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    Help with a sentence in a poem

    Hi all. I'm new here so I don't know if this is the right thread to be posting this under.

    I am writing a poem and I don't know if one of the lines sounds correct...

    The line is: "Echo's of voices, resonate abound"

    I've looked up the definition of both "resonate" and "abound" and I am satisfied they mean what I want to say. Would it be better to say "around?"

    I would really appreciate help from you lovely folks here. Thankyou :)

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    Re: Help with a sentence in a poem

    Welcome to the forum, WestieFan.

    Is the first word meant to be "Echoes" (the plural of "echo"?

    "Resonate abound" is meaningless. They are both verbs. "Resonate around" is better - a verb and an adverb. Better still is just "resonate".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Help with a sentence in a poem

    If you placed a comma between the resonate, abound. This would make sense and sound quite poetic.

    Thanks,

    Maria

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    Re: Help with a sentence in a poem

    Thankyou for the replies. Yes the first word is meant to be the plural of echo. Thankyou for that. Mtreadaway thanks for your suggestion. Think that would be a better idea. Really appreciate the help

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    Re: Help with a sentence in a poem

    If you're going to put a comma between "resonate" and "abound", then I suggest you remove the comma after "voices".

    "Echoes of voices resonate, abound"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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