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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (3.5)
Hi Norky,
My name is Jan and I stopped by to give you a review.

The Hook/Opening Paragraph:
The beginning told me what your story was about, from a piece of paper's point of view.
Great idea, great title and very original!*Smile*

Grammar/Spelling/sentence structure:
Sentence structure needs to be rewritten. You need to space out between your paragraphs.
In other words, don't write with no spacing. It makes it difficult to read.
After a period(.)There should always be a space between two sentences.

Setting:
One piece of paper with 499 others, which of course makes a ream.*Pthb*
How a piece of paper is first used and how he travels, right down to the recyclable bin...Good Job!

Characters:

Silly Paper was your protagonist. He was Strong in character and he wanted to be silly and silly he was.*Smile*

Ending/Climax:
You never deterred from your theme/story. I liked your surprise ending. This tied in your whole story. Kudos!!

What I liked Best/My favorite line(s):

"I had the best surprise ever when I woke up.I was a Saturday Comic."

Overall Impression: A silly story about "The Silly Piece of paper."
Your story moves forward from beginning to end. It just needs a little TLC in your sentence structure. Kudos for an original!

Ps. Don't be shy and Fill out your bio so we can get to know you better.*Smile*


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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi,Kilpik!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy 2nd Anniversary on WDC. I'm here to help wanted you celebrate with a review.*Smile*

First of all, I enjoyed reading your story and the title was fitting.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A deeply emotional experience for a family that loses a loving grandmother.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
The emotion that you write with every part of the story, from beginning to end.

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
"The three of us chuckle along with our Dr. Phil limo driver. None of us find it funny, but we think it will make him feel more comfortable if we appear to enjoy his anecdote. The fact that none of us drink alcohol only increases the very un-funny nature of this poor man’s story." *ThumbsUp*


*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
A very sad story and I can hear it in your voice. A loss of a loved one is a sad experience, especially because this grandmother was loved by everyone.

*Check3*Characters:
The main character, Beth, is the narrator. She is young and trying to come to
grips with her loss and her parents. She is out of her comfort zone.

*Check3*Plot:
The funeral and the ride to the cemetery, finishing with spreading the grandmother's ashes. Beth is perplexed and begins to see her parents in a different light. Through this emotional experience, she begins to "connect" to
her family. You have good rising and falling action, right down to the climax.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Well done! You are a fantastic writer and your imagery is top drawer!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Dialog:
Great dialog that explains the family's loss and the feelings of Beth and her
parents. It moves your story along and "Your show, don't tell" way of writing
is well done and professional.*Wink*

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
I see nothing here that needs correcting. Written in the pesent tense and first person, I felt I was a member of the family. Your sentence structure especially, is well done and you do have a way with words. I think you shine!*Smile*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
I can't pick on anything, because your story is that well-written.


*Check3*I have no suggestions to make this a better story and this is why I gave you a 5.0.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
You are a wonderful writer and I'll be back to read more!

*Star*I came away with a peaceful feeling for Beth and her family. A nice happy ending. Thanks for sharing your story!

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
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Hi, K. Charles!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy 7th Anniversary on WDC. I wanted to help you celebrate with review.*Smile*

I liked your story and the title, which grabbed my attention.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A story that could have definitely happen with the social networks these days. Finding a sibling or family member can
be found easily, but maybe with regret.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
Your memory served you well regarding your half-sister at age three.

*Check3*My Favorite Paragraph.*ThumbsUp*
Your second paragraph is moving and you ponder all the "ifs" and wonder if it would be good to find her. It isn't just your feelings that you are concerned with.

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Apprehensive and indecisive on what route to take. You had other members in your family to consider.*ThumbsUP*

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
Nothing and I felt you told your story honestly.

*Check3*Characters:
You are the sibling who searches for answers but still you are undecided on how you will handle your find.

*Check3*Plot:
You are holding all the cards and it is up to you whether you contact your half-sister or not.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
All good and great imagery.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
I see no problems here.*Smile*

*Check3*I have no suggestions to make this story better. I think you did a fine job here.*ThumbsUP* *Smile*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
Very believable and it could only happen as it did, finding her on a social network.

*Star*I came away with questions. Will she or won't she? Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoy it. You've been away far too long and need to come back and share your talents because you are a gifted writer. See you soon!*Wink*

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi, Annie!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I want to wish you a Happy 7th Anniversary on WDC. I wanted to help you celebrate with a review.*Smile*

I liked your story and your title, which I thought was perfect.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

I liked the way you told your story, starting with the chores of getting breakfast and getting the family off to school and work amid the morning chaos.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
It was told from a wife and mother's point of view. How everything is normally chaotic, but then, life deals you a whammy that couldn't have been foreseen.

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
The mood was frantic and the over-all tone was that things were continually
happening. As soon as one thing was realized, something else happened.

