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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


THE CAROUSEL SPINS A WIN!


Blog Posted:8/19/2013 10:53:00 AM
  

  hello, wonderful soupers!.. . thank you very much for all your entries; it was  very hard to judge this typeof contest as the  roundel may be a form of poetry we hardly quill...

still, i got stunning works  from everyone, and for that, i am really grateful!... aside from the proper use
of form, i took into consideration the elements of imagery, poetic device, and overall creativity /substance as my criteria for judging...

so, on this note, those who went deeply into the theme—whatever mood the piece exuded—gained  biggie points... i also considered the possibility that some contestants use English as their second language...

here goes: Giorgio Veneto took the theme a bar higher with a unique approach of a ride that mystifies.

Reason A Poteet gave me a different glimpse of the carousel so picturesque I felt I was there.

Sara Kendrick filled my heart with sensory images reflected within the swirl of her imaginings.

Broken Wings brought a most magical feel into her own world of fancy, and with such ease.

Leonora Galinta ‘s words swayed with childlike wonder;  a sense of glee well imbued.

Russell Sivey ‘s unrelenting glide pulled me in along with an almost perfect use of the form.

Andrea Dietrich invited me no end to romp around with her playful charm of innocence so aptly expressed. 

special citation goes to Tahera Manan her beautiful piece , a roundel in the making..

the rest on the winners’ list kept me dreaming across the landscape of reeling  turns.

as always, you all are champs in my book!..my deepest thanks for hopping in and making me fly high!

cheers, everyone and see you in my next gig... ohh,please be a part of it!

hugggs and love!



 



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  1. Date: 8/25/2013 9:44:00 AM
    I'm so sorry for being late. Belated thanks my very dear friend Nette for my win. 'Twas a great honor. I'm so glad you like my poem. Many warm congratulations to all my fellow winners & to you our dear friend Nette for sponsoring this very lovely & inspiring contest. So enjoyed. Belated big congrats as well to you for a job well done in our friend Drake's show. More power! Have a great wkend to all! Biggest hugs! love lots, Leonora

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  1. Date: 8/22/2013 9:01:00 AM
    A great contest and thank you for your support. Looking forward to your next one. Huggs. Rick

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  1. Date: 8/22/2013 8:54:00 AM
    enjoyed your comments, soupers!...well-deserved wins for dear sara, russell , richard and all who participated.. my special hello to mria paz for her specia; greeetings.. thanks all!..:) hugggs... do try my new contest!..:)

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 11:16:00 AM
    Thanks for the explanations for the placing of the contestants..Enjoyed learning your reasons behind the placements..I am honor to be in the winners' list..Sara

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 8:02:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners and to Nette for hosting a great contest.

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 7:43:00 AM
    Thank you for the kind comment about my poem Nette, that is much appreciated my friend! I really did enjoy this contest and I added this form to my collection of forms that I use...I will be utilizing this form soon, probably in one of my Halloween poems...yes that is starting soon, look for them to come out about now! Again, thank you for your mention about my poem, I am honored!

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 7:17:00 AM
    Nikks, wasn't able to experience the whole typhoon - show.. i'm out of the country now... thanks for supportng drake's program.. feel-so-good hearing from you..:) huggs

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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 7:28:00 PM
    Hi Nette! Congrats to your winners and I am glad to see you post here, makes me think you are safe and dry. Pls do continue to stay safe!! Let's continue praying that the rains weaken (it does look like it), so much flooding and people affected already :(. And I agree what you say below (hi Andrea!!), what fun it was to hear you and the others! Even more so to talk to you and Drake! Way to go on his show! Ingat ka ha?? Kakaworry lalo sa mga affected areas, sana sa inyo hindi baha...Sending hugs and warm thoughts!

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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 11:14:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners..lovely poems indeed. cheers to all :)

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  1. Date: 8/20/2013 1:03:00 AM
    Hello andie and all.cheers to you. Drake*s show was fun..do listen to the archive; nikko joined in!.. ::) huggs

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  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Thanks for letting us know your contest has been judged, and for the inspiration, Nette! congrats to all. I look forward to reading the winners.

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  1. Date: 8/19/2013 2:52:00 PM
    HOw was your time on Drake's radio show?

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