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Last Compliment: 10/23/2017

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  • Anterograde
    so - I agree a dark piece - well written -I agree with Alec - don't care for 1st ...
  • Firelight and Passion
    Silence, stretched taut between them, flexes beneath the weight of unsaid words ...
  • Anticipation
    So.... I am sorry I didn't see some of the original  - but time - you know..  ca ...
  • Taste of the Faerie's Banquet
    Dorian Gray like faerie tale  "invoked an imprisonment on my mobility." awesome ...
  • Group Therapy
    Maybe I have become too jaded - but kind of saw it coming -think all the talk ab ...
  • A Hot Time in The Ole Town, Tonight
    So - the story was first rate and well told.  I always enjoy looking up things l ...
  • A Constant State of Love
    slick as a baby's bottom - you can do better than that  other than that - clever ...
  • The Taste of Grapes
    I have no negative comments - that was a great read.  Nice job Duncan - truly - ...
  • Prime
    So an interesting take on history - and I'm not sure I understood it. I blame th ...
  • Necronomicon
    I gave you 5 stars and I did enjoy your sensory touches -- now the annoying part ...
  • Forgiveness, Part Two: The Plot
    You never fail to disappoint -- obviously a newer testament - so word of god - s ...
  • Hagionomicon
    Duncan - the writing is good, of course, but I read it and said so what - I don' ...
  • Philos
    Sue - your wordsmithing as always - beautiful - atmosphere - awesome - so I am w ...
  • Father Christmas.
    Pretty sure that this is a different Father Christmas than the Kinks sung about. ...
  • Digital Spring
    Oh my -- 2084 -- funny as always Chris (aka Spring Loaded)-- Feeling a little pa ...
  • Don't say it
    Violet -- I see that you used the Alexis card - hates sand - long journey -- wou ...
  • Head in Serpentine
    Neil -- I don't know if it meets the requirement of the sub or not -- To me - wh ...
  • Ein Weihnachtslied
    fascinating story  -made look up Weihnachtsmarkt in the Schlossplatz,  - made me ...
  • The Annunciation
    as always - your writing to me is always cool -- I agree with below -- I thought ...
  • For the Man Who Has Everything
    wonderful -- my only nit is the part: Reaffirmation of your faith in the Almight ...
  • I don't think we're in Zork anymore
    well - Duncan -- I am not a (nor ever have been) a game player  (unless it was a ...
  • Collateral Damage
    His favorite restaurant of all time, I believe, was how he put it.  - consider c ...
  • Ender's Game
    "Politicians. Always thinking about the next election"-- how current  "Another c ...
  • Alexandra Penworthy
    "towels as thick as the Sunday Times" -- great line  An interesting trip through ...
  • I Imagine My World
    "I write this sitting in the kitchen sink." I had to look it up -- Pride and Pre ...
  • An Evening View
    sorry about my spelling -- just washed my hands and can't do nothing with them
  • S.O.S.
    Joanne - I truly don't believe in Unconditional Love - I think it's always clear ...
  • The Cateyville Baptist Church Brawl
    Love comedy writing -- loved this - one little recommendation : 2nd para.  "It t ...
  • If We're Sinners
    Liked the story  - read the lyrics to the song "sinners"  -- not sure I understo ...
  • Elegie
    fascinating take on why Beethhoven wrote Für Elise, since a lot of researchers h ...
  • Death's Messengers
    While it's a good story, beautifully and carefully -- doesn't seem Grimm like - ...
  • Left on Main
    congrats Duncan (again)
  • The Perfectionists
    Don't think I have anything to add to the comments below.  I am by far, probably ...
  • Marcus Speaks
    needed, with nothing more than will power  - don't think you need comma  Beside ...
  • x
    Maria, You are welcome -- I would never suggest a writer to change their story ( ...
  • x
    I meant "it is not..."
  • x
    “Freedom! Is not it the most precious gift after our lives?"  It it not.. seems ...
  • Training
    what I meant was I could not get past sights and sound-- of course
  • A Fairy Tale (Revised)
    Pam -- I may seem dense with age -- but I don't get it. Other than what Anthony ...
  • Schrödinger's door
    so door is from the Schrödinger's trilogy -- haven't never read them -- not sure ...
  • That's Stupid
    obviously Jim never asks for directions - and with the Polar Vortex, it's easy t ...
  • The Good Citizen
    agree with Dolly -- great storytelling and I am sure it was funny to all involve ...
  • As Luck Would Have It
    delightful - well told with nice humor - Love the last line   my negative only c ...
  • Flames
    I enjoyed the idea -- think it needs a little work -- although the first 4 parag ...
  • N/A
    Thanks Lost V - I appreciate it -- Harold Robbins at 10 -- I really don't have a ...
  • First Kiss
    Liked how the tale is told -- slowly like the how the first kiss haapens. Liked ...
  • The Worst 48 Hours
    you have a nice clean style of writing -- it flows - it's logical - nice twist a ...
