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David Levitsky

United States

Part time writer, full time learner and liver of life
Boston, Massachusetts
Tufts University

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Any feedback on my writing would be appreciated! Reviews from all of you are going to improve my writing and your reviewing, so hold nothing back.

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David Levitsky (United States) published:

Busan to Boston: The Story of my Mother's Immigration to America

PROMPT: Speech Writing Competition 2016

Picture dropping out of school, leaving the place you call home, and hopping on a plane with a one way ticket to a foreign land an ocean away. Imagine beginning a new life with just 5,000 dollars, with no relatives or friends to guide you. Hard to fathom, I bet. Believe it or not, my mom lived out this scenario when she decided to leave her home for America.

In this speech I want tell the story of my Mother’s...

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over 1 year ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

The Little Girl

PROMPT: Open Prompt

This is great! Topic that you write about is powerful and you have a way of making your sentences touching and heartfelt. Repetition helps to make the progression of the piece all the more powerful. I've enjoyed seeing so much...

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

The Questions

PROMPT: Flashlight

I couldn't agree more with you on the message you send across in this poem. Italics help to emphasize your lines, and your theme of not taking life for granted can resonate with all kinds of people. Great work!

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

The Forgotten Time

PROMPT: Time Traveler

Great work here! With just four lines, you set up the reader in a past of dreaming about the future. The emphasis on form (italicizing words) really helps to enhance the meaning of your piece. Hope to read more of...

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) liked The Little Girl by Maria Sorrentino's thoughts (United States)

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

The Gambler

PROMPT: Quartet

You use subtle details to create a great description. If this were a movie scene, your quartet would be a close-up pan in of the individual parts of the gambler's body that you focus on. If you expanded this idea...

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

Complete Incompletion

PROMPT: Open Prompt

You do an excellent job using the theme of passing time to structure your poem. As time slowly passes, and then suddenly turns from the quantifiable to the personal, you fill us in of something that once was, but no...

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

Insubordination

PROMPT: All Talk

Wow. You really create and capture an amazing tension with your dialogue. Your nuanced words and choppy flow make for a great moment. Great work

about 2 years ago

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David Levitsky (United States) reviewed:

Five sides

FREE WRITING

You play with opposites here, adding personal and endearing details throughout that would make any reader smile. You have a knack for personal and interesting descriptions, and I hope to see more of them as you continue to publish your...

about 2 years ago