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1. The phrase 'poetic leniency' describes a way to take non fictional work and change it to fit the purpose of your writing.

2. Author's way of not getting sued.
1. K: I wouldn't respond like that though.
Author: POETIC LENIENCY!
K: Oh. Okay then!

2. Judge: She is sueing you for incorrect facts.
Author: Poetic Leniency...
Judge: Case dissmissed!
by Gemi April 16, 2006
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