Philip Sidney

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I have 164 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 333292 times and 209 of my stories have been cherry picked.
401 of my 5,479 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 398 votes

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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (2)

Reggie Smith was another busy man. Contrary to popular belief, life on the streets is not one of idleness, it is imperative to be constantly on one's...
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The Empathy Files. The Angel of Empathy (1)

Ange was perched between a gargoyle and a pigeon biding time. Time was a slippery thing and one had to leap into the slipstream of a moment with...
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Froglet Nonet

Tadpoles move in green language, fluid commas wriggle between voiceless speech marks, quiet apostrophes, wordless as the mermaid who swapped her...
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Net

The globe was netted - over time it calcified, fossified, petrified. Take it out into the sun and swing it around your head - warmth will soften it...
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Moths

Moths are back to feed on the fabric of our lives. Larvae slip soft bodies from cylindrical casings - invisible teeth unpick our stories - woven with...

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401 of my comments have received 398 Great Feedback votes

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They are tough and beautiful

Posted on Tue, 21 Jul 2020

They are tough and beautiful and harbingers of hope.

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Posted in remembering dandelions (again)

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This is very lovely!

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2020

This is very lovely!

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Posted in "Anna's Blanket"

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What an intriguing idea - how

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2020

What an intriguing idea - how everything is connected - very clever.

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Posted in breezy

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Brings back those awful days

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Brings back those awful days when I used to iron - the time we waste doing things we don't want to do for no good reason. :)

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Posted in Ironing, a woman's half hour

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What a beautifully touching

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

What a beautifully touching poem, full of tender observations.

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Posted in Iriecat

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This wonderful journey is

Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020

This wonderful journey is evocative and wakes all the senses - it's our poem of the week.  Well done!

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Posted in This year's walk...(08)

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There were two in a tree in

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2020

There were two in a tree in our garden last night, eyeing our puddle of a pond - poor frogs. 
This poem captures these quietly powerful birds so well.  It's our Facebook and Twitter pick of the day!  Do share it.

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Posted in Grey Heron

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Each time I read this poem  I

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020

Each time I read this poem  I get a further glimpse of splendour from the margins.  This fabulous poem is our facebook and twitter pick of the day - do share it if you like it too.

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Posted in Canal Walk in Summer

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Feels like home ( Birmingham)

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020

Feels like home ( Birmingham).

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Posted in Canal Walk in Summer

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This is our story of the week

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2020

This is our story of the week - well done!

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Posted in Lunch

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