*Check3*Characters:
You are the main character, giving blow by blow descriptions of th events on 911. You take us inside a normal household and you share your experiences through the eyes of a wife and mother.

*Check3*Plot:
Starting with your morning routine, you watch the morning events unfold and know that what ever you thought was chaotic in your household, nothing could compare to these events. Nothing but confusion takes hold. As your story winds
down toward the end, your life and family take on a whole new perspective.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
All good and your imagery was great.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
All good and it was used to clarify and move your story forward.
Your story flowed from beginning to end.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
All good and saw no problems here.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
I CALLED THE SCHOOL! After about twenty minutes of busy signal, I finally got through." No need to use caps here as it emphasizes shouting. I feel your wording was just fine.*Wink*


*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
Everyone has a story to tell at this time. I think you did a wonderful job in telling yours.

*Star*I came away with a thankful feeling. No matter how our routine is with our families, nothing can compare with such a horrible event that affects our families and co-workers. It teaches us that there is nothing more important than being with our loved ones and knowing they are safe. Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoyed it.

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Review of Bubbles  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
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Hello Sisco!!

I'm a captain of WDC Power Reviewers and dropped by to help fullfill your Nuclear Package, gifted by EmileeeeEEEEEK!*Smile*

I'm not a poet, but I do read them. Your poem was definitely a fun read! My mind has been on bubbles lately, since it is part of my lung therapy for COPD.*Laugh* Now everytime a blow a bubble, I'll think of you!

As the narrator of your poem you describe bubbles, every which way but loose.*ThumbsUp*

POV, Imagery and Dramatic Element:
It was all there, showing how we humans look at bubbles and experience them in different ways.

Meter,Rhyme and Pattern
This was Freestyle poetry. Each stanza is a quatrain and you followed the AABB rhyme scheme*ThumbsUp*

Your poem flowed and I loved the simplicity of it. I felt like a child reading it.*Smile*
*Smile*

Thoughts on Your Poem:

Thank you for such a fun poem! Now where's my jar of bubbles?

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (4.5)
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Hi, Christina!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I saw your story on WDC's Power Reviewer List.

I thought your story was great because it was your dialog that made it!.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

Fast moving from start to finish!

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Your tone was Rami answering to Adar's questions with a light, matter-of-fact feel.

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
The ending because I'm not so sure there was a ghost.

*Check3*Characters:
Rami and Adar, two friends that check out old houses to see if they're haunted.

*Check3*Plot:
Rami stays up all night in an old farm house to catch anything at all to see if
there are ghosts.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Great setting...I can visualize all of the sounds and sights!

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
All good and you succeeded in the dialog contest. Excellent story telling through your dialog!*Smile*

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
Perfect and I saw no errors!

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
The ending of course. Did I just not understand it? I don't read too many stories on the dark side, but hey, It's Halloween soon, right?


*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. I have only one suggestion: I feel that the ending could me cleared up some for dummies like me.*Laugh*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
Cute and fast moving!

*Star*I came away with a smile. Thanks for sharing your story.

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Review of Fighting Myself  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (3.5)
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Hi,LadyGypsy!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy Anniversary on WDC and to help fullfill your shower on SAJ Garden.{{/c}e:smile}

I liked your story and the title, which pulled me in.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A cute story about three childhood playmates.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
The active conversation between your three characters, help move your story forward.
You showed good spacing between your lines: Introduction, dialog and climax. This made it an easy read.*Smile*

*Check3*My Favorite Lines were at the end! Your climax is excellent and you tied your story together well.
*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Your tone and mood suggest seriousness between school friends, especially on the part of your main character, Sarah.

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
I think your introduction set the theme of your story well, but some of your sentences are too long. I go into more detail further down.

*Check3*Characters:
Sarah, your main character, is quite the tom boy. She is always breaking up fights with her two friends, Steve and Billy.
I would like to see more description of Sarah. What does she look like or does Billy have a red face as he screams?

*Check3*Plot:
Sarah tells her friends that she cannot play with them anymore and is going into the hospital for an operation on her brain!

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Your story starts with a knockdown fight between her two friends that causes her to step in and break them up.

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Dialog is good, although I feel you need to step it up with some action. Here is an example:

“Oh it ain’t nothing, we were just playing.” Came the answer from Steve." Try this: "Oh, it ain't nothing. We were just playing," replied Steve, brushing himself off. This shows some action while he answers Sarah, putting the image in the reader's mind.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, tenses, etc.

You need to shorten some sentences and be more careful of your punctuation. Example:
"You remember that don’t you, she heard her mom tell someone on the phone that cause her aunt is a free spirit that doesn’t settle down in one place to long." Correction:
"You remember that don’t you? Sarah heard her mom tell someone on the phone that caused her aunt to become a free spirit that can't settle down in one place too long.


