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Bloggers Photo  Caleb A. Smith was born January 14, 1982, in Searcy, Arkansas. He grew up in a small town called Biscoe on the banks of the White River. He graduated from DeValls Bluff High School in 2000 and was voted "Most likely to be mauled by Bigfoot", by his classmates. He still resides in Arkansas with his wife and two children, and has not yet been mauled by Bigfoot.

Contest Judged ... Finally


Blog Posted:9/30/2013 11:26:00 AM
Well, I've finally managed to finish judging my contest. I didn't realize you had to click on the little calender thingy at the bottom of the contest page in order for the winners to be posted. So, I've been coming back every day for the past few days to check the winner's page to see who won. I just figured that little bit out, so now the winner's are posted. I very much enjoyed so many of the entries, but the one that spoke to me the most was "Tangled Vines". I see now that it was written by Andrea Dietrich. So, Andrea, when you come by this blog or see yourself on the winner's list, just soupmail me a mailing address and I'll have your walking stick on the way shortly. Congrats to her and all the winners!! Thanks everybody!!!
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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 10:33:00 PM
    Im glad you like my entry, Caleb. Congratulations to all the winners!

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:59:00 PM
    Hi Caleb, thank you for the placement of my poem in your contest. I really appreciate it! Congratulations to all of the winners!

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 7:26:00 PM
    nice winning poems...... SKAT

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 12:06:00 AM
    Caleb, what an AWESOME surprise, I can't wait for this carved walking stick!! It's such a sweet kind of prize, something done by your own hand! I hope you will take a picture of it and show it in a blog because I don't know how to take photos and show them here without my nephew here to help me! Thanks so very much. I will soupmail you my address. Congrats to everyone!! And thanks for allowing me to enter with an older poem, originally inspired by a contest of "broken wings." Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 9/30/2013 11:59:00 PM
    i enjoyed this poetic journey, caleb... cheers to all participants and winners... what could your next prize be if ever? jkidding!.. as nikko said, we would love to see a pic of that stick... my grandpa had one but it looked like a cane with twigs?.. all the best and thank you!..:) huggs

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  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:10:00 PM
    I'm on my phone right now, passing by to thank you for the awesome win.... always. .linda

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  1. Date: 9/30/2013 12:38:00 PM
    I just read Andrea's wonderful poem, and it was such a nostalgic gem.........congratulations to her! And thank you so much Caleb for my placement....it was a great contest, and I'm honored that you found my poem worthy of your consideration. Thanks..and would love to see a picture of the walking stick ......such a wonderful prize that Andrea will enjoy! Congrats to all !

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    Smith Avatar Caleb Smith Date: 9/30/2013 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You're welcome...and thank you too. I loved your poem, "Firefall". I will have my wife take a picture of the stick before I mail it and try to get it on a blog for y'all to see.
  1. Date: 9/30/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Hi Caleb! I am so happy for Andrea for getting first place in your contest, super congrats to her :)!! I read that gem of hers from before and that was indeed such a magical beauty, that's so awesome as well that she'll be receiving the walking stick that you hand-crafted-- Wow! Do post a photo of it if you can :)! Super congrats to all your winners and thank you So much for my wonderful placement, I'm so happy & humbled with how I did in your contest. Enjoy your day and congrats as well to you for sponsoring your first ever contest, wonderful contest!

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    Smith Avatar Caleb Smith Date: 9/30/2013 3:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Howdy Nikko! I'm glad you entered my contest, hon. Your poem was one of the best. I will try to get a picture of it up before I mail it.

My Past Blog Posts

 
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My Poems

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7/29/2014Elly JaneRhymeangel,birth,death,faith,f
7/28/2014A Letter to Elly JaneFree versedeath,family,
5/28/2014Charge ItFree verseworld,
4/24/2014Dark ReflectionsRhymeconflict,
3/25/2014Jessie on the DrawbridgeNarrativededication,
3/18/2014To Those of PoetrySoupFree versededication,
2/26/2014Song Of My BackLight Poetryfather daughter,
1/22/2014A Stone in the ColdSonnetpassion,
1/7/2014I amFree versedepression,
12/13/2013My Daughter So SweetRhymebirth,birthday,
12/10/2013Seventh SummerFree versechildhood,
12/3/2013Melody of the LostFree versepoetry,
9/11/2013Black Lake - RevisitedNarrativechildhood,
9/11/2013Black Lake -- IntroNarrativechildhood,
9/4/2013Black LakeNarrativechildhood,
8/20/2013Can-ManFree versedeath,
6/17/2013A Sack For Every OccasionLight Poetrypollution,
6/11/2013The Ghost DreamNarrativedream,
6/10/2013Annoyed At WorkLight Poetrywork,
6/6/2013RobinwoodQuatrainnature,
6/3/2013Return To Slippery Lake BridgeNarrativefishing,
6/3/2013Why Not WhyLight Poetryconfusion,
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6/3/2013Nectar of the PoisonousFree versecorruption,
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