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P.S.A of the Day: Lazy Critics

Sun Ra 

Dear Lazy Critcs,

Why even review a poem if you do not care?
'Reading' and responding with "eh", "okay", these are not fair
Here, allow me to shed some light...
Poets spend time crafting what they write
Not everything on sight, Is perfectly right
But neither are poems just black and white

Your thoughts are entitled to you, opinions are free
But why just rate lowly because, "it isn't my cup of tea"
Grant the author with constructive criticsim
Something to build off of, like synthesis
Reviews fueled with brevity aren't any good to believe
Don't give hardworking the BS that you wouldn't want to recieve

-Professor Frost

P.S: Give reasons for your actions critics, don't be lazy. Don't give anyone high amounts of stars and praise if you can't even say why. Don't give anyone low amount of stars or 1 single star if you can't even say why. Help your brothers and sisters in the Poetry.com community.
I'm not perfect either guys.
I use to write 2 word reviews for quick points, now I take time out to write AT LEAST sentence or two. To the most 2/3 paragraphs.
I tried though, have you? Lazy Critics?

By: ©William J Dorsey Jr. (Copyright) October 28, 2013
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Submitted on April 13, 2014

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