WhyCantIUseMyOwnName
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WhyCantIUseMyOwnName   Junior Member

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The World Is My Oyster

The world is my oyster:
It's raw and it's wet,
And it's just as slimy
As slimy can get.

It drills down to the lowest,
Darkest place it can get to;
It's hard, closed, and rough
And will gastricly upset...

by Sapienne

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You are mistaken on all counts.. This benighted site takes our money, but refuses to provide professionals to judge our work, and leaves it up to all of us to judge, no matter what our capacity. And neither the Supreme Court nor the GOP want to control women's bodies. The Court followed the Constitution as written, which the exact definition of their jobs, and which they take an oath to do. ruling only that the Constitution does not codify abortion. The GOP are pro-Constitution, and what is more, regard, as virtually all scientists do, that mammalian life begins the instant the egg and sperm are untied. What happened to "follow the science!" Just asking. 

18 days ago

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Hmmm. This one is actually poetry, as opposed to what I usually find at this benighted site. Why in hell should I have to PAY to post if I can't have REAL EXPERTS comment on my work instead of run-of-the-mill hacks like most of those who post here? 

26 days ago

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Why? Just because I have a few standards and stick to them, instead of slavishly heaping praise and laud on any old fraud who thinks he can write? Even free verse has to have a modicum of quality, style, emotion, imagination, originality, or SOMETHING to make it actual poetry and not just words on paper. I am reminded of the old saying about monkey-written great novels. Now I remember why I quit this place last time - my works were published without my permission in a book I was truly ashamed to show my parents because of the poor quality of the other offerings in the book. If I had any money at all, I would pay for a few of my poems to be here, and then we would see who was in how many anthologies. 

1 month ago

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Clarity of thought, but woeful skills.

1 month ago

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Not just making a comment, but trying to steal the "poet"s thunder by mimicking his effort? Not that it is worthy of note or mimic, but hey, that's where we are.

1 month ago

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Dear me, what a mess. Incorrect spelling of a one-syllable word? Grammar from hell. No meter, very little rhyme, mundane communication skills, no style or originality. NOT poetry, just very bad prose.

1 month ago

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Sounds like this woman is thinking she lives in a past century. I am quite old, myself, yet do not relate to "being pressured" to be a mother. Women were already making great strides in many fields of endeavor while I was young. I am a mother, but that is because I wanted to get married, I wanted to have children, and I enjoyed being a mother rather than hating it. 

1 month ago

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Well, YOU might call it a poem. What Roe v Wade has to do with the state of your body at six decades is beyond my comprehension. The only thing I got from reading this was a sense of a bitter, rejected person being defiant, and making assumptions about what her nakedness was making others think. 

1 month ago

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"Wins the plight" and "builds its course" are nonsensical phrases. A plight is not something to be won or lost, it just is. You might as well say "wins the state of being". You never clarify what "builds its course" refers to, as in whose course, is being "built" or rather influenced. Also, "can't but try" should be "can but try", since "can't but try" is a double negative. You also never indicate "what" we "must". Must do, must think, must have? What? 

1 month ago

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I believe the word you were trying to use is "reins" as "reigns" is totally nonsensical. The last lines are all over the place, no coherency there at all.

1 month ago

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Holey moley, a bit of grammar might help. Nice that your gratitude is showing, but polished it is certainly not.

1 month ago

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Well, its sorta a poem. Sorry for your loss, been there too.

1 month ago

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Your comment is not only patently untrue, it is totally not related to the poem it is supposed to be commenting on.

1 month ago

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The bio sounds like a reprise of my life, but hey, lady, the word is "breaths", not "breathes". A number of not-quite-rhyme" couplets in there.

1 month ago

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Open heart, very little talent.

1 month ago

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