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Goethe Stanza Contest Judged


Blog Posted:7/11/2014 10:41:00 AM

First I'd like to thank Cyndi MacMillan for taking her valuable time to offer her considerations on the contest entries. I must say we were both blown away and agreed totally on the top two poems and thought all these winners were exceptional. We did part a little on a couple but overall we agreed.  Thanks so much for honoring the contest with your entry and mega kudos to the winners. BTW, Cyndi said that Olive's poem (we know it's Olive now) spooked her because it felt so much like Linda-Marie would write and we are all sad that Linda-Marie is not here.  That's a compliment btw Olive. Carrie and Nette--you guys were clear choices for the top!! Wowser!!

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  1. Date: 7/13/2014 9:38:00 AM
    :D Pleasure was mine, getting a look at all those gems! Congrats to the winners. Some stunners, there, took my breath away. CARRIE!!! Holy Hannah! Whatta ride! Geez, gurl, you were on fire. Nette? WONDERBAR!!!! High fives to all who were inspired by the contest. xox

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  1. Date: 7/12/2014 3:52:00 PM
    grrreat contest, craig.. made me really work overtime but enjoyed the experience.. cheers to all who joined..huggs

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  1. Date: 7/12/2014 3:37:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for my placement. It was a delightful contest! Love and blessings, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 7/11/2014 4:35:00 PM
    I have been away for a few days, and came home to this unexpected and happy surprise ! Thank you so much Craig for offering this contest, and a new form challenge.....and thank you Cyndi and Craig for your confidence in my poem and encouragement to my poetry! After reading some of your exquisite entries, I am so very honored...I can't tell you how much this one meant!! Big thank yous!!!!!

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  1. Date: 7/11/2014 12:57:00 PM
    Congratulations to all the winners. Your top choices are undeniably exquisite gems. Love, Su

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  1. Date: 7/11/2014 12:19:00 PM
    Oh!!! That made me goosebumps..:) I'm humbled Craig..:) I read Linda Marie poems and they are really so awesome..:)!! I thank you both for the placement..:) I am so pleased to be on this short list..:) I remember the first comment I ever received from you Craig is that you corrected me by telling me I must you capital I instead of I..:) thank you really..:) Congratulations to all the winners!! And congratulations for thinking and introducing this new poetry type to me..:)! I enjoyed learning with it..:) God bless to your creative minds!! To God be the glory..:)!

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