Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 302644 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
380 of my 5,384 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 377 votes

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Land of Clouds

The Myth of Kupe’s discovery of Aotearoa (NZ), as told by his wife, Hine-te-aparangi.
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Urban Spring

A little sun warms the bones, loosens an inner spring wound so tight it might snap. Something dormant wakes a memory of earth and air, green and song...
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The Comfort of Quiet

There is a moment of choice, sweet tension, hold that long note of silence. Eventually they tire of asking, shake their heads, accept you will not...
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Family, Dusky Bay, NZ/ Whānau, Tamatea, Aotearoa

The earth trembles from time to time and shrugs its cover of snow from high peaks into the water. Tau Moana , where the mountain dips five fingers...
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Out of the Grey

I trace words with a finger through the air across grey clouds, flat with disappointment, blown into puffy pillows with a kiss. Float, float far away...
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380 of my comments have received 377 Great Feedback votes

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Incredibly moving. The

Posted on Wed, 03 Jun 2015

Incredibly moving. The structure of your poem works so well with the story gradually unfolding and a shiver of emotion I for th reader in each stanza.

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Posted in An Obituary for Stephanie

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This is so immediate, you

Posted on Tue, 02 Jun 2015

This is so immediate, you give such a sense of the moment, I felt my heart beating faster and space shrinking, constricting breath, wonderful, frightening poem.

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Posted in Panic Button

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What an unusual story. Very

Posted on Mon, 01 Jun 2015

What an unusual story. Very imaginative.

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Posted in Conquest of Chimera

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Gruesome but well written.

Posted on Fri, 29 May 2015

Gruesome but well written.  This will go down well with crime fiction readers.

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Posted in Monster Among Us

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This is so visual.  The

Posted on Thu, 28 May 2015

This is so visual.  The natural and the human world.  The transitory nature of life with something immortal and timeless beneath.  Lots of layers and things to think about here.

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Posted in Coastal Path (4) Pen Dinas/Dinas Head

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Full of energy and passion!

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2015

Full of energy and passion!

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Posted in Song of Providence

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Beautiful, strange and sad.

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2015

Beautiful, strange and sad.

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Posted in Mind Games

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Strong images and ideas in

Posted on Wed, 27 May 2015

Strong images and ideas in this poem.  Buses are such a place for witnessing the lives of others, what we see or choose not to see.  Great first post!  Look forward to more.

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Posted in Eyes

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She needs to lay off the

Posted on Sat, 23 May 2015

She needs to lay off the organic substance...

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Posted in Dear Friend From Afar- Pen Pal Letter

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The devil sounds rather nice,

Posted on Wed, 20 May 2015

The devil sounds rather nice, I suppose that's how he lures people in, or maybe he's just misunderstood.  Some interesting ideas and images here.

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Posted in Devil?

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