Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 271934 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
383 of my 5,350 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 368 votes

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Thetis

His mother was a sea-nymph. She found life on land, an irritant. Mortals? Dull and ignorant. Gods? Overbearing. Sea eyes changed colour with her mood...
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Departures

It is still dark. The black eyed baby slumps in your arms, accepting she has no control. Time to go. We wait in the queue, between anxiety and regret...

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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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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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...

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383 of my comments have received 368 Great Feedback votes

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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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Very dark, very readable, the

Posted on Fri, 26 Sep 2014

Very dark, very readable, the odd technical error jars.

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Posted in Do what thou wilt

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From the dreamy days of

Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014

From the dreamy days of summer to dreamy snippets from lessons, lovely.

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Posted in The ABC of Zoe

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i'm enjoying this and agree

Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014

i'm enjoying this and agree with vera's comments, now we're this far on it would be good to feel a bit closer to your characters.

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Posted in Progeniture, Ch. 4

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A bleak slice of reality,

Posted on Tue, 16 Sep 2014

A bleak slice of reality, there is a current of pain that runs through and gives it depth.

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Posted in Save The Life Of My Child

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