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About Natalie The Rogue Rhymer
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Hello and thank you for stopping by to check out my bio. I recently moved to Southern CA from beautiful Victor, CO-Population 450 Elevation 9696 and I'm lovin' CA. The weather is lovely and the people are divine for the most part.

My husband and I won a car on Let's Make a Deal.  If you'd like to see our it is...

I have been married to my wonderful husband, KJ, for 13 years now.  We have a great Siamese cat, Tiki (named after Tiki Barber-Retired Giants RB).  And, yes, I love football-Go Broncos!!!

I decided to type out my “official” bucket list.  Some of the items on the list are…

*Go skydiving
*Jog a mile without stopping
*Watch a live fight (boxing) in Vegas
*Perform a standup comedy act
*Go to Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
*Volunteer at a homeless shelter on Thanksgiving
*Memorize the symbols of all elements on the periodic *Pay for a random person's groceries
*Learn to belly dance
*Play one $500 hand of blackjack
*Come up with my own personal theme song
*Jump into a pool in an evening gown and stilettos

I joined poetry soup because I love poetry and I also had a goal (on my list) to win at least 3rd place in a poetry contest.  Thanks to Paula Swanson, I was able to cross that one off with a 1st Place win in her Yard Sale Contest.  I decided that since the poetrysoup gang is so warmhearted, I wanted to hang out here for good :)

Last Call-Poetry Soup Year-End Awards...only a few days left to vote!

Blog Posted:12/9/2011 9:43:00 AM

Poetry Soup Year-End Awards…Most Likely To…Please VOTE!!!

First, thanks to everyone who has voted.  If you haven't voted yet, you have only a few days left!  Remember, this is just for fun!  I know you guys are all good sports and that makes me very happy!  :)

Below you will find the original blog text...

So I thought it would be fun to have some year-end Poetrysoup awards….sort of like yearbook superlatives.  

 *I’m not a fan of the traditional superlatives such as ‘most likely to succeed’, ‘best smile,’ etc.  Those are LAME!!!  So, these are spiced up a little.  Please vote for two people for each category.  You may do so publically in this blog or soupmail me if you don’t want to go on record publically.  I will keep your votes confidential.  You have until noon on December 20, 2011, to get your votes in.  I will then compile the winners and announce them on Wednesday, Dec. 28, so you can think of it as a late Christmas present of sorts but without the ribbon J

 *If it is too long for soupmail, please PM me to ask for my regular email address…or you may use more than one soupmail message-whatever you’d like J

 Have fun with it!  We are all good sports here at the Soup!

1. Travel Buddy Award:  Who would you most like to go on a trip with?

2. Rally Buddy Award:  Who would you most like to sit next to in the slammer after a protest?

3. Final Words Award:  Who would you most like to give your elegy?

4. Duct Tape Award:  Who would you least like to give your elegy?

5. Johnny Cochran Award:  Who would you most want to see represent you in court? “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.”

6. Betty Crocker Award:  Who would you most like to cook you a yummy meatloaf?

7. All Things Trivia Award:  Who would you recruit to be your partner in Trivia Pursuit?

8. June Cleaver Award:  Who would you most like to adopt as your second mom?

9. John Hughes Award:  Whose screenplay would you most like to star in?

10. Donald Trump Award:  Who would you most like to go into business with?

11. Herman Who? Award:  Who would you most like to see run for president?

13. Steven Tyler Award:  Who would you most like to ‘rock out’ with at a concert?

14. Howdy Officer Award:  Who is most likely to flirt their way out of a speeding ticket?

15. Jager Bomb Award:  Who would you most like to see do a shot?

16.  Enron Award:  Who is most likely to have their business shut down by the government?

17. Really, Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid Award:  Who is most likely to start a cult on accident?