*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none. *Smile*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
An absolute cute story between middle school friends and now that the contest is over, you can go polish it up. It will make even a better read!*ThumbsUp*

*Star*I came away laughing. Ah, how children can misunderstand and come away with a whole different meaning!Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoyed it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi dr.ET. My name is Jan and I dropped by on your 2nd WDC Anniversary to do a review of your poem "On Earth's Where We Stand".

*Star*Because I haven't begun to do poems, I do read them. I can only give
you my personal thoughts.


You, the poet, show your love of nature.
I hear it in your voice.

Best lines:
Out of the eight Stanzas, I fine the fifth drives your theme home.*ThumbsUp*

Imagery and dramatic element:
Very nice and well done.*ThumbsUp*

Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
I feel your poem has nice flow, rhyme and pattern throughout.
It is easy to read and understand.

Grammar and Punctuation:
I didn't find anything wrong here.*ThumbsUp*

Your Poem Theme:
We should respect our earth and work with nature to keep it safe and beautiful.

My Thoughts:

A beautiful and well-written piece about the relationship of Man vs Earth.
*ThumbsUp*

In Closing:

Thanks for sharing your beautiful poem with me. I wish I understood more with poetry, but I feel this tugs at the core of man's soul.
Keep the ink flowing and write, write some more!

"Inker"*Quill*

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (4.0)
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Hi Dew re mi*Smile*

This is Jan and I just popped in to give you my thoughts on your poem. I'm not a poet but I did enjoy your piece.

Over-all Impression:
More like prose and a prayer to God.

What I liked the best about your poem:
The deep emotion that you show throughout this piece.*ThumbsUp*


Your Tone and Mood:

pleading to God and feeling so unworthy.

Rhyme, Form & Flow:
Your piece read like prose or a long prayer. Several stanza's were very long compared to some that were shorter. This causes your piece to not flow smoothly. Perhaps establishing a line count for each stanza is my only suggestion. In other words break up the lengthy ones.


Grammar and Punctuation:

I saw no problems here.*ThumbsUp*

Emotional Impact:
Very emotional and I can feel your words.


My Personal Thoughts Here:

I enjoyed reading your piece. I have one favor to ask you. Do your bio in your port. That way, your readers will get to know you a little better. Even if you write just a few lines, it's a good thing.*Smile*


"Inker"

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
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Hi, Jim!*Smile*

This is Jan and I want to wish you a Happy 2nd Anniversary on WDC. I also dropped by to give you a review.*Smile*

I liked your story and the title, which pulled me in.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A very nice story of a mother doing a good deed for a family she had never met.

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Smooth and cheerfully written. I liked the "feel" as I read it and knew it was going to be all good.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
I visualized the restaurant well and the two tables of customers. I think you did a great job here.*Smile*

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Some dialog which did help carry your story forward.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
I did not see any errors here.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Plot:
I felt you carried out your story with good rising and falling action. I was surprised at the ending but needless to say, it was a nice surprise.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
I guess you never really can judge a person by their dress or how they appear to be, huh? This mother asked for nothing in return, but only to do a good deed for the family sitting next to her. She appreciated the military and found pleasure that the young adults and children could play together. *Smile*

*Star*I came away with a good feeling ...Thanks for sharing your story!

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Review of Alterations  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 18+ | (4.5)
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Hi,Sourmainiack!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a belated Happy First Anniversary here on WDC. To help you celebrate, I want to give you a review.*Smile*

I liked your story and the title, which was a good choice.*Wink*

I love well-written dialog.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A funny story of sorts and I liked the twist at the end.*Wink*

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
How certain your main character was to change himself, no matter what the consequences would be.

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
“Who is she?” This line stepped up you story quickly. It took a whole new direction.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Your tone was smooth and the mood was apprehensive. I couldn't wait to find out what would happen.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Characters:
Your main character is convinced he wants to make "alterations" to win his love. You stay true to his character. He is
trusting and innocent. He is a follower, at best.

*Check3*Plot:
Your character is bent on changing his gender. He doesn't thing of the ramifications, even though he has been warned.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
None, as this was all dialog.

