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by Poetry X Staff

Last Updated: 1 February 2005

Poetry X provides this website and all Poetry X services subject to compliance with the notices, terms, and conditions set forth below and on other pages of this website. Any use of Poetry X services constitutes acceptance of all such notices, terms, and conditions. These are the policies by which we permit you to use this web site.


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Poetry X is a repository of poetry-related information and resources, including, but not limited to the Poetry X Poetry Archive - an archive of the world’s finest poetry provided for scholarly use, the Poetry X Poetry Discussion Forums - a public exchange of ideas and opinions regarding all things poetry, Poetry X Articles - a collection of essays, articles, reviews, lectures, and other poetry-related content, Poetry X merchandise, software, and publications, and the Poetry X Catch-and-Release Fresh Water Bass Farm™.

Users are responsible for loading, displaying, or downloading any and all content provided by Poetry X. Users are responsible for complying with their local, state, and federal laws applicable to such content, including copyright laws.

This website may not be reproduced, copied, sold, resold, undersold, or reverse engineered without proper written and expressed permission. Don’t steal our hard work.

User accounts may be discontinued or deleted at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without warning, remedy, or reason.

The opinions of the webmasters, content writers, and guest writers, as well as those opinions expressed by other users on the forums or other public areas of this website are not necessarily the opinions of Poetry X, and are provided at your own risk of offense.


All site content is provided “AS IS.” Poetry X makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this website, or the information, content, materials, services or products included or referenced on this website. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Poetry X disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties of non-infringement. Poetry X will not be liable to any party for direct, indirect, special or other consequential or incidental damages arising directly or indirectly from the use of this website, including, but not limited to, any lost profits, business interruption, or domestic disturbances.


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Poetry X is created and controlled by Plagiarist from within the states of Pennsylvania of the United States of America. As such, the laws of the state of Pennsylvania will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions, without regard to or application of choice of law rules or principles. Poetry X makes no representation that materials in the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their content or use is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. So there.


Poetry X may amend these Terms or any other notices, terms and conditions on this website at any time by updating this posting. Accordingly, you should visit this website from time to time to review the then-current and effective terms and conditions because they are binding on you. Certain provisions such these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this website. No delay or failure to take action under such terms and conditions will constitute a waiver by Poetry X unless expressly waived in writing by a duly authorized officer of Poetry X.

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