Reviews For Not At His Hand
Reviewer: xxbabewithbrainsxx
Date: 10/18/10 14:22
Chapter: Not At His Hand

I really like how the lines are so short yet tell the story in such a poignant way. This was one of my favourite chapter in HBP and I love your interpretation of it.

~Soraya~

Author's Response: Thanks so much! It means a lot to me that you liked it. ~Thestral

Reviewer: FawkesToTheRescue
Date: 09/05/10 21:57
Chapter: Not At His Hand

This has got to be one of my favorite poems of all time. I absolutely love this, it is so beautiful. It makes me really think and it is amazing writing. I think I will go read your other stories now . . . this one inspires me. It almost makes me want to write a poem! You are amazing!!!
--FawkesToTheRescue--

Author's Response: Well, thank you! Reading this review inspires me to write even more! I hope you like my other poem! Truly and sicerely, you made my day! ~Thestral

Reviewer: CoolCatElly
Date: 08/18/10 10:45
Chapter: Not At His Hand

Hi there!

I loved this poem!


The start of the poem is instantly gripping and thought-provoking. That’s always good as the reader is drawn in and wants to read more. Throughout you also used such striking imagery, for example, “though hatred pulses with blood’s flow.” I just loved that as it just painted that picture of burning hatred flowing to every part of a person’s body, pulsing with every heartbeat. In the next stanza, something which puzzled me was the line, “of a hero, blessed, with gun or knife.” I’m afraid I don’t really understand this. How is the hero “blessed.” I feel like I’m just missing the meaning here.
I love the subject matter – it’s certainly not a new or original concept, but you’ve managed to still make it seem fresh and heartfelt. I love the flow of the poem – the rhyme scheme worked out very well. You also used repetition very effectively, for example in “Succumb to threats. To threats of pain in jets.” Technically, the only thing I can see is that you’ve left off the full stop or comma at the end of the stanzas a few times.
I really liked the ending of the poem as well, I think the way you took us into the mindset of the Hero’s potential killer was really effective. Well done!

Author's Response: Thank you so much! As for the "hero blessed," I guess I was just referring to Dumbledore's almost god-like reputation and stance in the world. He means so much to so many, it's almost like he's a saint in his own right. I wish every review I got was this helpful and well thought-out! Thank you so much again!

Reviewer: Rose Nym
Date: 08/04/10 17:09
Chapter: Not At His Hand

I love this poem. It's beautiful.

Author's Response: Thank you so much! I'm really glad that you like it!

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
Chocolate Frog by L A Moody 3rd-5th Years
Amid the desolation of Diagon Alley, a tiny ray of hope lay buried. Nothing...
I Suspect Nargles by foolondahill17 3rd-5th Years
“No one’s ever kissed me before…. What is one to do now?” An extensive...
The Life and Times of Linnea Potter by Cantatrix 1st-2nd Years
Linnea Potter has lived under the tyranny of her relatives for the better part...
FEATURED
Glass over the Flame by the opaleye 3rd-5th Years
Harry, Hermione, and the moments in between. He doesn’t say that this...
Tom Riddle and the Chamber of Secrets by CanisMajor 3rd-5th Years
What really happened the last time someone let the Basilisk out? Harry Potter...
Red Squirrel/Sun Rises by hestiajones 1st-2nd Years
+ He wouldn't celebrate his birthday, but his son had other ideas. + This was...
Sybill Trelawney and the Unexpected Gift by Squibstress 3rd-5th Years
Sybill Trelawney learns to live with her Inner Eye, cooking sherry, and Minerva...
Pat-a-Cake by foolondahill17 1st-2nd Years
Molly Weasley II, called Pat, and twenty-one lot and little-known facts. Or...
Wood by ToBeOrNotToBeAGryffindor 6th-7th Years
Marcus Flint, the infamous Super Seventh Captain of the Slytherin Quidditch...
CATEGORIES