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Bloggers Photo I was born and raised in northern California in the land of the glorious redwoods. My father worked in the lumber industry and my brother and I had a simple but wonderful childhood. Off to the big city to become a nurse and all these years later I still am. I was married for many years, have 2 grown boys and 2 young grandsons..Jordan and Elliot. Me proud? You betcha..it truly is the best thing about growing older. On my own now and enjoying all that I can cram into my life. I love music.. am a life long member of The Friends of Jose Carreras..poetry and music are my loves.I am a technaphobe..so bear with me while I figure this all out.

WHY contest finalized.


Blog Posted:6/5/2013 2:34:00 PM


Thank you all for entering my contest. It hurt me to bypass some great poems that didn't stick to the subject..
Congrats to Andrea for her 1st placement.
Barbara
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  1. Date: 6/6/2013 5:20:00 PM
    oh gosh, I completely forgot to come here last night and say a huge thank you to you. I read all the winners and loved them all, Barbara.

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  1. Date: 6/5/2013 5:51:00 PM
    Wow That filled up fast. I was still contemplating why LOL. Congratulations to Andrea and I shall check out the winners, SuZ

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  1. Date: 6/5/2013 4:46:00 PM
    congrats to all... Linda

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  1. Date: 6/5/2013 4:41:00 PM
    Congratulations to all your winners!! wow, this contest filled up so fast, I had one for you, but before I finished, the contest had vanished. That proves it was a great subject for a contest....and provided a wonderful inspiration. So good for you Barbara!!

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  1. Date: 6/5/2013 4:19:00 PM
    Thank you Barbara, hey I worked in the lumber industry for years with Georgia Pacific, Weyerhaeuser, and others---they are the greatest stewards of nature for good reason---only a fool would destroy the source of their livelihood.

