Philip Sidney

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I have 166 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 366283 times and 212 of my stories have been cherry picked.
409 of my 5,448 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 406 votes

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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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Story of the week

Ghost Hunting in New England

I only ever saw a ghost once. It was a few days after the death of my father. I hadn’t expected him to die; ever. He died before we had managed to...
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Poem of the week

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,...

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409 of my comments have received 406 Great Feedback votes

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Memories, beautifully

Posted on Thu, 23 Apr 2015

Memories, beautifully captured.

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Posted in Lady Plays the Blues

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If only we could go back,

Posted on Tue, 21 Apr 2015

If only we could go back, haunting writing.

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Posted in I

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Names of flowers are so

Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015

Names of flowers are so beautiful, contrasts well with the horror that follows.  i've got a beautiful dead butterfly on my table, found it dead, horrible to have it because it is dead, but it is so beautiful, dilemma.

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Posted in Holly Blue

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Like the lifting of the

Posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2015

Like the lifting of the sunglasses especially, a touch of glamour.

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Posted in a red car coming

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This is really interesting,

Posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2015

This is really interesting, it has the feel of a romantic poem from the 19th century but with a modren setting.  

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Posted in Spring in Snow

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Romantic and dreamy, love the

Posted on Sun, 12 Apr 2015

Romantic and dreamy, love the 'flipside of night'.

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Posted in Forever frozen on the flipside of the night.

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Such an interesting

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2015

Such an interesting perspective, really compelling.

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Posted in My brother, the murderer.

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A lovely description of being

Posted on Tue, 07 Apr 2015

A lovely description of being carried away with music, most atmospheric.

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Posted in Dancing Alive

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I think you are missing a bit

Posted on Tue, 07 Apr 2015

I think you are missing a bit on the last sentence.  Some interesting ideas here, the comfort of ignorance and a tough of magic around the eruption. On to part 2!

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Posted in Huluppu Tree, Ch. 1

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The truth of mortality, some

Posted on Mon, 06 Apr 2015

The truth of mortality, some lovely images here.

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Posted in The River shows us truth

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