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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


IT'S A WOW KIND OF EPIPHANY !


Blog Posted:8/2/2013 12:39:00 PM


 it took me days to judge this as the  poems received were all stunning... aside
from the emotional appeal, originality, and assonance of the works posted, i
had to choose those which captured brilliantly the essence of epiphany as
described on the contest page...

 and now, just a few words for the winners:

 Giorgio V: a sensitive awakening of a moment in time, painted perfectly in words and rhyme...

 Annalise Brigham: your lines speak of pained awareness rich in tone and poetic mood.. sublime!

 ‘’Glimpses of Epiphany”: beautiful entry rich with imagery and insight.. can’t forget the  'Christmas lights’ thrown in to enhance the whole piece...

 Carrie Richards: Wonderful undertones of child –adult realizations using  a stirring contrast approach , no words wasted here!

 Russell Sivey: a moving scene where along your lines, ‘something hit me..’  very transformational...

 Julie Heckman:  the serenity  of nature  amidst the boom of life is so well scribed; an
epiphany indeed...

 Seren Roberts:  a solid grasp that one’s demise is fate’s right makes this defined entry so distinct...

 * to Debbie Guzzi, Joe Flack, Constance, Troy Greece, Richard Lamoureux,
Olusegun Arowolo, Ellie Dapne: your written paintings allow me to feel
your journeys through striking discoveries...
 *special citations go to Harvey Liege for contributing his unfinished dramatic image
that is not intended as an entry,

and Godwins Piyo's amazing collage of past icons that went over the 26-line
requirement... a must-read!
 thank you all for being champs in my heart! What a greeeat day!


see you in my new adventure which is being posted NOW!


hugggs and love!



 
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  1. Date: 8/13/2013 1:34:00 PM
    WOW! Lovely as ever! Wish I'd had a beautiful poem that placed. Best of wishes Net. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 6:44:00 PM
    Wow! You honor me with this placement of "Arrested Moment", Nette. I love how you describe how each one made you feel. That's wonderful! Thank you! And that's a lovely picture!Love, Annalise

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 8/4/2013 10:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    well-deserved, anne... glad you enjoyed!..:)
  1. Date: 8/3/2013 3:52:00 PM
    You know nette you got me LOL YES there was end rhyme I was so intent on mixing 2 forms my own form et cetera & the end rhyme so as to have the verse unpeel like an onion I totally repressed the fact I was using end rhyme LOL, I will change the form label to VERSE BIG HUGS! Thanks

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 1:38:00 PM
    wow thanks Nette....I guess next time i will leave my emotions out of this..lol...luv Godwins

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 8/3/2013 2:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    gods... splendid write; awhhh, you went over 26 lines... oh, emotions are the core of poetry.. congrats!..;)
  1. Date: 8/3/2013 8:07:00 AM
    Thanks Nette for your thoughtful comments.

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 7:21:00 AM
    This is a great presentation of the winners, Nette. I look forward to reading their poems! Congrats to all.

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 6:48:00 AM
    Thanks,Nette for an exciting and interesting contest...Very challenging.And thanks for the placement too.

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 5:26:00 AM
    Nette, I am very honoured with my placement in your contest, thanks. Your contests never fail to inspire me and take me wonderful places as a writer, They make me go deep within to find the beauty and words. I look forward to your next challenge. Constance

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  1. Date: 8/3/2013 12:31:00 AM
    I don't poem much but I liked the theme ,so I went for it. Thank you for the recogniton. Makes me blush!