  • Profile
    Had to look up Nanowrimo - Not sure I got the connection between your title (Pro ...
  • Chapter 3
    Got that mother daughter thing down. Calling her by all three names - the daught ...
  • Smiling
    Lovely -- here let me make you smile with a quote by W. C. Fields  Start every d ...
  • Voices: Chapter One (section nine)
    need to break up the 5th paragraph a little.  second sentence rather long.  Penn ...
  • The Old Brown Schoolhouse
    Did you write this?  it looks like a boy did -   if this is someone else's poem ...
  • Voices: Chapter One (section eight)
    "As far as the possibility of becoming ‘sexually active’ was concerned, these ar ...
  • One By One We Leave
    Wendy - read this a few times - read Ivy's comments below - There are a few typo ...
  • Wendy Brady 's Song
    Nicely done Wade - tribute to a beautiful soul
  • Voices: Chapter One (section four)
    Where were her thoughts taking her? - I would leave this out - if her thoughts w ...
  • Divided Choice
    Moonstone - Relax - enjoy - it's a nice piece -  It's a difficult assignment - m ...
  • White Chief
    Ivy - you have a great natural way of telling a story - my favorite line "He gre ...
  • Monster's Lament
    There's 2 quotes in "The Elephant Man" that comes to mind when I read your piece ...
  • White Roses
    I apparently did not make myself clear - and I call myself a writer of words! - ...
  • That don't make me bad
    thanks wendy & wade
  • 11. Chapter 11
    Sounds like he only has 2 reasons not many.  What is Cerule doing during all thi ...
  • 2. Chapter 2
    Nice - tied into Atlantis  Don't think you need Anyway at beginning of second pa ...
  • Grandads' shed
    Meter is a little off in a couple of paces - but I like the idea and the journey ...
  • Frost
    I agree with Von 1  Maybe something like  Jack Frost's been at it again,  He 's ...
  • Love is.....
    Well said -but and I'm sure you know this- it can be at least nice sometimes.  B ...
  • 8. Chapter 8
    She lied - very human.  Cerule? is he blue?  I especially like the atmosphere yo ...
  • 3. Chapter 3
    Same hair as son?  what was orion doing while she looked at shell?  The doorway ...
  • 1. Chapter 1
    Wonderful - My only question would be is whether the merpeople living in the wat ...
  • Ah...
    Ah -men - liked how you began with imagination ended with "cannot even imagine" ...
  • Invisible
    Ah - thanks for the education - as long as it makes you happy   now - it's reall ...
  • Invisible
    Penny - maybe I don't understand - being the pagan that I am - but don't underst ...
  • Wheelchair Blues
    Blues are about experiences - usually about lost or bad love - Loss of freedom i ...
  • CUSSING AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
    didn't only just fear the soap - tasted it many times - Thanks for writing somet ...
  • 1. Cheer Up
    I'm going to try and read at least a chapter a day. First chapter makes me want ...
  • i dont believe
    Well then an Irish Poet how about Padraic Pearse  Since the wise men have not sp ...
  • The "Ode"
    Wow - There's so much good about this I wouldn't know where to start. "Sublime p ...
  • Now That's Just Plain Old Wrong! - 9th Challenge
    you're a funny chick
  • i dont believe
    I don't know if I like this - but of course you don't care, but since your from ...
  • I Wanna Grow Up!
    There's a song - think it's called "Life" Goes something like  "life - what's li ...
  • Those who can't
    I'm sorry - just a feeble attempt at humor - I'm not particularly fond of religi ...
  • Lead On
    This is simply beautiful. As you know I am not the most spiritual pencil in the ...
  • Divine Restoration
    My favorite so far - I ignored the pleading part -I'd like it to end with "yet, ...
  • March Haiku
    Again - couldn't choose my favorite except one line "Life's sticky pleasures". ...
  • April Haiku
    Such a hard thing to do - you do it beautifully. 1 nit stricken is spelled wrong ...
  • If I Had The Power
    Nice metric rhyme except  I'd cause them to grow from the tiniest sprout, To ...
  • life over
    I am always amazed on this sight by people bearing thir pain. I guess I'm a true ...
  • Tonight
    Not sure if ypur name means a sleigh or a Vodka drink - but your poetry is inter ...
  • To:  You know who!!
    Holden Caulfield like. Scary in a way - Hope you felt better when you were done
  • True Story - 3rd Challenge.
    A sobering parable on what's really important
  • Challenge 3: Love and an Oyster Fork
    An oyster fork - maybe a little allusion to his impotence, which he didn't want ...
  • On call
    "Coming Up For Air" would be an interesting Orwellian Title of a book to bounce ...
  • Visions
    Neat poem - My only comment would be the changing rhyme scheme - you went from ...

  • I'm not very religious - but I like your rhyme and words especially Yes, I beli ...
  • A Letter to Those Six Men Who Touched My Life the Most
    Sorry - sometimes my fatherly genes kick in unexpectly. Your letters though brav ...