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Jefferson Carter Jefferson Carter Male, 91, United States (6/27/2013 11:12:00 AM)

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" Naught" ? Jeezus, I dislike archaic medieval-fantasy poetry; c'mon, Danny, get with it! Whether you want to be or not, you're a contemporary poet (unless you're dead and moldering in your dank worm-ridden grave.) " Minerva's motherland" ? " Dragon never roared" ? PU! !

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  • Dan Reynolds (6/27/2013 11:27:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    JC, I was going to use nowt, which is just as archaic, but is still widely used. What is comtemporary to some areas, is archaic in others. This piece was fun to write and recite.

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    • Jefferson Carter (6/27/2013 11:54:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      I suppose, Danny. The piece reminded me of my son when he was 9, sitting in front of the tv playing Zelda, a game of heroes, dragons, evil magicians, etc, all the clanky clap-trap of pseudo-medieval ... more

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