Hello from a poet of sorts

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Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Mirrorball » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:34 pm

Hi all,

I’m a poet of dubious stock. I have dabbled in writing poetry on and off over the years with no great ambition to get published. The enjoyment for me is in the writing, reading and sharing. All critical feedback is welcome and I’ll try my best give useful feedback. Thanks in advance to anyone who reads and/or responds to my posts :)

MB

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by David » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:01 pm

This is a great self-introduction, MB. Welcome. I hope you find something to your taste here.

Cheers

David

P.S. I hope you get some other welcomes too but, even if you don't, I think you'll find that they're not an unwelcoming lot here.

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Macavity » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:15 pm

Yes, welcome MB. You will definitely get feedback on your writing. All feedback is subjective, poetry is an art not a science, but hopefully some will be helpful - that is your decision, after all the poems are your voice!

cheers

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Mirrorball » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:50 pm

Thanks for the welcome David and Mac, I appreciate you dropping in to say hello.

The boards are a little quieter than I expected but it is holiday season and I prefer quality to quantity so I'm quite happy.

The feedback I have received so far has been very helpful. I agree that poetry writing is an art... I wonder if we would say the same thing about review writing.

There could be a gap in the forum market for critiquing critiques.

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by JJWilliamson » Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:40 pm

Hello, MB, and welcome to PG. Good to see around the place.

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Mirrorball » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:15 pm

Thanks JJ. I shall be keeping a watchful eye out for your poems.

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Pauline » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:20 pm

Hi Mirrorball.
Welcome. :)
Nice to see you around.
You will get some friendly, constructive feedback here.
Some of course you may not agree with but it is all offered in a take or toss way.
We're all here to help each other.

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Mirrorball » Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:54 pm

Thanks, there's some great feedback to be had, one of my poems has already had the 'Pauline' treatment, which was a great honour and very helpful :)

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Re: Hello from a poet of sorts

Post by Pauline » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:01 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Phew.
So please you weren't offended by my fiddling with your poem.
I'm rubbish at critique.
It's easier for me to rearrange words rather than explain what I feel works and doesn't for me. :D

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