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I  am a writer, a poet. I love  Renaissance art, classical music, nature, meditation, dreaming.  I collect old books, vintage clothing and jewelry  I seem to like anything old,  I adore the old house Victorian house where I live. and I often feel out of place in this world.

I would describe my poetry as dark and sad, but I can write happy for contests or if the mood hits me, but my style of writing is definitely  deep, dark and sad~~

"Everything is possible for he that believes" Mark 9:23

I have been writing since I was a child,in an attic room, I wrote my first poems, my Grandmother was my muse and mentor.  And  now, I write of my journey in this life, the path, and all the twists and turns, along the way. I write of death, sadness, happiness, of nature and faith. 

I write the poem, I paint a picture with words, I am a storyteller, I am a voice for the spirit of my "People" of the First Nation~~

 









  





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A Frozen Message . . .


Blog Posted:1/19/2013 12:02:00 PM
Dear poet friends


Here I am in the frozen North under piles of snow and bitter cold. I am basically in hibernation, for some odd reason I am feeling the Canadian winter this year. Just getting over a nasty Flu.  It is really bad here and in the nursing home I work at we have lost about 20 patients so far, since Christmas, they were just too old and frail to fight it.  Very sad is my job at times.
 
I want to thank everyone who has left comments on my poetry and for any wins I have received, there is no way I can catch up on the comments so I hope this will be acceptable as my thanks.  I still enjoy the contests very much and Poetry Soup has always been my haven.

Love Constance
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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:25:00 AM
    So nice to hear from you, Constance. Happy that you are over the flu. It was really a nasty strain this year. Sorry to hear about the losses where you work, twenty is a high number anywhere. Stay warm, love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Hello, dear Constance! It's nice to see you blogging. Keep your talented hands warm and typing! : ) Spring is coming...is coming... My best wishes. Ruben.

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 8:15:00 AM
    Two sick babes that's us! Seems I can't stay well? Anyway hopefully we are both on the mend now [now that I caved and went to the Dr. grrr xrays tomorrow & those antibiotics are hell on my gut..lol..but I do feel a bit better] Awful you had to work sick Constance. I know what you mean about the nursing homes I worked for years in one when I was young. It's a sad place. Light & Love

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:01:00 AM
    Hi Constance, get well soon and try to keep warm. we are frozen in at the moment (nothing like Canadian weather) but -6 this morning, hubby trying to dig the car out we need food. He should have done it yesterday before the snow froze so hard lol xx

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 7:31:00 PM
    hello, Constance. So nice to see you blogging! that's sad about the many patients you have lost recently. It is one of the nastiest winters in a while, at least here in Utah this year. Hope to see a lot of you this month!!

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 6:58:00 PM
    Pray you feel better soon...so sad about the many losses of those frail souls. Blessings for health.

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 1:45:00 PM
    Dear Constance, Dear Heart, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. Any Written Words from YOU are a Thank-YOU to me. I am one of the ones "just to old and frail to fight it." I too am writing blogs as a Thank-YOU to my fellow Soup Family. I Thank-YOU for YOUR Inspiration. LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 12:28:00 PM
    It seems that the Holidays bring much stress around the elderly and the frail...it takes mental strength to work in the environment you, sweet poetess, do. Keep warem, put some logs in the fireplace of your imagination and sip some hot tea... Love, iolanda

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 12:25:00 PM
    We have had a pretty good winter on this coast, a couple snowfalls, but not too much accumulation here on the mid-island, nothing I needed to shovel at least. but it has been colder this winter, just less precipitation. Today its warmed up to 6, not too bad and its sunny. The colds that have been going around seem to last for months. I have been lucky so far to avoid them. Take care Constance, Spring and inspiration are just around the corner

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My Past Blog Posts

 
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Date Posted: 9/5/2014 2:10:00 PM
Elegy Contest
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Creative Layouts Contest Judged
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Thanks To All . . .
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Contest and Thanks
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9/24/2014O The Grieving, Weeping, Sadness and LamentingVersedeath,funeral,grief,
9/16/2014My Number Is ThreeKimofather daughter,
9/16/2014A Veil Of PeaceChokabird,peace,
9/13/2014'I Weep'Ethereemissing you,
9/12/2014Rainy DaysVerseautumn,rain,
9/11/2014O Sweet Autumn DayFree verseautumn,day,
9/5/2014My TearsVerselost love,sad,
9/5/2014Autumn WhirlingTankaautumn,color,
9/3/2014nothingnessTankadream,feelings,life,
8/31/2014On Halloween NightNarrativehalloween,horror,
8/18/2014Comments I Have KnownAcrosticpoetry,poets,writing,
8/18/2014Paradise - A Walled GardenAbecedariandream,garden,
8/16/2014Where Frozen Embers Still BurnQuatraindeath,journey,memory,sorr
8/16/2014WeepingTankadeath,life,loss,sad,
8/2/2014Forevermore and EternallyVerselove,
7/4/2014Embracing EarthAcrosticearth,nature,
7/2/2014Mother's GardenSonnetflower,garden,nature,
7/1/2014StormsEnclosed Rhymenature,rain,storm,
6/22/2014A Rose UnfoldingQuintain (English)courage,journey,loss,rose
6/22/2014Goethe's PathVersenature,peace,wind,
6/21/2014WinterTankabeauty,winter,
6/21/2014Summer RainAcrosticrain,spiritual,summer,
6/4/2014O My Broken HeartKimofather,grief,
5/31/2014TIMEVersetime,
5/22/2014Frozen KissNarrativedesire,love,passion,
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