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Below is the poem entitled DICKENS PHRASIS -recited which was written by poet Brian Strand. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A long & dreary time,exquisite
delight has passed.A perverse
unaccountable feeling.A moment’s
reflection,a store of recollections
a painful task to concentrate upon.
Questions come thronging my pen,
difficult to convey,a matter of doubtful
expediency,leisure from listfulness,
Passion and affections a mute sense of 
attachment,yet gratifying. The end of a struggle
From Letters of Charles Dickens

A Phrasis is a structured verse where the poet uses selected prose phrases of another writer’s(not a poet)  to compile  unique poetry therefrom as a tribute thereto,the word phrasis is Greek for phrase.

Listen to me read this phrasis on youtube under name of ichthyschiro

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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Well penned my dear,love your grand style. Haven't seen you comment on people's works,are u still with us? Am really concerned,will be delighted if you kindly rePly by commenting on one of my poems. Wishing you the best. Love and hugs, Always Baron Of Ebullion.