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
There was little action in your dialog, but you had good rising and falling action, right down to the climax.*ThumbsUp*


*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
All good here! Your dialog was perfectly written.*ThumbsUp*


*Check3*I have no suggestions to make this story better, other than showing some action in your dialog. Feel free to use it or not.*Smile*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
A well-written dialog of a young man willing to do anything to get his girl. And he does...*ThumbsUp*

*Star*I came away laughing, wondering how severe was his payment! I truly did enjoyed it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

Inker


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Review of A long sleep  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi, Barnaby!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy Anniversary on WDC. I wanted to drop by and give you a review to mark your special day. Forgive me for being a day late.*Smile*

Your story is sad and your title is fitting.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

I like the way you climbed inside of this elderly man and showed how he was thinking, forgetting and trying to remember.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
You wrote this story with love and understanding. I think you showed both sides of this loving relationship.
Jenny had such love and understanding, putting her own physical pain aside. They were soul-mates.*Heart*

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
"She is crying too, holding back the tears behind a red rimmed and glossy sheen." This is a touching 'show don't tell' line.*ThumbsUp*

"Ever fearful of the day she will slip into a dark place in his mind too far down the meandering path to ever be recovered, she fights a surge of unreasoning anger that the shared grace of old age has been stolen before her vision of it had a chance to come true."

This words show Jenny's suffering and how she would never have the promise of the golden years
with Jeffrey. These are haunting words, Barnaby.


*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
A sad story with the tone and mood quite depressing, as it should be.

*Check3*Plot:
A day in the life of two loving people, trying to make the best of each day.

*Check3*Characters:
Jeffrey, the poor soul with Alzheimers, is trying to remember anything at all. His wife, Jenny, suffering along side him, emotionally tied with him to this disease.

*Check3*Your Dialog:
It was good and throughout your dialog, you showed action, understanding and it carried your story forward to the very end.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
A home setting and great imagery. You covered all the senses.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
All good. I did notice the spelling was different with some words, but I expected that.*Smile*


*Check3*I have no suggestions for your story. I feel it was perfectly written.*ThumbsUp*
*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
You are a talented and wonderful writer!

*Star*I came away with a sad feeling ...With a horrific understanding of this terrible disease. I pray to God that this never happens to my soul-mate. If it does, God forbid, I want the love and patience that Jenny had
for Jeffrey! Your story was heart-felt and perfectly written. You are a talented writer!*ThumbsUp*


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Review of My Turn  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi, montegut!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I wanted to drop by and give you a review of your beautiful Mother's Day poem, "My Turn".*Smile*

I really liked it and it was a wonderful tribute to your mother.*ThumbsUp*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

I liked the flow and I thought you covered just about everything regarding your life. A beautiful poem, perfect title and nicely written.

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
"A mother of love, a mother of strength, a mother always there
Waiting for the next moment that we both can share"
You say a lot in these two lines.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
You show your love in every line. I can feel the love here.

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
I guess it is a specific pattern? Some stanzas have four and some have two. This threw me off just a little. I'm not a poet and I'm wondering why this is written this way.

Your Voice:
You, the poet, show your "Voice", It was filled with love!*Smile*

Best line:

"I have waited my whole life to watch you do"
This line says so much. Now it's your turn to watch your mother grow. Her life has been on hold.*ThumbsUp*

Imagery and dramatic element:
Lot of both. I think you show these two elements throughout your poem.

Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
Your meter is uneven but your rhyme is good. The pattern (As I've mentioned earlier} I am confused with this. I'm not a poet. I only read them! I'm sure you have the answer for me?*Smile*

Grammar and Punctuation:
I see no problems in this area.*ThumbsUp*

Your Poem Represents:
The love she gave you and watched you grow. Now it's your turn, to watch her grow....Nice!

The Senses:
Emotional and feelings throughout.*ThumbsUp*

In Closing:
Thanks for sharing your beautiful poem tribute to your mother with me. I wish I understood more with poetry, but I think this touches the heart and all I see here is love and perfection.

Keep the ink flowing and write, write and write some more!


"Inker"*Quill*

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi,MaryAnn!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I read your letter to your children, regarding Mother's Day. I am member and captain of the Power Reviewers. I wanted to give you my thoughts.

I liked your letter written to your adult children. We mothers are never done giving advice.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

I liked the way you expressed your wishes to your children.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*What I liked the best:
You kept your wishes simple, not wanting your children to spend a lot of
money. A plant, dinner, no dishes, I can appreciate your line of thought.

*Check3*My Favorite Part!*ThumbsUp*
The first part of your letter. God knows we've seen also tacky gifts that remind us that we are mothers! Cute somewhat, but we did appreciate all those
little drawings that they gave us when they were in kindergarten, didn't we?
They were special. I still have some of mine.*Smile*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Simple and to the point, not over done.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
All good here.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Suggestions:*Smile*
None. I don't see anything wrong with your letter.

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
In this day and age with our poor economy, I wish that all adult children read
your letter. A once in a while gift of chocolate strawberries are nice, but it really isn't necessary.
Just to have them close, if possible, and being remembered is the greatest gift.

*Star*I came away with a good feeling ...Thanks for sharing your letter! I would love to know how your children felt, after reading it! I truly did enjoyed it.

"Inker"

*Star*I am a proud Captain and Reviewer of WDC's Power Group.

