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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


THE 'BESTEST' OF NINE LINES!


Blog Posted:9/10/2013 9:44:00 AM

what a wondrous ride this has been for me, sweet  soupers!...thank you all for sharing your  talent and effort which made this contest a truly fruitful one… an honor to have read each one ; you are all winners in my list even if i had to limit the slots... ohh, some good ones missed the syllable- count requirement, sequence of rictameter form, and repetition of 1st and last lines ...


those who have penned deeply from the heart touched me , along with unique
creative tonality and unique approach of the concept… It seems most opted
for visual#1, nonetheless, there were refreshing takes for visual #2...

Olusegun Arowolo and Pace, G  led the pack with their compelling poetic diction and overall creative impact.

Constance la France and Cecille MacFarlane earned 2
nd glory placements for sheer literary mood and sensitivity of portraying their thoughts.

Jack Horne, Kim Merryman, and Russell Sivey garned 3
rd spots as their poems flowed with unusual emotional appeal and mellow or stirring imagery.

all the others brought the house down, bringing slices of moments to life in a most
 captive manner...

since I do not give HMs, allow me to grant Special Citations to Andrew Crisci and Yasmin Khan---beautiful entries so close to the essentials of the contest rules...

CONGRATS with applause to everyone who joined... My new contest is running
now...come and share your precious gifts with us...

as my favorite cartoon character, chuck, would say, all the 'BESTEST' to you, fine word-spinners!

hugggs and love!



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  1. Date: 9/17/2013 11:47:00 AM
    Hi, Nette.Congratulations to all the wonderful winners in your challenging contest. Every contest that you sponsor exposes the talent of many awesome poets. I like to thank you for the Special Citation, and even 'though I am not a winner, I feel like one! Best wishes. Peace & Love, Andrew.

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 6:03:00 PM
    congrats to all the winners, from what I have seen of the contest poems they were all well written and I am sure you had your work cut out for you narrowing it down...thank you for the placement of my poem as well...hugs

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners!!! Have a blessed day to all :)

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 9:55:00 AM
    Thanks so much for a placement in your contest Nette, it means a lot to me. Undertaking a new form had smoke coming from my ears, ha, ha. I enjoyed the challenge : ) Congrats to all the winners. Hugs

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 9:42:00 AM
    Thanks for providing me the opportunity of learning a new poetry form. Twas challenging indeed. Glad to earn a placement. Thanks a bunch.

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 6:33:00 AM
    Thank you for your lovely comments about our placements, and I thank you for placing me my friend. Congratulations everybody for your awesome work within this challenging but fun contest!!

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 5:57:00 AM
    marlon, you kid yourself.. go and write one of your grreat ones.. this is also for those who missed my last challenge..: )huggs

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 11:38:00 PM
    thank you to all who responded as of now... gail, i'm so glad you graced this page... hope to see in my new challenge...

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 3:31:00 PM
    Hi, there, Nette. thanks for inspiring us to do this contest, and congrats to all winners.

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 2:57:00 PM
    Thank you dear Nette, for this challenge and placement with an unfamiliar form ! Congrats to all !!

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 1:02:00 PM
    Nette, thank you so much for my placement! First rictameter I've ever written. Congrats to all the winners! Love, Kim

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  1. Date: 9/10/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Oh Wow!!! I'm speechless...Thank you dearly..Congrats to all winners!!! Hugs

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 9/16/2013 8:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    well- earned laurel, pace!..;)
    INK-U-SCRIPT Avatar Pace INK-U-SCRIPT Date: 9/11/2013 7:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks always!!

