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Suzanne is a Retired Registered Nurse certified in Med/Surg. She began writing poetry as a result from meditation during stress relief classes. Since retiring she has participated in poetry groups both in the Community and on-line. She is originally from Australia but has lived in the Hawaiian Islands for most of her adult life. Her poetry is a mixture from both places as she has spent time living between both Australia and Hawaii. In her writing she has explored many forms but finds ease of expression mostly in free verse.

 Her poems are included in an Anthology "A Bridge to ALL Nations."with other poets from  Connie's site:

Poetry for Thought.

I'd Like to Say This About That

Blog Posted:12/18/2013 1:39:00 AM
 Hello to All the Dear Poet Friends I have made here:
Sorry I haven't been around lately.  I have stopped in briefly
 and  it made me really happy to see your comments on my poems
 and that you haven't forgotten me.
After Christmas I hope to have more time for reading and commenting.
I wish you all Seasons Greetings.
One of my dear lifelong friends has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.
Until something like this happens we take our health and life so much for granted.
To those who are suffering from health problems or worry for loved ones' illnesses
I send empathetic thoughts.
Take care of each other.
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  1. Date: 12/21/2013 6:17:00 PM
    Oh my Suz, I am SO sorry to hear this...I am glad she has a good and faithful friend like you to stand by and comfort her - Tim

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  1. Date: 12/20/2013 1:13:00 AM
    Thanks Jancarl, Debbie and Carrie: Always so nice to see your smiles and kind messages. Hugs, SuZ

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  1. Date: 12/19/2013 10:12:00 AM
    Although we are suppose to think happy thoughts at holiday time, in reality there is often sadness, illness, hurt and pain, a multitude of things can dim the bright Christmas lights if we let them. However by sharing love and well wishes, we can lighten the load, and share the love and a real Christmas spirit. I am sending a hug, Suz....and a Merry Christmas sense of love and hope.

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  1. Date: 12/19/2013 6:57:00 AM
    I'm sure you being there for her means the world to her. Blessed Be and make the Holiday as special as you can for her. [I'm sure you will!]

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  1. Date: 12/19/2013 12:36:00 AM
    Take care, Peace to you and yours. Jancarl

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 8:06:00 PM
    Thankyou so much , Becca, Andrea,Craig, Charmaine,Linda PD , Ruben, Gail and Rachel: ... for your kind words, heartfelt messages and for being here for me. I do appreciate you so much. Hugs, SuZ

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 12:02:00 PM
    i'm dealing with my close male friend's illness as well, suZ.. never realized there was a thing call breast cancer for men... stage 4, my.. you and your friend are on my prayer list... take care!.. huggs

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 11:13:00 AM
    Hello, Suz. Sorry to hear about your friend. Acceptance might be the most desirable outcome of the grieving process. Try to build on your relationship's strengths ... offering your friend support and comfort while dealing with your own grief. My best wishes.

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 9:50:00 AM
    Suz, my prayer is with you, thank you for the loving blog, and always keeping us at hearts reach... xox...LINDA

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 9:47:00 AM
    Ow gee..tough news re your friends terminal cancer..Life is so short to waste any minute of not making the best of it.Hugs dear..and may your friend find comfort whilst carrying her cross..

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 8:38:00 AM
    Suz, Bless you and your friend. You are so right Suz, I lost a friend 2 years ago (pancreatic cancer) 58 years old and it really jogs your perception of reality and health and what we take for granted!

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  1. Date: 12/18/2013 8:02:00 AM
    Suz, it's good to see you here at the blogs. There are so many people that come and go, it's hard to keep up on everyone and when you come like this to say hello, it makes me happy to realize you have not forgotten us. So sorry about your friends. Everywhere I turn, I am hearing of people with such difficulties and truly we need to be grateful for the things good in our lives.

