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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


KUDOS TO THE MUSIC GROOVERS.. AND NEW CONTEST!


Blog Posted:10/27/2013 12:22:00 PM


gosh, i am at a total loss for words here… these were some
terribly marvelous poems, since in my opinion, they all deserved trophies... thank
you all for entering the contest; most of you favored heavy metal
interpretations ( a surprise for me)…   you all did so well ( applause!), but  if i placed all , i would have to list the entire contest entries... again, we needed to follow rules…

...giorgio v. and jake ponce ranked highest for substance ,
flow , and  the element of mythical allusion that really caught my attention…

...leon datu and carrie richards leaned towards fluidity of thought and overall impact of their poems…

...likewise,  rhonda Johnson–saunders, andrea dietrich and charmaine chircop  brought the roof down with their distinct ‘angularities’ from rustic to passionate tones..

the other winners grabbed me with their semi- abstract, dramatic, and edgy interpretations of the genres of music provided…

... it was a pleasure to see newcomers on my page ( carly lalion, kelly deschler, jake p.,
leon d., dr. urma sharpa) battling like gladiators in the poetic arena …

...allow me to include peter duggan’s contribution: his work went
a few lines over the line limit but the ‘reaching-for-the-heart’  impressions could not be dismissed!

and if I’m smiling now, it because you  all made me so… thanks again!

my new  GIG  is now on the contest marquee.. I bet this one
will keep your muse awake… it’s just a 6-line poetry challenge but …

well, take a look and be inspired!... do drop by, yes?

special cheers to all !...

love and hugggs!



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  1. Date: 10/29/2013 2:47:00 AM
    Great big congrats to all your winners Nette!!Some awe-inspiring poems for sure! Wish I would have entered but I couldn't seem to get something written for itHopefully I can for your next contest dear Nette !

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/29/2013 1:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    you can do anything, deb..yes, do hop in; thank you for gracing this blog!..:) huggs
  1. Date: 10/29/2013 12:09:00 AM
    Greetings to you,Nette. A happy moment for me to have been recognized. I am deeply honored! Sending loud clappies to the winners.

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  1. Date: 10/28/2013 2:46:00 PM
    Hi, Nette! Thank you very much for the placement in your contest! I, too am surprised that heavy metal was the most popular theme. I thought that I might have been the only one to choose that! I really enjoyed writing for this contest. Congratulations to all of the winners! :)

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/29/2013 12:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    right you are, kelly.. there were only 5 entries for rock and roll, 7 for jazz, 8 for country/ western.. unbelievable; i thought jazz would be the popular choice:) hugggs
  1. Date: 10/28/2013 1:09:00 PM
    carly: yes, do contribute; you have great potentials!... see you in my new contest!..:) huggs

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  1. Date: 10/28/2013 10:23:00 AM
    I was surprised and happy about the results of your contest, Nette.Here's hoping I could find time to write more poems; it is very encouraging. Thank you!

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 11:19:00 PM
    how nice of you, gail and becca to come around and greet everyone.. . thanks and huggs!

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:59:00 PM
    Thanks so much Nette......what an honor, while reading each poem, and the amazing expression of music was a joy! Thank you very much!

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:12:00 PM
    Hey B-) Tnks so much dear Nettie for placing me third..I am so happy and even to see the other friends placements too..Tomorrow I will try to make time and read the once I didnt read yet.Tnks..big big hugs.Btw..I ddnt know if my soup m is working properly..I might need to clean my cache but its one pm here so now im going to bed happy.Congrat to all who participated in groove B-)..sniles

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:08:00 PM
    hmmm, let me go see the winners list. Thanks for the mention and congrats to all your winners. I'm going to check out your new contest right now!

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    Chircop  Avatar Charmaine Chircop Date: 10/27/2013 7:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi andrea..I really wished i could think of somethimg sweet and salty which is beautiful and sweet for yr contest but couldnt come with one suitable and good enough to tickle your thought yet..Maybe in another contest.Congrat dear B-)