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Clouds Completed..
Date Posted: 8/26/2013 8:12:00 PM
My contest..Im so sad...
Date Posted: 8/25/2013 9:13:00 PM
Look Up! Cloudy Contest...
Date Posted: 8/9/2013 9:06:00 AM
What the heck? WHY?
Date Posted: 6/14/2013 10:21:00 PM
WHY contest finalized.
Date Posted: 6/5/2013 2:34:00 PM
A new contest...Why?
Date Posted: 6/1/2013 9:04:00 AM
Poem
Date Posted: 7/19/2011 6:53:00 PM
River Runs Through It Contest Finalized!
Date Posted: 7/3/2011 8:52:00 PM
New Contest...A River Runs Through It
Date Posted: 6/26/2011 7:51:00 PM
Asking for Your Prayers
Date Posted: 6/12/2011 8:13:00 PM
"Nobody Knows It But Me"
Date Posted: 3/24/2011 3:26:00 PM
I Have A Headache
Date Posted: 2/25/2011 6:07:00 AM
The Dance is Over
Date Posted: 2/12/2011 9:24:00 PM
" DANCE" update
Date Posted: 2/10/2011 10:47:00 AM
TIME TO GET OUT YOUR DANCING SHOES....
Date Posted: 2/3/2011 7:54:00 PM
Apology Contest Results In!!!
Date Posted: 12/30/2010 9:57:00 PM
WOW! That was fast! Apology Contest FIlled
Date Posted: 12/29/2010 4:36:00 PM
New Contest..Apology Accepted
Date Posted: 12/24/2010 8:04:00 AM
TIME contest completed !!!
Date Posted: 12/5/2010 11:11:00 AM
Time Contest
Date Posted: 12/1/2010 11:59:00 PM
WHAT TO DO,,,WHAT TO DO!
Date Posted: 11/27/2010 9:27:00 AM
TIME for a new contest.....
Date Posted: 11/26/2010 9:01:00 PM
Giants..Giants, Giants......!!!!!
Date Posted: 11/1/2010 7:48:00 PM
Max Ehrman
Date Posted: 10/23/2010 5:49:00 PM
HARVEST FOOD'S EPULAERYU CONTEST FINALIZED
Date Posted: 10/22/2010 11:04:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
10/28/2014Winter ColorsVersecolor,winter,
10/27/2014First CourseEpulaeryufood,
10/23/2014Uncle JimQuatrainfriend,
10/23/2014Carpe DiemMonorhymeintrospection,life,
10/21/2014It Keeps TurningVerseinspiration,
10/17/2014Promise TableauVersebeauty,rainbow,
10/14/2014The Sea Hag And The Funky MonkeyQuatrainfantasy,
10/13/2014WillyMonorhymechildhood,silly,
10/12/2014Use The Time You're GivenVersetime,
10/12/2014Meet BGBiome,
10/8/2014Pie ThievesTetractyschildren,food,
10/6/2014November DreamsSijoseasons,
10/5/2014CandlelightAcrosticlove,together,
10/3/2014A Native American SongRispettoculture,earth,
10/2/2014The RavenQuatrainbird,death,
10/1/2014WinterAcrosticseasons,
9/29/2014The SnailQuatrainanimal,
9/28/2014PossibilitiesSenryuintrospection,
9/28/2014DementiaTrioletconfusion,
9/24/2014God's Kind Of PoetryQuatraingod,inspirational,
9/23/2014I Am A 4Clerihewconflict,leadership,
9/23/2014In A Dark RoomCouplethalloween,
9/19/2014BridgesHaikuintrospection,love,
9/18/2014Hiding Out In The BadlandsQuatraincowboy,
9/17/2014Trunk Full Of MemoriesChokatime,
9/16/2014Through The YearTerza Rimaseasons,
9/13/2014Flying South One Autumn DayFree verseseasons,
9/11/2014My Oak TreeEthereetree,
9/10/2014Rainy DaysCoupletrain,
9/7/2014One Autumn NightTankaautumn,
9/5/2014GoodbyeQuatraingoodbye,
9/4/2014BreatheVerseinspiration,today,
9/2/2014The MirrorRhymefamily,imagination,
9/2/2014Autumn ColorsSijoseasons,
9/1/2014Hummingbird AlouetteVersebird,
8/29/2014Summer's EndPantoumseasons,
8/29/2014Riding A UnicornSenryuadventure,mythology,
8/28/2014AdviceTankaangst,introspection,
8/27/2014TogetherTrioletlife,love,
8/27/2014HomelessAcrosticangst,hope,
8/26/2014river walkSenryubeauty,inspiration,
8/24/2014A Used Book StoreVersepoetry,time,
8/22/2014Seasonal WoesSenryuseasons,
8/21/2014Morning MistOttava rimanature,
8/19/2014Yesterday and TodayRhymeemotions,introspection,
8/18/2014Anonymous -FootleFootlehumorous,
8/15/2014DepressionQuatraindepression,
8/13/2014Enlightenment - haikuHaikuemotions,introspection,
8/13/2014The MoonRhymenature,night,
8/11/2014Ladies Of The Evening-FootleFootlehumor,
8/9/2014SolitudeFree verseintrospection,
8/3/2014aha haikuHaikuadventure,sea,
8/2/2014An Afternoon Of MusicQuatrainemotions,music,
8/2/2014YouKimolove,
7/30/2014A Special Needs HeroSonnetcaregiving,child,inspirat
7/29/2014The Spotted OwlQuatrainbird,environment,
7/27/2014The Yellow RoseVerseemotions,
7/26/2014In The CloudsSenryuallusion,imagination,
7/25/2014The Passion Of A Jue JUVersedesire,
7/20/2014SlimVerseanimal,humorous,
7/19/2014ProbablyHaikufood,senses,
7/19/2014In The OrangeryRhymebeauty,words,
7/18/2014A Sleeping ChildVersechild,future,
7/17/2014Message In A BottleSenryuhope,lost love,
7/16/2014His DoorVerseemotions,introspection,lo
7/16/2014The SkylarkVerseangst,bird,
7/15/2014Afternoon NapAcrosticage,happiness,sleep,
7/13/2014My BluejayFree versebird,
7/12/2014You're InvitedCoupletfantasy,funny,
7/11/2014Hiding Out At The Rotgut SoloonRhymecousin,cowboy,emotions,
7/10/2014Aurora BorealisSenryubeautiful,light,
7/9/2014On The PierVersebeauty,feelings,
7/8/2014Pretty PattyAlliterationcare,feelings,inspiration
7/5/2014Inhaling The SeaAcrosticemotions,
7/3/2014Low RidersQuatrainclothes,funny,
7/2/2014Communing With NatureSonnetnature,
6/28/2014StormsQuatrainimagery,sky,
6/23/2014Perhaps A Past LifeQuatrainimagination,
6/19/2014A QuickieFree verseangst,emotions,
6/19/2014Stars and StripesVersecare,courage,
6/18/2014Bad LuckLimerickfunny,lust,
6/17/2014Goethe's Stanza- for childrenVersechildren,imagination,myst
6/16/2014Summer RainAcrosticrain,
6/16/2014FallTankaseasons,
6/15/2014Dealing With StressDodoitsuemotions,health,introspec
6/14/2014Oh, The HillsCoupletenvironment,mystery,
6/12/2014When I DieQuatraindeath,humorous,
6/11/2014FlamesRhymefire,night,
6/9/2014The Midnight HourQuatrainemotions,writing,
6/6/2014DestinyHaikuinsect,life,
6/6/2014Our Garden PartySonnetgarden,spring,
6/5/2014Beneath The Willow TreeSijoage,death,love,
6/2/2014My AddictionNonetaddiction,humor,
5/30/2014The KlamathVerseriver,
5/30/2014MermaidsQuatrainimagination,
5/27/2014Distant ThoughtsRhymemystery,sad,
5/26/2014The WebKimoangst,hope,nature,
5/25/2014Melancholy- Clair de LuneSonnetdream,poetry,
5/23/2014A Letter To-Robert FrostFree verseinspiration,words,
5/23/2014GravityHaikuintrospection,

