Philip Sidney

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I have 166 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 367488 times and 212 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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...

Gods of the Bog

It’s dark in here, the bulb’s blown, you can’t read. God won’t see you behind the locked door, so think anything you like, all those thoughts you...
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Saltley Gas Works (Necropolis)

A rise and fall of gas, power pushed from metallic lungs into the manufactured land. Life flooded the mechanical. Death hung in the air, choked...
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409 of my comments have received 406 Great Feedback votes

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Always at the back of our

Posted on Mon, 09 Mar 2015

Always at the back of our minds, slipping on that stair.  (Just thinking you wanted 'too' not 'to' in the second line.)

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Posted in I CAN NOT BE CYNICAL

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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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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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