Philip Sidney

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I have 161 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 271707 times and 202 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Again and Again (Poetry Monthly)

Photograph of Marie Sweeney produced by Charles Van Schaick between 1890 and 1910 used in the book Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy (1973)
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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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383 of my comments have received 368 Great Feedback votes

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This evocative memoir is a

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017

This evocative memoir is a breath of fresh air - It's our facebook and twitter pick of the day.  Well done!

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Posted in JEAN (From Ribbentrop's Chair)

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A lovely review of friendship

Posted on Thu, 18 May 2017

A lovely review of friendship.

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Posted in Why God Invented Carts

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Such a strong, lilting voice

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

Such a strong, lilting voice in this sad, thought-provoking piece.  Some things should not be forgotten.  Well done to your father, Elsie - this is our facebook and twitter pick of the day.

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Posted in Shlamek

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A great sense of immediacy.

Posted on Sat, 15 Apr 2017

A great sense of immediacy.

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Posted in The Stone Fish

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  Very sinister.  The

Posted on Sun, 02 Apr 2017

  Very sinister.  The strumming tone is a great contrast to the dark content.

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Posted in Cider and Spider Blues ( Fire Flies part 4}

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Great sense of time and place

Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 2017

Great sense of time and place.

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Posted in 52 Years between Avalons

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Beautiful and sad. It

Posted on Sun, 26 Mar 2017

Beautiful and sad. It sometimes happens that in the lingering the love turns into something new and better, that's my experience anyway.

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Posted in To Linger Too Long

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A lovely sense of words

Posted on Sun, 19 Mar 2017

A lovely sense of words blowing about us here and a great sentiment too.

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Posted in Don Quixote Was Right

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Slick writing and a great

Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Slick writing and a great ending.

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Posted in Machine

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Beautiful imagery.  This poem

Posted on Wed, 08 Feb 2017

Beautiful imagery.  This poem would work for Poetry Monthly too.

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Posted in Winter Dispossessed.

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