Josafat's Compliments

Compliments:  109

Last Compliment: 11/20/2017

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  • Foster
    I like the opening part, with the dialogue, the rebellious attitude and setting ...
  • " ..Let us assay our plot" - Helena
    Well written and definitely missing plot and point of view, which qualifies it f ...
  • The One-Eyed King
    Wonderful! I like the theme of survival of the "unfittest," at least from the po ...
  • Anterograde
    Disturbing and awesome! I like the feel of a recurring nightmare that this story ...
  • Halloweens Hole to Hell
    Absolutely enjoyable and fluid.  The characters are likable and the story has a ...
  • Dreaming About Being Read (revised)
    I agree with AlecS.  This is a great premise and I do see some of the book title ...
  • Over the Trope
    Genius! This is the literary equivalent of Escher's hand drawing itself! It is f ...
  • Traveler
    General: The intensity of the poem lies mainly in its steady rhythm, like that o ...
  • A Teacher's View
    The poem presents and visceral contrast between nature in its pure beauty and th ...
  • We Walk
    A very graphic walk through the desert of life.  We are not alone, as many walk ...
  • Life
    You have done it Mr.  I feel this completely.  The objects in the scene are now ...
  • No Man's Land
    As always, good job on creating an excellent war scene, and showing us the human ...
  • Freddie and her Mariana
    Great rhythm that keeps it moving in a bouncing manner, echoing the character's ...
  • A poem on the The Night Angel Trilogy.
    I think the chosen rhyming pattern is suitable for the type of story you wish to ...
  • Kubla Khan
    Nice and short.  It captures the sensual side of the poem and it makes it more e ...
  • Beam Me From the Girls' Bathroom
    I like the detailed description of the girl's bathroom from this kid's point of ...
  • The Fogotten Planet
    General: I think this beautiful story deserves to be expanded and written in lon ...
  • The Tiger
    There is a sense of the tiger prowling, patiently watching.  To me, it feels lik ...
  • The Challenge
    Great start for an intriguing story.  Of course I want to know what's next....wh ...
  • Just a Number
    It's interesting but a bit vague.  It does not tell me much about the character. ...
  • Ravenous Angels
    The title encapsulates nicely the images on the picture.  The poem attempts to c ...
  • Jerry Springer Recount
    Superb! Love the free style of the writing, the use of speech specific to the di ...
  •   News Report:The Saga of the Amazing Journey of the Bear's Dick With a Mind of Its Own
    That is ridiculous.  I like the newscast format, which allows you to easily leav ...
  • Resignation
    Thank you both.  I will shoot for something more on the ridiculous side....  :) ...
  • I am a racist
    Bad but not quite the worst yet!
  • a murder of faith
    Beautiful song, sad but beautiful.  Great use of the words.
  • 0
    Cleverly written, a play on the abc just like a child would do, and so subtle. ...
  • 0
    Congratulations on publication of this one on the poetry contest!  I loved this ...
  • 0
    Love "death's cruel and random reach," taking equally from all.  This poem speak ...
  • 0
    A chilling tale, tragedy told with a mastery of language that captures the essen ...
  • Hydrophobia
    Beautiful work.  It takes the reader through a journey of emotions, from fear to ...
  • Unnatural Forces
    Beautiful work.  Bravo!  Great choice for publication.  The way the poem is divi ...
  • THE PEACH
    Great, sensual piece.  I am ready to bite into your tight, sweet flesh.  Congrat ...
  • Je Vois Tout
    Beautiful depiction of what it might be like to be stuck between the worlds, not ...
  • I wanna be your underwear
    This borders on greatly creative and fucking funny!
  • Me
    A love and self-respect tongue twister.  Cute.
  • Flora
    Glad to see this one here, as this was our first poetic "kiss."  Of course, what ...
  • Puritania
    One of my favorites.  From the catchy name to the seducing rhythm of your words, ...
  • Life......
    So we stop living the day we stop dreaming?
  • Disgusted
    It's definitely the voice of someone ranting about the sad state of the world an ...
  • In The Dark
    I think this one is the best of the three.  It has a nice rhythm thanks to repet ...
  • To Phil
    I like the sober manner in which the speaker tells us this sad and mysterious ex ...
  • Dear God ...
    So conversational and filled with true confidence in God, enough to speak to Him ...
  • Spelling Bee: The Unfolding of Psycho
    Thanks. I kept laughing too while writing it.  It did turn out kind of creepy.
  • What I Think About That...
    I agree.  It is like music to my ears....well, not quite, but not the god-awful ...
  • Evil
    Annoying whining rhyming!
  • Inauguration
    Definitely a different style from your other work, but I can tell that here you ...
  • Ode to a Flasher
    THis is funny, and the speaker is just clueless...
  • Mother's Letters
    It's always challenging to separate the parent figure from the actual person the ...