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My Recent Poems

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7/28/2016 LIVING A WISH Quatrainchange,poverty,
7/26/2016 MAIDEN OF LUSH , AUGUST Verseaugust,happiness,summer,
7/23/2016 HER MIND GROWING BLANK Dramatic Verseloss,memory,
7/22/2016 LONELY IS THIS NIGHT Quatraingoodbye,loneliness,
7/21/2016 FOREVER IN YOUR EYES Acrosticromance,
7/20/2016 FULL MOON RITUAL Chokacelebration,moon,
7/20/2016 ARTIST'S BRUSH Tetractysart,
7/19/2016 TO A STARFISH Quatrainanimal,beautiful,creation
7/18/2016 DEEP INFATUATON Quatrainlove,youth,
7/17/2016 TRASH OF REGRETS Dramatic Verselife,pollution,
7/16/2016 NOT THREE KEYS Free versefor him,
7/15/2016 ROBINS IN SPRINGTIME Blank verseappreciation,bird,song,
7/12/2016 THIEF OF HOURS Tetractysdeath,lost love,time,
7/12/2016 ONE LINER---DARKNESS Monokubeauty,dark,light,
7/10/2016 BLESSINGS FROM A SETBACK Senryublessing,conflict,relatio
7/9/2016 BEING HUMAN Acrosticcare,devotion,
7/7/2016 LEARNING FROM A MISTAKE Diminished Hexaversechange,freedom,growing up
7/6/2016 MYSTERY Dramatic Verseimage,magic,scary,
7/5/2016 ABOUT LAST NIGHT Free versefor him,longing,passion,
7/4/2016 TALL TALE Narrativeadventure,games,imaginati
7/2/2016 GiRLS' MOANED WHISPERS Blank versefriendship,heartbreak,
6/30/2016 ECSTACY Acrosticcelebration,joy,
6/29/2016 EMBRACING MY BOUNDARIES Coupletpower,self,
6/28/2016 LAMB CHOPS Epulaeryucheer up,food,
6/27/2016 KEEPER OF THE WOODS Free verseanimal,courage,light,
6/26/2016 SWEET WHITE LIES Light Poetryrelationship,truth,
6/23/2016 BEING ABANDONED Quatrainfear,leaving,loss,
6/23/2016 DUAL PERSONALITY Dramatic Verseemotions,identity,languag
6/20/2016 CLUSTERS OF BLOOMS Villanellebeautiful,flower,wedding,
6/18/2016 FACING THE HURT Ottava rimacourage,fear,hurt,
6/17/2016 CONVERSATIONS WITH CHRIST Dramatic monologuejesus,relationship,spirit
6/16/2016 RICE FIELD Light Poetrybeautiful,places,
6/14/2016 KIDS' NAUGHTY GAME Monorhymechildren,games,
6/13/2016 STILLNESS OF NIGHT Blank versenight,
6/13/2016 RISING ABOVE HURT Free versebetrayal,care,self,
6/11/2016 ADMIRATION FROM A DISTANCE Verseart,devotion,silence,
6/10/2016 THIS BITTER WAVE Pantoumintrospection,sad,water,
6/9/2016 CHAOTIC COUSIN BESS Light Poetryconfusion,cousin,
6/7/2016 RAIN Free versejoy,rain,wedding,
6/6/2016 CANDLES OF YOUR FINGERS Light Poetrydeath,memory,missing you,
6/5/2016 WHY I LOVE Rhymejoy,nature,uplifting,
6/3/2016 SUMMONING MY ANIMUS Imagismidentity,symbolism,
6/2/2016 POSSESSED BY FANTASY Free verseaddiction,
6/1/2016 SOLSTICE IN JUNE Rhymefairy,summer,
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5/22/2016 WEEPING Quatrainbaby,grief,loss,
5/21/2016 COMING HOME Blank versehome,longing,soldier,
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4/24/2016 MOMMY DEAREST Quatrainmother daughter,
4/23/2016 OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Rhymedevotion,relationship,
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4/19/2016 TILL OUR STARS ANSWER ME Rhymefamily,heaven,stars,
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4/13/2016 HARBOR OF A SENTINEL Quatraincare,house,light,strength
4/12/2016 LETTING GO OF LOVE'S PAIN Versebetrayal,joy,moving on,
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