[WK 16] 11. nom de plume. 6-2 v 12. Infinite Truth 7-2 (Vote Now!)

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  1. Lucifa

    Lucifa Viva La Eva

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  2. Infinite Truth

    Infinite Truth ...scatterboxx rocks.

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  3. nom de plume.

    nom de plume. rumbrave.

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    i'm gonna hand you the win more or less.
    i have so much shit to do.
    i'll post a 16.
    sorry love.
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  4. Infinite Truth

    Infinite Truth ...scatterboxx rocks.

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    blah.
    okok.

    no doubt.
    understood.

    [votes'll go here.]
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  5. nom de plume.

    nom de plume. rumbrave.

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    'another brick in the wall'

    I went to bed with the stars, and woke up with no lights on
    Still writing for the green eyed girl with the night gone
    I’ve tried one too many times to guard her vision
    From the smoke rising quickly, find it hard to listen
    I’m so fast to mimic for the cars and women
    But I can’t drive; she’s still beautiful, I’m far from brilliant
    Seeing psalms in visions
    Still pretending to be calm and different
    I’ve led a charmed existence, but now the clouds gather
    Wishing I could enter the picture like rose madder
    I fell asleep with my head in my arms
    I’m dead and I’m starved, sly smile with a devilish charm
    I’ve played my part and I’m leaving for Jericho hill
    Left my heart with the horn, so this death won’t kill
    I’m always the best until, someone arrives
    Eyes to the stars watching the sun as it dies

    sorry mate.
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  6. Infinite Truth

    Infinite Truth ...scatterboxx rocks.

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    "sins of faith".

    {“organic”.}

    rosary rocked round her neck,
    angel- she cries;
    then, notably caught wound in webs,
    painfully sighs-
    it’s escaping her breath,
    as she’s raising her head
    with sorry pride
    & starry-eyed…
    stars dangle up high-
    racing ahead
    light years, chasing their death-
    cobweb & tangled up white
    spangling skies.
    complex & fatal, yet bright;
    able to fight…
    bruised or… soar or…
    boozed or… sober.
    but supernovas…
    maneuver closer,
    with beamed sheen-
    illuminating florescence.
    still her dark dreams
    accumulate with more presence.
    truly sin’s
    soothed within
    by organic love,
    that pours forth
    for more manic lust.
    darling don’t panic… rush in factual faith
    with the blood
    of a dusk you can actually taste.
    your silk skin…
    just like porcelain…
    its every element…
    delicate,
    yet elegant…
    embellished in
    developments
    of stellar-esq eloquence.
    but, lord is grim;
    for you’re torn within.
    …your miseries anger & tire…
    so sad soliloquies, papered the writer,
    plus aesthetic symphonies,- nature-inspired;-
    …all while nicotine vapors lift higher…
    sins of faith
    thinly trace
    the skin of your face.
    & i…
    i feel as though now…
    now begins the race.
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  7. Lucifa

    Lucifa Viva La Eva

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    Vote = nom de plume. .. cos that's the way it works around here ..

    I kid I kid .. I ain't made my mind up yet ..

    read both and was underwhelmed by both .. shame ..

    nom - I can't help but pronounce brilliant as it should be .. where your rhyming would have it be "brill-yant" and cut out the middle syllable .. kinda threw me in the flow of the text .. I know this isn't a verse that's gone out for the win as such .. but it was a cool read with the odd line that shone in its wording .. it had a moody feel overall but the piece ended just as it was getting going .. the content felt almost complete but at the same time felt like it was bare minimum ..

    IT - this was not up to usual standards but I guess there was no real reason to go overboard considering nom posted a verse just to show .. this chugged along and the structure didn't really lend itself to packing in the info but it was decent to read .. a few glimmers of niceness but overall it pretty 'standard' ..

    eh .. I really could vote either way here as neither is a clear cut above the other for me .. both lacked effort and conviction .. yet both had some nice lines and wording in places .. however ..

    Vote = Infinite Truth .. I dunno .. I nearly went for nom as his content was maybe slightly more interesting but I can't really say which I enjoyed more as neither inspired me but both had appealing factors .. I just think IT 'deserved' the win possibly with the flair and distinguished style that made for a smoother read ..
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  8. Lucifa

    Lucifa Viva La Eva

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    Up over locked threads.
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  9. Cereal_Killer

    Cereal_Killer no ESCAPE

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    Nom:
    Yeh this is pretty short but some good wording and your vocabs fairly nice too.. Not much in the way of a story but it did seem like a good intro to a fairly solid piece.. Some nice imagery which was cool and for what it was it wasn't a bad lil piece of writing.

    Inf:
    Nice dude.. vocab a lot more potent, very strong emotion for such a short verse.. Your poetic style worked well as usual and your rhyming style is pretty nice too.. Yeh not too much of a story but your rhythm and that nice wording of yours made it what it was.. Nice piece dude..

    vote = Infinite Truth

    pretty close but inf's smoother style and poetic wording edged it out.. gl guys
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  10. Pent uP

    Pent uP I'd Like to Fight Ten Men

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    yea i'm going to have to go with inifinite truth on this one. Better vocab, i dug the smooth flow and the rhyming was was nice. i like when i can just read a piece right through and barely realize the rhymes. nom, i think if you had spent some more time on your verse it could have been nice. decent concept and the writing wasn't bad at all. just too short and empty.

    Vote= Infinite truth
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  11. SpeedyCalhoun

    SpeedyCalhoun Obviously...

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    Damn, another battle of the "same game"....

    Nom- This verse I believe was about you not being any different from any other guy for this girl...I think. Maybe I need some sleep or some shit. It seems like you just had a nice mechanics/vocab verse here. The quality of the verse is superb, but the content lacks for me...

    IT- The last sentence of that^ review applies to you too. I think your vocab and construction was on point, but the content really went over my head, more so than Nom's. However, you did beat Nom at his game this weak, because I enjoyed your verse better.

    V-IT
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  12. Quriosity

    Quriosity Moderator

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    decent match for what its worth

    nom - although this was a no-show verse you still showed equal talent to many that posted this week, not really worthy of much feedback however and i doubt you're actually searching for it but i will say that i enjoyed it, good wording, the flow was good, and the story was brief but somewhat fulfilling, im running out of time to vote so i'll leave it at that

    it - this was impressive and a good show of writing, unconventional in structure but fit into your usual arsenal of formats, the wording was for the most part spot on with a good/great flow and an interesting storyling accompanied by a creative approach not only in structure but in wording and how you summed up the story, i liked this a lot although im sure it was a quickie, very poetic and worth multiple reads

    vote - infinite truth
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  13. MetaSin

    MetaSin I Don't Believe In You...

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    not what i expected from u guys

    nom- not really much in the way of a story. U did say u were gonna basically just bullshit til the playoffs, but I did enjoy the fluidity of what u dropped, and thought ur rhyming was real smoothe.

    inf- i liked the structure. again, this wasn't anything near ur best work for me, but obviously u didn't need that. However this

    your silk skin…
    just like porcelain…
    its every element…
    delicate,
    yet elegant…
    embellished in
    developments
    of stellar-esq eloquence.

    was so dope. Not forced in anyway, and veeeeeery smoothe. I liked it for what it was, and your wording was dope too.

    vote- inf.

    although neither came with "A" game, they both definitely showed flashes of their skills, and I expect both to make it far in the playoffs.
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  14. Lucifa

    Lucifa Viva La Eva

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    Infinite Truth 6-0 npd. .. neither vote on 3 possible

    IT wins 3-(-3)
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