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Forum: Poetry 07-20-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,647
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Fourth, maybe fifth read now. This really is...

Fourth, maybe fifth read now.

This really is a beautiful piece.
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-20-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Maturing like a good malt whiskey. Happy...

Maturing like a good malt whiskey.

Happy birthday Nick x
Forum: Poetry 07-20-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Last time you buy an insect trap from ebay, huh?

Last time you buy an insect trap from ebay, huh?
Forum: Poetry 07-20-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Prod, this is great. Real, porch swing...

Prod, this is great.

Real, porch swing reflection.

The off rhyme makes it less self-conscious and contrived -reads as natural and honest. x
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 377
Posted By Grace Gabriel
American football seems to have the speed and...

American football seems to have the speed and edge of rugby but there's rarely a chance to catch it on UK telly. Guessing I'd find it more appealing than our own yob culture contribution.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,245
Views: 290,670
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Moby - Extreme Ways and Sting - Shape...

Moby - Extreme Ways

and

Sting - Shape of My Heart
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-16-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 377
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Enjoy the last week of Wimbledon when we're down...

Enjoy the last week of Wimbledon when we're down to the titans thrashing it out on court.

No to football of any variety.
Forum: Poetry 07-16-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Grace Gabriel
I've found that black t shirts hide the...

I've found that black t shirts hide the inevitable drool and food spillages. It's just all soft foods laced with senna pods these days...
Forum: Poetry 07-16-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Read this every time I log on. So subtle....

Read this every time I log on.

So subtle. You've painted red raw emotion with a pastel palette..

but then you've never failed to deliver.

Kudos x
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-16-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,177
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-15-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,177
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Konan, an online persona is a projection of the...

Konan, an online persona is a projection of the inner you - not a fictional character.

In one thread you talk about "us women" - in another you're laying out a male perspective of what's...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,177
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Aww honey, don't cry, jes demand and supply, ...

Aww honey, don't cry,
jes demand and supply,
wooh yeah....uum-huum
don't drink from that font,
you jes play the tunes you want
oooooh oooh...eurgh huh..yeah
Forum: Fiction 07-15-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 536
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Anybody who breaks in "yielding a pistol" isn't...

Anybody who breaks in "yielding a pistol" isn't bad - just suicidal. ;)

(maybe change to 'wielding' for a more convincing aggressor)
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-15-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,177
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Nah. Can't dismiss Ed Sheeran as a "pussy" - 70...

Nah. Can't dismiss Ed Sheeran as a "pussy" - 70 million in the bank before you hit 30 shows an admirable work ethic and talent. Like him or loathe him, he doesn't fit the mould of a conveyor belt...
Forum: Poetry 07-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Wow. Nailed it.

Wow.

Nailed it.
Forum: Poetry 07-08-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Grace Gabriel
My use of the English language will permit you to...

My use of the English language will permit you to 'make an ass of yourself' (a reference to the donkey/mule of the genus equus, known for a stubborn, somewhat stupid nature) or you can be an 'arse'...
Forum: Poetry 07-06-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Uh huh. Fine. No really - that's fine. ...

Uh huh.

Fine.

No really - that's fine.

You gad about in your pungent pants if you want to...I mean, it's just down to me to turn up all the time, giving you my very best and trying to make...
Forum: Poetry 07-05-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Like the imagery of being trapped inside the...

Like the imagery of being trapped inside the confines of your circumstances... snapping at one provocation too far...could feel the pressure.

My eye for symmetry was compelled to tidy up your...
Forum: Poetry 07-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Kinda like this Yonathan - the milk description...

Kinda like this Yonathan - the milk description captures that fresh, cold taste beautifully - but maybe ice skates in waterfalls rather than 'like' waterfalls.

Do canine teeth hiss? Sounds more of...
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Understated... sturdy and reliable... not afraid...

Understated... sturdy and reliable... not afraid of hard work... distressed leather appearance masking surprising suppleness...routine maintenance adding extra years of life expectancy... requires an...
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Sure. Just amend the draft above and I'll re-read.

Sure. Just amend the draft above and I'll re-read.
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By Grace Gabriel
If only...he normally just talks to himself ;)

If only...he normally just talks to himself ;)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-04-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,343
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Flea's philosophy has crystalized into the truth...

Flea's philosophy has crystalized into the truth of it - in a hectic world, reading is more palatable in bite-size chunks to accompany the mid-morning coffee.

All the debate over how and where to...
Forum: Poetry 07-03-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Hi Yonathan1, Stopping to comment as you've...

Hi Yonathan1,

Stopping to comment as you've asked for critique.

Worth varying your vocabulary and making it more concise when you're writing with a clipped tone.

'shit'...followed by...
Forum: Poetry 07-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Piercey, I thank Google for all its...

Piercey, I thank Google for all its interpolations over the years that have made communication between us possible.

Now, give an old gal a thrill and tell me which cowboy boots you're wearing....
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