Sandra Osborne


Go Ahead, Rate Me

Poem by Sandra Osborne

So go ahead rate me
With ones, twos or threes
I don't care, I write for me.

I give myself
Eights, nines and tens,
Inside my mind,
Again and again.

But ones are OK,
With critical comments,
But cowards leave none,
With jealosy comes it.

So go ahead, rate me,
As low as you please,
Cause cowards I pity,
No reason to plead.


Comments about Go Ahead, Rate Me by Sandra Osborne

  • James B. Earley (7/2/2008 2:27:00 PM)

    Poetry is an expression of the soul! A spiritual purpose.......so keep on writing. This rating notion is B.S. in its finest hour.(Report)Reply

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  • Cliff Morman (1/3/2005 1:45:00 PM)

    You go girl its the least anyone could ask even just a comment is nice good or bad(Report)Reply

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  • Herbert Nehrlich1 (1/2/2005 10:11:00 PM)

    Sandra, I gave you my small boost, with both hands under your acetabuli (that was nice) and agree with you that we ought to abolish rating altogether or put a name to the rating person each time.
    15 extra points to Rich Hanson for those words of wisdom.
    H (someone chopped my Nightstalker rating too) .As I have said before, people with small or no appendages....(Report)Reply

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  • Warren Augustus De Guzman (1/2/2005 9:39:00 PM)

    I rated you. You rate me :) I agree with you 100%. I would appreciate it a lot more if people rated my poems rather than just reading them. It would give me an idea as to where I’m headed and how well I’m developing my writing. For this poem, i gave you a 9. for simplicity and straightforwardness.

    sincerely, war(Report)Reply

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  • Rich Hanson (1/2/2005 7:56:00 PM)

    It looks like the J.S. virus has been attacking you too. Too bad. For the most part he does show evidence of taste. He picks on people that he's envious of. Ignore him. You have a good idea of how well you write, A word of praise from
    Herbert, Lenchen or any of the other talented writers on the site means a hellofa lot more than his spiteful judgements.(Report)Reply

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  • Claire Blake (1/2/2005 7:38:00 PM)

    Hehe, nice poem with a nice message 'I write for me'
    Wonder how many people dare to rate this poem?(Report)Reply

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  • Lenchen Elf (1/2/2005 7:32:00 PM)

    Well said Sandra, comments positive or helpfully critical would be far more appreciated: -)(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 2, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, April 23, 2010


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