Reviews for They Will Speak Of Us With Silver Words
Nonius9 chapter 1 . 9/4/2014
I could probably write a novel about all the things you wrote. But I think one short statment will be enough this time, which contains everything I could say about this poem, so all I'm going to say is: beautiful and heartbreaking :')
Ancalagon chapter 1 . 5/15/2014
"Their bodies of flesh and castles of bone" - brilliant phrase. I was really impressed by your rhythm, even if your rhyme didn't always work out so well.
Guest chapter 1 . 4/3/2014
Rhyming poetry is really hard to write, but you did a fantastic job of it. This is truely beautiful.
SpeedIronDetective32 chapter 1 . 9/19/2012
Awwwwwwwwww! Super good! AWESOME! :D
Guest chapter 1 . 5/2/2012
Absolutely perfect, and I don't even like poetry. I remember being really upset about the ending of this series, and I feel like this made it a lot better.

Thanks for writing this!
Owl344 chapter 1 . 1/13/2011
I really liked this-I almost never read poetry, but this was...good. I often felt like the rhythm was off (though maybe that's just me), but it was *on* more often, and it just felt...complete.
archiveduser1836251 chapter 1 . 9/6/2010
That is a straight up fantastic title.

phollie chapter 1 . 9/1/2010
I've never read this trilogy, but I read this poem because I love you unconditionally, and I am quite literally thrown to the floor.

It''s the imagery. And the words. And the strife. And the last gasp of glory, the fighting chance, the acceptance of death, the blazing martyrdom, and god, it's the everything that you've put down right here for the world to read.

"And he stands half-shadowed, as if he always knew."

That image was sketched into my head so clearly that I could have reached out to it.

You're a storyteller through and through.
Amethyst Asheryn chapter 1 . 7/26/2010
I can see some of this being put to music and sung. Nice, rhyming, lyrical ... Exactly the kind of poem I like. :)

Especially liked these parts:

"He has freed his friend, he has left his love,

The ceiling of glass is sparkling above.

It is his first last stand and his heart is still

He raises the staff and breaks the seal."-Oooooh, got goosebumps.

"The days fade by and the city's stopped burning,

The sun keeps rising, the world keeps turning,

The empire rises from its knees

And she can feel the agony

Of a dying era pulsing through,

Bartimaeus' words all coming true.

She stands alone with her hand on her breast

And she lays her past and heart to rest."-This is an especially lyrical part, and, again, gave me shivers.


"His hair his neat and his hands are clean,"-Is neat?

"Dancing though London in a hideous light."-Through London.

Thanks for writing! I haven't read PG in quite a while but this makes me want to go back for a re-read. :)

will be chapter 1 . 7/16/2010
Stand up aplause!
Valkerie chapter 1 . 6/10/2010
This is...incredible. Just incredible. The poem is perfect, the people are perfect, the imagery is perfect...

You know, you should e-mail this to Johnathan Stroud. I think he would approve.

I certainly do.
Toraudewa chapter 1 . 5/13/2010
You good. You nearly made me cry when I never cry.
DistanceBetween chapter 1 . 4/28/2010
That was so beautiful; i loved it. Great work!
redchinese chapter 1 . 4/19/2010
great poetry- sets my green little voice of envy a fire XD
AyanneCZ chapter 1 . 4/15/2010
Oh god, this is so beautiful I had to read it three times. You should really write more poetry from now on, you're so good at it! I usually dislike poetry (I mean amateurish fanfictional poetry!), because it hardly ever seems right and don't bother reading it ;D but thanks Jashin-sama I didn't look what genre it was beforehand :))

This is awesome, simply awesome 3
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