Josafat's Compliments

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Last Compliment: 11/20/2017

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  • The Scarf
    I like the idea of the missing scarf as a symbol of what these two lovers have a ...
  • System Lost
    These are very appealing beings in a universe that sounds like our own but looke ...
  • Underground Railroad Adventure
    General: I am in love with the character, his honest and believable way of think ...
  • Dark Places (2)
    Great storyline, the main character having to retrieve the body of his friend an ...
  • Kitchen Turbulence
    Excellent way of owning a lingo unique to the kitchen "peoples," with their own ...
  • Fisticuffs
    General: The story has a powerful cinematographic feel to it: I can see it all h ...
  • Skittles
    General: Colorful fun!!! This was fun to read and it shows a very quirky side to ...
  • Hoi Polloi
    General: Amazing.  Revisiting myths of creation always has its risks but I think ...
  • Big Fish
    General: I like the story.  The main guy does sound like a truck driver/undercov ...
  • Dr. Ramin Pourandarjani
    A very strong choice of subject, which you delivered in a very short and concise ...
  • Top Burger
    A nicely captured and somewhat terrifying moment!  Funny, unique, and the superh ...
  • My One in a Million
    Beautiful and sad poem you chose for a reference.  The opening quote is very sui ...
  • Si Monumentum Requiris, Circumspice
    General: The idea of having a letter and then the commentary of someone finding ...
  • A Slow Burn
    General: Great story, gripping and with an excellent ending.  There is a great c ...
  • This War
    General: A powerful poem, with a gentle touch.  The stanzas move from the dream/ ...
  • Desert Duel
    General: The story has a fast pace that kept me hooked all the way through.  The ...
  • Dawn
    General: The magic of this story is that the fact that the world has ended is th ...
  • Lunch with Mrs. York
    Excellent!  I can't laugh out loud since I'm at work on my lunch break, but this ...
  • What are we?
    Nice reflexions on the complexity and ambiguity of us humans.  Indeed what are w ...
  • Jewelry Box Dancer
    I like the extended metaphor of the jewelry box, and the meaning of the differen ...
  • Mona Lisa's Smile, A Hypertext of Godly Sins
    Good choice.  There is cohesiveness in the theme and the imagery is great.  You ...
  • Soul Wound
    Indeed physical pain could be more bearable than emotional pain.  I like the par ...
  • Disgusted
    It's definitely the voice of someone ranting about the sad state of the world an ...
  • At the Beach
    This piece speaks to me of the journey through life, synchronized and symbolized ...
  • The Ginger Lilies
    Masterfully written!!!  I can smell the lilies and feel the welcome intoxication ...
  • Revisiting the Creek
    Excellent use of contrast, very dramatic contrast between the first and second p ...
  • "Puke Vomit Rockets"
    A SIX out of FIVE!!!  The imagery is enchanting and it forcefully brings forth a ...
  • The Storm
    The two stanzas resonate with each other perfectly.  The first creates the image ...
  • Inspiration
    The beauty and blessing of a poet is to find verses hidden in everything we see, ...
  • Spring
    Another pure and softly written contemplation of nature in all its beauty.  You ...
  • Live Oak
    I like the image of the "lone tree" like an "arthritic old man."  Nice, short de ...
  • I wanna be your underwear
    This borders on greatly creative and fucking funny!
  • Without You
    My favorite part is the quick group of short lines: "I'm like a ghost now / A sh ...
  • Man to Man
    I like the reference to the Namib desert,  a desert as old as the bond between t ...
  • Into Darkness
    Thank you TheUnholyDragon.  It was definitely new territory for me, but it was g ...
  • Flora
    First poem of yours that I ever read and I applaud you for it.  The imagery is t ...
  • For Peace
    Amazing poem.  The speaker does not tell us until the end that he actually died, ...
  • Beyond The Killer
    I like the perspective and the tone of the speaker, so seemingly objective on th ...
  • Season's Greetings
    This is filled with sarcasm and yet delivered in an objective, dispassionate way ...
  • Not my Beauty
    I can appreciate the concept of desiring that which we can't have and for the mo ...
  • The Rose
    The magic of your poem is mainly its repetition of the main theme, "The Rose" an ...
  • 2. Chapter
    Very nice story, so far.  I haven't finished this chapter yet, but I like the ch ...
  • Yes Black brotha
    Here the voice is that of earthy wisdom, not patronizing, and strong.  Great tha ...
  • IdiaPhobia
    I understand the feeling, as I often have to fight it, because it used to be the ...
  • A Face Among The Woods
    Excellent!  To me this speaks of the end of time, and the bonfire is perhaps the ...
  • The Stray Dogs, The Pariah Shadows
    You cleverly use sound, smell, and very striking images to bring this poem to li ...
  • Someday, Of Some Truths and Lies
    Another great poem! Such insight, such powerful feelings, and so universal.  You ...
  • Ascetic Rain On The Blue Mountain
    Just like the "spell-bounding grandeur of the surrounding mist," this poem is li ...
  • In Spasms of Poverty of A Loaf of Bread
    This excellent piece has touched my heart, and left me close to tears that I hol ...
  • Love From A Distance
    I love that you save the face that this is addressed to a mother for the end.  I ...
  • An Invisible Gondola
    The opening stanza is out of this world!  I can sense that punctuation is not ...
  • A Montage of Misgivings
    The story-like quality of this poem, in combination with the great descriptions, ...
  • Last Nail On The Painter's Coffin
    Overall, you display your imaginative power and clever use of words in creating ...
  • Fly Away
    Great! You captured the essence of just letting go.  I like the style, and by th ...
  • A Five-Hour Bombshell
    There is a little more cohesion here between the stanzas and ideas, as you maint ...
  • Black Widow
    The purposeful lack of some words here transmit a sense of how quick all this ha ...
  • Camera
    There are many possible meanings implied.  Perhaps life feels like a big role in ...
  • Higher Than Eagles
    Excellent!  You have exalted this common creature to the level of God's own, hum ...
  • seven seconds to midnight
    Gripping poem.  The use of such physical imagery makes you feel the heartbeat, s ...
  • Come to me
    Very sweet, honest, and not pretentious at all.  The language is simple and welc ...
  • Without Time
    There are a lot of great concepts here, but it feels that they still need to be ...