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Discovered my love for poetry, and literature in general, as a senior in high school and it developed into a lifelong passion which has provided much inspiration and enjoyment. I began writing in my mid twenties.

In general, I am just a great lover of life. I am married and we have a blended family of six children (one who is now in Heaven), eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. If you read many of my writings, you will discover the most important relationship in my life is with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

The Scent of Water Contest - Updated

Blog Posted:7/6/2014 4:21:00 PM

Hello to all....

I have been away for a week visiting my sister in Minnesota who is recovering from surgery for a brain tumor. I missed congratulating many of you on your recent wins. Please accept my congratulations here; there are too many for me to catch up.

I have posted my first contest titled "The Scent of Water." I hope many of you will write a fabulous poem on the theme of renewal. Check out the quidelines on the contest page. I will be offering a tangible prize for the first place winner. I have selected the prize for first place: a hardback copy of The English Spirit: The Little Gidding Anthology of English Spirituality.

Once more, thanks to all of you who made the effort to welcome me to this community. You are a blessing.


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  1. Date: 7/10/2014 9:08:00 AM
    The title and idea grabbed me and I wrote for the contest within minutes of reading about it! Redemption and Salvation are two subjects I am very familiar with.

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    Gibson Avatar Faye Gibson Date: 7/11/2014 2:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Great, Robert. I am really looking forward to the day I read them all. I am glad that you are familiar with those two subjects...I am, too.
  1. Date: 7/8/2014 12:34:00 PM
    I am very sorry to hear about your sister Faye. Hopefully she has a full recovery. This contest sounds very interesting..

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    Gibson Avatar Faye Gibson Date: 7/8/2014 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Betty. She is doing well. See my reply to Olive. I hope you will be able to enter my contest.
  1. Date: 7/8/2014 8:56:00 AM
    :) Hi Faye.. :) well your contest title caught my attention.. :) and i hope i can make one for it.. :) the title itself is so inspiring.. :) reflective too.. :)

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    Gibson Avatar Faye Gibson Date: 7/8/2014 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, sweet Olive. She is cancer free as of June. We had a celebration of that when I was there.
    Guillermo Avatar Olive Eloisa Guillermo Date: 7/8/2014 8:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i hope your sister will fully recover well.. :)
  1. Date: 7/6/2014 7:49:00 PM
    the title of your topic is very lovely, dear. I hope you get a lot of great entries.

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    Gibson Avatar Faye Gibson Date: 7/8/2014 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Andrea...I hope you make one of those entries yours.

My Past Blog Posts

The Scent of Water Contest Judged
Date Posted: 7/23/2014 1:22:00 PM
IMPORTANT for The Scent of Water Contestants
Date Posted: 7/17/2014 7:00:00 PM
The Scent of Water Contest - Updated
Date Posted: 7/6/2014 4:21:00 PM

My Poems

Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
8/21/2014A QuoteFree verselife,
8/20/2014Mists of GoodbyeFree versegoodbye,love,
8/19/2014A Pocket Full of Comment ChangeFree versecommunity,writing,
8/19/2014Grand FinaleLyricbeauty,seasons,
8/19/2014Greenbrier River DreamsFree versedream,imagery,mountains,p
8/18/2014The Pope's Faux Pas - FootlesFootlefunny,humorous,
8/17/2014Shalott RevisitedRhymelove,memory,parents,
8/16/2014Where Frozen Embers Still BurnRhymebetrayal,love,
8/12/2014Unchanging LordLyricbible,change,christian,go
8/12/2014Decorated Pastry - FootleFootlefood,fun,
8/12/2014Wandering RivuletsRhymeadventure,beauty,travel,w
8/12/2014Moon RisingRhymebeauty,moon,
8/10/2014Poetry SeedsRhymepoetry,writing,
8/10/2014Iraq's HolocaustKyriellechildren,evil,hate,holoca
8/9/2014DreadFree verseabuse,fear,
8/9/2014Finding GodRhymedark,god,light,love,
8/8/2014Kissing Daddy - Lyrics for Our HeroesRhymeamerica,dad,family,patrio
8/8/2014IfRhymelost love,memory,nostalgi
8/8/2014Bend Over MeFree verseautumn,peace,
8/3/2014Cloud QuietusVersedeath,sky,
8/3/2014Fragments of ShellFree verselife,sea,
8/3/2014Super Grandma GirlRhymefun,grandchild,grandmothe
8/2/2014Tree RapeFree verseautumn,change,nature,
8/1/2014The Love ScrollRhymeabsence,journey,love,

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Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
Song of a Warrior's BrideBlank versehorror,marriage,relations
ObsidianFree verseabuse,dark,mystery,
Stopping the DanceFree verseabuse,dance,dark,discrimi
Through The MistFree versejourney,life,

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