Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Black Eyed Susan's Blog

About Black Eyed Susan
(Show Details...)
Bloggers PhotoMy Biography is Coming Soon...

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival - a soup winner!


Blog Posted:9/27/2013 3:20:00 PM
For those of you not around a few months ago, I hosted a cherry blossom haiku contest and encouraged all entrants to submit their haiku to the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, a contest held once a year.

Well one of our own soupers, Andrea Deitrich, received an Honorable Mention in this contest! So a big CONGRATS to Andrea for her poem:

sipping saki
under the sakura tree…
a haiku blossoms
   

 If you want to read the other winning entries, the website is:
http://www.vcbf.ca/community_event/vancouver-cherry-blossom-festival%e2%80%a82013-haiku-invitational-winners

Again, congrats Andrea!
Please Login
 
  1. Date: 10/1/2013 12:02:00 AM
    whooa, conngrats , andie.. you so fine!.:) hugggs

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:33:00 PM
    Congrats to Andrea!!!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 10:16:00 AM
    I am so happy for you, Andrea! Way to go and I really love that haiku of yours :) Congrats again!!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:06:00 AM
    well done Anfrea ...Seren

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:05:00 AM
    well done Anfrea ...Seren

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/29/2013 1:11:00 PM
    Hi dearest..yest my internet was so slow ..Today it seems good enough to post a comment.I am so proud of you..a big hug..Am so happy for you

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/28/2013 10:41:00 PM
    Congrats dear friend.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/28/2013 9:55:00 PM
    CongrAndreatulations! Such a honor, dear Andrea! Where did you get the idea? Excellent haiku! I love it! I think that it's time to publish a book, and I would love to have it in my bookshelf! : ) Enjoy your deserved recognition.

    Login to Reply
    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 9/28/2013 10:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I got the idea from sweet Susan here!!!
    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 9/28/2013 10:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    soupmail for you.
  1. Date: 9/28/2013 1:02:00 PM
    Congratulations Andrea!And Thanks Susan for sharing this:)

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/28/2013 7:38:00 AM
    Great congrats for Andrea...Sara

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 9:25:00 PM
    wow, Susan, this is sure a surprise your announcing this!! I want to thank YOU for drawing my attention to that contest. It would never have entered my mind to try such a thing if it had not been for your fun contest and your encouragement when I had problems submitting my poem into that contest. You are such a sweetie!!!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 5:29:00 PM
    Congratulations, Andrea! How exciting for you!!! love and hugs, catie :)

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 4:42:00 PM
    Congrats to our own Andrea!! Well done!!......and thanks Susan, for letting us in on the news!!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 4:15:00 PM
    WWWAAAAAAAAAAAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! RIGHT ON! Andrea, just awesome, hon! No wonder it won.. and as you'd say, THAT is the way it is done. The AHA is delightful. HEY SUSAN, what a sweetie you are to inspire this, redirect your contestants and then showcase the winner. You're just a gem... and there you go, folks. Soup has some major talent. Hugs and Kudos from Cyndi (er... feeling still somewhat Cyn-ister...but trying to unruffled my feathers... dang dark things got all tangled in things like ideology and passion. Dang. LOL)

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 3:50:00 PM
    Yea!!!! Andrea!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 9/27/2013 3:23:00 PM
    Congratulations Andrea on your HM. Great job!! Hugs and love, Gail

    Login to Reply

My Past Blog Posts

 
Congrats Debbie Guzzi!
Date Posted: 12/2/2013 9:59:00 AM
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival - a soup winner!
Date Posted: 9/27/2013 3:20:00 PM
Grief Contest Entrants Please Read
Date Posted: 9/26/2013 6:48:00 AM
tinywords - a short form website - see a soup poet's work displayed!
Date Posted: 5/7/2013 2:40:00 PM
Next Contest Preview
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 10:21:00 AM
Thanks! Titleless contest has been removed
Date Posted: 12/4/2012 12:23:00 PM
Do NOT enter titleless contest - Help P.S.
Date Posted: 12/4/2012 6:49:00 AM
Game or Lame? A contest for comments?
Date Posted: 9/27/2012 8:21:00 AM
On writing...lol
Date Posted: 9/6/2012 7:49:00 AM
Tail Rhyme Winner's List Explained
Date Posted: 5/14/2012 10:06:00 AM
To all judges who want names on contest entries
Date Posted: 5/1/2012 5:44:00 PM
Ridiculous Self Exaggeration Example
Date Posted: 2/4/2012 9:36:00 AM
Offensive Odors/Noise Pollution Contest Results Posted
Date Posted: 1/3/2012 7:06:00 PM

