Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 254052 times and 198 of my stories have been cherry picked.
376 of my 5,275 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 372 votes

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Little Ingland. 1: Histry

Mam showed me how to do letters when I was small. In her day there was school. She was clever; like me. We keep that quiet so we don’t get caught by...
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Ex/it

After the hurt bruised and disappointed hope shows up. You’d signed up for the long haul but this was not home after all its earth thickened by blood...
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Re-imagining Venus

We met up at the V&A like the middle-aged women we have become, oddly competent given where we began. Not all of the sisters could make it but we...
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Poem of the week

Shall I be Mother? (Poetry Monthly)

Read tea leaves spilt across a china blue sky, shrieking like starlings, shifting their shape before you can decipher their under-the-weather-...
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The Lost (Poetry Monthly)

Committed to memory black and white shot through with orange fire blood red stay forever burnt into retinas dna-cid melting white-hot-wired to the...
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376 of my comments have received 372 Great Feedback votes

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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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Or we'll find ourselves

Posted on Sat, 08 Jul 2017

Or we'll find ourselves bumping along with some other oddness imposed by our 'leaders'.

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Posted in Something's broke

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A great sense of energy made

Posted on Sat, 08 Jul 2017

A great sense of energy made with these rhythms.

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Posted in Festival Of Life (Freeform poem)

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How wonderfully restful.

Posted on Sat, 08 Jul 2017

How wonderfully restful.  Really nice use of rhyme too.

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Posted in Soothing

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Haha, serves him right!

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

Haha, serves him right!

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Posted in The Errorphobe

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I don't quite get it - but I

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017

I don't quite get it - but I like it.

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Posted in After Inventing Poe

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