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Born in Lima, Ohio in October 28th, 1976
Graduated from Lake Clifton Campus(formerly Lake Clifton Eastern High School), Baltimore, Maryland in 1995
Graduated from Essex Community College in 2003 and Brightwood College(formerly TESST College of Technology) in 2005
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I started writing poetry in November 2006. However, after losing my poetry notebook with about 135 poems in early 2009, I lost my passion for poetry completely. I was jobless for almost a year due to the recession of 2014, during that time period, I reignited my passion for poetry to stave off boredom. I discovered Poetrysoup and started posting my poems in 2016. The first poem I posted, "Wings of A Butterfly"

 


Blitz Poetry: Is it supposed to make sense?


Blog Posted:10/7/2018 3:14:00 PM

Greetings, Soupers!

Is Blitz poetry supposed to make sense? Or is it all about the flow and rhythm? I'm really interested in hearing your perspectives. I just finished writing my very first one. It's a rather enigmatic, time-confusing form, at least to me, lol. Give it a read and tell me what you think. 

https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/unparalleled_1069688

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Date: 10/8/2018 8:42:00 PM
Hi, I think all poetry forms should make sense if you wish your readers to understand something...but if you just want to blitz their brains to non-plussed pieces, then you can try the Vogon form and extreme abstract which are supposed to be the very worst or most open to almost infinite interpretation...lol. I read your blitz and the title and ending do not really conform to the form's requirements but otherwise good...I think it is a fun form of free-association which involves cliches clapping to a fast beat and it's like taking a detour which in the end leads to the final destination or conclusion, and does go with the start to make a cohesive whole... :)
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Date: 10/8/2018 6:07:00 PM
I think that is the skill of writing Blitz, not my favorite form to be honest, just too restrictive and that complicated ending gives me a headache.
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Date: 10/7/2018 9:25:00 PM
Debbie Guzzi is the expert in the Blitz form this is one of her poems if you are interested in reading. verbous and obscure https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/verbous_and_obscure_710819
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Date: 10/8/2018 6:02:00 AM
This is quite helpful! Thank you, Eve!:-)

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