Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 247418 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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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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Daguerreotype

Daguerreotype. An experiment from 50 years ago: the image committed to memory with mecurial words spoken aloud to ensure a fix - ‘I shall remember...
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Flowers in Translation

The beautiful saints held lilies; preserved by death, plaster, paint or, most precious, stamped into metal and tied with ribbon around your neck,...

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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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Heartbreaking and beautiful.

Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Heartbreaking and beautiful.

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Posted in Dot

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Beautifully meditative.

Posted on Sun, 12 Nov 2017

Beautifully meditative.

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Posted in Jogging in the park

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I love how this mixes the

Posted on Thu, 09 Nov 2017

I love how this mixes the mundane with the profound.  Startling and deeply moving.

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Posted in At the Arts Council in Manchester

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Loved this story!

Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017

Loved this story!  Brilliantly witchy. devil

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Posted in Cheetah

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Really clever use of pronouns

Posted on Sat, 07 Oct 2017

Really clever use of pronouns, the He giving distance and the I taking ownership. There's something truthful here that you insist the reader confronts.

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Posted in .12 wet dreams

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This really holds the reader,

Posted on Thu, 31 Aug 2017

This really holds the reader, rather too many adjectives in the opening for me, but i'm nit-picking as you're after advice.  Welcome to ABCtales - really looking forward to reading more of your work.

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Posted in Eyes

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Beautiful writing!

Posted on Wed, 23 Aug 2017

Beautiful writing!

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Posted in Eliza

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An engaging story, lots of

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017

An engaging story, lots of intriguing characterisation.

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Posted in Amended Deep Earth

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It's what is not said that

Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017

It's what is not said that works so well here.

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Posted in The Raven

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Love it!  Slightly freaky -

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017

Love it!  Slightly freaky - but that's a good thing!

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Posted in A Letter To Remember

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