Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 295704 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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Living with Giants

Skyscrapers have grown along the harbour, they look out to sea and across to mountains, they do not tower like buildings in bustling cities, more...
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Spindrift

I am no longer there cannot see standing horses bending heads against the wind leaning into each other sharing warmth dreaming waiting nibbling...
Cherry

Bathing

Take in the kitsch candy colours of the Blue Lagoon, limpid aqua pools, backlit, like pictures of Jesus or Elvis, frilly lime algae floats, languid,...
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Cherry

Trolls

Trolls look down from the ridge at those who pass watch colours change they know each rock how light reveals the curve of the land how shadows...

Cod War

A low key Icelandic harbour, one jaunty fishing boat, the salting-shed is shut, gulls swoop, ducks bob on the swell, their Frankie Howard, 'ooohs'...
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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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Beautiful, especially lovely

Posted on Sat, 26 Sep 2015

Beautiful, especially lovely with Leonard Cohen playing in the background.

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Posted in It's Four in the Afternoon...

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This is so very moving, now

Posted on Tue, 22 Sep 2015

This is so very moving, now you've really set me off, my darling ones grown and flown...beautifully effective in its simplicity and vivid moments.

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Posted in 'Mine's a Saveloy!'

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Interesting perspective and

Posted on Wed, 16 Sep 2015

Interesting perspective and idea.  Rather too much description of the 'special lady's room', detracts from the voice of the narrator.

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Posted in Muddy Heels: Chapter 1

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A lovely dreaminess to this.

Posted on Thu, 17 Sep 2015

A lovely dreaminess to this.

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Posted in for ever

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This is wonderful, the moment

Posted on Mon, 07 Sep 2015

This is wonderful, the moment preserved, the words giving me the experience.  I feel the loss of the moment I never had, pretty special.

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Posted in Stockholm archipelago

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Great story with a shocking

Posted on Fri, 28 Aug 2015

Great story with a shocking end.

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Posted in That White Man In The Corner

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Lovely imagery, a mythic feel

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Lovely imagery, a mythic feel, ancient and present at the same time.

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Posted in Through fragrant Esplanades

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Immensely readable, I look

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Immensely readable, I look forward to part 2!

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Posted in Cafe By The Sea- Part 1

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Love this, and the notion of

Posted on Mon, 24 Aug 2015

Love this, and the notion of a running tree.  Your poem is light but runs deep, how we cannot be free to be who we are, very well put.

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Posted in Baobab

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You describe this feeling so

Posted on Mon, 24 Aug 2015

You describe this feeling so well, I had some teenage years of silence.  You certainly are eloquent with your unspoken written words!

I would edit a little to fine tune, words like 'just' and 'probably' etc. to sharpen it even more.

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Posted in Soundless

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