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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Banshee Blues

We walked by the river in the green of our sun, we bathed in dry leaves beneath the red of our sun, you left me bone cold with my senses undone. You...
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Minotaurs

I noticed Queen Pasiphae eyeing up the bulls, well, you know what they say about her. They were fine specimens: clear-eyed and muscled, glossy haired...
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Field Trip

Water boatmen sculled in the shallows under the scrutiny of miniature naturalists, who pulled rocks from their shingle bed, turned them to examine...
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Peacekeeping

Electric yellow buzzes louder than cicadas screaming in pines run faster than breath to move this moment into something to be smiled over sweet tea...
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Cherry St. Sours (Poetry Monthly)

Sherbet sunset fizzes into a blurry rainbow of e-numbers over the diesel scented city-scape sink into the lullaby of matt-chalk smog be my bed...
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383 of my comments have received 368 Great Feedback votes

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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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I like the yearning in this

Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017

I like the yearning in this poem.  The last line is wonderful! 

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Posted in True nature

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Gorgeous images.

Posted on Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Gorgeous images.

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Posted in A Mystic Winter's Eve.

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