Philip Sidney

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I have 159 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
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Gardening (Poetry Monthly)

A boy tends plants under a foil sky to the monotone of big-bulbed lamps humming in electric unison. White, silver, green colour this pungent world -...
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Old Central Birmingham Library

Old Central Birmingham Library the dark decades had us sitting on your concrete steps we smokers, dreamers, waiting for adventurers. You were the...
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Border Control (Poetry Monthly)

I’ve given up on border control, the making and remaking of beds, there’s pleasure in surrender to the slow creep over and under the hedge. A tangle...
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Huldufolk (Poetry Monthly)

We are not so different, our spirits grow thin in the absence of joy, you wonder how we survive chill lives spent skipping into rocks, cracked by ice...
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Triptych 3: Souls

Children nod heads at the priest as he instructs them on sin and the soul, they arrange their faces to radiate understanding, as they might for an...

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371 of my comments have received 367 Great Feedback votes

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We need songs like this today

Posted on Fri, 09 Dec 2016

We need songs like this today.

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Posted in Colour Blind

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Wonderfully atmospheric.

Posted on Wed, 07 Dec 2016

Wonderfully atmospheric.  Such powerful metaphors.  Tenses are a little confused but this is such a moving piece.

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Posted in They call me the Portal

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Natural born writer. The

Posted on Fri, 25 Nov 2016

Natural born writer. The child's tender understanding is so touching.

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Posted in widdershins

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Wonderfully inventive use of

Posted on Mon, 28 Nov 2016

Wonderfully inventive use of language!

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Posted in Digispeak

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Thank you! :)

Posted on Wed, 26 Oct 2016

Thank you! :)

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Posted in Minotaurs

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You describe these dreadful

Posted on Wed, 16 Nov 2016

You describe these dreadful losses with clarity, so that we put ourselves in your place, but still can only imagine the awful pain you must live with.  Another very special poem, thank you for feeling able to share this with us.

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Posted in Blue

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You reawakened a memory of

Posted on Thu, 27 Oct 2016

You reawakened a memory of waiting for life to turn into a fairy tale.  I love this!

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Posted in Meeting a wolf

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This would make a cute and

Posted on Sun, 04 Sep 2016

This would make a cute and educational picture book.  laugh

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Posted in The T-Rex who Lost his Teeth

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Gorgeous writing!

Posted on Wed, 31 Aug 2016

Gorgeous writing!

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Posted in Blue Tit

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Wonderfully evocative writing

Posted on Wed, 31 Aug 2016

Wonderfully evocative writing.  A most effective shift from vibrancy and colour to a drifting sense of sadness.

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Posted in The Grief of Gaziantep.

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