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The poem is very well-written and the emotion within it has a very high impact. It's very thought-provoking--I had to read it twice to fully understand the author's intended meaning behind it. My only problem with this poem is the execution. The semi-colon is grammatically incorrect, as a semi-colon is used in place of a conjunction and is followed by a subject, such as a pronoun (grammatically speaking, it is only used to separate two complex sentences). A semi-colon used followed by dialogue would therefore be incorrect. It would be proper to use either a colon or a comma--also, I think it would sound better without the last "and" or the word "neon".
The poem is a pretty original story and a route that not many people take with their work. Whether this is a personal encounter or something close to the heart, the writing speaks because it has enough meat to the content to be able to tell a story while giving the reader enough room to fill in their own names because of the minimal background.
If not, then what I have with the poem is the grammatical error near the end. I love the impact the poem has, but that one thing throws me off because my eyes are just drawn to it. I was not sure if you meant it to be that way, but in the end, it is incorrect. There are some grammatical and mechanical mistakes allowed in poetry and literature though, so I'm sure that you'll have a great turnout no matter what I have to say about this piece.
The other thing I had a question about is the lines of the stanzas. Recently, I've been seeing a lot of work where people do not know what to do with line-splitting. I am not an expert in the area, but it made the piece a little harder to read at first. I understood later which lines were split and for what reasons such as the introduction, anatomy, and reply. However, keep in mind for future pieces that it might confuse readers.
Again, thank you as always for letting me be a critique of the work. I look forward to more of your artwork. I especially want to thank you for your time in writing and creating artwork. If nothing else, artwork is for the person who creates. The people trying to figure it out comes afterwards. Good luck with your future endeavors.