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I have been a part of Poetry Soup since 2009, and have made wonderful friendships, and been inspired beyond what I had could have ever imagined .  As a novice poet when I first joined up, I have learned so much, thanks to all of you.  Thank you for the many gifts of poetry, challenges, and inspirations.  But especially for the friendship and encouragement offered here. Thank you all, very much !


Do You Have A Minute?...It's Worth It! enjoy!!


Blog Posted:11/6/2011 1:41:00 PM

Wish I had seen this video before Frank's contest, "What turns you on"

This definitely turned me on!! Enjoy, and do take time to watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us-TVg40ExM

oops...looks like this may be blocked, but if you want to check it out
it worked for me, by clicking on the "new window" option, 
Or..... just
look for You Tube: 'Stand By Me' Playing for Change....it's worth it!!
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  1. Date: 11/13/2011 9:46:00 AM
    Carrie, I followed up and saw this one..Thoroughtly enjoyed.Sara

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  1. Date: 11/13/2011 9:37:00 AM
    Will try and see what happens..Thanks for stopping by my blog..I appreciate the time spent there..I am just going to be cleaning out our basement..I will try to come on long enough to clear my comments, etc..Sara

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  1. Date: 11/7/2011 1:37:00 PM
    So glad you all enjoyed. Those who haven't taken the time out, would be heart warmed by watching this one, I do believe! Thanks for the comments!

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  1. Date: 11/7/2011 1:01:00 PM
    waxing sentimental.. some words were changed but i love this song and the movei as well, carrie.. what atreat.. thanks and hugggs!

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  1. Date: 11/7/2011 12:15:00 PM
    Dear Carrie, I have seen this video quite a few times and it fills my heart with joy to see musicians worldwide uniting for peace and brotherhood. What great voices the singers have! And I loved watching the Native American tribe coordinate the sounds of the drums. Definitely a step forward in creating world harmony. Bravo to the singers and musicians. Thanks so much for sharing this with others, Carrie. Soup Mail coming. Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 11/7/2011 8:09:00 AM
    hmmm, maybe it is my computer,I couldn't even see this one. I'll try at school. See ya,CArrie!!

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  1. Date: 11/6/2011 5:04:00 PM
    thankxx Carrie ..will check it out tonight luv.. sounds fantastico..

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  1. Date: 11/6/2011 3:53:00 PM
    Thank you for sharing this video with us. So Humanity can synchronize in the rhythm of peaceful co-existence anyway...and poets Should play an active role in influencing minds in a positive way. Check out my blog and ...get active, my friend poets!

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  1. Date: 11/6/2011 2:55:00 PM
    Very awesome, Carrie.. what a great job of mixing! One of my best friends met his wife while he was street performing in NYC... he never made any kinda money in the music scene despite his significant talent, but he found a lovely wife and got a beautiful daughter outa the deal... not bad, eh? thanks for the post, namaste~N

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  1. Date: 11/6/2011 2:43:00 PM
    Wow, so glad I stopped by today! Absolutely inspirational and beautiful video that must be shared! Thank you Carrie!!!

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