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
8/30/2015 HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION--FOR CONTEST Dramatic Versepain,violence,
8/29/2015 SAIL, SAIL ON Dramatic Versedeath,deep,inspirational,
8/28/2015 HEADY CHARMS OF A WIND Light Poetrymagic,wind,
8/27/2015 DELUGE OF ANGST Dramatic Verseangst,dark,rain,
8/26/2015 WISTERIA Personificationbeauty,imagery,tree,
8/25/2015 crisp wind dips low Haikuautumn,october,sky,
8/23/2015 FLORAL SCENES Quintain (English)family,garden,memory,
8/21/2015 RITES OF HARVEST MOON --HexSonnetta Sonnetbeauty,moon,
8/20/2015 BACK TO PURE DELIGHT Free versehome,youth,
8/18/2015 NEW FRONTIERS Rhymeadventure,faith,
8/16/2015 DRAPED BY WINTER Coupletimage,winter,
8/14/2015 FEARLESS Free versedesire,power,self,
8/13/2015 DURING THE HEART OF SUMMER Free versejoy,summer,
8/12/2015 SCENES FROM A LIBRARY Quatrainadventure,books,inspirati
8/11/2015 JANUARY Acrosticdream,happiness,january,
8/10/2015 WAITING FOR UNFINISHED DREAMS---A Poet Destroyer Collaboration Dramatic Verseangst,longing,love,
8/7/2015 EVER-BREATHLESS SUNSET Versebeauty,longing,sunset,
8/6/2015 DELICACY IN PAIN Haibunmemory,recovery from,upli
8/5/2015 MIST OF NIGHT WAFTS--LUNE Verseimage,tree,
8/4/2015 CRADLED BY PETALS Versebeauty,garden,peace,
8/4/2015 IRKED BY HER MOODS Light Poetrychange,confusion,weather,
8/3/2015 WRAPPED IN CANDY LOVE Versecrush,first love,sweet,
8/2/2015 GLOWING PORTRAIT OF SUMMER Rhymeflower,nature,summer,
8/1/2015 QUIETUDE AND BOOM Free versedevotion,mother daughter,
7/31/2015 ABOUT THIS PLACE Epicplaces,sad,
7/31/2015 WITHIN YOUR FACE Free versebeautiful,for him,romance
7/30/2015 BOMBS AWAY Rhymebird,humorous,wedding,
7/28/2015 MIGHTY BANNER RIDES HIGH Light Poetrypeople,places,symbolism,
7/27/2015 NOT ON THE SAME PAGE--FOR CONTEST Light Poetryconfusion,humor,romance,
7/25/2015 TEMPO OF RAINDANCE Free verserain,sweet,
7/24/2015 FAR AWAY THE SAIL Lyriclonging,
7/23/2015 BUNDLE OF PROMISE--G and G Dramatic Versebaby,birth,strength,
7/23/2015 CIRCLE OF AFFINITY Light Poetrycommunity,devotion,friend
7/22/2015 THESE BUTTONS-- SAD Rhymebereavement,clothes,love,
7/21/2015 flight of stars and sun Senryurace,symbolism,
7/20/2015 FEW DIMES FOR A MEAL Rhymefood,poverty,
7/19/2015 GATHERING AUGUST'S FLOWERS Abecedarianchildren,flower,summer,
7/16/2015 TEASINGLY Light Poetrydesire,for her,for him,
7/14/2015 feathers---killing of birds Haikubird,fashion,
7/13/2015 ONE FATEFUL CHANCE Quatraindestiny,longing,romance,
7/12/2015 ALONE Lyricgrief,woman,
7/11/2015 REMNANTS OF TIME Rubaiyatabsence,hope,
7/10/2015 DAYBREAK IN PEACH Versebeauty,morning,
7/8/2015 IN DEFENSE OF THE GUARDIAN Free versedevotion,men,
7/7/2015 ODD COUPLE Footlefunny,marriage,
7/6/2015 LIFTING THE SHADOWS Quatraindark,light,
7/6/2015 PASTEL REFLECTIONS Lyricdevotion,for her,longing,
7/4/2015 DRUNKEN MOON Haikujoy,kiss,moon,
7/3/2015 OUR CHARMED SUNSET Free versedevotion,for her,together
7/3/2015 TAMING A MAN Free versecharacter,men,
7/2/2015 amidst bitter winds Haikubird,seasons,song,
7/1/2015 FLICKERING Senryuintrospection,light,
6/29/2015 FIRE STAR Free verseinspirational,mystery,spa
6/28/2015 FORGETFUL AUNT Limerickage,humor,memory,
6/27/2015 IMAGININGS Quatraindream,star,
6/24/2015 ENCHANTMENT IN FIVE LINES Quintain (English)passion,summer,
6/23/2015 EASY AS SUNDAY MORNING Sonnetcharacter,men,relationshi
6/22/2015 withering leaf Haikuimage,nature,seasons,
6/21/2015 RAMBLINGS INSIDE A DOOR Lyricpeople,places,voice,
6/19/2015 PLAYING OUR SONG Free verseromance,work,
6/19/2015 NEW STUFF OF EARTH Free verseenvironment,nature,
6/17/2015 SWEATS AND SWEETS Free verseheartbreak,life,sweet,
6/16/2015 MY FUSE EXPLODES Dramatic Verseanger,spoken word,
6/13/2015 HOLD ME, NOW Versedesire,relationship,
6/9/2015 SOFT NIGHT Cinquainnight,sleep,work,
6/9/2015 FIVE FUN FOOTLES FOR CONTEST Footlehumor,relationship,
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6/6/2015 SORCERY ONSTAGE Free verseimage,music,
6/5/2015 LONG MAY YOU REIGN Rhymebirthday,celebration,
6/3/2015 IMAGES BURST THROUGH SILENCE Free verseimage,introspection,silen
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6/1/2015 AND AS I PRAY Rhymechild,prayer,
5/30/2015 HELLO, SUMMER Free versejoy,summer,
5/29/2015 SUNSET RED--VISUAL 2 Trioletsummer,sunset,
5/27/2015 BETTY BOOPER Ottava rimacharacter,woman,
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 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
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