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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.

The Dance is Over


Blog Posted:2/12/2011 9:24:00 PM
  Congrats to Deb Wilson for her 1st Place in my contest. Its a lovely poem. And congrats to all my placement winners. I thank everyone for entering..once again, there were some very nice poems that were not ENCLOSED RHYME...it made me sad to have to disqualify them. I'm so happy to be a part of this poetic family. Barbara
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  1. Date: 2/24/2011 5:27:00 PM
    Barbara, I hope you have another fine contest in the near future.

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  1. Date: 2/15/2011 8:25:00 PM
    Participating in your contest was a pleasure. I hope you have many more of them in the future.

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  1. Date: 2/14/2011 2:08:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners!

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 8:44:00 PM
    Thanks a lot Barbara. It was an honour to be in your winning circle.

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 2:06:00 PM
    Hi Barbara -- Thank you for the wonderful honor given to my poem 'No More Our Dance'. I am immensely grateful for the recognition given this sad little poem. Congratulations to all the other winners. You had some incredible entries; which makes your recognition of my work an even greater honor. Best wishes. Love, Deb

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 10:59:00 AM
    Thankyou so much for the 1st place win..it is quite an honor.And congratulations to all the wonderful winners!

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 7:32:00 AM
    Thanks, Barb,for the placement. It gave me a chance to describe that dance as well as I could recall the moves of it. Even not among the winners list, there were so many great poems I saw inspired by your contest and I enjoyed cruising your winners' list last night. Have a great Sunday, Barbara!

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 6:50:00 AM
    Congrats BG to u for sponsoring a most exciting contest and congrats to all the wonderful winners... so appreciate my top ten win for my entry "Dance-A-Drama"... enjoyed writing for this one luv..

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 6:48:00 AM
    Thanks Barbara for another wonderful contest, and for providing the inspiration to write, A Heavenly Dance~~

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  1. Date: 2/13/2011 6:45:00 AM
    My Dear Most Only Beloved,Barbara, I Thank-YOU for my placement in YOUR Contest " May I have this Dance? " I Truely want to look in YOUR eyes as I Dance with YOU LOVE FOREVER and ALWAYS...Harry

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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
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,
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Blue-eyed CatQuintain (English)dedication,friendship,lov
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