My review has been submitted for consideration in "Good Deeds Go Noticed!
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Review of A Robot's Life  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (4.0)
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Hi, Nina!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy Anniversary on WDC. I wanted to drop by and give you a review.*Smile*

Your story was cute and your title pulled me in.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

The daily cleaning chores of a robot.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
You made the robot think almost human, including having a wife.

*Check3*Characters:
"Ribbits", a robot. He cleans the office building daily.

*Check3*Plot:
Not too much of a plot really, except that Ribbits wonders what he is getting
for his "Purchase-Day" from his wife, which means "birthday" in human terms. That was quite original and funny!*Laugh*

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
The office building is your setting and the utility room is his home. You give a good description of the above, but with "Ribbits" I would have liked to seen more of Ribbits' character, like is he shy or spunky? This could add a lot to his character. As of now, I see him as just as a robot and only mechanical.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
I saw no mistakes here.*thumsup*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
I think you could have added more to your plot, perhaps something happening while
"Ribbit" is cleaning, etc. This would add some interest to your story. It could
make a good children's story, don't you think? *Wink*


*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none. I can only give you my personal thoughts, after reading your story.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
I think it is a cute story, but again, it needs more of a plot to add more interest to your story. I think it is original and you make your robot seem almost human.*ThumbsUp*

*Star*Thanks for sharing your story! I did enjoy it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

Inker
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Review of Late to School  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (4.5)
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Hi,Andrew!*Smile*

My name is Jan and want to wish you a Happy Anniversary this month on WDC. I dropped by to give you a review.*Smile*

I liked your story and the title, which pulled me in.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

Very well written of a boy who overslept, thought he'd be late for school and tried to beat the odds...lol

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
Not answering the phone, could have saved John a lot of trouble. The twist at the end, of course, brought your story to the unforeseen climax. Who would have thought!*Laugh*

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
"He barely made it, just in time for a car to pass and spray him with mud and water." The car spraying him with mud, after clearing the puddle, was funny. He
couldn't win at all.*Laugh*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
I thought the tone of your story was through a typical teen's eyes.
And yes, it has happened to me, more than once!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Characters:
John, your main character, is plowing onward to get to school and not be late.
I think you stayed true to his character. He's a normal teen who just wants to sleep.

*Check3*Plot:
After waking up late, John finally is ready for school and then falls back
to sleep again...lol

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
All good, especially the outside rain, etc.

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Good. You used it where it was needed to help move your story along.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
All good and saw no problems here.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*

“Just for a minute....” This should be italicized to show these were
John's thoughts. Otherwise, it can be misleading to the reader.

*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:

*Star*I came away with a good feeling ...Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoyed it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

Inker
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Review of SWEPT AWAY  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi Sherry! This is Jan and I dropped by on your 6th WDC Anniversary to do a review of your poem "Swept Away" .

*Star*Please know that I am not a poet, but I do read them. I can only give
you my personal thoughts.


You, the poet, show your romantic "Voice" and this was a lovely and romantic read!*Smile*

Best line:
Your first stanza. A dramatic build-up of love that a couple is about to share. The last line of this stanza begins with their encounter of love.

Mood:
Hushed and soft, almost like a whispering breeze. Very nice.*ThumbsUp*

Imagery and dramatic element:
Romance in every line of your poem...Beautiful!

Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
Each Stanza with all four lines in Rhyme . I do not know what this pattern is called. I even looked it up to find out, but to no avail. I'm sure there is a name for this pattern. Your meter was even throughout.

Grammar and Punctuation:
All good here!*ThumbsUp*

Your Poem Represents:
The passion and romance is done well here.

The Senses:
You appeal to the sense of sight and touch. I can see all the beauty here in every line. *ThumbsUp*

In Closing:

Thanks for sharing your beautiful poem with me. I wish I understood more with poetry, but I think this touches the heart and all I see here is perfection.

Keep the ink flowing and write, write and write some more!


"Inker"*Quill*

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Review of Crux  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: 13+ | (4.0)
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Hi,Kartesius!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I want to wish you a Happy First Anniversary on WDC. I dropped by to give you a review.*Smile*

I liked your story and the title, which pulled me in.*Wink*

*Check3*Over-all Impression:
A short intro into the death of a woman, evidently caused by your protagonist.
I feel that this was an accident and fear causes him to flee the scene.
Your opening lines drew the reader in!

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
The birth mark on his hand opens up the mystery of your story and causes me to want to read further.

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
This is a depressing scene and your protagonist is acting out in fear of what has happened.

*Check3*Characters:
Your protagonist is filled with surprise and is running scared. Is he acting out of guilt? This does add to the mystery of your story.

*Check3*Plot:
A man on the run, after a woman lays dead in his bed. I'm not sure how this woman died. Did she die by his hand or by someone else? You speak of no weapon,
only blood on himself.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Very vivid description of your setting. You are very good in this department!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Only inner dialog was used and it showed how your protagonist was thinking.

