Philip Sidney

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I have 163 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 326175 times and 206 of my stories have been cherry picked.
397 of my 5,438 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 394 votes

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City Loving

You took me in your concrete arms - I felt the chill of your fabrication against my tender skin. You scratched me, bruised me, won me. I grew older...
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Map Reading for Beginners

Wisdom criss-crosses the papery surface. Colour, symbol, measure, land, made knowable, traversable. Reality, scaled down. Stroke the mossy rock,...

Cow

Otto's cow poems distracted me...

K Ward - part 1 (Out of Sight)

Thomas watched as shadows moved across the ward. The silhouette of the bars of his bed stretched and shrank over grey lino, as though some hidden...

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397 of my comments have received 394 Great Feedback votes

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strong plot and sharp writing

Posted on Fri, 03 Apr 2015

strong plot and sharp writing.

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Posted in The Fifth Star - Chapter 12 (2/2) - Separation

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Such a strong sense of time

Posted on Thu, 02 Apr 2015

Such a strong sense of time and place.

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Posted in Motorway Dawn

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Bleakly brilliant.

Posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2015

Bleakly brilliant.

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Posted in Burial At Sea

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This is such a powerful piece

Posted on Tue, 24 Mar 2015

This is such a powerful piece.  It would be worth correcting things like capital letters, paragraphing, also slight niggles like wind can't pierce skin etc, only so the piece is given the justice it deserves.

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Posted in Warning

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The agony of waiting, reading

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2015

The agony of waiting, reading too much into things, love hurts, but it's an enjoyable sort of pain.

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Posted in left for five minutes

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The alternating narrators

Posted on Fri, 20 Mar 2015

The alternating narrators works well.  The font is quite difficult to read.

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Posted in A Vision in Red

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Simple but powerful!

Posted on Thu, 19 Mar 2015

Simple but powerful!

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Posted in Love and Hate

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I really like these super

Posted on Sun, 15 Mar 2015

I really like these super short stories, very clever.

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Posted in romance-fiction

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A lovely moment, the devotion

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2015

A lovely moment, the devotion very young children can have to their teachers and mum there to pick up the pieces. 

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Posted in Chicks

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Beautifully structured, has

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2015

Beautifully structured, has the rythm of trains, a brief encounter, melancholic and romantic- if trains can be.

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Posted in Passing Trains in Winter Rain

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