David Mitchell

Rookie - 196 Points (20/12/1988 / Colchester)

Silence - Poem by David Mitchell

Silence is what was before all else was made:
Before it was cut with the words 'Fiat lux'.
Silence is what we both lack and need,
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  • (11/5/2005 6:57:00 AM)

    David, I'm the last person to be saying this, as an antiquated sonnetteer, but you have a penchant for traditional terms like 'tis'..it signals your style unfairly as 'pastiche', or 'retro', when in fact your diction is otherwsie relativelt timeless. 'It's the..' will change the rhythm of the line only slightly, and actually give slightly less emphasis to that term. Would you consider it? (Report)Reply

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