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First Place in, World Haiku Review - Just Wanted to Share :)


Blog Posted:5/16/2009 2:52:00 AM
<P>No, it's not about the hallmark contest, won't know about that until monday. :) BUT...</P> <P>I just found out I took First Place in, World Haiku Review Magazine, in the Vangaurd haiku category; as well as Editor's Choice! I know it's not much, but it sure made me feel appriciated. In writing, at least for me, along with acceptance and appriciation, so comes a heck of alot of rejection - so this really had me smiling. :)</P> <P>Here is the link, if anyone wants to read my little haiku and what the editor had to say about it.</P> <P><A href="http://worldhaikureview.googlepages.com/editor%27schoice7-1">http://worldhaikureview.googlepages.com/editor%27schoice7-1</A></P> <P>Thank goodness for this site and all the support. I'd have probably given up long ago if not for you guys (you know who you are) </P> <P>Love, Kristin</P>
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  1. Date: 5/23/2009 9:01:00 AM
    congrats. i hope my waarmest congratulations isn't too late. keep the flag flying. great you

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  1. Date: 5/20/2009 6:40:00 PM
    Kristin, congratulations! Couldn't happen to a more dedicated haijin.

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 4:01:00 PM
    Congratulations and big hugs, Kristin! I'm so happy for you! Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 11:36:00 AM
    Kristin Congratulation on a incredible winning you should be very proud of your accomplishment! Although I'm not to surprised your a excellent writer! Love Laura :)

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 7:42:00 AM
    This is just a remarkable achievement. Keep smiling regarding your accomplishment and spread the great news. If you don't it fall on deaf ears. Knowing the rate of rejection for publication, I whole heartedly congratulate you for your wonderful and note-worthy success. Great job! ~Joseph

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 7:32:00 AM
    Oh I just read the link. Your Haiku is stunning and the editor got it just right! Again, congratulations my friend. :)

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 7:28:00 AM
    Awesome!!! Congratulations on the First Place that's outstanding! Doing the happy dance for you girlfriend!

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  1. Date: 5/17/2009 2:05:00 AM
    Thankyou, thank you, thank you all so very very very very much! Honestly (and I mean this) I could not have done it without all of you supporting me. and i know, it's just a little thing, but it's a big thing to me. :) you guys are awesome. God bless you all, Kristin

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 7:53:00 PM
    I think your poem is beautiful, such power in just a few words, and so true in reality, well done, congratulations on the win, you deserve it

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 4:59:00 PM
    Awesome Kristen (no comma intentional). Congrats on your win. God Bless. Vince

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 4:53:00 PM
    Kristin, you are a very talented poet. Congratulations on your win. I am curious about the Hallmark too. Keep on writing. Love, Iolanda

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 1:04:00 PM
    Congratulations Kristin, the haiku was excellent and spoke volumes to me. I also love the contest of the 1st and 3rd line...Raul

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 12:26:00 PM
    Congratulations Kristen! This is wonderful news, I am so happy for you. Your poem is wonderful expressing lonliness and the invisable feeling that surrounds many of us on a daily basis. Well done. Great luck for continued success though I know your skill is truly all you need. Smiles from Lolita

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 9:23:00 AM
    The Haiku is amazing my brilliant friend. We can be surrounded by thousands and still wander alone. Sad fact in life and you captured the aloneness so well in it. Wow. That you did that in so few words makes it that much more outstanding. Congrats to you. I am smiling and happy. Love you K! love me

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 8:01:00 AM
    Exceptional poem Kristin by an exceptional talent recognised by an esteemed publication.May it float your boat as you explore your Gid given gift.Rgds Brian

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 7:21:00 AM
    Read the poem..awesome work...both pieces were done very well...its only a matter of time my friend..they may take a while to open their sleeping eyes but eventually their sleeping eyes will be open..I am not surprise...congrats.

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 6:37:00 AM
    Awesome Kristin!!!!!!! Hip Hip Hooray for the amazing recognition, and the review is wonderful too! What a brilliant haiku.....the spirit of loneliness....in such a brief form! As Stacey mentioned...from someone who lives in Reynold's household....it goes to show what a great imagination you have, to have that ability to dream of a lonely world!! Congratulations dear friend!!!

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 6:30:00 AM
    WOW! Big congrats Kristin!!! That is an incredible haiku and a huge winning honor!!! You should be on cloud 9!!! So happy for you! Love & hugs, Shar xoxo

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 6:16:00 AM
    Congratulation, my friend! I checked the haiku and the editor 's comment, You "should" be smiling! Being accepted and appreciated is always a great success, Kristin. Best wishes. Ruben.

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  1. Date: 5/16/2009 5:45:00 AM
    Big Congrats , Souper K . Well done and richly deserved . Sean ..

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