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
"the floor, it was saturated with blood almost instantly." The use of "was" completes your sentence. I might add that it is hard to stay away from pronouns as this is told in the third person. "Show, don't tell" helps you stay away from "he/she. All in all, I think you have done a fine job. Your spelling and grammar are fine, but I did find one word: "paralyses" The correct spelling is: paralysis .*Wink*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
This has nothing to do with your story, but I think you should complete your
bio. I always read a bio, before I do a review for an author. I think it helps
me to understand his/her way of writing. This is just a suggestion. Because this is a second posting in our forum, I see that you have already done your bio. Great Job!*ThumbsUp*


*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
I think you have written a great first draft for your intro. It holds promise for a great mystery.*Smile*

*Star*Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoyed it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

"Inker"


*Star*I am a proud Reviewer of the WDC's Power Group.

My review has been submitted for consideration in "Good Deeds Go Noticed"

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Review of Crux  
Review by Happy Spring
In affiliation with WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group  
Rated: 13+ | (4.0)
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Hi, Kartesius!*Smile*

My name is Jan and I found your story in your port. I am a member and captain of the WDC Power Reviewers. I wanted to drop by and help you celebrate your first anniversary with a review.

*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A short intro into the death of a woman, evidently caused by your protagonist.
I feel that this was an accident and fear causes him to flee the scene.
Your opening lines drew the reader in!

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:

This is a depressing scene and your protagonist is acting out in fear of what has happened.

*Check3*What worked for me:
The birth mark on his hand opens up the mystery of your story and causes me to want to read further.*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Characters:
Your protagonist is filled with surprise and is running scared. Is he acting out of guilt? This does add to the mystery of your story.

*Check3*Plot:
A man on the run, after a woman lays dead in his bed. I'm not sure how this woman died. Did she die by his hand or by someone else? You speak of no weapon,
only blood on himself.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Very vivid description of your setting. You are very good in this department!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Only inner dialog was used and it showed how this man was thinking. *ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
"the floor, it was saturated with blood almost instantly." The use of "was" completes your sentence. I might add that it is hard to stay away from pronouns as this is told in the third person. "Show, don't tell" helps you stay away from "he/she. All in all, I think you have done a fine job. Your spelling and grammar are fine, but I did find one word: "paralyses" The correct spelling is: paralysis*Wink*

*Check3*The Picky Part:*Wink*
This has nothing to do with your story, but I think you should complete your
bio. I always read a bio, before I do a review for an author. I think it helps
me to understand his/her way of writing. Just a suggestion.

*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none, as I am only one reviewer.*Smile*


*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
I think you have written a great intro into a story of mystery.

*Star*Thanks for sharing your story! I truly did enjoy reading it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

Inker

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: ASR | (5.0)
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Hi, Maryann!*Smile*

This is Jan and want to wish you a Happy Anniversary on WDC. I snooped in your port and came up with this little gem. Written in 2007? Really? You were ahead of your time. I had to give you my thoughts on this one!*Laugh*

I liked your satire and the title suited this perfectly.*Wink*


*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A comical satire, written to inspire women to dream.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
The humor you spread throughout your story. I smiled and laughed at the way
you portrayed our politicians. When I watch any Congressional Meeting, the black suits and glum expressions are typical. I can see them now, if you were president: All sitting there with their Hawaiian shirts and eating barbecued pig.*Laugh*

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
We would finally have world peace, which women have hoped for in beauty pageants for years. So funny and but so true!
"Didn’t ‘I Dream of Jeanie’ come from Baghdad? She could get her friends to take care of that problem. I could picture those guys throwing away their guns to don Hawaiian shirts and do the Macarena." Where did that come from?*Laugh*


*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
Enthusiastic and funny throughout.

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
Repetition of Hawaiian shirts. Perhaps another pattern for their shirts....Palms trees, hula dancers or something of a different pattern? Would break it up some, don't you think? Just a suggestion..."Just sayin'" as Joy Bahr would say...lol

*Check3*Plot:
To become the first woman president of the United States. Not too shabby of an idea, Maryann. After all, aren't we women Professional Engineers? We know about economy, education, medical and financial matters. Not only do we talk about it,
we actually work at it.

Your idea of luaus and barbecues to replace expensive dining is wonderful. Only a woman would know how to put on party that would please everyone and be cheaper!That Washington Crew would love it! Us wives and kids would.*Laugh*

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
I liked the spacing and subject matter. I think you described every aspect.
Medical, educational and financial matters...You covered it all. Hey, only a woman can do that, right?

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
Purrrrfect... as usual.

