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430 of my 3,097 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 448 votes
430 of my comments have received 448 Great Feedback votes
I am always so envious of the
Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2016
I am always so envious of the way poets such as yourself can create wholly believable characters and situations by the skillful placing of relatively few words, and by the rhythm you create. This was very moving, and that last stanza will stay...Read full comment
Posted in Too Cold for Snow...
Enjoyed this - fun and great
Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2016
Enjoyed this - fun and great imaginative use of the names. I thought the beginning was strong and you kept the pace up well. It seemed to lose a little of the life when we got to the section where the apes appear - I got the impression you...Read full comment
Posted in Raztan of the Grapes. (A parody.)
Still going strong and very
Posted on Sat, 20 Feb 2016
Still going strong and very enjoyable. I like the way that the characters of Josiah and Archibald are so well delineated by the differences in their speech. It brings a depth to the characters.
I think that some of the qualifying adverbs...Read full comment
Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 8
I'm loving these characters.
Posted on Sat, 13 Feb 2016
I'm loving these characters. The detectives in particular jump off the page. You are very firmly in that tradition of engaging, gently surreal British humour that gets its strength from strong characterisation and situations that are extreme...Read full comment
Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 7
Trying to pick out, as one
Posted on Sun, 25 Oct 2015
Trying to pick out, as one does, the 'I particularly liked...' bit, and I can't, because each paragraph is so rich and multi-layered. Just blown away by the way you use words to envoke feelings, sensations, physical textures and so many vivid...Read full comment
Posted in White Light
I've read this several times
Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015
I've read this several times and appreciated it more each time. In its dissection of the way people are brutalised in war it held echoes, for me, of the WW1 war poets. Disturbing look at the questions of how and why people can do such things to...Read full comment
Posted in Boa's Ark