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    I think that's what you're supposed to tell us,...

    I think that's what you're supposed to tell us, right?
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    Something nice and uplifting for a Friday...

    Something nice and uplifting for a Friday morning....
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    I am an American aquarium drinker I assassin...

    I am an American aquarium drinker
    I assassin down the avenue
    I'm hiding out in the big city blinking
    What was I thinking when I let go of you?

    Let's forget about the tongue-tied lightning...
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    Poll: Holy cats! This little contest seems to have...

    Holy cats! This little contest seems to have gotten a bit intense. The voting should be interesting this month...
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    There is a great guide for Rainbow called...

    There is a great guide for Rainbow called "Gravity's Rainbow" Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel by Steven C. Weisenburger. It gives you exactly what the title says, sources,...
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    Snip a few parts out of Spalding Grey's long...

    Snip a few parts out of Spalding Grey's long monologues. That's classic stuff.
  7. Thread: Drama

    by Jarndyce
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    What, no love for Eugene O'Neill? O'Neill is...

    What, no love for Eugene O'Neill?

    O'Neill is absolutely worth any read you want to give him. Iceman Cometh and Long Day's Journey Into Night are incredible works.

    I'm glad to see that Sam...
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    Virgil, I like how you think... Robin, take...

    Virgil, I like how you think...

    Robin, take note here. Our criticisms are almost identical. That should tell you a lot about both where the weaknesses are in your story, and it's strength in...
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    Honestly, I very nearly voted for your story. It...

    Honestly, I very nearly voted for your story. It was the most natural of the lot, and interesting in its slice-of-life way. The dialogue is quite nicely done, sparse yet comfortable. It seems to me...
  10. Thread: Siesta Key

    by Jarndyce
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    Siesta Key

    As always, comments, criticisms, and ridicule much appreciated!


    The old man smiles at an apple
    sleeping lonely in a chipped,
    centerpiece bowl. The young man,
    drinking beer, nods his headó...
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    Tails of Scorpions Feeling green and tired and...

    Tails of Scorpions

    Feeling green and tired and sick of rain,
    an ancient Berber sits sullen
    in the park's wet grass, face lined deep
    with sand dune wrinkles, remembering
    the tastes of his...
  12. Thread: hazel eyes

    by Jarndyce
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    No crushed dreams. It's just that the Romantics...

    No crushed dreams. It's just that the Romantics were all about the grand inspiration of poetry, the divine spark, the perfection of the immediate, etc. Then again, so was Allen Ginsberg.

    Me, I'm...
  13. Thread: hazel eyes

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    Easy there, Shelly. I thought Baudelaire killed...

    Easy there, Shelly. I thought Baudelaire killed poets like you.
  14. Thread: The Fisher

    by Jarndyce
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    The Fisher

    [As always, comments, criticism, ridicule greatly appreciated.]


    I
    Standing patiently in wading
    boots bigger than me,
    resisting the freezing current
    that slides over white...
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    "Air, and waves, and" Love this line. You've...

    "Air, and waves, and"

    Love this line. You've gone where lots of writers have gone before, and many will go again, but I really just like the simplicity of the rhythm here.

    It's not the best...
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    If there are words that are better, or make it...

    If there are words that are better, or make it more clear, or just freakin sound right, they need to be used. Every word should be important, and should be the best word you can use there.

    By the...
  17. Thread: the dance

    by Jarndyce
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    I wouldn't go that far, but since you seem to...

    I wouldn't go that far, but since you seem to like music, perhaps this will work better to explain. Poorly chosen simple rhymes in poetry are like one mistuned string on a classical guitar. The song...
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    Well, I suppose it's only appropriate that I...

    Well, I suppose it's only appropriate that I respond...

    First, much, much better. You've got solid, specific images and similie that really bolster the work, make it tangible.

    "Gullies of his...
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    Because there have been questions: ...

    Because there have been questions:

    http://www.11alive.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=50137
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    Jay's Hill. Wait, what's that? A Slovakian...

    Jay's Hill.

    Wait, what's that? A Slovakian Army, marching up the hill? Oh, and Jay is confused. Should he fight? Should he join? Should he embrace? Should he ask Vaclav Havel for help?

    In his...
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    Fixing a Hole - The Beatles

    Fixing a Hole - The Beatles
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    Bicycle racing

    Bicycle racing
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    peloton.....

    peloton.....
  24. Thread: Would You??

    by Jarndyce
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    Nope. Would you yell out "Soap" in a fire...

    Nope.

    Would you yell out "Soap" in a fire station for a free car wash?
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    Papaya's hill. From the bottom, I use the...

    Papaya's hill.

    From the bottom, I use the juice in manner it was intended. I float up the hill, play a little William Tell with Papaya, and...

    The hill is mine.
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