Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


CreationEarth Nature Photos


nette onclaud's Blog

About nette onclaud
(Show Details...)
Bloggers Photo


 

BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


THIS THING CALLED BIRTH ORDER...


Blog Posted:10/25/2012 2:56:00 PM


i remember how our  parents rounded all of us when we were still growing up, and asked where we wanted to spend their forthcoming anniversary… the eldest chose an out-of -town resort for the event.. but no, the youngest whined saying it had to be in grammy’s new farm… and  the second among us hushed everyone to consider what mom really wanted…but our firstborn sistah insisted she would have the last say…the long tug-of- conversation had just began… sounds familiar?

here’s an excerpt of my magazine article about the dynamics of birth order...

“Curiously, brothers and sisters may have the same parents, but the children have different value systems and behavioral patterns depending on their birth order.  So there goes the buffet of preferences, choices and moods --- much like a combination pizza.”

as a middle child, i somehow tend to negotiate for a common ground when conflicts arise,  ewhhh! …our eldest , on the other hand, can snake- charm us till we finally agree to her whims…geez, how can she pull that off?... certainly, she knows how to boss us around, lol!

 

now, some sound bites you might enjoy…

*famous first-born people : oprah winfrey, bill clinton, brad pitt, albert einstein, sadam     hussein

*middle-child celebrities: jfkennedy, princess diana, van gogh, shakespeare, bill gates

*youngest-child personalities: jim carrey, whoopi golberg, cameron diaz, mark twain

*only-child luminaries :  queen elizabeth1, da vinci, gandhi, margaret thatcher, john lennon

------

** hillary and bill clinton are both firstborns; who is now having a heyday?

** madonna's edgy, domineering attitude makes her an eldest child... nopey, she's a middle child.

** da vinci may be an only child,but he has some half-siblings, thanks to his naughty dad!


 

           so, how does your birth order influence  the way you deal with life?...spin ahead!

 

 

Please Login
 
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:40:00 AM
    Proud to be a middle child as well. The world is in great need of peace keepers. Enjoyed reading your Blog.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:42:00 PM
    HOPE With this your blog becomes HOT.....

    Login to Reply
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 2:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    kashi.. you're a middle child?.. ahahh!... like me, we fend for ourselves becuase parents usually give more attention to the eldest and youngest, lol.. good enough for me..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:41:00 PM
    I am the ONLY...

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Middle...........

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Child........

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:06:00 PM
    I am oldest - the peace maker. My sister (2) was my father's faveorite. My brother (3) was my mother's favorite. My other brother (4) was the accident. We all headed to different states.

    Login to Reply
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 2:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i suppose you were the favorite of all your siblings!.. firstborns are usually leaders, joann... about 1/2 of american presidents are the eldest in the family..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 6:06:00 PM
    Ohhh you must KNOW, I'm the eldest of 6 LOL though the second set of three does do the I'm the baby role to perfect especially my baby sis who is a police officer LOL..REALLY!! all my sis's are toughies and all the boys are lovers

    Login to Reply
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    a sunday girl and the queen of the pack... were you demanding?.. lol!
    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi Date: 10/25/2012 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I was born on a sunday-[And the child that is born on the Sabbath day/Is bonny and blithe, and good and gay.]
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 5:07:00 PM
    I am the youngest out of 6.. and also the only girl so I had a hard time growing up. I was constantly used for experiments and as a wrestling dummy for my brothers to practice on.. But I wouldn't change it for the world.. Have a great night cory

    Login to Reply
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    that's is quite accurate, cory...it's no wonder the youngest becomes the joker or the entertainer ( to cope with all the naggings of older siblings, really!)... ohhh, an only girl?... makes me wonder if you think like a man ( which is good...:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Only child, always trying to be the best, make my family proud...

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 3:35:00 PM
    I, too, am the middle one! What's wrong with us? : )

    Login to Reply
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol, ruben.. we have strengths!.. flexible, diplomatic, observant, and free-spirited!.. yeah!..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 3:11:00 PM
    I'm firstborn and I think it shows! I am very conscientious, Nette!! well, I saw this as I was scrambling to go off and get home now, and just had to be FIRST to comment here. hahaha.

