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About nette onclaud
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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


 

Most Recent Blog Post


A BRIEF MOMENT CAN LAST FOREVER-- KUDOS!
Blog Posted:11/29/2013 11:59:00 AM

 


this is perhaps one of my favourite contests, sweet soupers, as i felt
emotionally connected with you all through those special, fleeting moments dearly shared by everyone... my heart  melted more than i could ever  admit...

i was drawn  to poems which were of a different voice , or what i found unusual, or well-crafted... the deciding factor was  how  the poets  transformed , gained new
meaning  from this brief experience...

thank you for allowing me to be part of your world...i am pleased with everyone’s beautiful works; they  are all treasures!...

the winners were chosen based on creative guidelines provided... allow me to  present a special citation to dr. ram mehta  for his splendid than- bauk piece, and to giorgio v. whose poem was posted but disappeared from the page...

outstanding work, everyone!.. my heartfelt applause is yours!... till my next contest which is now on-going... check it out!...

you all  gave me so much to savor and for this, i am truly grateful!

again, sweet CHEERS to winners and participants!

love and huggs!


                                                            
                                  
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  1. Date: 12/15/2013 9:46:00 PM
    Hi Nette. Best wishes to you! I see that in your ad for your latest contest, "WITH THESE HANDS", you are requesting entrants to state their names. Most of the other ads do not require inclusion of the entrants' names. I have written Poetry Soup on this matter. Here is their response: "We agree with you. Asking for names brings into question the validity of the contests. However, the sponsor of the contest makes the rules, not PoetrySoup. Frankly. we would not enter those contests. Some sponsors state explicitly "NO NAMES" in their ads. I shall be grateful if you can post on your blog, your reason for requesting names. Thank You!

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  1. Date: 12/1/2013 5:56:00 PM
    So this is how it feels to get a win, catatonic. Goofing aside, thank you, Nette.

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  1. Date: 12/1/2013 11:52:00 AM
    Nooo! But yes, I somehow made it and am happy! Many thanks, Nette; hurrah to all finalists. Will wake my muse for your new contest, hopefully!

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  1. Date: 12/1/2013 7:18:00 AM
    My heartfelt congratulations to all winners and to you my dear friend Nette for hosting this wonderful contest. I went & read all of them & congratulated individually but I'll go back & congratulate the rest 'cuz my internet is so slow. All the entries are amazing! I so enjoyed. TYSM for sharing them. love lots and biggest hugs, Leonora

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  1. Date: 11/30/2013 9:29:00 PM
    Nette. thanks so much and congrats to all your winners. I hope to be able to read some of them, but it's been hectic since I got home from my thanksgiving trip!! I saw you put up a new contest. Sure hope I can try my hand at that one!

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  1. Date: 11/30/2013 11:06:00 AM
    Gail, thank you for your warm show of cheers to all winners... how thoughtful of you, always...huggs

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  1. Date: 11/30/2013 9:20:00 AM
    Humbly thrilled. My first award, if I'm right. Thank you very much; this was unexpected! My best greetings to everyone who wrote for this contest, Nette.

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  1. Date: 11/29/2013 6:08:00 PM
    Thank you, Nette, for giving all of us another brief moment to shine with poetry! A great theme for a contest this was! Congratulations to all your winners

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  1. Date: 11/29/2013 5:15:00 PM
    I big warm congratulations to all the winners in the contest. Thanks Nette for hosting a wonderful contest. Love to you all, Gail

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  1. Date: 11/29/2013 12:49:00 PM
    I was just about to log off when I saw the results.Can't believe it but happy you liked my work, Nette. Thank you so much and congratulations to my co-poets!

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  1. Date: 11/29/2013 12:37:00 PM
    - Soooo grateful ..... and surprised for my win !! :)) - Happy weekend!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

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My Past Blog Posts

 
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
YOUR WORST TYPO BLOOPERS
Date Posted: 11/27/2013 3:55:00 PM
THE VANILLA KIND OF RAIN THAT YOU ARE!
Date Posted: 11/19/2013 7:45:00 AM
KUDOS TO THE MUSIC GROOVERS.. AND NEW CONTEST!
Date Posted: 10/27/2013 12:22:00 PM
I WANT THESE TV SERIES BACK!
Date Posted: 10/17/2013 1:50:00 PM
WHO WROTE THESE?
Date Posted: 10/8/2013 2:45:00 AM
VEIL OF COMPRESSION LIFTS THE SPOTLIGHT
Date Posted: 10/5/2013 6:13:00 AM
HORMONAL CHANGES WHILE FEELING THE SAND!
Date Posted: 9/20/2013 2:49:00 AM
THE 'BESTEST' OF NINE LINES!
Date Posted: 9/10/2013 9:44:00 AM
PRAYER CIRCLE FOR RUSSELL SIVEY
Date Posted: 9/5/2013 8:15:00 AM
OOZING WITH SENSUALITY!
Date Posted: 9/1/2013 5:24:00 AM
THE CAROUSEL SPINS A WIN!
Date Posted: 8/19/2013 10:53:00 AM
SHARE YOUR LOVE---HAPPY FRIENDSHIP DAY!
Date Posted: 8/4/2013 1:53:00 PM
IT'S A WOW KIND OF EPIPHANY !
Date Posted: 8/2/2013 12:39:00 PM

My Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/23/2014STAINED LETTERSCoupletnostalgia,words,
4/22/2014FINDING SPLENDORHaibunimagination,
4/21/2014EMBERS OF TIMERhymegrief,hope,
4/20/2014GABRIEL MARQUEZ GARCIA-- ARTISTImagismart,words,
4/19/2014CRESCENT MOUTHFree versemagic,
4/16/2014TREASURES OF A LIFETIMEFree versememory,
4/15/2014FLIPPING MEMORIES TANKATankaage,memory,
4/14/2014SECRET OF RHYMINGQuintain (English)success,words,
4/14/2014ITTY BITTY EYESTrioletlove hurts,pain,
4/13/2014LUSCIOUSLight Poetryfruit,
4/8/2014FEMALE SPIRITFree versemystery,woman,
4/7/2014ITTY BITTY BUTTERFLYFree versebutterfly,dance,spring,
4/6/2014AVE MARIARhymemother,spiritual,
4/4/2014STRETCH OF A MOMENTFree verseday,peace,
4/3/2014SLOWLY DIMMINGDodoitsuangst,introspection,
4/1/2014SO WARM YET FAR AWAYFree verseabsence,memory,
3/30/2014ORACLE OF RUNESFree versemystery,sky,
3/27/2014WHAT WE DON'T SEEVerseanimal,sad,
3/26/2014DRIZZLES OF LIFELight Poetrydevotion,nostalgia,
3/24/2014AVIAN TWEETSRhymebird,seasons,
3/23/2014FAR FROM EARTH'S COMPASSLight Poetryspace,uplifting,
3/21/2014PIERCING MY SADNESSTrioletemotions,love hurts,
3/20/2014TO BEAR THE WEIGHT OF HIMLyricabuse,relationship,
3/19/2014SOAKED IN DEWPantoumnight,peace,
3/17/2014LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE ITRhymebirth,death,
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My Photos


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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
FIRST CHERUBIC CHANCELyricmystery,uplifting
SonataFree versefriendship,inspirational,
LAUGHTER THAT NEVER GREWLyricabsence,love,
A Sonnet for my Father on His BirthdaySonnetbirthday,father daughter,

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