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 11:40:00 PM
    donns, thank you for the congrats.. join my next gig..;) huggs

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 3:35:00 PM
    Hi nette.....wow you look stunning....and congratulations to all the winners of your contest....off to read them.....:-)

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 8/2/2013 11:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    did you find it?..:)
  1. Date: 8/2/2013 2:16:00 PM
    You know how I admire your own work, so I am extremely honored, Nette. Thank you !! ps.....looking forward to hearing you (hopefully) on Drake's next show! :)

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 1:57:00 PM
    thanks, seren.. and hello to peter duggan who did ' glimpses of epiphany'.. if your poem wasn't a knock-out, it would have not placed as you did not put your name!..:) huggs

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 1:51:00 PM
    Nette I am overwhelmed with my placement in your contest, I thank you sincerely. Well done and congrats to the winners, I will look forward to reading them all ...Seren

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
5/20/2015 BEAUTY OF SUMMER Rhymebeauty,seasons,
5/20/2015 FIRST TIME Rhymetime,
5/20/2015 SLEEPLESS Limerickhowl,sleep,
5/18/2015 TEMPEST OF A VOICE Lyricanger,dark,
5/17/2015 CLEAN-UP PROJECT List work,
5/15/2015 I AM A SWALLOW Free versebird,joy,
5/13/2015 BUCKETS WITHOUT SUMMER SAND Coupletfriendship,nostalgia,sea,
5/10/2015 FROM HER AURAL RUNE Free versemother,sound,
5/8/2015 HOPPING THROUGH DAYLIGHT Rhymeday,fun,
5/8/2015 I AM AN ORCHID Rhymeflower,innocence,
5/6/2015 JOURNEYING WITH SIQ WINDS Free verseappreciation,places,trave
5/3/2015 FESTIVAL IN MAY Quintellacelebration,happiness,may
5/2/2015 PICK UP LINE Versehumor,
4/29/2015 SOMEDAY Light Poetryhow i feel,time,
4/28/2015 STARDUST'S DREAM Quatraindream,star,
4/26/2015 FREEING HERSELF--FOR ADULT CONTEST Lyriccourage,growth,wisdom,
4/24/2015 KINGKONG Limerickhumor,imagination,music,
4/22/2015 FANCY'S FLIGHT Rhymefantasy,myth,sea,
4/18/2015 BESTOWING A GIFT Rhymejoy,uplifting,
4/16/2015 NETTE ONCLAUD Bioadventure,life,self,
4/15/2015 COSMIC DAUGHTER Blank versepeace,spiritual,uplifting
4/13/2015 ENDINGS Rhymeabsence,relationship,
4/12/2015 SUGAR BINGE Quatrainfood,sweet,
4/11/2015 CLASSIC NIGHT HUMS Senryumusic,peace,
4/8/2015 TECHNO JUNK Coupletinternet,
4/7/2015 LAMENTING A CALL Rhymeanimal,devotion,loss,
4/5/2015 MAKEOVER Free verserain,
4/4/2015 BELLS RING Footleromance,wedding,
4/2/2015 EARTHY GLOW ON A FARMLAND Free versehappiness,places,
3/31/2015 ONE SHEPHERD WAITS Free versespiritual,
3/30/2015 BLOSSOMS AND BUBBLES Sonnetdance,flower,
3/27/2015 AUNT'S HARBOR OF LOVE Acrosticcare,happiness,mothers da
3/26/2015 the skylark chirps Tankabird,song,
3/24/2015 GREEN OF APRIL Rhymecolor,seasons,
3/22/2015 AMBER PRINTS Sapphic stanzabeauty,seasons,
3/20/2015 through hours of rain Tankaloneliness,rain,
3/19/2015 A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS Sonnetdeep,hope,
3/15/2015 HOURGLASS' CURVES Versebeauty,
3/14/2015 WOODS IN SHADOWED FLIGHT Fibonaccileaving,
3/13/2015 FLORIDA NATURE Light Poetrybird,places,
