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Steven Ralph Steven Ralph Male, 44, United States (10/18/2013 2:46:00 PM)

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Enhance. I think when a poem is rhymed with skill and subtlety it enhances the beauty and rhythm of it. If it's not done skillfully however, it has the opposite effect. 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' would be an example of the former.

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  • Dan Reynolds (10/18/2013 5:28:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Welcome to the forum Scotty. You have now expressed an opinion which will either bond or separate you from those you have already communicated with. Irrespective of how that pans out, your opinion is yours and can only vary by degrees, under the influences you decide to concur with. Welcome...; ¬)

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    • Steven Ralph (10/18/2013 6:20:00 PM) Post reply

      Thank you, Hola! Please remember that I waffle back and forth on a consistent basis. If it's more popular to be Free-Form kind of guy, then I can swing over to that side in a heartbeat. Just let me kn ... more

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