    Login to Reply

My Past Blog Posts

 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR BROKEN WINGS !
Date Posted: 1/29/2016 12:24:00 PM
WITH ONLY A FEW HOURS ON SOUP...
Date Posted: 12/16/2015 2:45:00 PM
WHAT MAKES US BLOCK MEMBERS FROM OUR PAGES?
Date Posted: 11/22/2015 11:29:00 PM
TOO MANY ARE CHANGING USERNAMES?
Date Posted: 9/13/2015 12:27:00 PM
YOUR FIRST POETRY CORNER
Date Posted: 8/29/2015 6:13:00 PM
"THERE ARE CEMETERIES THAT ARE LONELY"
Date Posted: 6/12/2015 4:02:00 AM
FOUR LINES CONTEST-- REAL THING NOW POSTED! AND A GAME..
Date Posted: 6/6/2015 12:59:00 PM
LET'S TAKE THIS MUSICAL BREAK!
Date Posted: 5/8/2015 2:21:00 PM
WATING FOR SO LONG...
Date Posted: 3/26/2015 2:56:00 PM
PRAYERS FOR SARA KENDRICK
Date Posted: 9/13/2014 3:41:00 PM
SYLLABLE COUNT
Date Posted: 7/14/2014 12:18:00 PM
GET WELL WISHES FOR DAVE WOOD!
Date Posted: 5/13/2014 4:21:00 PM
GUESS WHO I MET PERSONALLY FROM SOUP TODAY?..YEAHH!
Date Posted: 5/3/2014 5:38:00 AM
TAKING A BREAK
Date Posted: 4/23/2014 2:48:00 PM
**A SLIGHT ERROR RE MY CONTEST! **
Date Posted: 4/17/2014 1:00:00 PM
ON JUDGING WINNING POEMS
Date Posted: 4/7/2014 3:33:00 PM
WHATT.. 28 CONTESTS ON SOUP!
Date Posted: 3/10/2014 11:43:00 AM
ADVERTISEMENTS ??
Date Posted: 3/5/2014 12:11:00 PM
WHERE WERE YOU LAST NIGHT?
Date Posted: 2/9/2014 3:02:00 AM
TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
Date Posted: 2/4/2014 9:00:00 AM
THE PROBLEM WITH SYLLABLE COUNT
Date Posted: 1/23/2014 7:00:00 AM
** HEAR YE!.. RESULTS OF " GETTING TO KNOW YOU" PERSONALITY GAME!"...**
Date Posted: 1/20/2014 7:53:00 AM
GETTING TO KNOW YOU..:)
Date Posted: 1/18/2014 11:47:00 PM
AWAY FROM HOME!
Date Posted: 12/27/2013 5:47:00 AM
A BRIEF MOMENT CAN LAST FOREVER-- KUDOS!
Date Posted: 11/29/2013 11:59:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/8/2016 MORNING HAS BROKEN Rhymeblessing,morning,upliftin
2/7/2016 EIGHTEEN ROSES--LET'S HEAR IT Light Poetryage,celebration,memory,
2/5/2016 SLEEPING BEAUTY---ONCE UPON A TIME Rhymefunny love,old,sleep,
2/5/2016 LOSING HER GLOW Quatrainabsence,death,lost love,
2/4/2016 SHORELINE'S MEMOIRS Free verseintrospection,sea,
2/3/2016 RHAPSODY OF SWEET HOME Acrostichouse,uplifting,
2/2/2016 on radiant nights Haikumissing,nature,
2/1/2016 SPEAK NO EVIL Imagismanger,lost love,peace,
1/31/2016 FLEETING TRYSTS Dramatic Verseloneliness,passion,
1/30/2016 AT AGE TEN Sonnetage,devotion,grandfather,
1/29/2016 FILLED WITH IMAGININGS Coupletimagination,magic,
1/27/2016 OF PERMANENT DWELLINGS Free versechange,home,seasons,
1/27/2016 NOT TOO OLD FOR BALLOONS Light Poetrybirthday,friendship,old,w
1/26/2016 glints of sunset Monokuimage,sunset,weather,
