Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 247419 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
371 of my 5,224 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 367 votes

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Southend, 1976

Southend, 1976 burnt rock-deep past the blood-orange of closed lids into memory its brand sizzling flesh into cicatrix - tender meat cauterized...
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Southall Girl

Doreen of the twilight shift suffers with her nerves, leaves them with her handbag to join the line-up at the belt - strip lit, focus down, this is...
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Ingrid

Grey Sunday, Casablanca, tea slopped over homework, to be finished in maths, sat at the back, pretending to listen - cheap little actress, lashes...
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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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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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What an uplifting piece.

Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018

What an uplifting piece.

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Posted in It's More Than Poetry

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Bleak and wild and full of

Posted on Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Bleak and wild and full of woe - a cold wind.

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Posted in wind

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A complete delight!

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

A complete delight!

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Posted in The Whale Cafe

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This is such a touching piece

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

This is such a touching piece.

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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A sad and thought-provoking

Posted on Sat, 17 Mar 2018

A sad and thought-provoking portrait.

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Posted in The Pain of it All

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What a shocking story!  I was

Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018

What a shocking story!  I was mentally shouting at these people for you.  This is so unjust!

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Posted in Daniel 2016.

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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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