Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
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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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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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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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What a wonderful poem!  Well

Posted on Sat, 25 Nov 2017

What a wonderful poem!  Well done.

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Posted in School  (Automatic poem)

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This is our poem of the week,

Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017

This is our poem of the week, well done.

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Posted in Dot

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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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