|Reviews for Starvation|
| The Words You Wish You Said 9/20/07 . chapter 1
Only thing to say is that I really like it.
No words possible.
Even though it's short.
| Definition 9/3/07 . chapter 1
This poem displays the true, raw meaning of anorexia. I really admire the line, "My skin is layered on top of itself like tree rings"...stunning. Definite fav.
| xfail 8/28/07 . chapter 1
Very beautiful poem. I love your imagery in this; it was very vivid and impactful.
| simpleplan13 8/4/07 . chapter 1
I like the tree metaphor... very powerful piece
| Kissing Concrete 6/14/07 . chapter 1
very eerie, but definitely in a good way. i like the tree rings simile...
| DarkBlysse 5/30/07 . chapter 1
Holy...cow. I am really speechless at the sheer...sadness and feeling in this poem. The last two lines have such a wonderful flow and cross-rhyme. Just-wow. I'm sorry I can't say more. Just wow.
| Chandra-Moon 5/29/07 . chapter 1
The last stanza is phenomenal. I've been thinking about it for days...it just repeats constantly in my head.
| just dani 5/27/07 . chapter 1
i really like your writing style. this is so vivid, and i love the last part- "Emptiness/birthed in teh making of it"
| Moondog Dozier 5/8/07 . chapter 1
The vividness of this is remarkable. This truly encapsulates a modern issue, and puts it into human form. I'd say the second stanza was marvelous, but the first one was as well, so the whole work is specifically captivating. Good write. MD:77.
| Ajna 5/7/07 . chapter 1
I love the concept of skin-like-tree-rings. This is a lovely, fresh write on what I take is anorexia? Beautiful.
| no.peace.los.angeles 5/6/07 . chapter 1
Wow, incredible piece. I love the comparison of a body to tree rings. Fantastic and original. Powerful piece. Keep writing! :)
| Nine-Black-Roses 5/5/07 . chapter 1
this is such good piece
its short and reallt powerfull
| poetic abortion 5/2/07 . chapter 1
I am tentative to say what I think this is about, since anorexia never really seemed "political" to me but, whatever; it gives me that vibe.
I love the first stanza-particularly, "...like three rings (viens, muscle, bones,...)"-is just gorgeous and the second is reassuring and, well, kind-of sad.
Oh, and beautiful.
| in theory 5/2/07 . chapter 1
Gross. Engrossed. Etc; so many poems about anorexia, but this is different (again). The tree imagery shows the reader something tangible, can't overlook it as a fashionable, forgettable metaphor. Pretty.
6 weeks to go! Then everything at college is settled and I'll readwritereview more. Probably. Hope everything/some things are settling down for you (settle seems to be a theme..?), erm yeah I'm guessing it's not exactly easy at the moment. Hang tough.
| Tytherpol 4/30/07 . chapter 1
it's really great.
the last stanza is clever and very much well worded.
i love your writings.