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Love anew (Bottom line try 3)

Many years have fled since I looked within
That I lost the touch and sight I loved
Having turned now asking you of loving
Can we start our love in pastures greener?

Ian.T

Style / type: 
Free verse
Review Request (Intensity): 
I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
Review Request (Direction): 
How does this theme appeal to you?
Last few words: 
This is the worse thing I have ever come across, damn, dum da. Have a lovely day all of you out there, can't wait to see if this needs more, also how the others cope.???? Yours Ian.T
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I seem to do better with the sound effects....if I can hear it, I seem to understand...it is the musician in me...have you read mine? It was bad...four feet instead of five...I like your theme...lost love...alwAys lingers in our minds

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

Many years have fled since I looked for you 

This is very close. So close I can't really complain, but I will. You have accented "for" which is a preposition and generally it is never a good idea to accent a preposition.
 

That I lost the touch and sight I loved   This line is Trochee.
 

Ha-ving / turned back / to ask / of you / just now  Read this aloud punching the first syllables and you should hear how it doesn't work as Trochee.

Here is how it would scan if you were simply speaking it naturally. Compare the two.
Ha-ving / turned back / to ask / of you / just now

It starts Trochee, but then naturally slips into Iamb.

Can you see that?

The last line is clean Trochee.

Can we start our love in pastures greener?        

You have the idea. You just need a little attention to detail.

W. H. Snow

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You replaced "for" with "at"... another preposition. The rest works. And honestly that line is not "bad", just not very clean. A little stumbly.

W. H. Snow

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Third attempt at this one , just hope it's OK now

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

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I am still fighting with trochee.....I wonder if Shakespeare counted feet and syllables...I

Keep Writing,
Carrie

"Quoth said the Raven, NEVERMORE"

I tried to see what changes you've done, but it doesn't show in your revision so I'll leave it to Wesley as he scanned for you from the very beginning.

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It was just line one I was having trouble with, I had put all the edits and the original as 1-2-3 but removed them as it was suggested that I had put on too much for the workshop, I shall try to find them as I copy everything I do somewhere lol:-

PS:- have found them...
Try 1

Many a year has fled since I looked for you
That I lost the touch and sight I loved
Having turned back to ask of you now
Can we start our love in pastures greener

Try 2

Many a year has fled since I looked at you
That I lost the touch and sight I loved
Having turned back to ask of you now
Can we start our love in pastures greener

Try 3

Many years have fled since I looked within
That I lost the touch and sight I loved
Having turned now asking you of loving
Can we start our love in pastures greener?

Take care and thanks for your read, Yours Ian.T

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

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MAny|YEARS have| FLED since| I looked| WITH in

as I see that the last feet is trochaic. Well done!

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... "within" is accented on the second syllable which makes is Iamb.
Line three is close, but I don't like "turned now". It is not blatantly Iamb, but it's not quite Trochee.
I know this is tough, but worth it. Like a bicycle, once mastered it will never leave.

W. H. Snow

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"with-IN" is accented on the 2nd syllable.
what was I thinking?

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