Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 250291 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
373 of my 5,240 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 369 votes

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Blackwater

We scattered the dust of you at the edge of the world where water meets earth and sky, as though we were releasing your tight ball of spirit into the...
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Fear of Finding

Fear of finding the past is why boxes of papers sit waiting, until they are invisible, silent colourless ink seeps from the depths bleeds into dark...

Domestic Detail in the House of Dreams

Domestic detail in the House of Dreams Welcome to the house of dreams. Walk up the path and step onto the welcome mat. Sorry it’s a bit tatty, but as...
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Meeting Ourselves Coming Back

I visited the new Birmingham Library to renew my vows and give thanks. I had never fallen out of love; I’d just been distracted by the easy...
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Looking for Lucy Lloyd

While recording lives of others her own slipped away. She lingers in sepia as a face that won’t fit. Victorian vicar’s daughter - poor relation to...

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373 of my comments have received 369 Great Feedback votes

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Such powerful images, I can

Posted on Sat, 07 Mar 2015

Such powerful images, I can feel the pain.

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Posted in Young Hearts

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Slipping out the back way,

Posted on Sat, 07 Mar 2015

Slipping out the back way, what a great, if shady, character. Darkly humorous.

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Posted in Don't count on Me

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What a lovely romantic walk

Posted on Thu, 05 Mar 2015

What a lovely romantic walk through the city.

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Posted in Waterloo Sunset

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Street art, street life,

Posted on Fri, 06 Mar 2015

Street art, street life, sounds like being trapped in a piece of graffiti down a a dark drug dealing alley.

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Posted in illicit sphere

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The slow descent down the

Posted on Tue, 03 Mar 2015

The slow descent down the stairs, it begins so optimistically to end in grief.   Strong and effective images.

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Posted in Shadows on the Stairs

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Beautiful, austere images.

Posted on Tue, 03 Mar 2015

Beautiful, austere images.  Really like this.

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Posted in serenity

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You've made us notice her and

Posted on Sun, 01 Mar 2015

You've made us notice her and you have sung her!

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Posted in To The Girl That's Not Sung

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Such a strong sense of

Posted on Sun, 01 Mar 2015

Such a strong sense of isolation, heart-felt.

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Posted in Battered Shells

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Goodness!  A nice sense of

Posted on Sun, 01 Mar 2015

Goodness!  A nice sense of time and place and an unusual take on The Fitzgerald story.  Grim but well written.

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Posted in Bernice Bobs Her Head

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Hard to know what perfection

Posted on Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Hard to know what perfection is, there is so much that is wonderful in imperfection.  Love the penitential tone, we do love beating ourselves up. Great prayer of a poem.

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Posted in PERFECT

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