Lynette Dias Gouveia

Rookie (August 19,1976)

Listen - Poem by Lynette Dias Gouveia

Listen to the children cry
Listen to mortals when they die
Listen to that deceptive lie
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  • (4/14/2005 7:10:00 PM)

    Great poem Lynette, the only thing that people should do sometimes is listen, just listen... well done!
    HBH
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  • (4/9/2005 9:50:00 AM)

    Very thought provoking, especially for the present rulers of the world. The way every line starts with 'listen' reflects the passion of the poet for the oppressed and anger for the oppressors. Wish the oppressors would 'listen' and such words would'nt fall on deaf years. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/9/2005 8:58:00 AM)

    Yes, Mesmer would have loved it. It is not in the way, these many 'Listen' repeats, on the contrary, it cannot be said often enough and I think THAT is the main point of the poem. Yes, the world needs to be taken by the scruff of the neck, shaken, not stirred....
    Great poem
    H
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  • (3/13/2005 1:19:00 PM)

    It is an original idea to start every line with the same word and has an almost hypnotic effect like the writing of a spell. Very good! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/7/2005 2:07:00 AM)

    I cann't understand the theme of this poem going nowhere, please try work on a plot, but as it your first poem, nice work dude, poetry is nice way to express your
    feelings, Don't take other words about your poetry to heart, juss keep on writing, enjoy writing.

    Am also new to poetry, my poetry goes nowwhere, its not interesting at all

    Juss try to read my poems if you can

    My poem

    That was'nt my dream girl

    is nice one

    Bye

    take care

    Bye

    Have a nice and great day

    I will give your poem 5/10
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  • (3/7/2005 2:05:00 AM)

    I cann't understand the theme of this poem going nowhere, please try work on a plot, but as it your first poem, nice work dude, poetry is nice way to express your
    feelings, Don't take other words about your poetry to heart, juss keep on writing, enjoy writing.

    Bye

    Have a nice and great day

    I will give your poem 5/10
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