*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive:*Smile*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
You've proved your points here. You should run from President. Maybe Ron Paul would step aside and endorse you...I bet he hasn't had the extra experience of being on WDC for ten years!*Laugh*

*Star*I came away laughing. Thanks for sharing ! I truly did enjoyed it. Keep on writing more things just like this!

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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi Maryann! Happy Tenth Year at WDC! This is Jan and I dropped by on your WDC Anniversary to do a review for you!

*Star*Please know that I am not a poet, but I do read them. I would like to give you my personal thoughts:


You, as the narrator, tell a story of the life and beauty of trees. Namely, the Dogwood. Aren't they one of the most beautiful of trees? I visualize her in pink. Your "voice" is filled with love and emotion for them and their home, the forest.*ThumbsUp*

Best line:
"As the ally rushed to the side of the storm, it cut deep gashes through the dogwood." These are powerful words, bringing to light the "life" of trees and their companions. Friends can hurt each other sometimes, not meaning to. A friend has been partially lost. This is what I hear in this line. What a beautiful analogy between friends and trees!*ThumbsUp*

Imagery and dramatic element:
Beautiful and makes a powerful impact. I can feel it and to me, the Dogwood represents Spring.


Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
No rhyme, but your rhythm is smooth and does have a pattern with this line: "It Changed".
It gives pause to your prose and sets the pace and scene for your next lines that follow. Great Job!
*ThumbsUp*

Grammar and Punctuation:
Nothing short of perfection!

What your poem means to me.
How beautiful a living tree can be. It was Joyce Kilmer who wrote, "Trees" and it is one of my favorites. He left us too soon and he had to be an inspiration to you. He would have liked it.

The Senses:
I can see the beauty of the Dogwood and the forest. I can feel the emotion here. Finally, I experienced happiness with your ending. Your love of nature shows.*ThumbsUp*

In Closing:
Beautifully written prose and worthy of Mother Nature herself.*Smile*

Thanks for sharing your beautiful prose with me. I think this touches the heart and opens our eyes to see the wonder of a tree. After all, like us, it is a living thing. I remember when we had to cut down a shade tree in front of my new home because she caused damage through her large roots. My husband fought with me and finally convinced me that we had to do it. She was huge and offered shade in the hot Arizona sun. I felt I was an accomplice to murder and I cried. That was two years ago and I haven't found a replacement for her.


Keep the ink flowing, for the next ten years on WDC, Maryann!!


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Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E

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Hi Pat! This is Jan and I dropped by on your WDC Anniversary to do a review of your poem "You Have Not Chosen Us".

*Star*Please know that I am not a poet, but I do read them. I can only give you my personal thoughts.


You are the poet. Your voice is emotional and is heart-felt. You quietly wish and pray for your son to join in with the family.

Best lines:
"We pray your rage is only for a season--
that you’ll realize your anger has a reason."

These are powerful words that define your son's disorders and
gives strength to the theme of your poem.

Imagery and dramatic element:
A very emotional poem that tugs at the heart.

Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
Your poem flowed smoothly and your rhythm was easy.(e:ThumbsUp}

Grammar and Punctuation:
I saw no errors here.*Smile*

Your Poem's Message:
You tell a story of love, courage and hope.*ThumbsUp*

In Closing:

Thank you for sharing your beautiful poem with me. I wish I understood more with poetry, but I think this touches the heart of us all and all I see here is perfection.*Smile*

Keep the ink flowing especially those matters that are close to your heart.


"Inker"
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Review by Happy Spring
In affiliation with Showering Acts of Joy Group  
Rated: 13+ | (4.0)
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Hi,Prosperous Snow Snow!*Smile*

This is Jan and this is a review to help fullfill your shower in the SAJ Garden. I liked your story and your title, which pulled me in.*Wink*

*Check3*Over-all Impression:

A very funny discussion between an aunt and niece to whether or not the refridgerator is haunted.

*Check3*What I liked the best about your story:
The humorous remarks by Aunt Lora to K.C.

*Check3*My Favorite Lines!*ThumbsUp*
“Fine,” Lora scowled, “then help the ghost put the stuff back in and, while you’re doing that, clean out the refrigerator, as well.” Aunt Lora is filled with
denial, telling her neice to clean out the refridgerator at the same time...lol
I guess there's more than one way to skin a cat!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
A humorous, matter-of-fact way that the whole situation is handled.

*Check3*What didn't work for me:
I assume that there was really a ghost. The sounds of ice cubes clunking in a broken freezer makes sense to me...Still, I'm not all that sure!*Wink*

*Check3*Characters:
Aunt Lora, your main character, seems to not believe anything her neice tells her. You portray K.C. as the typical teen. Wide-eyed and spooked about the
possibility of a haunted fridge...*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Plot:
A neice sets out to prove to her aunt that her refridgerator is haunted.

