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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


VEIL OF COMPRESSION LIFTS THE SPOTLIGHT


Blog Posted:10/5/2013 6:13:00 AM


hello, great soupers... did we have a black-out for a day or two here?.. anyway,  you all brought your sharpest quills  on my contest page, making the selection process difficult--- but happily so... thank you for making the compression spree a wonderful ride... since brevity of this form is necessary, each word counted a lot to make a poem weave a  unified thought... syllable count was definitely a requirement ,and i must say TPS’ counter is not accurate though i looked at it for reference... aside from imagery and total content appeal, i had to narrow the list based on how we all fulfilled the rules...

applause to Jack Horne and Sara Kendrick for an extremely good job of describing sad and mysterious voices through their images ...

to  Andrea Dietrich and Carrie Richards: depth of imagery , language and flow of rhymes are  impressive; spiritual for the former; nature-filled for the latter.

Joyce Johnson, Rhonda J. Saunders and Franco Gonza are worthy of their slots with lyrical undercurrents sustained so melodically throughout their works.

The other winners’ portrayal of the veil offer vivid thoughts -–almost flawless and extraordinary.

i am most beguiled by the deadpan wit of Nancy Jones and the light sense of humor Kash Poet ; i never imagined this kind of take—quite creative!

everyone did their best, and for that i’m proud of you! ..congrats to all who participated...

see you in my new contest.. it’s all about  MOOD...

hugggs and love!


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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 7:40:00 AM
    I actually read more than write. This contest somehow got me thinking; it was a long shot and am glad it paid off in a nice way. Thanks and the best to all poets.

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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 7:31:00 AM
    My warm thanks to gail who came by with her fine greetings!.. thank you!

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  1. Date: 10/5/2013 11:33:00 PM
    nette, this is a wonderful summary of your winners here. I really enjoyed reading this blog. thanks for the contest and the win; the form was something new for me, and congrats to all!!!

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  1. Date: 10/5/2013 9:58:00 PM
    My hearty congratulations to all the deserving winners & to u my dear friend Nette for hosting this awesome contest specifying a special form of poem. I've started trying it but as usual, due to time constraint, although it's short, still haven't finished it ;))))Thank you so much. I've read some of them. AGAIN MY HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE/WINNERS! Cheers & big hugs! love lots, Leonora

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  1. Date: 10/5/2013 10:20:00 AM
    Thanks so much Nette.......this newer form was a joy to try, and I loved reading the results taking different avenues with a "veil"...... That is what I love best about contests....the various thoughts that come to each Souper's mind is quite fascinating! Thank you for the challenge!

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  1. Date: 10/5/2013 8:52:00 AM
    Thank you Nette you always have a creative and inspiring challenge.

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