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BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


~ SPECIAL TOAST TO 'JUST A MINUTE' WINNERS...~


Blog Posted:10/26/2012 5:59:00 PM


what a wonderful journey, dear soupers!...  you all should be so proud of your magnificent poems! .. the winning ‘minute’ poems  were those that grabbed me and left me sleepless, breathless!...i was totally taken by the different variations of the theme from experiential touches, metaphors  to characterizations,  wow!... likewise, proper use of form, poetic mood, flow of content, and overall creative impact were taken into consideration… about 3 really great entries missed on syllable counts that i had to bang my head on the wall ( sigh!) ...

nevertheless, i really appreciate everyone  for  spending quality time to  quill remarkable poetry and offering them to the rest of the soup gang to relish for a long while--- that means so much to me!...always remember that you are all champs!...

clappies and congrats to all…

i feel so blessed to have been part of this ride; thanks you for this feel-good moment!...


...meanwhile, be ready to spark your muse’s torch as my next round is now posted on the contest page… would you give it a try?... it’s something worth your while… just for ice-breakers:  the poetic form starts with the letter V and theme looks something like this:


come and ride with me!....love and hugggs!

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  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:42:00 PM
    marlon, how niceAry on of you to drop by,,, carry on and huggs!,,:)

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  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:40:00 PM
    thanks PD for gracing this page and sending cheers to all entrants!,,:) huggs

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  1. Date: 10/27/2012 9:16:00 AM
    Thank you for hosting this contest. i like the minute form, although thinking of feathers was difficult. Congrats to all of the winners.

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    congrats, joann.. i was thinking of birds, hats, feathers as ornamnents ,american indian influences,,,:)
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:24:00 AM
    thanks for my number five and for inspiring me with a new poetry form. YOu are so good at that ,Nette. these are winners I hope to review!! Congrats to all.

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    fantastic you are, andie... cheers again1,,:) hugggs
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:14:00 AM
    Thanks for my placement Nette and congrats to all the winners...i enjoyed writing this new form ... this was a nice Eid gift for me...thanks again...:)))

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    well deserved, irfana.. bravo amd huggs!
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 6:24:00 AM
    Congrad's to all Light & Love

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    debbie, debbie...arggh!..lol.cheers from the heart!..:) huggs
  1. Date: 10/26/2012 8:30:00 PM
    I so enjoyed this challenge. I must have edited mine twelve times. Thanks not only for my placement, and the time and energy you put into judging, but also for forcing me beyond my (lol) long winded comfort zones! CONGRATS TO ALL WINNERS! Hugs from Cyndi

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i'm getting into short forms lately because of the same thing you and i are into, cyn.. hahaaha, the long and winding words.. congrats!..:_huggs!
  1. Date: 10/26/2012 7:44:00 PM
    Thank you for my placement, Nette......and for introducing us to this new short form! Congratulations to the winners...great work everyone!!

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/27/2012 2:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    a pleasure to have you in my contest, carrie.:)till next and hugggs
  1. Date: 10/26/2012 7:18:00 PM
    congrats to all....xox...pd

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9/30/2016 ONE AND ALONE Blank verseloneliness,
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9/27/2016 SOCIETY'S POMP Free versesociety,
9/26/2016 MELANCHOLIC GAZE Dramatic Versefather daughter,image,lon
9/24/2016 FOREST Versenature,
9/23/2016 MAGIC OF AN ICY SPELL Light Poetrymagic,seasons,winter,
9/22/2016 THE NOTEBOOK Terzanellelove,romance,sad,
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9/13/2016 CONCERTO ALLERGY Light Poetrybody,music,
9/13/2016 NOMADIC MAN, STAY Rhymeencouraging,for him,relat
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8/30/2016 VIOLET Personificationbeauty,flower,innocence,
8/30/2016 INNER SILENCE Versesilence,
8/29/2016 DANCERS Versedance,together,
8/29/2016 FIREFLIES AT NIGHT Monorhymeflying,insect,magic,natur
8/28/2016 SEARCHING FOR THE SELF Free versejourney,self,
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8/24/2016 CAROUSEL Verseadventure,fun,games,
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8/21/2016 SILENCE OF A WOMAN Monokucharacter,woman,
8/20/2016 FORGIVEN Senryublessing,forgiveness,
8/18/2016 FATAL WIDOW'S LAIR Verseinsect,mystery,
8/17/2016 PRAYER BEFORE SLEEPING Light Poetryblessing,prayer,thanks,
8/17/2016 MY MOTHER STAR Free verseabsence,memory,mother,
8/16/2016 AGAINST AN INKY NIGHT Versebereavement,
8/15/2016 FIERCE SKY AND WINDS Coupletangst,sky,wind,
8/13/2016 TRICKLE OF RAINFALL Light Poetryhappiness,rain,
8/11/2016 AURORA Verselight,morning,
8/9/2016 LATTICE OF DECEIT Dramatic Versebetrayal,recovery from,
8/8/2016 WHINE, WINE AND CHEESE Sonnetfood,funny,wine,
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8/6/2016 DAHLIA IN A WHIRL Quatraindance,flower,
8/4/2016 GENTLY CUDDLING NIGHT Versecheer up,night,
8/3/2016 PANDEMONIUM Acrosticgrief,natural disasters,
8/2/2016 WINTER MORN'S GRASS Tankamorning,
7/31/2016 EVENING OF ROMANCE Tankaeve,romantic,
7/30/2016 THOSE WEEPING MAPLE TREES Free verseabsence,bereavement,tree,
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