*Check3*Setting and descriptions:
Good imagery is used in your description and setting. I can visualize that
mold building up in the fridge...*Laugh*

*Check3*Dialog, if any:
Great dialog, moving your story forward from beginning to end. Through it, you
describe your two characters through their actions and verbal remarks.
You are very good at this!

*Check3*Grammar, spelling, sentence structure, etc.
This is good, except for one: lima bean(s} Lima beans...This should
be plural.

*Check3*Please know that my suggestions are meant only to be constructive. Feel free to use any or none.*Smile*

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
Funny, although I'm shaking my head as to whether there was really a ghost (not too clear) or does Aunt Lora just want her fridge cleaned out! Although, ice cubes keep dropping when it could never be, makes me believe there is. Or perhaps
Aunt Lora knows there really is a ghost, because she acts so indifferent. Perhaps she just wants her fridge cleaned while she soaks in her bubble bath.*Laugh*

*Star*I came away laughing ...Thanks for sharing your story! It was very funny. Keep on writing more things just like this!

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Review of Doomed  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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Hi Qest-have net trouble! My name is Jan and I dropped by on your WDC Anniversary to do a review of your poem "Doomed".

*Star*Please know that I am not a poet, but I do read them. I can only give
you my personal thoughts.


You, the poet, show your "Voice": This is one of the more beautifully written poems I have read on WDC. Your vocabulary is exceptional and your words are carefully chosen.*Smile*

Best line:
"Hoes intimate with the sappy weeds
So near their hearts.."

Imagery and dramatic element:
I see a young farm boy, working in the field with his young crop.

Meter, rhyme, and pattern:
There is no rhyme for good reason. This is prose, written with beautiful emotional impact.

Grammar and Punctuation: I saw no problem with sentence stucture and punctuation. I did find one misspelled word "civilisation". There
should be a "z": cilvilization.

Your Poem is Deep:
I've read it a few times because there is much to understand in your poem. Because of your title, I gather there is no future for the farmer and his
plot of land.

I see both, love and sadness for the farmer's plight. Is man hurting the
farmland? Meaning civilization? I'm not too sure of this "pain."
If I've lost your total meaning, please don't be offended. I'm fumbling here with the genre of poetry, expecially the deeper ones.

The Senses:
I can see, smell and feel the earth in your poem. Very Nice!*ThumbsUp*

In Closing:
Thanks for sharing your beautiful poem with me. I wish I understood more with poetry, but I think this touches the heart and all I see here is perfection.
Keep the ink flowing and write, write and write some more!


"Inker"*Quill*

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Review of Blarney  
Review by Happy Spring
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Rated: E | (3.0)

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Hello, ibmoongazer! I just dropped by to give you my thoughts on "Blarney." I Thought your poem was hysterical and found it on our list of Irish poems and
stories to read and review for our St. Patty's Day Raid.

*Check3*Over-all Impression:
A very funny piece with lots of imagination.*Laugh*

*Check3*What I liked the best about your poem:
The theme of your poem. Of course! it's always the wife yapping, right?*Wink*

*Check3*My Favorite Lines:
"her yappin never stops even when she sleeps

and pert near drives me nuts

that mouth of hers is always goin

the darn thing never shuts"

*Check3*Your Tone and Mood:
There is sarcastic humor through out your poem. This is good, because this
husband hates his wife's yapping!*Laugh*

*Check3*Rhyme, Form & Flow:
Your rhyme and form are a little bumpy and lacks a smooth read. I feel
with a little work on punctuation, it could be made better.*Wink*

*Check3* Grammar and Punctuation:
This is where you need to brush up. Example:
The beginning of each line should be capitalized. Your poem should
read smoothly, like in a story. Readers want to know where the sentence
begins and where it ends, even though it is poetry. Otherwise your meaning can be lost.

"I" should always be capitalized, not "i".

"that mouth of hers is always goin" You need to puctuation "goin" like this:
goin'

There are many places on the internet to check out how to puctuate poetry, correctly. Here is one: How-To/Advice
POETRY WRITING- DO, DON’Ts: winner  (E)
Ten tips about what to do or not to do while writing poetry.
#1345990 by Dr M C Gupta
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I think this link will give you some good ideas on punctuation, etc. You have the imagination and the humor, for sure!*ThumbsUp*

*Check3*Emotional Impact:
It holds laughter galore with each line. You stuck to your theme regarding
the Blarney Stone.....lol I feel you have a very funny poem, but as I've said, it needs polishing.

*Check3*My Personal Thoughts Here:
Please know that I am only trying to be constructive.*Smile*This poem can be polished and really bring out your poetry with all the humor. Please remember too, I am only one reviewer. Use what suggestions I have made or none. It is up to you. You are the poet!*Smile*

I did come away howling after I gave it a second read. The typical Irish husband bashing his wife....*Laugh* ...Thank you for sharing your very humorous poem.

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