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  • Poetry » Lyrical, Other
    Re: I count my sins

    I love the cadence in this piece (and I use that term colloquially). I especially love the change in momentum in the second to last stanza with "As they close ...

    Jul 4, 2015

  • Article / Essay » General, General
    Re: Young Writers Society is more than a website

    It's great to hear that you've been enjoying your time using this website. One can definitely glean your passion for "YWS" from this essay. There is a veritable smorgasbord of ...

    Jul 3, 2015

  • Short Story » Dramatic, Teen Fiction
    Re: Unconditional

    This is a really cool story, and pretty touching. It's pretty unrealistic though, so you may want to tie up some loose ends. For example, a children's home wouldn't adopt ...

    Feb 2, 2014

  • Poetry » Narrative, General
    Re: Clarity

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("Clarity" by Aley) A warning of length appeared on the tagline to "Clarity." What better way is there than that to draw in a ...

    Jan 25, 2014

  • Barnyard Reviews: A Review for You ("Falling Under: Ep 1: 'Wonderland' (Sneak Peak)" by Maximilia) As a strong proponent of cryptic and sociostantial writing, it is always an event to ...

    Jan 25, 2014

  • Barnyard Reviews: A Review for You ("For Worse or for Better, We are Better Together" by Ossum) Recommended to me by my colleague @timmyjake, the work "For Worse or For ...

    Jan 9, 2014

  • A masterpiece of epic proportions and a brilliant display of understanding the English language. The characterization of the narrator is superb, and although you identify with him, you also feel ...

    Jan 9, 2014

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    Re: The Kingdom of Boredom, Chpt. 14

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("The Kingdom of Boredom: Chapter 14" by dragonfphoenix) A specific pursuit that often lacks commonality is the random selection of a novel excerpt, and ...

    Dec 29, 2013

  • Novel / Chapter » General, General
    Re: 25 to life. (work in progress, more to come)

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("25 to life" by ahollander) First, of all, I just wanna tell you, my friend, this story definitely had a lot of potential. The ...

    Sep 10, 2013

  • Poetry » Realistic, General
    Re: Hold Me Down

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("Hold Me Down" by GriffinClaw) As I was scrolling through the contents of one of my favorite literary websites, I happened upon a poem ...

    Sep 10, 2013

  • Poetry » Humor, General
    Re: Little Mischiefs!

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("Little Mischiefs!" by Ary) This elaborate metaphor for descent into rock bottom is astounding. There is an obvious literate reference to folklore in this ...

    Jul 14, 2013

  • Poetry » Culture, Humor
    Re: Jolly Christmas

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("Jolly Christmas" by Ary) In a world where Christmas is easily the most commercialized Holiday, including Halloween, and the main thoughts on everyone's mind ...

    Jul 14, 2013

  • Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    Re: How the other half lives

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("How the other half lives" by Dreamy) While reading the poem "How the other half lives," I was constantly thinking of the collection of ...

    Jun 24, 2013

  • Short Story » Dramatic, General
    Re: Senseless Words (Senseless World)

    Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You ("Senseless Words" by GeeLyria) The story "Senseless Words" describes itself as a senseless story. But unless my definition of senseless is inaccurate, the descripti

    May 11, 2013

  • Barnyard Reviews: A Review For You (Act Natural When You Find Yourself in the Middle of a Political Movement) I happened upon this article knowing nothing of this Shahbag Movement, ...

    Mar 30, 2013

There are those who say that life is like a book, with chapters for each event in your life and a limited number of pages on which you can spend your time. But I prefer to think that a book is like a life, particularly a good one, which is well to worth staying up all night to finish.
— Lemony Snicket