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Aureate Florid Resplendent
by F William (Bill) Broome
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Aureate Florid Resplendent *

Expanding the vocabulary is a lofty goal,
but, please allow me to do that my way.

What is proven by using strange new
words in poetry that muck up its intent?

What does it prove that a wordmaster
garbles a message with the highfalutin?

Hey, I'm not envious since dictionaries
offer thousands of uncommon selections.

Poets are free to write anything, owing
their readers poems of understanding.

.............................................* flamboyant

F William Broome 2008

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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
EXCELLENT, Bill, why use highfalutin' words when they're not necessary to impress? Although we should stretch our minds...I like this one.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by D Johnson
Good on you, Bill...I like it!

Reviewed by Myrna Badgerow
You know how I feel about this... I was just told in an acceptance email from a literary magazine that it was nice to read poetry of simplicity that could still be intriguing.. I thought woohooo...)))
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo
Opening us to life's mysteries makes for a remarkable life. This is one of the great benefits of reading and writing and understanding that which we may not generally encounter in every day life.

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
...and hypochondriacs are affrighted of their flunking pathos, a poignancy that eventually will demolish the fabric of their wellness...
Oh boy!!! writing those words when one can be simpler...
Getting your point loud and clear.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
you make a good point-
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