Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 253294 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
376 of my 5,268 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 372 votes

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Touring the City

Concrete subways take us deep beneath the city. Here air holds the smell of time passed: old beer, stale urine, something too ancient to name. We tip...
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Cherry

In the Skinny Days of Youth and Yearning

In the skinny days of youth and yearning, smiling was not permitted; too redolent with levity. This had to happen behind doors, or books, or fingers...
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Cherry

Ash

Something floated past the window, which was odd as this was the fifteenth floor. It seemed to hover and bob lightly. A piece of charred paper? Too...
Cherry

Marking Time

It slides away too easily, slips between preoccupied fingers, light and temperature, shift, senses stir in the car park, pulled from routine’s waking...
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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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I see this as a Czech cartoon

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

I see this as a Czech cartoon from the 60s.

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Posted in HB1

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The importance of marking the

Posted on Fri, 07 Nov 2014

The importance of marking the moment, beautiful.

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Posted in Train stop

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Love the Bill and Ted voices,

Posted on Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Love the Bill and Ted voices, fun and funny.

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Posted in The Tree and the Bird Man

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The narrator seems to be as

Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014

The narrator seems to be as much a ghost as the characters she happens upon,  Floating through shared memories.  This sensation also mirrors the sense of diembodiment felt when in shock,which works so well with the final image.

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Posted in All the Ghosts of Us

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There is something s gentle

Posted on Fri, 10 Oct 2014

There is something so gentle in this.  I like that it is in first person, the act of falling is so compelling, the irony of the helpful woman.

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Posted in Living on the Edge

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Each episode is clearly drawn

Posted on Wed, 08 Oct 2014

Each episode is clearly drawn.  Great stucture, leaving us with a little stab in the heart.

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Posted in An apology to Archie

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Absolutley wonderful!  A

Posted on Sat, 04 Oct 2014

Absolutley wonderful!  A brilliantl character, funny and touching.  

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Posted in The Diary of an Aspiring Hitman - Chapter 1

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Another wonderfully evocative

Posted on Wed, 01 Oct 2014

Another wonderfully evocative poem.  This has such a stong sense of place and timelessness. A renaissance back to nature. Beautiful.

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Posted in Aridity's Garden

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Funny and heartbreaking at

Posted on Sun, 28 Sep 2014

Funny and heartbreaking at the same time. Love it.

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Posted in Passing Through

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What a wonderful story.

Posted on Sat, 27 Sep 2014

What a wonderful story.  Weighty with legend and place.  It is written like a story to be read aloud.

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Posted in THE ISLAND

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