1/25/2016 I SHALL BUT WAIT Free versedesire,future,life,
1/23/2016 MUSIC FOR THE SOUL Quatrainhappiness,music,stress,
1/21/2016 SIMPLE PLEASURES Quatrainhappiness,night,star,
1/20/2016 WISHES AT THE END OF A RAINBOW Coupletblessing,rainbow,
1/18/2016 PATIENCE Tankagrowth,time,
1/17/2016 BLAZED SPECTACLE Rhymebeauty,stars,
1/16/2016 SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Diminished Hexaversecourage,freedom,inspirati
1/15/2016 BRITTLE FLEECE Verseclothes,longing,winter,
1/13/2016 HONORING THE SELF Dodoitsucare,growth,self,
1/13/2016 CORINTHIANS--LOVE IS KIND Lyricbible,inspirational,love,
1/13/2016 COLOR OF AUTUMN Verseautumn,
1/12/2016 SEDOKA CONTEST Sedokaabsence,loss,memory,
1/12/2016 CHARM OF BLUE EVENING Imagismblue,night,peace,
1/11/2016 RESILIENCE Haikucharacter,strength,tree,
1/10/2016 HALFWAY ON THIS DAY Free versebetrayal,heart,recovery f
1/8/2016 PAST REFLECTIONS Dramatic Verseconflict,growing up,innoc
1/8/2016 GOD'S CRAZED CREATION Rhymeconfusion,god,
1/7/2016 WONDER OF BIRDSONG Acrosticbird,joy,music,
1/6/2016 POET'S DOZEN ON SOUL MATES Quintain (English)first love,magic,
1/5/2016 FRESH CYCLE BLESSED Sonnetblessing,new year,
1/4/2016 NEW BEGINNINGS--A SHADORMA Verseforgiveness,recovery from
1/3/2016 IMPERILED ENVIRON Dramatic Versegrief,nature,
1/1/2016 FEMALE BONDING Sonnetcare,sister,uplifting,
12/30/2015 LAST DANCE Rhymedance,farewell,
12/29/2015 ESSENCE OF CHRISTMAS Imagismchristmas,meaningful,
12/28/2015 AMBROSIA OF NIGHTTIME MUSINGS Versenight,sensual,
12/27/2015 HOW SHARP THE LONGING Lyrichow i feel,loss,remember,
12/26/2015 PARADISE Acrosticbeauty,happiness,places,
12/25/2015 LOONEY TUNE--FOR CONTEST Limerickcrazy,humor,song,
12/24/2015 POLLINATION Tankacreation,flower,insect,
12/21/2015 STAR SPIRITS Lyricpeople,star,
12/19/2015 FOREST in FOUR LINES Coupletfire,light,nature,
12/18/2015 HAPPINESS ON FLIGHT Acrostichappiness,nature,
12/17/2015 CHRISTMAS MAGIC Sonnetcelebration,christmas,hop
12/16/2015 ON GRAVEYARDS DAMP Blank versegrave,how i feel,loss,
12/14/2015 HEEDING THE VOICE OF INSTINCT Free verseinspiration,recovery from
12/13/2015 ONE LINERS SEVEN Light Poetrybeauty,innocence,
12/13/2015 SILVER BELLS Light Poetrychristmas,sound,
12/12/2015 ONE LINERS 6 Verseintrospection,mystery,sel
12/11/2015 TREMBLES AND THRILLS Dodoitsuemotions,joy,love,
12/10/2015 ONE LINERS FIVE Alliterationsexy,summer,
12/9/2015 ONE LINERS 4--BOXING Monokusports,
12/9/2015 OBLIVIOUS Rondeauabsence,sad love,
12/8/2015 WITHIN MY BLOOD Imagismfamily,history,i am,
12/7/2015 ONE LINERS THREE Versefamily,together,world,
12/7/2015 PITCHING IN Light Poetrybaseball,inspirational,ki
