Philip Sidney

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I have 160 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 263691 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
379 of my 5,298 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 364 votes

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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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Cherry

On Not Seeing the Northern Lights

I never have seen the Northern Lights, you sent pictures from your garden after I had left, beautiful, but you said an image cannot capture how it...

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379 of my comments have received 364 Great Feedback votes

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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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Lovely, the structure is like

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2015

Lovely, the structure is like a curtain, drifting back and forth in a breeze, little snatches of memory and the settling.

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Posted in Falling Asleep

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What a brilliant dramatic

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2015

What a brilliant dramatic monologue.  So convincing and compelling.

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Posted in The Road to Hell (Poetry Monthly)

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Some very powerful images

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Some very powerful images here.

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Posted in This Ragged Saviour

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Gorgeous images, full of

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2015

Gorgeous images, full of gentle drift.

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Posted in Ten Things I Love...

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An interesting meta poor here

Posted on Fri, 24 Jul 2015

An interesting meta poor here.  I would lose the commas after 'terror' and 'ask' and capital letters at the start of a line that do not follow a full stop.

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Posted in The Crash

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Clever structure, really adds

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2015

Clever structure, really adds to the shattered emotions and tension.  Always interesting to consider strangers in public places.  Great read.

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Posted in The little white box

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Loved this!  You evoke that

Posted on Sat, 18 Jul 2015

Loved this!  You evoke that strange crossover from life into image of the photograph, so much to see if you look, as with this rather wonderful poem.

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Posted in Photograph exhibition (poetry monthly)

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They are learning more about

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2015

They are learning more about this strange place and how to behave in it.  More great characters here.

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Posted in Chapter 16 Conquest of Chimera

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