Reviews For Just a Boy
Reviewer: GreyLady
Date: 09/19/07 16:05
Chapter: Just a boy

I like the premise of this poem a lot. It's excellent. However, some of the word choices/figurative language seemed a little awkward to me. I loved the line "Even in pretend he could not kill," though.

Author's Response: Thank you for the review. I agree that I haed trouble with this poem since I knew the ideas I wanted, but the rythem wouldn't always flow right. I'll try to look it over and see if I can find better wording for some of the lines.

Reviewer: twirlergirl583
Date: 07/12/07 0:25
Chapter: Just a boy

This is really good. It's a wonderful representation of both Cedric and other children to be murdered by Voldemort.

Author's Response: Thank you very much, I'm glad you liked it. This was my hymn to the fallen, and I'm glad it worked well.

Reviewer: Babieblonde5629
Date: 05/28/07 18:01
Chapter: Just a boy

that was one of the best poems i have ever read

Author's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words and I am glad that you enjoyed the poem.

Reviewer: Euphrates
Date: 01/15/07 10:28
Chapter: Just a boy

Wow. That was great. I like how the last line differs from the rest of them. Made it more interesting. And, if at the end, you said he was just like all other boys, people would be mad, and it would be a lie.

~Tyger, tyger, burning bright - Euphrates

Author's Response: Thanks. I agree that while in his normal life and circumstances there was a great deal of the ordinary, it was what lay inside him that was extraordinary. As it is with all people. Even those we think are just like all the others contain within themselves the unique and may only lack the extraordinary circumstances to let it shine out more brightly. Thanks again for the kind review!

Reviewer: Islander
Date: 09/07/06 18:51
Chapter: Just a boy

Oh, this was so very very sad!! Especially at the end! The last line and the last stanza were so, so touching! This is a very good poem. I found it because I had written some of my own poems and wanted to check out some others. Thank you for writing this; it's always been hard to find a truly good poet

Author's Response: Thank you very much! I'm glad you liked the last line, I think it truly sums up so much of Cedric's life. It's always good to hear from a fellow poet, so thanks again!

You must login (register) to review.
Information
Find out everything you need to know about the site right here.


We have stories and authors in this archive.

:

RSS
Choose Theme:
SOCIAL MEDIA
     
MOST RECENT
Flatmates by Liandrin Professors
Who thought a night of drunken passion, which she couldn’t recall for the...
Four Secrets by hestiajones 6th-7th Years
In a world where Peter does not hero-worship James, James’s life foreshadows...
The Summer Outing by BehindTheVeil 1st-2nd Years
A trip to the seaside quickly becomes a voyage of discovery and destruction...
FEATURED
Etched in Gold by Cirelondiel 1st-2nd Years
"It’s like a safe place, somewhere to watch the world, somewhere...
The Elder Tree by the opaleye 1st-2nd Years
It would have been no surprise to see Vernon Dursley sitting on the frosty concrete...
Perfect First by Hermiones Kneazle 1st-2nd Years
Hermione is at her first dance and on her first date, but the night for firsts...
blackbird over the dark field by psijupiter 3rd-5th Years
AU. Severus and Remus forge a damaged and damaging relationship in the aftermath...
Turn to Stone by iLuna17 1st-2nd Years
One summer's night in Hogwarts, two statues are given one night to be human.
Ashes of the Past by minnabird 1st-2nd Years
Viktor carries the memory of Grindelwald's path of destruction, passed down...
What War Takes by WeasleyMom 6th-7th Years
War takes things and keeps on taking them, and the things it takes don't come...
The Observer Effect by Squibstress 6th-7th Years
Minerva is a watcher. Mostly, she watches Severus. She sees through a glass...
CATEGORIES