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Frank Ovid Frank Ovid 45, United States (4/17/2014 1:28:00 PM)

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John, I've got you down. Who tips the scale for the 19th century in your mind?Coleridge?Poe?Dickinson?Tennyson?Keats?Who gets your juicy going?

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  • Gulsher John (4/17/2014 11:00:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Ovid... i love poetry that takes you away where you never been, (JC said so)
    and and Pre, post Romantics did so much better...
    Coleridge, shelley Byron, Keats, and Dickensian etc are matchless
    they got melody flow, depth, rhythm everything one could see in a poem, a big source of Catharses and inspiration.

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    • Lamont Palmer (4/18/2014 9:52:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Those are timeless elements of strong work John, but largely missing from today's poetry. -LP

    • Frank Ovid (4/18/2014 8:28:00 AM) Post reply

      I agree John. And, if JC said it, it's gospel.....(that was a joke Delilah. Sorry! ! !)

  • Lamont Palmer (4/17/2014 7:28:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Coleridge and Wordsworth for me: hard to beat their common language set to great music. -LP

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    • Frank Ovid (4/17/2014 7:57:00 PM) Post reply

      Agreed. I'm going to have a 'Wordsworth Night' tonight. Haven't delved into him in awhile. I'm going to smoke a huge joint first.

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