My Poems

12345678
Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/24/2014unborn tankaTankababy,sad,
4/10/2014the stone insideFree verseangst,
4/8/2014IdiotRhymeanger,poetry,slam,
4/3/2014Put OffHaibunconfusion,friendship,
3/30/2014still tryingTankadeath,grief,
12/3/2013for a nickelTankanostalgia,remember,
9/17/2013in a hotel roomCoupletlife,
8/27/2013oaksAcrosticangst,nature,
6/16/2013buried aliveTankasad,
5/14/2013five minute challengeTankasad,
5/11/2013yellowTankacolor,freedom,people,
4/21/2013picture perfectTankabetrayal,
4/18/2013metamorph contestTankaanger,loss,
4/15/2013a dog's good-byeTankaanimal,tribute,
4/14/2013empty tissue box - itty bittyTankaangst,grief,
4/11/2013secret contestSenryucaregiving,dark,
2/24/2013party - for oneSenryulonely,
2/7/2013Poems for My Alien Abductors: a Ride into SpaceRhymefunny,humorous,journey,po
2/6/2013Burning EmbersRhymecourage,hope,introspectio
1/31/2013snowedHaikunature,snow,winter,
1/20/2013scars left behindSenryudark,depression,
11/12/2012Ribbon TiedTankaangst,loss,sad,cancer,
11/4/2012a three second pauseSenryuangst,lost love,
10/15/2012ReflectingTankalife,sad,wedding,
10/7/2012The Instrument's HissSonnetbaby,sad,
12345678

My Photos


ps_image012.jpg

Fav Poems

12
Poem TitleFormCategories
Cinder GirlRhymelovelove,
His Apocalypse Come TrueQuatrainconfusion,cry,
BUBBLESFree versedepression,life,family,fa
This laundry never endsCoupletfunny,life,
AngerFree versefunny,
InfidelityRhymepassion,recovery from...,
A Gamble Every OneEpigramlife,
Drama Drama DramaRhymepeople,poetry,
My BiographyRhymelife,
To-Susan, From-NatalieFree versededication,
Aging with FlareLimerickadventure,
JarsTankalife,
Conscience BeeperRhymefaith,life,love,
Paid In FullAcrosticfaith,love,religion,jesus
The Twenty-Five Thousand Dollar DessertRhymefood,social,
Tiny Fractures of DeathFree versedepression,introspection,
Missing My Little BoysRhymelove,nostalgia,son,
NEVER TO RETURNTankaloss,mystery,
EstrangedFree verseloss,sad,
A Blink of His EyeRhymefaith,life,
your name in my heartHaikuromance,
One Toy SoldierCoupletangst,introspection,loss,
PapersRhymelife,lost love,
If I Had to Paint My Aura this dayFree verseconfusion,introspection,d
The Elephant in the RoomBlank versedepression,food,
12

Fav Poets

PoetCountry 
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
POETESS DARKLY United States Flag United States Read
Joyce Johnson United States Flag United States Read
Robert A. Dufresne United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Robert L. Hinshaw United States Flag United States Read
Tony Lane United States Flag United States Read
jack horne United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
ilene bauer United States Flag United States Read
David Williams United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
elizabeth wesley Canada Flag Canada Read
Bob Quigley United States Flag United States Read
Dan Kearley United States Flag United States Read
Kim Merryman United States Flag United States Read
kathryn collins United States Flag United States Read
Carol Sunshine Brown United States Flag United States Read
Sharon Smith United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Timothy Hicks United States Flag United States Read