Philip Sidney

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I have 163 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 325707 times and 206 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Poetry Day Pastoral

I shouldn’t be writing this poem. I should be unravelling, rewinding, today's tangled mess, into the juggling balls of tomorrow. I shouldn’t be...

Smoke

We drank coffee, before you left. Neither of us taste, barely register, its fleeting heat. Your eyes dart over messages, your mind already in another...

Outta Sight

Getting ready to write some stories on the theme of 'out of sight'.
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Wisdom

“There are two types of apple. Those that you can eat and those you can’t.” Reuben's mother had intoned these words sagely, as if quoting one of the...
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On the Eve

No going back, always going forward. Belong to the known, longing for better. It’s about identity, it’s about hope. Loyal to the familiar, untied...

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395 of my comments have received 392 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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Full of sadness and yearning

Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2015

Full of sadness and yearning for improvement.

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Posted in Tears or Rain

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Lovely, the anticipation of

Posted on Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Lovely, the anticipation of cherry blossom, nothing lasting.

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Posted in ganja haiku set

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