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Forum: The Intellectual Table Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Grace Gabriel
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 623
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Konan, an online persona is a projection of the...

Konan, an online persona is a projection of the inner you - not a fictional character.

In one thread you talk about "us women" - in another you're laying out a male perspective of what's...
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 623
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Aww honey, don't cry, jes demand and supply, ...

Aww honey, don't cry,
jes demand and supply,
wooh yeah....uum-huum
don't drink from that font,
you jes play the tunes you want
oooooh oooh...eurgh huh..yeah
Forum: Fiction Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 244
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Anybody who breaks in "yielding a pistol" isn't...

Anybody who breaks in "yielding a pistol" isn't bad - just suicidal. ;)

(maybe change to 'wielding' for a more convincing aggressor)
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 623
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Nah. Can't dismiss Ed Sheeran as a "pussy" - 70...

Nah. Can't dismiss Ed Sheeran as a "pussy" - 70 million in the bank before you hit 30 shows an admirable work ethic and talent. Like him or loathe him, he doesn't fit the mould of a conveyor belt...
Forum: Poetry 07-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Wow. Nailed it.

Wow.

Nailed it.
Forum: Poetry 07-08-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Grace Gabriel
My use of the English language will permit you to...

My use of the English language will permit you to 'make an ass of yourself' (a reference to the donkey/mule of the genus equus, known for a stubborn, somewhat stupid nature) or you can be an 'arse'...
Forum: Poetry 07-06-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Uh huh. Fine. No really - that's fine. ...

Uh huh.

Fine.

No really - that's fine.

You gad about in your pungent pants if you want to...I mean, it's just down to me to turn up all the time, giving you my very best and trying to make...
Forum: Poetry 07-05-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Like the imagery of being trapped inside the...

Like the imagery of being trapped inside the confines of your circumstances... snapping at one provocation too far...could feel the pressure.

My eye for symmetry was compelled to tidy up your...
Forum: Poetry 07-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Kinda like this Yonathan - the milk description...

Kinda like this Yonathan - the milk description captures that fresh, cold taste beautifully - but maybe ice skates in waterfalls rather than 'like' waterfalls.

Do canine teeth hiss? Sounds more of...
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Understated... sturdy and reliable... not afraid...

Understated... sturdy and reliable... not afraid of hard work... distressed leather appearance masking surprising suppleness...routine maintenance adding extra years of life expectancy... requires an...
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Sure. Just amend the draft above and I'll re-read.

Sure. Just amend the draft above and I'll re-read.
Forum: Poetry 07-04-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
If only...he normally just talks to himself ;)

If only...he normally just talks to himself ;)
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-04-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,179
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Flea's philosophy has crystalized into the truth...

Flea's philosophy has crystalized into the truth of it - in a hectic world, reading is more palatable in bite-size chunks to accompany the mid-morning coffee.

All the debate over how and where to...
Forum: Poetry 07-03-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Hi Yonathan1, Stopping to comment as you've...

Hi Yonathan1,

Stopping to comment as you've asked for critique.

Worth varying your vocabulary and making it more concise when you're writing with a clipped tone.

'shit'...followed by...
Forum: Poetry 07-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Piercey, I thank Google for all its...

Piercey, I thank Google for all its interpolations over the years that have made communication between us possible.

Now, give an old gal a thrill and tell me which cowboy boots you're wearing....
Forum: Poetry 07-03-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Thanks Vince, I'll try and find it. I like...

Thanks Vince, I'll try and find it.

I like the changes - sounds like the voice of experience now.

I love to hear about love - best wishes for you both x
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-03-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Yep, some things should never be rubbed up the...

Yep, some things should never be rubbed up the wrong way.
Forum: Poetry 07-02-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
I could feel that the sentiment was genuine - and...

I could feel that the sentiment was genuine - and lovely.

That's why it would be so much more powerful if you made it a little personal - name the trials you have overcome - whether its...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-02-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Sphane, I can understand your sentiment but I...

Sphane, I can understand your sentiment but I don' t think there's a rise in muscle atheism -just a prevalence of trolling generally. Worthless words spat from anonymous mouths.

Religion is...
Forum: Poetry 07-02-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Hi Vince, This is quite a lofty, altruistic...

Hi Vince,

This is quite a lofty, altruistic view of marriage but I liked this for its core integrity.

The rhythm is good with the exception of an ill-expressed third line - better ways to...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-02-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grace Gabriel
Don't diss the bunny Tart - he was beautiful and...

Don't diss the bunny Tart - he was beautiful and didn't deserve to meet such an agonising death.

Mind you, what with the myxomatosis and a gangrenous limb from years of carrying a whicker...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-01-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 472,235
Posted By Grace Gabriel
(thanks BP xx) So. Evening then, as Grace...

(thanks BP xx)

So. Evening then, as Grace finally tore her eyes from the parched fields and hillside. Acres of grassland shrivelling to tobacco – the birds silenced in mourning for its passing....
Forum: The Intellectual Table 06-25-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grace Gabriel
No, not the rise of Christianity - the corruption...

No, not the rise of Christianity - the corruption of Christianity. People are Christians because the compassion and altruism of Christ's example resonate with them - its that simple. Through...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 06-24-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grace Gabriel
I recall you saying some time ago that you were...

I recall you saying some time ago that you were planning to write a novel rooted in the Christian story. I'm assuming you've aborted that idea...surely these crass comments aren't the product of any...
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