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  1. Date: 11/22/2014 5:40:00 PM
    I've managed to turn a few more heads to my twitter account, so here we go, may this link garner you many reads.

  1. Date: 11/16/2014 5:21:00 PM
    Been There----love doing that. We could say that "solitude is in the heart of the beholder". Really enjoyed this one Craig.

  1. Date: 11/13/2014 6:57:00 AM
    To pretend to be doing one thing while you are actually doing another is the true heart of a poet. Absorbing all the experiences of life and then drawing them into powerful write. I can envision myself doing the very same thing, but the difference for me Craig is that I would go fishing, not catch a single thing, and admit that I loved sitting in the rain to talk to my Lord and Savior! All my best to you and your family!

  1. Date: 11/10/2014 7:11:00 AM
    you created a lovely picture with your words and a soothing wonderful feeling to it. haven't done any fishing, but have always looked at it as a peaceful and contemplative activity. i got to experience it thru your words, thank you!! Congratulations, Craig!

  1. Date: 11/10/2014 5:24:00 AM
    loving to be with self, fishing or otherwise. Congrats

  1. Date: 11/9/2014 4:06:00 PM
    many congrats on your win:-) hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 11/7/2014 11:22:00 PM
    I've finally been able to judge the "Solitude" poetry competition. While I wait for Soup to post my winners, I'm letting some know how they went. Looks from the comments below that you already have a second place for this poem. I'd like to take the time to tell you that you now also have a 3rd place. I've spent a little time fishing, so I really enjoyed this take on the theme. Nicely done.

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 6:40:00 AM
    Wonderful poem, your favorite one. Congrats on the win, Craig

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 8:50:00 PM
    Hello, Craig!! Still in Tampa? What do we have here? A great free verse written by one of our most talented sonneters!! You're good, my friend! Congratulations on your win and be back (and full time) soon!

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 7:15:00 PM
    You sure are a man of mystery! [ home yet?] Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/3/2014 6:40:00 PM
    I liked this a lot; the calm, contemplative tone of it...the opening lines are very strong, you are superb at creating atmosphere with succinct wording - congrats on your win in my contest :)

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 6:59:00 AM
    Congrats on your great win..Way to go..Sara

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 10:19:00 AM
    Craig your poem reminds me of another scenario. Sitting on the bank, line in the water, but caring less about catching anything, is much like sitting in a rowboat still tied to its mooring, and just feeling the gentle, peaceful rocking of the waves. It does wonders for the mind. Congratulations... YarnSpinner

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 7:47:00 AM
    Congratulations friend Craig on your super awesome win. Cheers!!! (^_^)

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 7:10:00 AM
    Congratulations, Craig! What a wonderful free verse poem. Your descriptions make me long for a lake to sit by!

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 1:52:00 AM
    Hi Craig happy to share a spot with you and congratulation. I wondered where you were going when you started with the shades of grey xx

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 10:16:00 PM
    Congratulations on your 2nd place in my contest....Seren

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 4:10:00 PM
    fantastic interpretation of photo and contest craif .. extraordinary visuals luv .. oh I am so pleased u liked my entry for Hope and so honored u chose it for forst place .. to be among so many accredited poets is truly wonderful .. sending u winning wishes for fishing contest too..

  1. Date: 11/15/2012 12:51:00 PM
    :) I like this! I know my dad would have liked this, too. I would like to take my girl fishing when she's bigger. My hubby is NOT a fisherman. Me? It's been years, but I LOVED it, the peace, being with one's thoughts. You captured that perfectly in your poem. Best wishes in the contest. Hugs, Cyndi