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jdsomgait

A riveting poem of striking lines, each very imagistic and rapturous - only I wish each line could have been strung out into a meaningful and comprehensive whole. One gets echoes of Dylan Thomas, except that instead of developing the meaning in each line fully to give it maximum tension and impact, and then link all into one beautiful and consistent piece, each line or image appears hanging, almost abstracted, so that the whole looks like a beautiful and unstitched raiment... wonder if this silly critique makes any sense:)

Hope Kale

Thanks jdsogait for your incisive critique. I have taken into consideration the points you harped on.I have the impression that somehow you may have viewed these poems in tandem, thinking they were intertwined. Each one is separate and thematically intact. The lines were structured to evoke suspense and abstraction in order for each reader to find meaning by immersing themselves wholly into each poem. The main theme of INTROSPECTION espouses the journey within that leads to self awareness and MYSTERIA is a metaphysical opus that requires serious contemplation.I'm flattered by your aforementioned reference to Dylan Thomas,each poet however, seeks his own unique voice and it is my sincere wish that with subsequent postings on this forum that quality becomes a staple to my reading audience. Thanks

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