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Winner's of the Autumn Tanka Contest!


Blog Posted:10/13/2008 3:42:00 AM
<P>Congrats to all the winner's!!! And extra big congrats to miss. Carrie for her heartfelt, emotional tanka that made me tear up - the&nbsp;mark of an excellent poet.</P> <P> <TABLE id=ctl00_ContentPane_GV_MemberContests_ctl43_GV_MemberContestWinners style="WIDTH: 100%; COLOR: #333333; BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 border=0> <TBODY> <TR style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: #0d4d9b; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #bfc9ea"> <TH scope=col></TH> <TH scope=col>Place</TH> <TH scope=col>Poem</TH> <TH scope=col>Poet</TH></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #333333; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #f7f6f3"> <TD><IMG id=ctl00_ContentPane_GV_MemberContests_ctl43_GV_MemberContestWinners_ctl02_Winner title="Contest Winner" style="BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px" src="http://www.poetrysoup.com/images/medal_poll_sm.gif"></TD> <TD>1</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=123042">Red Plaid Autumn</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=11969"><FONT color=#3366cc>Carrie Richards</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #284775; BACKGROUND-COLOR: white"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc><IMG id=ctl00_ContentPane_GV_MemberContests_ctl43_GV_MemberContestWinners_ctl03_Winner title="Contest Winner" style="BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px" src="http://www.poetrysoup.com/images/medal_poll_sm.gif"></FONT></TD> <TD>2</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=124884">Autumn's Fall</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=4278"><FONT color=#3366cc>Tracy Decker</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #333333; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #f7f6f3"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc><IMG id=ctl00_ContentPane_GV_MemberContests_ctl43_GV_MemberContestWinners_ctl04_Winner title="Contest Winner" style="BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px" src="http://www.poetrysoup.com/images/medal_poll_sm.gif"></FONT></TD> <TD>3</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=122791">Piles of Joy</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=7015"><FONT color=#3366cc>Sue Mason</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #284775; BACKGROUND-COLOR: white"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>4</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=72338">A MOON TANKA</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=8173"><FONT color=#3366cc>Brian Strand</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #333333; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #f7f6f3"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>5</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=123331">Sacred Tide</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=6518"><FONT color=#3366cc>sharon weimer</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #284775; BACKGROUND-COLOR: white"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>Honorable Mention</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=123727">Special Delivery</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=815"><FONT color=#3366cc>Karen O'Leary</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #333333; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #f7f6f3"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>Honorable Mention</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=124019">October</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=5796"><FONT color=#3366cc>Claire de la Grange</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #284775; BACKGROUND-COLOR: white"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>Honorable Mention</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=105801">Midnightmare</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=10570"><FONT color=#3366cc>Gino Dolorzo</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #333333; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #f7f6f3"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>Honorable Mention</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=122960">the frog</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=2792"><FONT color=#3366cc>Otsenre Ogaitnas</FONT></A></TD></TR> <TR style="COLOR: #284775; BACKGROUND-COLOR: white"> <TD><FONT color=#3366cc></FONT></TD> <TD>Honorable Mention</TD> <TD><A style="DISPLAY: inline-block; WIDTH: 100%" href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=122828">Night During Halloween</A></TD> <TD><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=12689"><FONT color=#3366cc>Hal Richard</FONT></A></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Please enter my new contest!!! I can't wait to read the Narrative poetry! Congrats again!</P>
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  1. Date: 10/18/2008 10:01:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the superb winners! Tanka is one of my favorite poetic forms and all these poems were beautiful to inhale and read. A big congrats to you also, Kristin, for sposoring a truly enjoyable contest. Peace and hugs, John

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  1. Date: 10/15/2008 6:21:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners! Laura :0)

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  1. Date: 10/14/2008 4:05:00 AM
    My congratulations to all the winners and thank you Kristin for my inclusion in your winning list. rgds, Otsenre

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  1. Date: 10/14/2008 2:03:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners!!!

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  1. Date: 10/13/2008 7:23:00 AM
    Kristin...once again...my thanks for recognizing my little poem! My first win, and has encouraged me to enter more often, although I am still humbled by the brilliant writers on the soup! I can't tell you how much your kind words meant...thinking of your grandfather, you felt this poem exactly the way It felt to me when I wrote it about my father. He lived his last 3 years with us, until we lost him just awhile ago. So this was written with him in mind. I can still see him out there raking up our leaves! Thank you again for your lovely comments. Love, Carrie

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  1. Date: 10/13/2008 6:11:00 AM
    Thanks Kristin for your ongoing encouragements to us all at PS via your regular contests.Rgds Brian .I am honoured and pleased to be placed in this latest contest by such a talented lady.

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  1. Date: 10/13/2008 5:59:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners, and I agree especially to Carrie, for her emotional and well deserved First Place win! Thank you Kristin for sponsoring all these wonderful contests, and for the great honor of placing. Love, Shar

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