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Here's the dictionary.com definition of poem: a composition in verse, especially one that is characterized by a highly developed artistic form and by the use of heightened language and rhythm to express an intensely imaginative interpretation of the subject. The problem, which everyone is indicating with their answers is the portion that states: ...


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Ah the eternal question in all art forms. What is music? So John Cage created 4'33" What is dance? So someone I forget who, possibly Merce Cunningham, stepped on stage and didn't move, and then left. What is a painting? So many a painter put a blank canvas on the wall. What is an artist name? The artist formerly known as Prince.


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In general, you should keep the point of view to one character per scene or section in order to avoid confusion. This can be done in first-person (I) or third-person limited (he/she). In both cases, you are adopting a character's voice. It sounds like you want to do third-person omniscient, in which you adopt an author's voice and act as an observer of all ...


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I won't write the exact story you are talking about but here's a sample with multiple characters and different viewpoint and a possible way of handling the situation. See what you think. John opened the door and Mr. Maruzzi walked in followed by Lenny. John stared at Lenny too long as he thought about how much he looked like a huge gorilla ...


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I have two comments, of which one will address your question, and the other will address the reception of your work. The trick that I've found to any scene is to start very deeply grounded in one character's point of view. You have to imagine that we can only hear the thoughts in one character's mind, only see things from their perspective. Now, who should ...



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