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Anne Elliot Female, 21, United States (12/25/2011 1:56:00 AM)

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you say 'Now, there is another list I would like to provide you, of phrases used here that are simply meaningless. A scented shroud smelling of hyacinths. A knock did roar. Fish-like. Jelly-like. Snake-like. Cow-like. Onyx “glowed.” Eyes cow-like burned me. Black as bees. Waxen hued. Breasts that are “fish-belly white.” (That one presents a most peculiar visual, I must say.)

you call yourself a poet you cant even see the image these phrases conjure up let alone the import of it all those phrases are completely meaning full as an image of powerful surrealism

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  • Gary Witt (12/25/2011 2:03:00 AM) Post reply

    Hmm. I thought you said the poem was gothic. Now you say it is surrealistic. Either way, I think it is pretentious.

    -G

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