critical review: PH forum

Semantics. You’re trying to tell someone about how you feel instead of showing them. If you want to ‘tell’ then write it in an essay. (Having said that, the best essays use some (at least) poetic language) Floundering poets never seem to understand the difference between telling and showing… Talking to someone, or writing ABOUT SOMETHING. Emotions clog up the essence of a poem. Lose it, Man!  XK

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