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About Barbara Gorelick
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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.

 

Most Recent Blog Post


Apology Contest Results In!!!
Blog Posted:12/30/2010 9:57:00 PM

 

    Congrats to my winners in the Apology Contest. It was such a mix of funny and serious..I enjoyed it so very much..

#1 Joyce Johnson..for the funny side

#1  Tizrah Conway for the serious.

   I appreciate everyone who entered, thank you so much.

                                    Barbara 
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  1. Date: 12/31/2010 7:55:00 AM
    Barbara, thanks a mill for my placement in your contest.. Congratulations to all the winners as well (",)

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  1. Date: 12/31/2010 7:34:00 AM
    Thank you very much Barbara, for another inspiring contest...for giving us (me) a chance to take the serious side for a change. A wonderful, safe, and healthy New Year to you and yours....stay dry as possible in this California wet/cold snap!! Happy 2011!! Thanks again !!! ~ love, Carrie

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  1. Date: 12/31/2010 4:51:00 AM
    Congrats to u Barb for a magnificent challenge and wonderful contest luv... congrats to the list of winners too and appreciate and thankxxx for my 9th place for "Pity Party ...Simply Say Sorry".. makes one really think when u have a great subject and theme... Happy New Year dear friend and many blessings in the New Year ... poetically ...with luv..

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  1. Date: 12/30/2010 11:41:00 PM
    Thank you, Barbara, for inspiring me to write my poem, 'Want to Start New' for your contest, although my poem is not in the winners circle, I will forever treasure it~~

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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 Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/18/2014Seeking The Answer -Miltonic SonnetSonnetintrospection,spiritual,
4/17/2014Fox At MidnightTankaanimal,night,
4/16/2014HelplessKyrielleangst,love,
4/15/2014Kite DreamingVersedream,wind,
4/13/2014Someday It Seems So FutileCoupletangst,words,
4/11/2014Masked Bandit-Critter TankaTankaanimal,
4/9/2014Browsing In An Antique ShopQuatrainplaces,time,
4/7/2014The EnvironmentalistVersenature,
4/5/2014Drop To Roar - itty bittySenryuwater,
4/3/2014TruthFree versedepression,
4/3/2014Wishing To RideMonorhymeintrospection,
4/1/2014If I Could Paint The SkyMonorhymesky,
3/31/2014A Kid And His UmbrellaChokachildhood,
3/30/2014SorrowQuatrainfeelings,
3/29/2014 Humboldt Co, CaliforniaAcrosticplaces,
3/28/2014How Sweet It IsVerselife,
3/28/2014Life Goes OnTankaintrospection,
3/26/2014 Here Comes SpringQuintain (English)spring,
3/22/2014ProcrastinatingVerseintrospection,
3/21/2014Spring GreenRhymecolor,
3/19/2014warm tears on cold stoneHaikugrief,
3/19/2014Fire's LandscapeQuatrainfeelings,heartbroken,sorr
3/17/2014Dressed In GreenLimerickclothes,humor,
3/17/2014Face In The Mirror- RepostTail-rhymeintrospection,
3/17/2014Water PortraitsCrystallineimage,nature,
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Fav Poems

12
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
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