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Debussy Contest Judged


Blog Posted:6/17/2014 2:17:00 PM

Alrighty, finally done judging the Debussy contest and I'd like to thank everyone who entered and the poet who offered advice with the judging.  I'd like to get one more poet whose poetry and views I honor to assist in the next contest, especially because neither of these ladies enter many contests so they can be totally impartial. This also takes some pressure off me for making unpopular choices---not really!!  I just think it would be special to have the additional advice of such talented artists and therefore a more objective decision. In this case our #1 was the same and not that far off down the line so thanks to all for some awesome entries!! Also, thanks to the ghost host and her amazingly valuable analysis!!!!!

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  1. Date: 6/20/2014 1:49:00 PM
    one creative exercise i enjoyed, craig... cheers to all participants and thanks.. huggs

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  1. Date: 6/18/2014 2:55:00 PM
    glad I made your list, Craig, and congrats to all the fine winners.

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 10:26:00 PM
    Great contest, Craig. More so because I am fond of claire de lune. It really takes one away.

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 10:10:00 PM
    Thank you Craig for leading me gently outside my box and for inspiring 2 nice verses. Congrad's all!

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 9:36:00 PM
    Thanks for the contest and a big congrats to all the winners.

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 6:08:00 PM
    It is always an honor to be part of your contests, Craig....thank you very much (and your co-host) for my placement!! Congratulations to all your winners!

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 4:19:00 PM
    Dear Craig, It was an inspiring contest to say the least. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks for my placement. I like co-judging contests as sometimes I miss things a second person finds to be special. My sister will judge my next contest with me. She has her PhD in English Literature and taught it on the college level. Her opinions will be far different from mine though. Love and blessings, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 6/17/2014 2:52:00 PM
    Congrats to all winners..

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