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Quote LeftI am so glad I found this site. I never new there were so many styles of poetry. I have written poems that have been critiqued in other poetry sites. I don't believe they know how many styles and forms there are. Thank you for all of your information.  Quote Right

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Quote LeftThis is just the site I've been looking for - an easy-to-use, comprehensive, interactive resource for poets from all around the world. Thank you! Quote Right

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Quote LeftI wish to thank you for featuring my poem, but also I'd like to thank you for giving everyone the opportunity of posting their work. It means a lot to many and most. Poetry can be a wonderful way to alleviate tensions and stress...it helps the ones who write...but it might also give support to the reader. Then there is the poetry that just lifts the mind...and takes it elsewhere. :) Thanks again.. Quote Right

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