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Observe the entire spectrum, not one side of a perspective, even towards those you meet, find a character in a character. View your world detaching every reaction in bounds of equanimity and analyze patterns never biased, never attached.

The Winners and The New Contest!


Blog Posted:8/15/2009 7:28:00 AM
<P><FONT color=#000000>Ladies and Gentleman, I have announced the new winners of my last contest. The infamous <FONT color=#000080 size=4><U>Abe Lopez</U></FONT> has won this contest for I found his writing to completely and utterly touching towards my heart. Second place, <U>Deborah Guzzi</U> has pushed her writing up to second place, I completely enjoyed her raw emotion and freedom of speech. <U>Christie Moses</U> came up short to third place, yet her writing had the most profound raw emotion out of all those who have entered. The Honorable Mention : </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=8173"><FONT color=#000000>Brian Strand</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=11969"><FONT color=#000000>Carrie Richards</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=4564"><FONT color=#000000>Gerard Keogh Jr.</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=7015"><FONT color=#000000>Sue Mason</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=6780"><FONT color=#000000>Michael Jordan</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=152"><FONT color=#000000>Joyce Johnson</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=15022"><FONT color=#000000>sajdah al-riyami</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=14029"><FONT color=#000000>Ruben Ortellao</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, </FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=14403"><FONT color=#000000>Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen</FONT></A><FONT color=#000000>, and&nbsp;</FONT><A href="http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poems_by_poet.aspx?ID=12216"><FONT color=#000000>Andrew Crisci</FONT></A>. All of these beautiful poets gave their all and I appriecate their entry.<BR><BR>A new contest has been posted, please take your time and read through it. Thank you all.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>Sincerly,<BR>Sami Al-khalili</P>
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  1. Date: 9/5/2009 1:58:00 AM
    No problem Able Lopez, and Andrew Crisci, I'm glad you will share your poetry, I love your writing style.

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  1. Date: 8/18/2009 9:56:00 PM
    Hi, Sami! I am very excited to have won an Honorable Mention. Thanks for choosing it, because it encourages me to write more and share my words with all the participants of future contests. All the entries are profound and touching, and I wish them all the best. Thanks for choosing my poem. Warm regards, Andrew.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2009 6:23:00 AM
    Thank you so much for considering my poem for 1st place, it's really an honor ....thanks again.....alopez

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  1. Date: 8/17/2009 4:11:00 AM
    Thank you all!!!!! AND CONGRATS! you all mean oh so very much towards my dreams and passions.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2009 3:39:00 AM
    Congratulations to all the winners in Sami's contest. Love, Carol

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  1. Date: 8/16/2009 11:58:00 PM
    Sami I wanted to thank you for my placement in your contest - can't wait to see the next one - God Bless you, MJ

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  1. Date: 8/16/2009 9:03:00 AM
    You are all awesome and keep up the excellent works' Robert A. Ball

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 5:41:00 PM
    Congrats to all!!!! Keep on writing. Karen

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 1:13:00 PM
    Congratulations to all of the winners and honorable mentions! I missed this contest, but can't wait to work on the next one! Donna

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 12:57:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners and thanks Sami for hosting the contest! Laura :0)

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 10:52:00 AM
    Thanks for running the contest, Sami and congratulations to all the winners!! I could run around and congratulate each one individually but I'm not feeling like it ... LOL ... so this will cover all ... smile ...

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 10:43:00 AM
    Thank you Sami, for sponsoring such a challenging and emotional contest. The poems were truly touching. Congratulations to my fellow Soupers! All of you are amazing!

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 10:21:00 AM
    congratulations to all in this contest, God bless you all from diane

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  1. Date: 8/15/2009 8:06:00 AM
    I'm glad you like my entry, Sami. This contest has inspired first-rate...superior writing! Congratulations to all the winners. Ruben.

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