I used to follow these ten, but I think it depends,
intense imagery? if it suits the subject matter.
I knew Doreen would disagree with 2 lol but I can see the point, a short poem can be too long and a long poem can be short. If it is necessary, self indulgent poetry is the worst.
LR, thanks for sharing. Amen to them all.
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