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Sally's Hiatus

I am going to be "lurking only" until probably the first week of November. I am getting ready to hand off NWG to Lisa Kovanda and getting my household ready
Sally J
Oct 7, 2011
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Re: Haiku to review? ;-)

Oh, Glenda! Thanks so much for your indepth review, you made me feel better about not winning! I know that "winning isn't everything", and with these contests
prairie_shepherdess
Sep 19, 2011
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Re: Haiku to review? ;-)

Such structured poetry is a tough challenge. You did a good job. When I first learned Haiku it was in the '80's. I submitted the required number to a Haiku
Sally J Walker
Sep 17, 2011
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Re: Haiku to review? ;-)

This is a perfect 5-7-5 haiku. In the Javanese, or was it Chinese origins of haiku, the syllable count was only a part of the challenge. It also needed to
Glenda Fralin
Sep 17, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

Oh, and thanks so much for the welcome, Glenda! I'm glad to be among the writerly inclined here in this state! Also, as a disclaimer; I do rush when posting
prairie_shepherdess
Sep 17, 2011
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Haiku to review? ;-)

Okay! So, to reach one of my baby step goals I'm going to try to post to the groups and get feed back! For my first try I'll show a haiku I did for a Agrarian
prairie_shepherdess
Sep 17, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

Welcome Elizabeth, it's nice to see new members in these groups. Personally, I don't get back in here nearly enough. I've posted a few poems and had critique
G. K. Fralin
Sep 12, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

Hello! I am new to this gruop, critiquing, and the guild so please bare with me as I get involved! That said, I know how important getting feedback is, even if
prairie_shepherdess
Sep 12, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

I enjoyed the revelations of wisdom in your poems 1 and 2. I am very new at the critique process, so I will be lurking and learning for the most part. Thanks.
norrisnkay
Sep 2, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

I'm sorry, I did read this a while back when you first submitted it. I meant to get back to you, but I let myself get sidetracked. I have a couple that need
Glenda Fralin
Sep 1, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

Thanks for the giggle about the nether end. I will work on the cited areas. Having new eyes on this is truly helpful.
norrisnkay
Sep 1, 2011
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Thank you especially for the suggestion regarding stanzas. Should have been obvious.
norrisnkay
Sep 1, 2011
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Hi Rosalie, I liked the imagery you evoked. You set the tone and era well. There were only a couple of areas that pulled me out of the poem a bit. One was:
Lisa Kovanda
Aug 30, 2011
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Re: Poem for Critique

MY only three suggestions are 1) A more personal title that doesn't seem so strained to be intellectual 2) Breaking it into stanzas for emphasis of each
Sally J Walker
Aug 30, 2011
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Poem for Critique

I am working toward the completion of a chapbook for my family, which describes life as I recall it, growing up on a barely profitable 50's Iowa farm.
norrisnkay
Aug 30, 2011
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