ButterflyWho are you
Hi there. I'm critiquing!
I'll start with my explanation for the ratings I guess...
~Vision: It's nice. I like the imagery of girls as butterflies. I think the whole comparison of girls and makeup with butterflies and cocoons is perfect, they really do resemble each other well. And I love the scenery you described-- the whole winds of confidence, being trapped in a cocoon, etc. It's really beautiful.
~Originality: I gave you a 5, although I'm 99.9% sure this isn't the only piece (of any form) about girls and makeup. However, this is one of very few (if any at all) that I've personally seen. And of course, the way it's been done is unique too, as far as I know. So a 5 for you!
~Technique: I'm a little torn on my rating for this one actually. I'm not very good with poetry, and I know even less about it, but it seems odd that you have different rhyming patterns throughout each stanza. In the first one, it's every other line. In the second, there is no rhyming (from what I can see at least). In the third, it's the first two lines, and the last two lines. And in the fourth, there is no rhyming again. From the experience I've had with poetry (and please don't take my own meager attempts at it as examples), it's always seeemed like either there would be no rhyming, or one pattern throughout. Of course, this isn't to say that a new 'form' can't be done. Originality is always great!
Aside from the weird rhyming scheme, I really liked your style. I guess that goes along with the vision part.
~Impact: I gave it a 4.5. I personally loved the poem, and I completely agree with your views as well. I can't say it left a huge impact on me only because I already agree with you and whatnot, but I feel like it's a great expression of how everyone should think. Sadly, I don't think many opinions will change on this matter. But that's got nothing to do with this poem, it's just my general opinion about the whole situation.
This is probably my longest critique ever. Props to you for making me write so much!
*Hope it's of some use
Thank you for the critique, it's much appreciated. I think you reason your ratings well and appreciate the feedback.
On the technique part that is probably just bad writing on my part, I wish to have a continuity through the text but sometimes my english vocabulary is just not sufficient enough, unfortunately.
Hopefully it helps
I wouldn't say it's bad writing, otherwise I'd have to say my rating was off. But I get where you're coming from. I have to say, I don't think my english vocabulary is well rounded enough for rhyming poetry. Or maybe I'm just bad at poetry in general. I'm not sure... But either way, I personally like your's better.