Philip Sidney

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I have 166 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 367700 times and 212 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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409 of my comments have received 406 Great Feedback votes

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This poem takes us out of the

Posted on Mon, 22 Jan 2018

This poem takes us out of the darkness and into the light - I think we could all do with a bit of that - It's our facebook and twitter pick of the day.

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Posted in Breaking The Silence

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A beautiful piece of nature

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

A beautiful piece of nature writing.

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Posted in To Dance in the Shadows

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What an effective use of

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

What an effective use of rhyme, like a cat marking time.  I just love that last line.  ...

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Posted in finding peace

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Gorgeously languid.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Gorgeously languid.

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Posted in Queen Cordelia's Lament.

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There's something so restful

Posted on Sat, 06 Jan 2018

There's something so restful and meditative here, despite the hard work.

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Posted in Man on His Tractor

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Hi well wisher.  Back in the

Posted on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Hi well wisher.  Back in the day convent schools had a collection for 'Black Babies', certainly racist and a blast from their 'missionary' work. I went to a few missionary schools in the colonies where these collections took place, really...

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Posted in Black babies.

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A clever idea.  I didn’t

Posted on Thu, 14 Dec 2017

A clever idea.  I didn’t understand why Paul would melt, but that was the part that slightly jarred.  Good story. 

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Posted in Firstnet

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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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