3/10/2015 LOVING AT SOME EXTENT Rhymehumor,love,
3/9/2015 wooden rafts float Tankawater,
3/7/2015 SPARKLING DEVOTION Versedevotion,star,
3/5/2015 SEEKING PEACE IN COLD GUSH Verseeve,loneliness,
3/4/2015 WIND'S PROMISED GRACE Sonnetpeace,
3/4/2015 night of desire--visual2 Tankarain,romance,
3/2/2015 CLEANSING THE DUST Rhymepain,uplifting,
3/1/2015 BRUISED MIDNIGHT Free versechildren,hope,pain,
2/25/2015 BOREALIS Light Poetrylight,morning,
2/22/2015 MUSK OF HIS FLAME Free versepassion,relationship,
2/19/2015 MISTER TIME Free verseday,time,
2/17/2015 GRACEFUL THE POSE Rhymebeauty,bird,
2/15/2015 THROUGH THE 80s Free verseculture,time,
2/14/2015 TANTRIC Dodoitsudesire,romance,
2/11/2015 CRUSHED WEEDS Tankadeath,longing,
2/8/2015 BREATH OF LOVE Rhymedaughter,love,
2/2/2015 HUSH OF GOLD ASTERS--VISUAL 5 Sijoflower,peace,
1/31/2015 LIFE IS LIKE A MAYPOLE Rhymecelebration,seasons,
1/29/2015 TO FLOAT ON LOVE Quintain (English)river,romance,
1/27/2015 FROM A SACRED REALM Dizainspace,spiritual,
1/26/2015 FALL'S BENCH GLOWS Rhymeautumn,devotion,places,
1/25/2015 GROUNDHOG Light Poetryfebruary,weather,
1/22/2015 WORD MADE FLESH Coupletjoy,spiritual,uplifting,
1/20/2015 HIDDEN BEAUTY Rhymemystery,river,
1/19/2015 SIRENS ON A JOY RIDE Free verseadventure,fun,hilarious,
1/18/2015 SHADOW AND LIGHT Free versedark,light,
1/16/2015 UNTIL NIGHT'S END Sonnetdevotion,relationship,
1/14/2015 A PLACE IN THE SUN Rhymegod,uplifting,
1/13/2015 LAMP POSTS--VISUAL 4 Cinquainlight,sleep,
1/12/2015 THIS YEAR Quintain (English)care,children,
1/10/2015 CROSSING THE TRACKS Rhymejourney,life,
1/7/2015 TO REAP HOPE Diminished Hexaverseencouraging,hope,
1/6/2015 FRESHER THE BLOSSOMING Rhymemoving on,sleep,
1/5/2015 CHICAGO, THE MUSICAL Free verseart,dance,
1/3/2015 HOLIDAY'S PAST REVERIES Quatrainchristmas,nostalgia,
1/1/2015 LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES Light Poetrylove,science,
12/30/2014 THIS, MY INK'S DESIRE Free verseart,identity,
12/29/2014 DECEMBER MAGIC Tankadecember,joy,
12/28/2014 TO STAY IN THE HERE AND NOW Free versespace,today,
12/27/2014 ALL I DREAM FOR YOU Coupletdesire,health,life,
12/26/2014 GENTLE THE AIR Sonnetuplifting,wind,
12/25/2014 TUGGING THE STRANDS Rhymeconflict,power,
12/24/2014 WITH HER TEMPTING POSE Free verseart,mystery,woman,
12/21/2014 ON A BED OF DUST Lyricdeath,introspection,
12/19/2014 WHISPERS OF YOUR SOUL Rhymeinspirational,peace,
12/18/2014 GOODY GIRL Rhymeintrospection,new year,
12/17/2014 LONELY THE INTERLUDES Cinquainlonging,relationship,
12/16/2014 GIVING DECENCY A VOICE Free versecorruption,environment,
12/10/2014 BOB CRATCHIT'S TRICK Clerihewholiday,humor,
12/8/2014 AS SPIRIT FLIES Rhymecheer up,depression,
12/5/2014 BEFRIENDING FEAR Didacticcourage,fear,
12/4/2014 PAST MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS Quatrainchristmas,marriage,
12/3/2014 BESTOWING KINDNESS Free verseblessing,thanks,
12/2/2014 canvas of pond Monokubutterfly,water,
12/1/2014 PLEASURES OF HER SWAY Rhymedance,romance,
11/29/2014 WONDERING ABOUT SANTA Coupletchristmas,imagination,
11/28/2014 NAUGHTY DOGGIE Sonnetadventure,dog,
11/27/2014 YULETIDE'S PARADE Villanellechristmas,family,magic,
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