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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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Contest and Thanks

Blog Posted:2/24/2012 11:20:00 AM

First, I want to thank all poets who wrote poems dedicated to me, they really touched my heart deeply, I miss you also.  And thanks to all who left me comments, sent emails, and Christmas cards.  My journey has been amazing.

Now,  the results of The Passionate Reader can be seen.  With the help of a friend, I was able to get this finally done. 

Thanks to all who entered and supported the contest.  All the poems were very good.  The contest asked for the given quote be used as an intro to your poem.  Many did not do this and so those poems were not considered in the judging but were still good poems.  Others were good poems but had nothing to do with the contest, so also could not be considered.

For those who won, congratulations

As for me coming back to the soup, that is questionable at this moment, due to my deteriorating eyesight problems.  I tell people, laughing, I always wanted a dog, I just never imagined it would be a seeing eye dog but in reality, I am crying on the inside.

Anyways, sadness aside, miracles do happen, so who knows, maybe my journey will just be different . . .

Love Always
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  1. Date: 3/8/2012 2:31:00 PM
    Smile ~ Your Looking Good Baby ~ Love Always, John!:) ~

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  1. Date: 2/29/2012 12:01:00 AM
    Hi Constance-- it is so nice to read this blog from you and for you to pass by-- I am so sorry for what you are going through right now and you will be in my prayers...hugs to you!

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  1. Date: 2/25/2012 2:11:00 PM
    constance dearie... i am elated to feel your presence on soup; you are sorely missed.. please know that you are in my daily devotions with fervent hopes that you will recover ... with God, nothing is impossible... keep the faith and pen again.. love and huggs always! :)

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  1. Date: 2/25/2012 1:14:00 PM
    So good to see you on Soup again, my friend.

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  1. Date: 2/25/2012 8:17:00 AM
    With hope and help we persevere... I hope something can be done to help your eyes... If you can't be here always then please visit... Your adoring fans... God Bless

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:06:00 PM
    Im so sorry about your eyes, dear Constance! And YES, miracles DO happen! You'll be in my prayers. Ruben(Ortellao)

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 8:12:00 PM
    Dear Constance, I just saw that you were back and was so happy about it. Then to read the poem you just posted and realize what is happening now. I pray your eyesight can be saved and that you can keep doing all the things you love doing with your eyesight. Thanks so much for my win and truly, I am happy to see you here. Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 5:57:00 PM
    Dear Constance. It is good to hear from you but I am sorry about your eyes. You have been in my prayers. Thank you for my placement in your ocntest. Love, Joyce

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 4:50:00 PM
    i'm right with you there Constance,both my eyes are a problem, love and light with you always. harry

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Hi Constance I do not know you or your history, all can say is well done you are still here on the soup at the moment, people here know you and your work and from what I have seen on the soup there are a lot of people with a lot of problems and they find comfort in sharing with each other there are no cures offered just support and I beg you to try and draw from it it is offered freely and with love and iIhope you can take the strength offered to you by these openly souportive(not a spelling mistake) members xx

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 3:55:00 PM
    Hi Constance ... I have been wondering about you. I was not aware of your challenges - I will pray that you are given the strength to endure and recover. I simply thought you tired of the shenenigans that sometimes go on here. It has been clear to me ever since I first became aware of your beauty that you see with far more than just your eyes - best of luck in dealing with your situation. Joe

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 3:52:00 PM
    It is sad to hear you have been struggling with your eyes, Constance, and I pray that something can help to restore your sight. Thank you very much for my placement in your contest,....we will all be thinking of you, and wishing you a miracle. Love, Carrie

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 2:02:00 PM
    Constance, good to see you drop by the Soup. I am sorry about your eyesight problems. Doh! And on my latest comment, I said, "Long time no see!" Awkward. Have you looked into surgery at all? I hope things turn out for the better!

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 12:31:00 PM
    This is sad thing to hear, Constance..You know the old adage that when one sense is dulled, another is sharpened?...your poetic eye is even better than before. Your posting today is amazing. Your words so graceful!! Gwendolen

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 12:14:00 PM
    Hi Constance, you sure have been missed around here. I am sorry to hear of your eye sight problems, i will keep you in my prayers. Congratulations to all your winners. Hugs, Catie :)

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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,
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
8/2/2014Forevermore 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,
6/21/2014Summer RainAcrosticrain,spiritual,summer,
6/4/2014O My Broken HeartKimofather,grief,
5/22/2014Frozen KissNarrativedesire,love,passion,
5/11/2014Holding a wilting red roseVersedeath,mother,mothers day,

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