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Queens of the Soup

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Queens of the Soup

I dedicate this poem
To five poets that sing
Their words to the world
They are poets ... everything

Sometimes they are travellers
Capturing mountain and shore
Sometimes philosophers
Delving the depths I adore

Sometimes they are rulers
Tender and just
Sometimes they are lovers
Naked in grief ... and lust

Mayhap they're a joker
Here to tickle my funny
Or slap my hand
When I eat the bunny (that's you PD)

You are painters of magic
And carvers of life
Poetry is everywhere
Revealed by your knife

So, to Andrea Dietrich and Heather Ober
To Laura Breidenthal and Poet Destroyer
And to Nette Onclaud
Wherever you are ...

I say thanks for your words,
Your comments, and inspiration
You are Queens of the Soup
In this poetry nation


*for Sandy's dedication contest

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  1. Date: 4/19/2013 7:52:00 AM
    ohh, so honored to be part of your charmed life, caleb.. been out for sometime into the land of inner journey... you are awesome; lovely, sentimental piece that comes straight from the heart.. thank you and applause!..:)

  1. Date: 4/15/2013 8:51:00 PM
    Your captured their sweetness and spice Caleb....lovely words and sweet tribute. Hugs

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 1:45:00 PM
    Great work honoring a few of soup's special members..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 2:29:00 PM
    lovely dedication..You and i seem to read the same poets.Andrea pd and nette i ve knew for so long..and the other too im getting to their poetry too.Lovely dedication to poets who touch your heart and mine.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 5:27:00 PM
    Caleb, it's an honor for me to be on this list by a poet who I feel is such a talented writer. Thanks so much for this sweet tribute. I do not know Laura as well as the others, but I know I love the poetry of all these other ladies. Naturally this one is going to get a FAVE from me, but don't use it in my FAVE contest because I want you to use one of the others that I have faved of yours. FIND them before the contest runs out.!!

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 3:51:00 PM
    Caleb..a wonderful list and you even managed to get a lil humor thrown in with the very nice tribute..congrats to the fine ladies....

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 2:05:00 PM
    CALEB!!!! :D:D:D You have just made my day with this beautiful poem! Thanks so much! I am so honored as well. Gosh what can I say? Stay sweet my friend. You're a brilliant poet in every way. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 1:04:00 PM
    Caleb! I am SO honoured by this! You have just made my dreary Monday much brighter :) YOU are a "carver of life" and an absolute inspiration. Don't ever stop writing! (P.S. How was turkey hunting?!)

    Ober Avatar Heather Ober
    Date: 4/10/2013 1:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you :) And I see that Caleb wrote a really funny prose poem/short story about hunting, so you're off the hook!
    smith Avatar amanda smith
    Date: 4/9/2013 11:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That would have to be Caleb.I don't like hunting.Heather I liked your dedication poem.. That's gonna be a tough contest .lots of good ones.
    Ober Avatar Heather Ober
    Date: 4/9/2013 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Haha! One of you should write a poem about it ;)
    smith Avatar amanda smith
    Date: 4/9/2013 10:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Turkey hunting was not good.lol
  1. Date: 4/8/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Great write, Caleb. What an honor for them to be on this list. They are indeed great poetesses! :)

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 10:32:00 AM
    - Nice ..... reading .... about "Soup Queens " .... - Good luck in the contest - Hope the Queen win (or The Prince)! - oxox / / Anne-lise :)