Philip Sidney

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I have 156 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 231791 times and 194 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Night-flying in North Wales

In daylight the sleek, black, gleam of wing flashes above slate tiles tilts and slips into a gap in the mountain. Later- you look up past a neighbour...
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Cold Call

I hang wet sheets on the line and they slap me - they struggle in the spring air so I leave them with the resilient daffodils, the colour of...
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The Cow Hand's Wife (Poetry Monthly)

Tedious green sates the lazy cows, they chew in dull absence and wait for the next round of milking. A crow rummages in a fresh pile of digested...
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Kuini Takes a Break

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Hikikomori

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368 of my comments have received 364 Great Feedback votes

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This engrossing and

Posted on Thu, 15 Feb 2018

This engrossing and beautifully described tale is our facebook and twitter pick of the day.  Do share if you ike it too.

Image by Haggblom, Lisa - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Public Domain,...

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Posted in Old Dog-Fox In Bleak Midwinter

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Wistful, suits the mood of

Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Wistful, suits the mood of the day.

 

 

 

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Posted in A Cold Memory

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This poem takes us out of the

Posted on Mon, 22 Jan 2018

This poem takes us out of the darkness and into the light - I think we could all do with a bit of that - It's our facebook and twitter pick of the day.

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Posted in Breaking The Silence

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A beautiful piece of nature

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

A beautiful piece of nature writing.

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Posted in To Dance in the Shadows

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What an effective use of

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

What an effective use of rhyme, like a cat marking time.  I just love that last line.  ...

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Posted in finding peace

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Gorgeously languid.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Gorgeously languid.

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Posted in Queen Cordelia's Lament.

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There's something so restful

Posted on Sat, 06 Jan 2018

There's something so restful and meditative here, despite the hard work.

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Posted in Man on His Tractor

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Hi well wisher.  Back in the

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Hi well wisher.  Back in the day convent schools had a collection for 'Black Babies', certainly racist and a blast from their 'missionary' work. I went to a few missionary schools in the colonies where these collections took place, really...

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Posted in Black babies.

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A clever idea.  I didn’t

Posted on Thu, 14 Dec 2017

A clever idea.  I didn’t understand why Paul would melt, but that was the part that slightly jarred.  Good story. 

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Posted in Firstnet

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These are wonderful, Ewan.

Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017

These are wonderful, Ewan. There’s a reality here which is incredibly moving.  I love poetry that shows as much as a novel in condensed form.

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Posted in 1979

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