Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 317278 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
385 of my 5,374 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 382 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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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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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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385 of my comments have received 382 Great Feedback votes

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Slip into dream or life and

Posted on Fri, 28 Nov 2014

Slip into dream or life and let what will.  I love the shrugging off of care at the end.

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Posted in You understand, I think

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This stings.

Posted on Thu, 27 Nov 2014

This stings.

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Posted in The quarrel

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Intrigue behind the scenes,

Posted on Wed, 26 Nov 2014

Intrigue behind the scenes, nice twist.   Compelling story and some beautiful description.

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Posted in The Garden of The Gods

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I really like this story. 

Posted on Sun, 23 Nov 2014

I really like this story.  Although French, it reminds me of the writing of Grazia Deledda.  beautifully written.

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Posted in La Bodega Rose

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There's something precious

Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014

There's something precious about the handwriting of someone we love who is not with us, they touched that paper, held the pen, made the mark.  So much of them in it.  You express this with such delicacy.

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Posted in PS No PS

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The bleakness of the city.  I

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

The bleakness of the city.  I like the way some lines stretch beyond - like cranes.

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Posted in Cranes

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Strange and compelling, has

Posted on Sun, 09 Nov 2014

Strange and compelling, has an anime feel to it, very visual.  I want  to know more.

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Posted in Collecting Samples

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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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