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Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Myers
I've met the type -- in varying degrees. ...

I've met the type -- in varying degrees.

Both my girls are natural athletes. (They take after their mother.) And this has come up before -- swimming, gymnastics, soccer. And we've been given the...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Myers
No worries there. I was a mediocre pitcher in...

No worries there. I was a mediocre pitcher in little league and briefly in middle school. But I know nothing about fast pitch softball.

My daughter's coach said, she has talent -- YOU NEED to...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Myers
I played it in P.E. And my youngest is...

I played it in P.E.

And my youngest is learning how to fast pitch -- I'm her catcher in the back yard.
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 03:48 PM
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Views: 1,062
Posted By Myers
I'm in a relatively playful mood...

I'm in a relatively playful mood...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Myers
Whatever. I'm not gonna bother arguing --...

Whatever.

I'm not gonna bother arguing -- I'd have to use my step method...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Myers
Uh -- what he did isn't chucking any rule book. ...

Uh -- what he did isn't chucking any rule book.

It's just called free verse.

Emphasis on the "free" part...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Myers
Only if sixty-nine is one of the ways...

Only if sixty-nine is one of the ways...
Forum: Poetry 09-06-2017, 02:59 PM
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Views: 1,062
Posted By Myers
What Hughes mostly writes is free verse -- that...

What Hughes mostly writes is free verse -- that just means it doesn't rhyme or have a specific meter.

Prose poetry is more like what I described.

It doesn't matter all that much, but sometimes...
Forum: Poetry 09-05-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Myers
As I've understood it, prose poetry is written in...

As I've understood it, prose poetry is written in paragraph form but has poetic qualities -- and uses some of the devices and techniques of poetry -- essentially poetry but without the line breaks...
Forum: Poetry 08-31-2017, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Myers
Naw -- that was pretty vague. I guess that's a...

Naw -- that was pretty vague. I guess that's a style thing -- don't want to get into the whole "reads like prose with line breaks" -- but it feels a little like that.



Maybe make it about this...
Forum: Poetry 08-31-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Myers
Good work, Kev. Certainly captures a mood....

Good work, Kev. Certainly captures a mood. Despite all the efforts to make such places cheerful, they can be pretty depressing -- maybe because life seems to be zipping by -- and you're looking into...
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