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Justified Anger

Posted on Wed, 11 Jun 2014

So totally agree with this AD1.  I said somewhere else that every single one of those spikes is this country's shameless equivalent of an African blood diamond.  What has this country been brought to.  It is an utter, unmitigated DISGRACE.

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Posted in The Bloody Spikes

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Wow!

Posted on Tue, 10 Jun 2014

That is powerful.  The raw emotion tumbles out of it like the rocks out of the back of that lorry.  Odd that we both should touch on the theme of hypocrisy but approach it in different ways and different genres.  Conviction oozes out from this...

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Posted in Crime and Punishment

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Superb!

Posted on Fri, 06 Jun 2014

This gets better and better as it progresses.  So many good things could be said about this one paul_a.  But I'll just leave it at that.  Well done.

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Posted in Just Add Egg

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A pacey and well written piece.

Posted on Sun, 01 Jun 2014

Some typos to edit out.  Here's one to start with:

"She could almost taste the Warnick’s Advocat (Warninks Advocaat)."

and:

"I though (thought) chanting was supposed to chillax you?

This is...

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Posted in The Joke

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Little typos markle:

Posted on Wed, 21 May 2014

Little typos markle:

"But wheat (what) my teacher always aimed for"

"and we (?) other good teachers also came with us"

"Yes, we sand (sang) cheery"

This is lovely prose and your gentle yet assured writing style makes...

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Posted in A Guide

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The last three stanzas are

Posted on Thu, 22 May 2014

The last three stanzas are the money shot of this charming poem.  Well done.

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Posted in spellbound

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Hi again Michael.  Poetry

Posted on Tue, 13 May 2014

Hi again Michael.  Poetry this time eh?  It's not without merit.  I admire the constancy of the image that you have used; water, ocean, darkness and depth.  It often pays to limit the imagery and the themes within a poem and thereby increase the...

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Posted in Oceanic

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"peering into the barrows

Posted on Tue, 13 May 2014

"peering into the barrows (barrow's) dark opening"

"thunderclap rent the air and the rock before him rent in two."  The repetition of 'rent' seems a little clumsy, maybe the rock could 'split' in two?

Ooh!  What an intriguing tale,...

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Posted in Children of the Barrow

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Ha!  Fatboy this is an

Posted on Tue, 13 May 2014

Ha!  Fatboy this is an absolute beauty.  Use of language and imagery, the play on the vocabulary of munitions and things military and the final few raw phrases all combine to provide poetry of the highest standard.  

It's so wonderful to...

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Posted in The Lookout Boy

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Deep stuff on show here Sari.

Posted on Tue, 13 May 2014

Deep stuff on show here Sari.  Nice poem, well done and welcome back to ABCtales!

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Posted in The warrior of dreams come true

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