My Photos


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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
Ice CreamHaikufood,husband,love,nature,
GroveTankanature
The LaundromatTankalife
APPLES - MULTIPLE HAIKUHaikufood,funny
No Heaven Without YouCoupletfaith,friendship,hope,lov
CreationRhymenaturenight,beauty,beauty
No GuaranteeRhymelife,people
RoadsRhymedevotion,faith,hope,inspi
Portrait in WatercolourShapefriendship,love
TributeShapededication,inspirational
Midnight feastHaikunature
PINGSHaikuchildhood,holiday
Baboon (At The Zoo)Haikuanimals,funny
Tanka PoeticTankalife
November pearlsCrystallinenature,seasons
I am being drownedRomanticismfantasyvoice,voice,
What is Orchestra? Prose Poetrylife
Man's follyHaikuwar
crosswise-MY FRIENDSShapefriendship,on writing and
Eve's Apple PieLight Poetryphilosophy
Heart SongNonetfriendship,life,love
Blue-eyed CatQuintain (English)dedication,friendship,lov
Tailored wordsQuintain (English)introspection,love,on wri
SunshineThunderCoupletimagination,naturesun,
Broken BranchHaikuhope,life,nature
YOU are my EverythingFree verselove,time,upliftinglove,i
Just for funLight Poetryfunny
A Moment in DeathFree versedeath,life,love,wife
Barbara JeanFree versefriendship,girlfriend-boy
Apple BlossomsVerselife
Murmuring SoftlySenryuanimals
Night BirdRhymelost love,romance,sadnigh
Bordeaux RougeLimerickhumorous,
FORGOTTEN NORTHFree verse 
Dead PoetsDramatic Verse (Verse Drama)poets,

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