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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


JEWELS OF OCTELLE SHINE ...APPLAUSE !


Blog Posted:7/15/2013 10:58:00 PM

  

 i had a wonderful time relishing all of your  stunning poems  written in octelle  form... even if you were just attempting an octelle for the first time, it seemed as if you were all masters of this one.

 i was particularly drawn to those which were of a different voice, or what seemed unique or well-crafted, considering this kind of poetry has few lines and repeated schemes.

carrie richards  went for a novel approach that likened the theme to some kind of floral arrangement... “Harvest  Moon Looming” was a delightful attempt  at the
sublime style; while yasmin khan delivered a metallic feel to her work,  combined with soft glow of emotion.

 craig cornish whipped up a lustrous display of the psyche’s alchemy , then,  “ Star Dust In Your Eyes” assembled cryptic yet expressive sways of juxtapositions.. eileen ghali’s work was tactile as if it were written with her six senses...

and imagine the impact of stardust in coffe as  and dovetailing this with the mystery of beauty  the way richard lamoureux did with some restraint.

 the rest of the awardees  leaned toward novel approaches, some veering from
free-association to experimental  angles...enticing!

 needless  to say, all participants were winners in myheart though we needed to  follow the form’s requirements and my criteria for judging...

thank you to all who responded to my soupy mail and for your support of this memorable contest.

though repetitve phrases and  slight errors were perhaps overlooked, special accolades go to Andrea Dietrich and Connie Gildersleeve for their distinct contributions as well... applause!

you all brought stardust in my heart!... thanks once more...until next, which is now,  do hop in and join my new contest! see you there...

love and hugggs!



 



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  1. Date: 7/21/2013 12:26:00 AM
    Thank you so much my very dear friend Nette for my placement. I'm so glad & grateful that you've appreciated my poem. I did really enjoy the new form. Thanks a lot! Hugs! Big hearty congratulations to all my fellow winners & to you my dear friend for hosting this amazing contest. Have a grace-filled Sunday to you and your love ones. love lots and big hugs, Leonora

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 12:23:00 PM
    Congrats to all the winners in your contest. love phyl

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  1. Date: 7/17/2013 12:33:00 PM
    ty Nette for contest and a new style for me Shadow x smiles

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 11:04:00 AM
    Thank you for the challenge Nette. I enjoy learning a form I've never written in. You're such a talented poetess and you inspire us here. Hugs and Warm Smiles, Always, Connie

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 10:25:00 AM
    A lot of thanks to you, my friend. It was my first poem of this form. You have guided me and I tried to follow your guide lines and got the 4th place in this contest. I have learned this with your kind help only. I always expect so in future also. Thanks for giving honor to my write. Loved always, bl

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 8:25:00 AM
    Thanks so much Nette, for the introduction to try something new! My favorite part of these contests is seeing how unique each poet is, and how varied the direction one theme can be taken with each entry! Congratulations to all!

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 7:48:00 AM
    Thanks for my placement Nette.Enjoyed the challenge.Congrats to all the winners.

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 5:36:00 AM
    Your contests are always enjoyable challenging and fun to do, thank you Nette for my placement in your contest, looking forward to your next one, love always Vie xxx

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 5:02:00 AM
    sweet thanks to su who came over to greet everyone... a kind gesture!..:) hugggs

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    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 7/17/2013 11:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :-) My pleasure. I still love to read the amazing poetry on here, some of which outshines the better known poets. Love, Su
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 4:46:00 AM
    Great way to go by giving comment to exactly what was achieved in each one that placed at the top..Sara

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 4:34:00 AM
    Some interesting facts about the author of this poetry form: Emily Romano (USA) Emily Romano Emily Romano was born 1924 and has been married since 1942. She has four daughters. Emily is the originator of eight new poetry forms: Brevette; Essence; Memento; Mini-monoverse; Musette; Octelle; Pictorial. and Tableau. Rules and examples for some of these can be viewed at Shadow Poetry Invented Styles.Emily’s poetry awards include selection for the National League of American Pen Women (5); 2005 Gerald Brady Award for Senryu (2); 2005 Anita Sadler Weiss Memorial Award; The Heron’s Nest Grand Prize Award; Haiku Headlines Awards; Tanka Society of America Award;

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    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 7/16/2013 5:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    WOW...I feel like a baby compared to you ladies....WOW WOW WOW...What a dream to have a poetry form that you have created and will be remembered by. Ahhhhh....these are the things that dreams are made of. Hugs to you smart ladies!
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 7/16/2013 5:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i like the musette in its brevity, su.. thanks for this valuable info.. i hope TPS can include forms i introduced here as they are being used by others now... i'll go check romano's other forms..:) hugggs
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 7/16/2013 4:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Modern Haiku (8 including the Clement Hoyt Memorial Award); The Saigyo Award for Tanka 2008; and many others. She has published over 5000 haiku.
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:52:00 AM
    Congrats to all the winners. They are a delight to read. I gave this contest a miss (pressed for time) but I am interested in your new one and will make time for it. Love, Su

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  1. Date: 7/15/2013 11:59:00 PM
    Nette!!! Thanks ever so much for this opportunity to try a new form....I thoroughly enjoyed it. Also, thank you for mentioning me in your comments above. :) I'm honored and flattered beyond description. I do remember you mentioning in the rules that there needed to be personification, and I tried to stick to that...that might have been what gave it that tactile feel. :) <3 Congrats to all the winners......HUGSSSSSS

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