12/6/2015 ONE LINERS TWO Lyriccelebration,life,
12/6/2015 TEXTURED LATTICE OF MONET Nonetart,imagery,
12/4/2015 ONE LINER-- A SIGH Free versecry,prayer,silence,
12/4/2015 JACK FROST Acrosticjoy,winter,
12/3/2015 QUOTE ME RUMI Dramatic Verseangst,faith,meaningful,up
12/1/2015 DREARY THIS ROAM Sonnetabsence,bereavement,death
11/29/2015 BEFORE A SEASON GOES Free versedesire,nostalgia,relation
11/27/2015 LADDER OF BRIGHT TRAIL Ottava rimahappiness,heaven,upliftin
11/26/2015 FIRST HINT OF LOVE Coupletemotions,love,relationshi
11/25/2015 A Christmas Memory Dramatic Versechild,sorrow,winter,
11/24/2015 DANCING WITH HEALED SCARS Free versecelebration,freedom,pain,
11/24/2015 YULE'S CHERUB Dramatic Verseangel,birth,jesus,joy,
11/22/2015 CATERPILLAR--PLEIADES Versebeautiful,change,insect,
11/21/2015 PAPERBACKS AND COKE Light Poetryfun,sin,
11/20/2015 WOMAN UNDER A DIM LIGHT Dramatic Verseconfusion,identity,self,
11/20/2015 SNOWDROPS' GLOW Quatrainlove,snow,
11/19/2015 MY FAVORITE FOOD FOR NEW YEAR Versefood,new year,
11/19/2015 POURS OF SUNSET Haikumagic,sunset,
11/18/2015 REQUIEM IN MY HEART Haibunbeautiful,grandfather,mem
11/17/2015 NOCHE BUENA ON CHRISTMAS EVE Versecelebration,christmas,lov
11/16/2015 SONGS OF POWER--SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG Blank versecourage,freedom,rights,
11/14/2015 LADY WINTER Coupletimagery,winter,
11/14/2015 BOND OF BROTHERS Light Poetrybrother,care,dedication,
11/13/2015 NOMAD Lyricidentity,introspection,jo
11/12/2015 WHILE SHADOWS PLAY Rhymecreation,imagery,magic,
11/10/2015 GRILLED SPARERIBS Versefood,senses,
11/9/2015 HALLOWED DUSK Versejoy,silence,uplifting,
11/8/2015 TAKE A LEAVE Verseconflict,feelings,time,
11/5/2015 LOST IN THE COLD Coupletabsence,child,home,
11/4/2015 A POET'S DOZEN---RUSH HOUR Haikulonely,people,work,
11/3/2015 LITTLE GIRL WITHIN Free versecelebration,child,feeling
11/2/2015 WHO IS THE BEAST Dramatic Verseanimal,death,men,
11/1/2015 AVIAN TONES Rhymebird,imagery,nature,song,
10/30/2015 ENTICED TO STAY Terza Rimaemotions,sensual,
10/28/2015 TWELFTH HANDMAID Imagismdecember,imagery,inspirat
10/28/2015 SPACE OF WRATH Sonnetanger,conflict,introspect
10/26/2015 PEACE IN BATTLE Free versepeace,war,
10/25/2015 DAUGHTER OF FALL Cinquainautumn,nature,silence,
10/24/2015 CHEERY HALLOW Rhymeadventure,fun,halloween,
10/22/2015 AUTUMN TWINKLES Haikuautumn,image,nature,

My Photos


photo

ps_DSCN4546_1.jpg

Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
FIRST CHERUBIC CHANCE Lyricmystery,uplifting
Sonata Free versefriendship,inspirational,
A Sonnet for my Father on His Birthday Sonnetbirthday,father daughter,

Fav Poets