  Would love to hear you read it. 

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Posted in 'The first date' a chapter from my new novel 'And?'

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Sheesh, jealous? Me?

Posted on Sat, 05 Dec 2015

Sheesh, jealous? Me?

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Posted in Another sunny Saturday

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Scary times indeed.

Posted on Thu, 03 Dec 2015

Scary times indeed.

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Posted in Trump 2k16 (Or, Why I'm So Afraid Of Terrorism)

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Oh, I loved this!  One

Posted on Wed, 25 Nov 2015

Oh, I loved this!  One beautifully described moment tumbles into the next.  Can't wait for more.

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Posted in Marcia (from "Ribbentrop's Chair")

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You're a spring chicken from

Posted on Sat, 21 Nov 2015

You're a spring chicken from a timeless well of inspiration, celticman.  :)

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Posted in Light in the Dark Age

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Kind of grotesque.

Posted on Sun, 22 Nov 2015

Kind of grotesque.  Interesting to use the language of birth in this moment of transformation.  Such striking images and heart-felt end.  Makes me queasy, but I'll have to read again.

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Posted in A Passing (IP)

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Home, full of the familiar

Posted on Sat, 21 Nov 2015

Home, full of the familiar but not always what we would want it to be.  Love the depth of feelings you evoke here.

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Posted in For Sale - Sold as Seen

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