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Scotty Dogg Scotty Dogg Male, 44, United States (10/21/2013 9:20:00 PM)

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I like how the soil is too soft to kneel on. And, " stipple" is a terrific word for a poem. Line 11, " who 'be' these occupants" ?Unusual phrasing. I like it.

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  • Freshman - 2,405 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (10/21/2013 11:06:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    Every poem should include text that carries an esoteric air for effect, interest....muse?...unusual, yes...but so long as it jives with the tone of the poem as a whole, I think it's creatively acceptable....Thanks for the read and feedback, Scotty ~FjR~

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    • Freshman - 2,405 Points Jefferson Carter (10/22/2013 2:03:00 PM) Post reply

      I disagree with your comment about " esoteric" text, Frank. Unusual words might wake the reader up, but sometimes they kick him/her right out of the poem. " Who be" jerks this re ... more

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