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Spring

5-7-5 Thank you Jack Moore for this lovely image!

72 total reviews 
Comment from BeasPeas
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Congratulations on placing in the contest with this piece. Image is beautiful and the alliteration of "B" is outstanding. Your poem is descriptive and timely. Marilyn

 Comment Written 23-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 24-Mar-2019
    Hi Marilyn,

    You're wearing out your keyboard tonight, my friend. LOL Thank you so much for the congrats. With the system update, I didn't even realize I won anything. LOL I'm happy to know you enjoyed this release and very much appreciate your kind comments and generous rating. Jan :-)
reply by BeasPeas on 24-Mar-2019
    Burning up the keyboard, making up for the days I took off from the site. :)
Comment from victor 66
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After a long winter, the only person not interested in Spring is probably someone on "Death Row". For the rest of us, LET SPRING COME111 Your poem has rhythm, rhyme and such a nice flow that it makes it a pleasure to read. What a very nice
5-7-5, Jan.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi Victor,

    Ha ha ha! I suppose those on death row are not looking forward to much. I'm with you -- I love spring. Thanks so much for your great review and rating, my friend. Jan :-)
reply by victor 66 on 21-Mar-2019
    You are most welcome, Jan.
Comment from flylikeaneagle
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Ran out of six stars... so nice to think about spring.
I like your photo and the colors of spring. Our snow
is melting, finally. The flowers are so beautiful when
they finally show up. I like the use of your b alliteration.
flylikeaneagle

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi Eagle,

    Nice to see you again, my friend. Thanks very much for your terrific review and rating. I appreciate your virtual sixer just as much as a (cyber) real one. Ha ha! That tells me you enjoyed the read, so mission accomplished! Jan :-)
Comment from sfharper
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Love all those lovely b words, great use of consonance. The w words serve to create a break between wish and reality then offer the last word connection. Three lines were used well to format poem. I enjoyed reading it.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi SF,

    Thank you so much for your great review and rating. I really appreciate your kind comments and generous rating. Jan :-)
Comment from Bichon
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A very lovely poem. There's not much since of spring where I am from, but hopefully it will come soon. Your poem really helped me visualize the wonderful nature of spring.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi Bichon,

    Thank you so much for your supportive review and great rating. I hope spring arrives in your area soon. It's been such a long, harsh winter for so many folks... I'm glad this poem helped you to visualize the beauty and warmth of spring. Jan :-)
Comment from SLMorrical
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A wonderful entry for the contest. The picture just adds to it. It is a beautiful picture. This flows very well. I can picture the blooms coming up through the wet grown of melting snow. Good luck in the contest. I wish I could give you 6 stars, but my allotment is done. Very well done. Keep writing.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi SL,

    Thanks for taking the time to read and review this release. I'm glad you enjoyed this poem and very much appreciate your kind comments and great rating. A virtual sixer is just a good as the real cyber one! Thank you again! Jan :-)
Comment from Mark Valentine
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A timely poem - it seems like we have had the longest, coldest, iciest winter ever here in Chicago. Your term "winter's wrath rings true, and the thought of moving "beyond snowstorms" is especially alluring this year.

Thanks for the hope of warmer weather to come.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi Mark,

    Thank you so much for taking the time to read this piece and for your great review and rating. I'm glad to know you felt resonance with the verse, although I'm sorry it was with the winter wrath part. I'm originally from Chicago, so I know what you mean. Friends have kept me up-to-date on the horrid weather this year. It's been ridiculously cold and snowy, I know. Here's hoping glorious spring will arrive soon! Jan :-)
Comment from gmartinez247
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Great for the season time change, Wonderfully written well composed and thoughtfully expressed. Thank you for Sharing your thoughts on the season time change. Blessings to you.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi G.,

    Thank you so much for your great review and rating. I appreciate you letting me know that you enjoyed the read. Jan :-)
Comment from donette1914
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very beautiful!!!
very clever use of your words that draws ones in and that takes talent.
The photo goes well to make this come to life.
It was a pleasure to read you're fine well-penned work.
I hope for the best in the contest
donette1914 3/16/2019

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 17-Mar-2019
    Hi Donette,

    Thank you so much for stopping by for a quick read. I appreciate your gracious comments and generous rating and I am pleased to know you enjoyed this release. Jan :-)
Comment from Pantygynt
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This is something I was ogften at pains to point out when I was teaching. On winter's nature rambles I would encourage the children to look carefully at the bushes and trees when everything appeared dead, in order to spot the embryonic buds of next spring's grow.

The only punctuation here is the tilde in line two, implying a pause and splitting the poem in two. Therefore I think it fair that the following is considered a separate sentence:

winter's wrath
Beget life anew

When you look at it like that, I would suggest that the singular, 'Begets', is the correct verb form, rather than as you have it the plural, 'Beget'.

 Comment Written 16-Mar-2019


reply by the author on 16-Mar-2019
    Hi Panty,

    Thanks so much for your in-depth review and generous rating. I am glad to know you enjoyed the poem. I appreciate your input on "begat(s)" -- I weighed that for a while before releasing this piece. I've changed it, per your suggestion. A few other folks have suggested the change as well. Thank you so much again. Jan :-)
reply by Pantygynt on 16-Mar-2019
    Woah there! I queried 'beget' and suggested 'begets'. Your reply on the other hand says begat(s). I am not sure whether this is merely a typo, but if you intended a past tense then singular or plural begat would be correct.