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My Past Blog Posts

The Little Mermaid in my Pond
Date Posted: 8/17/2014 4:54:00 PM
Mermaids Contest Update
Date Posted: 8/15/2014 7:27:00 PM
New Contest Coming - Mermaids
Date Posted: 5/28/2014 9:41:00 PM
Problems with Adware
Date Posted: 2/2/2014 1:40:00 AM
Magical Christmas
Date Posted: 12/25/2013 1:14:00 AM
I'd Like to Say This About That
Date Posted: 12/18/2013 1:39:00 AM
For Reading and Writing
Date Posted: 11/1/2013 1:05:00 AM
Let's Be Open - has finally Closed YAY
Date Posted: 10/29/2013 1:44:00 AM
Let's Be Open - Still Judging
Date Posted: 10/28/2013 11:11:00 PM
Thinking of You ALL
Date Posted: 9/16/2013 2:25:00 AM
Imagination is a Gift we all Share
Date Posted: 8/2/2013 5:39:00 PM
Hands in Prayer Position
Date Posted: 7/21/2013 7:20:00 PM
Update for Let's Be Open Contest
Date Posted: 7/19/2013 6:28:00 PM
Overlooked Poet- Daniel Larsen
Date Posted: 6/27/2013 5:05:00 PM
Let's Be Open
Date Posted: 6/20/2013 1:48:00 AM
Web Watchers Alert
Date Posted: 6/20/2013 12:41:00 AM
System Error 500. Grrrrr
Date Posted: 6/16/2013 8:05:00 PM
A Sticky Web
Date Posted: 6/8/2013 6:52:00 PM
New Contest-Along Came a Spider
Date Posted: 5/27/2013 4:01:00 PM
Contest Results - Synathroesmic Cat Poetry
Date Posted: 5/13/2013 7:44:00 PM
Update- The Synathroesmic Cat Contest
Date Posted: 5/10/2013 11:03:00 AM
How Forms Shape a Poem's Content
Date Posted: 4/25/2013 9:31:00 PM
Abdulhafeez Dares to be Dared
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 8:35:00 PM
Look out Gert Stein -It IS A Dare
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 11:16:00 AM
Making Word Clouds
Date Posted: 4/13/2013 7:18:00 PM

My Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
8/25/2014It Must Begin WithFree verseconflict,earth,nature,
8/25/2014Song of RainRhymegarden,nature,rain,
8/21/2014Lotus BloomFree verseallegory,beauty,dark,
8/19/2014 Rhymes with You - FootlesRhymehumorous,
6/7/2014As Inspired by The Death of a Bird A D HopeFree versebird,blue,nature,
6/6/2014How to DieFree verseage,death,dream,
6/5/2014Giants of GravityRhymeanimal,history,mystery,na
6/5/2014WIDOW'S WEBRhymeanalogy,emotions,nature,
6/4/2014From our Deck-Front in DecemberFree verseabsence,boat,culture,dece
5/29/2014What the Mermaid KnowsRubaiyatmythology,nature,ocean,ph
5/18/2014Lest we Forget the HorsesBalladeappreciation,eulogy,freed
5/17/2014A DreamPantoumdesire,dream,love,
5/17/2014Timelessness is to BeingFree versechange,future,pain,sorrow
4/21/2014We Lose SurpriseFree verseheartbroken,longing,lost
4/20/2014Two Views on SpringRhymeapril,beautiful,seasons,
4/19/2014Beach Park TankaTankanature,ocean,
4/18/2014ReflectionFree verseinspirational,philosophy,
4/18/2014a lot to giveawayFree verseangst,art,childhood,
4/16/2014Super Model - Itty Bitty Big LifeCoupletcareer,celebrity,clothes,
4/1/2014Secret Directions to Jilliby FarmFree versebeauty,earth,environment,
2/4/2014 To be a part of landscapeFree verseanalogy,image,mountains,p
1/27/2014a woman cannot always leaveFree verseabsence,abuse,betrayal,br
1/27/2014A Woman's HeartFree verseangst,confusion,environme
1/7/2014The Grief of Stayed ContinuanceFree versenature,sorrow,tree,
12/28/2013Touching EvolutionFree verseallegory,beautiful,creati

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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
Evening DewRhymenature,
Only LeavesFree versefantasy,halloween,
In the morningHaikunature,
Life OutbackFree versepeople,places,red,
Sunglasses QuestionkuShapedeath,
Senior Moments Rhymehumorous,car,
Spider's PurseDizainimagination,
Ewmer Fudd and Buggs Bunny Paint the Town WedCoupletfunny,life,
The TeaseRhymeangst,loss,me,
Kiss the RainSonnetlost love,
The Solo Dancer - Tanka to SonnetSonnetbeautiful,tree,sun,tree,
black pebbles and violet streamsRhymedeath,dedication,loss,lov
Indian InkDramatic Verse (Verse Drama)abuse,autumn,death,deep,f
Mighty Mighty SpiderCoupletanimal,humorous,
Old SailorsHaikuocean,
Angels In The MistFree verselove,
copper beech leavesHaikunature,seasons,
The MeadowNarrativebeauty,dream,fantasy,free
Sailing the Seas In A Pecan TreeRhymeadventure,old,
Calamity At The CastleLimerickfunny,
My Tree's SeasonsHaikunaturetree,tree,
An angels wingFree versefaithlife,words,hope,joy,
EphemeronFree verselife,
The Fiddler's CatCoupletimagination,

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