18. Jobs Reincarnate:  Who is most likely to be the next Steve Jobs (RIP Steve J)

19.  Opps I did it again:  Who is most likely to be caught with Brittany Spears or Justin Bieber on their ipod?

20. Scrooge Award:  Who is most likely to think this is a really bad idea? J

 *You may vote for yourself if you feel you best fit the category, too :)

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 5:59:00 PM
    Awesome Tracie! I really thought you were 20 something...well you look it anyway hon so be proud to look young :)

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 4:22:00 PM
    Hugs back to you Nikko & Natalie...hey at 39 i'll take a gorgeous 20 yo comment any day hehe :D.. Luv ya Nat and Nikko..your behind is safe lol xxx

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 2:02:00 PM
    Thanks Chris and Carol-You votes have been tallied. If anyone else has votes....please feel free to post or soupmail me :)

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 11:59:00 AM
    Just trolling the comments lol. I gave up on the Beauty Pageant because of the lack of voter turn out. But, this awards ceremony is much more interesting. Natalie, thanks for filling in the void.

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 11:15:00 AM
    You have Soupy Mail

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 11:10:00 AM
    Hey it's still going on? I had wondered what happened to the results!!!

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 10:27:00 AM
    hehehe, well then good thing I got some good padding ;p lol! Thanks for being such a sweet sport :) hugs to you and Tracie ^_^

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 10:20:00 AM
    You are too cute Nikko-I didn't mean to embarrass you! Please not worries (now Tracie may kick your behind :) )!

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 10:17:00 AM
    and as for Chris-- yuppo. Chris, bug, bug, bug, bugging you for the beauty awards! oh shucks I saw my comment below, I will leave it as is to remind me, heehee....*blush*!

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 10:15:00 AM
    OH MY GOSH o_O---You should see me right now.... I am BLUSHING and had to make a loud squeak when I saw your comment!! I am So Sorry, Natalie!! Oh shucks, blush, blush, blush, blush-- oh can I say blush again?? I am so embarrassed--eep,!! You and Tracie are both gorgeous and sweet ladies, and I'd be happy to be called Natalie or Tracie---could it be the -ie that's the culprit? Ok, really it's my fault ;)-- my head's floating (as usual) --sorry sweetie Natalie!

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 9:58:00 AM
    Nikko my dear...I love when you guys mistake me for a gorgeous 20 year old (hope Tracie is not too offended by it b/c it happens often-luv ya Tracie). I also wonder why we never got Chris' should bug him about it!

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  1. Date: 12/9/2011 9:49:00 AM
    Oh! Thank you for the reminder, Tracie ^_^, thanks for posting this again-- I will definitely vote soon, shucks I got a feeling I will be sending you my votes at the last minute in true crammer fashion ;) Hmm btw, speaking of PS awards, I wonder what ever happened to Chris' Soup Beauty Pageant???!

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My Past Blog Posts

Mega Lotto-What would you do with $290 million?
Date Posted: 3/22/2012 10:43:00 AM
I just picked up my new car!!!
Date Posted: 1/6/2012 8:43:00 PM
Poetry Soup Year-End Award Results :)
Date Posted: 12/26/2011 9:45:00 PM
Anyone want to read my winning short story?
Date Posted: 12/16/2011 8:03:00 PM
Last Call-Poetry Soup Year-End Awards...only a few days left to vote!
Date Posted: 12/9/2011 9:43:00 AM
Poetry Soup 'Just For Fun' Year-End Awards…Most Likely To…Please VOTE!!!
Date Posted: 11/22/2011 4:14:00 PM
Help from parents/teachers/aunts/etc. of 6-8 year olds
Date Posted: 11/21/2011 11:57:00 PM
If you could would you want to die? "Die a fun death" Contest
Date Posted: 11/18/2011 3:26:00 PM
Sleazy or Sexy? Game
Date Posted: 11/17/2011 10:45:00 PM
I was a contestant on a gameshow yesterday...wanna see?
Date Posted: 11/3/2011 2:15:00 PM
Edited...Which is True…Is it #1 or #2? Updated w/ answer :)
Date Posted: 11/2/2011 5:05:00 PM
How old is too old to trick or treat?
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 10:46:00 PM
Ungrateful Panhandlers
Date Posted: 10/30/2011 7:43:00 PM
Happy Hour-What R U Havin' Today?
Date Posted: 10/14/2011 4:45:00 PM
I survived...Thanks for all of the advice :)
Date Posted: 10/2/2011 6:11:00 PM
Help...Advice on camping please :)
Date Posted: 9/29/2011 10:59:00 PM
‘Criminal or Genius’ contest results posted
Date Posted: 9/28/2011 4:31:00 PM
Genius…or criminal…what do you think?
Date Posted: 9/3/2011 6:31:00 PM
Burlesque Twist Winners Posted-Congrats :)
Date Posted: 8/17/2011 9:13:00 PM
Burlesque Twist-New Contest & wish me luck at the race track :)
Date Posted: 8/10/2011 5:27:00 AM
Cellphones in the sauna...What annoys YOU? Results Posted :)
Date Posted: 8/2/2011 8:37:00 PM
‘Talkin’ Technology’ winners announced and hear about my method of judging/new contest!
Date Posted: 7/24/2011 7:07:00 PM
Talkin' Tech. New Contest-I hope you'll consider entering :)
Date Posted: 7/11/2011 8:41:00 PM

My Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
9/16/2012Ode to Vie My Love Hate PoemRhymesatire,beautiful,beautifu
9/14/2012My Slutty Aunt's WeddingRhymesatire,wedding,wedding,
6/30/2012The Devil Moved in Next DoorVillanelleslam,
6/10/2012Pal in a TumblerDiminished Hexaversenostalgia,
6/10/2012Early RetirementNarrativesatire,teacher,night,nigh
6/3/2012Streaking at the MallLimerickurban,
3/11/2012If I were a Guy, I'dRhymesatire,
2/19/2012skaterboy's delightHaikuromance,teen,
2/18/2012moles last supperHaikunature,
2/11/2012I've Got a Big Butt and I Cannot LieMonorhymeslam,
2/9/2012Love in Ten Year IncrementsFootlelove,
1/21/2012Anvil DreamsQuintellaloss,sad,
1/17/2012My favorite thing about Poetry SoupFree versepeople,
1/17/2012Breakup TextLimerickgirlfriend-boyfriend,slam
1/17/2012Strong WomenFree versepassion,woman,
1/14/2012Time to Pay the TollVillanelleloss,passion,
1/13/2012Lee Ramage-Our random pleaMonorhymedevotion,
1/3/2012Love -n- the LotteryLimerickpassion,satire,i love you
12/27/2011Mile High ConsequencesLimerickfantasy,romance,
12/23/2011I Just Can't WinRhymeromance,wife,
12/23/2011Rusty RemnantsKimolost love,
12/21/2011 To-Susan, From-NatalieFree versededication,
12/18/2011 My New Year's Wish For YouAcrosticdedication,inspirational,
12/17/2011Morning GriefKimodepression,
12/15/2011HEADS UP-Quirky Cook OffFree verseadventure,cowboy,

My Photos


Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
His Old Pick-Up TruckRhymedog,funny,me,old,
Ode To The Toilet PlungerLight Poetryfunny
TOP TEN PEEVESRhymelife,socialme,me,
Why Pa Ain't Pet Sittin' No MoreLimerickfunny
In My OpinionRhymefunnywife,me,
The Greatest Poet EverRhymefunnywrite,me,write,
When Madness Rides on Moonlight Sestinagod,life,
Wisdom of the CougarRhymelife,philosophymen,men,
Home BrewLimerickfriendship
Boozer Not a LoserLimerickfunnywine,
Retired Romance : RepostLight Poetryloveold,old,
This grinds my gearsRhymefunnyme,car,me,money,
Murphy's Lesser Known LawsRhymefunny,
One Night StandFree verseslam,care,care,me,
The Bird is the WordLight Poetryfunny,holiday,thanksgivin
Permanent Check-MateRhymeallegory,introspection,li
The Optimistic Pessimists ResolutionsLight Poetryfunny,holiday,me,me,time,

Fav Poets

Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
binibining p.iNk Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Robert A. Dufresne United States Flag United States Read
Linda-Marie SweetHeart Italy Flag Italy Read
SillyBilly theKidster United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Robert L. Hinshaw United States Flag United States Read
Paula Swanson United States Flag United States Read
RALPH TAYLOR United States Flag United States Read
Chris D. Aechtner Canada Flag Canada Read
Chris Matt United States Flag United States Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Tony Lane United States Flag United States Read
jack horne United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
ChiquitaChiamaka Baity United States Flag United States Read
Lee Ramage Canada Flag Canada Read
Kate Moore United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read