  • Wednesday Moon - For You, Only For You
    As always, your poetry is fresh, powerful and in its surrealism paints a perfect ...
  • Rainbow
    As always I am honored by your honest perspective.  And I agree that whereas the ...
  • As the town hears the melody
    By the way, as I read this, I can hear the sound crows in the distance coming in ...
  • Meditaton
    Did you mean for the title to be "Meditation"?
  • Love From A Distance
    I love that you save the face that this is addressed to a mother for the end.  I ...
  • Losing Myself
    Perhaps you are not comfortable with who you are, and do not believe in those th ...
  • Fear
    I embrace silence too, or so I think.  But I do find myself tapping my foot, hum ...
  • death,
    You had me hooked in a wave of sympathy until you brought up the zombies! :)  Bu ...
  • The One
    Powerful and intriguing. It sounds like both physical and spiritual attacks have ...
  • A Philosopher Who Will Not Undress His Biased Pantings
    You are not afraid to bring together ideas, thoughts, words, or images that norm ...
  • Clowns
    I fear them too, and this because of a close encounter with one at a circus when ...
  • Choke
    Very vivid.  I can feel the helplessness, the inability to shout and ask for hel ...
  • My Fear
    Interesting connections between your fear and the childhood events.  It seems th ...
  • Unsaid
    There is a sense of incompleteness here, because it describes the feelings as if ...
  • The Mistake That I Love
    Very deep feelings here, shared in a simple and honest way.  The two-word format ...
  • Short (but) sweet
    Nice one!  The poem lives up to the title as far as being short.  Now "sweet" ki ...
  • My Claim to Fame
    Not one I have experienced myself, but from my sister's experience, most of thos ...
  • The Clock Will Remember
    Engaging title for sure.  Perhaps this means that we will be gone one day, but t ...
  • Betrayal
    Nice start.  Overall I like the character of Rose and want to know what this wak ...
  • "ReBirth"
    You personify Mother Nature and transmit her pain and anguish beautifully throug ...
  • Beauty Within the Beast
    Clever title and choice of subject.  Nice take on the fairy tale, with cool piec ...
  • Unsaved Musicians
    I think we all feel corny at times...Musically, it is interesting that it appear ...
  • Housework
    Housework does always seem endless,....
  • On and Off Relationship
    How frustrating to be in one of those.  I am sure it works for some....
  • The Secret to Social Skills
    The first six actions nicely lead to the final state of being "socialized."  (No ...
  • 1. Love and a Last Minute Trip
    Definitely an interesting opening.  There is a believable character in search of ...
  • Starting Over
    Simple but effective.
  • Save the Planet
    Interesting and thought provoking.  I like the way you start with a phrase we al ...
  • My Dogs
    Interesting and cute.  It almost sounds like either a slogan for a movie or a re ...
  • A Heart so Pure
    An unlikely muse is revealed here, in all her earthiness and brokenness.  Only a ...
  • Mother-in-law's Tooth
    This is both hilarious and genious.  I love the portrayal of the mother in law a ...
  • Silver Lining
    Tension is established tension by starting at the top of a cliff, and the premis ...
  • I Hate Sore Throats
    Nice and physical.  Anyone can relate.
  • The Writer
    You established setting, character, plot, and mystery...nice job.
  • Peace
    Indeed that would bring me peace, to feel full of purpose every day!  Great thog ...
  • Back to My Roots
    You definitely speak to my heart!  I have always been running away from who I wa ...
  • My Life
    Interesting and moving.  The use of "haunted" works in a mysterious way here, pr ...
  • Family
    Very sweet.  It says so much in what is left unsaid.  It is also cleverly ambigu ...
  • Someone
    Your short stories are filled with true love and devotion.  These are like those ...
  • The Past
    Ah, such an unbeatable truth!  If only it did!  Great one!
  • Next
    Great reminder to accept reality.
  • The kids
    Exactly!  We should never grow up at the cost of giving up the child's voice ins ...
  • Life's Accomplishments
    If only we had 1000 years to live.....
  • Young "Love"
    This is hilarious.....but possibly true.....
  • Tender Touch
    I am not finding as much punch in this one as in your other ones.  It's a nice, ...
  • Next
    Great reminder to accept reality.
  • Tender Touch
    I am not finding as much punch in this one as in your other ones.  It's a nice, ...
  • Without Time
    There are a lot of great concepts here, but it feels that they still need to be ...
  • Mask
    Powerful concept, and of course, many people live their life behind a mask.  Not ...
  • UHHHHH!
    Very true.  Hopefully more people will put a little more effort in their reviews ...
  • High
    The imperative voice is well-suited and gets the sense of despair across to the ...
  • A Dragon's Prophecy
    Mystical, intriguing, epic.
  • This Life
    Pretty challenging questions.  I love the reference to the stars and constellati ...