Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 293594 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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Measles

It was an afternoon service. Mother herded us back along the cow path pointing out rosehips in the hedgerow their bitter pithiness sucked moisture...
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Aston Junction

Quiet and cool in the concrete cave beneath a criss-cross of humming roads the only movement - a slow ooze of condensation down clammy walls. A...

Who Knows?

Perhaps I do not know myself. I say, I am quiet, I should live a life of solitude, they say, you! and laugh and point and stamp their feet. I say, I...
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My Other Life is

My other life is a peach bare feet, warm sand clear running water mind, body, place sweet blossom contentment gold, green birdsong sunlight leaves...
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Started with an edit, ended in a complete rewrite.

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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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Beautifully read.  Sad but

Posted on Thu, 19 Nov 2015

Beautifully read.  Sad but appreciative.

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Posted in Rupture (Poetry Monthly)

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I like the setting.  Who is

Posted on Thu, 19 Nov 2015

I like the setting.  Who is she speaking to at the beginning or is she writing a letter?  Not sure if you would decribe your own eyes in that way, but this might be showing us an aspect of her perdonality, I suppose.  Keep going.

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Posted in The sitting woman

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This took me to the edge of

Posted on Sun, 25 Oct 2015

This took me to the edge of things, the border between life and death that is always there but we pretend isn't.  Death and beauty and that blast of light that is living; I found this moving in its lightness.

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Posted in White Light

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A lovely shimmer of summer,

Posted on Thu, 22 Oct 2015

A lovely shimmer of summer, on this dark autumnal morning, I'll borrow pictures from it to cheer up my day.

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Posted in 'The Borrowers' (Poetry Monthly)

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Some interesting ideas but

Posted on Fri, 16 Oct 2015

Some interesting ideas but quite difficult to read the white on black.

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Posted in The Bad Day that Never Should Have Been

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I liked this bird's eye view,

Posted on Thu, 15 Oct 2015

I liked this bird's eye view, felt like astral projection, some striking images and interesting ideas.

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Posted in Kataskopos

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I liked it.

Posted on Mon, 12 Oct 2015

I liked it.

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Posted in MIRROR, MIRROR

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It's funny how small things

Posted on Thu, 08 Oct 2015

It's funny how small things just strike us in a most particular way, you have an artist's eye.

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Posted in Poet to his Muse

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Great sketch with hidden

Posted on Fri, 09 Oct 2015

Great sketch with hidden depths.

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Posted in Salou and Portaventura

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It is so strange to be left

Posted on Wed, 07 Oct 2015

It is so strange to be left behind, looking at the space they grew in.  Loved the avacado and its resonance particularly.

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Posted in Stepping Stones (Poetry Monthly)

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