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    dots Submission Name: The Moondots

    Author: Selene
    ASL Info:    21/f/ US
    Elite Ratio:    2.76 - 150/165/57
    Words: 37
    Class/Type: Poetry/
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       I wrote this poem in Mythology class inspired by Artemis and Apollo any suggestions on how to fix the ending would be great.

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    dotsThe Moondots

    A lonely orb,
    cold and distant,
    admired only
    when her brother
    is far away.
    in the brilliance
    of his feiry light
    she is forgotten
    and out of sight
    in the light of day."

    Submitted on 2005-01-27 14:00:00     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      Nice impression, good thinking, and a very good line of...a storylike.I loved the subject of your poetry.I adore the moon, also.
    | Posted on 2005-09-29 00:00:00 | by DAlin | [ Reply to This ]
      i love how you portray the moon as femine and the sun as masculine when you say "admired only/ when her brother/ is far away." i think it would be interesting to go into more comparisons and contrasts between the sun and the moon but its good as it is also
    | Posted on 2005-04-30 00:00:00 | by andnow | [ Reply to This ]
      the title intrigues me.. i love anything about the moon... but then when i read the poem it really wasent about the moon to me so i was disapointed. but.. i liked the poem . i am like abort chaotic describe more about the brother.. sorry dont mean to offend just trying to help
    | Posted on 2005-01-27 00:00:00 | by Caroline_19 | [ Reply to This ]
      Alright, a better description would be nice.. Wait I don't write descriptions I want people to get and leave with what the feel after reading my utterly bad poems. Haha, anyways I like the cold orbs. Brother? Hes gone? Why is he gone. Explain that with emotion.. and change the ending it stopped the flow.

    | Posted on 2005-01-27 00:00:00 | by Abort_Chaotic | [ Reply to This ]
      i lke it alot especially the last lines. they seem like you're saying that everyone just forgets
    about her when her brother is there and only taken notice of when he leaves.
    | Posted on 2005-01-27 00:00:00 | by Aroura | [ Reply to This ]
      Thanx for your comments oN silver hair the frien is a monket you find that out in the end its more of a kids story did not give it much thought it was just off the top of my head yours was a good write good topic as well sandman
    | Posted on 2005-01-27 00:00:00 | by sandman | [ Reply to This ]
      i liked this little ode to brother sun and sister moon. short and to the point, like i like them. i like the description of her as admired only when her brother is far away. the sun outshines the moon in the morning light, and she fades away beneath his powerful rays. well done!
    | Posted on 2005-02-20 00:00:00 | by magnicat | [ Reply to This ]
      I had to read this, as I'm a moon lover.

    It was very good, the brother/sister relationship is good, I wrote one that has them as lovers, with her missing him in the darkness.

    As for your end, hmmm... how about being a bit subtler. Something like:

    "A lonely orb,
    cold and distant,
    admired only
    when her brother
    is far away.
    In the brilliance
    of his fiery white
    she is forgotten
    and out of sight
    in the light of day."

    Just a thought, I really liked it.

    be Happy

    | Posted on 2005-09-12 00:00:00 | by wewak11 | [ Reply to This ]

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