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Bloggers PhotoIf I have any spit left after I've licked my own wounds, I'll be glad to consider licking yours.

(Oh, an just so ya know
I might be an asshole,
or maybe a martyr)

When you touch someone's life
they're touched.
So are you.

The most important truths to me at the mo are
...
...


to be determined
ain't it strange and
do you know how to think
and feel
at the same time?

my favorite quote:
"No matter where I roam,
every single soul is a poem
written on the back of God's hand"
~Michael Franti

She was about ten years old, I think.
She wanted to mess 'round with my camera
I was ok with that
She asked, "what do you look like when you're happy?"
So I showed her.

Here's what life feels like when you get my age...


Blog Posted:8/17/2012 8:26:00 PM
You have to choose between salon stylings and cigarettes, since you can't afford both.  You realize your preference for not wearing a bra is aeshcetically preceded by well lined camo-prints. You don't have much patience for adults who freak out over mosquito bites, and you develop a LOT of patience in a caring doc whom you can trust to safely guide you through your ailments.

That being said, contest's judged.  Once again was a huge pleasure for me to read your work.
Namaste!N

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  1. Date: 10/2/2012 2:20:00 PM
    hey just saying hello Nancy!

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  1. Date: 8/21/2012 9:57:00 AM
    now I feel old....

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:34:00 PM
    an interesting contest, soul sistah!...cheers to all participants!... thanks ever for understanding what real beauty means... :) huggs!

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:30:00 AM
    I'll run and read the results. Good contest.

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:01:00 AM
    Nance....i have alway admired your style.....kinda moxy rebel but cute as well.....you were immensely patient with my very cheeky entry and I want you to know how much i appreciate your indulgence.....thanks for everything and I look forward to my prize in the mail ( if the ex USSR post office doesnt lose it ! L o l )....keep on grinding 'em down Nance ......with affection....Syd....... ( you can keep the extra $50.......no questions asked ! )

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Thanks for placing my poem in your contest, Nancy and congratulations to all the winners...um...I had something else to add but I forget...

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 8:49:00 AM
    Thank you very much, Nancy, I am honored, and amazed at the wonderful poetry, some so witty, some so serious........age can be a subject that is all in the eye of the beholder. Thanks so much!

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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 7:40:00 AM
    Thanks for hosting this contest, and not specifying a particular age. Each age has its rewards and tribulations. Humor should be a constant. Congrats to all of your winners.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2012 10:35:00 PM
    I was a great idea for a contest, Nancy. Lately, I have no time (or inspiration) to write...Maybe next time. Congrats to all the winners. Ruben.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2012 9:57:00 PM
    congrats to all the winners and thank you for my placement Nancy

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My Past Blog Posts

 
How Ironic that I logged in today
Date Posted: 1/28/2014 8:52:00 PM
Pete Seeger
Date Posted: 1/28/2014 4:08:00 PM
Dear Poetry Soup,
Date Posted: 9/21/2013 8:42:00 PM
Thank y'all for being so cool!
Date Posted: 6/14/2013 9:26:00 PM
Dang, this all got changed up!
Date Posted: 6/13/2013 7:24:00 PM
Here's what life feels like when you get my age...
Date Posted: 8/17/2012 8:26:00 PM
Probabilities and percentages...
Date Posted: 7/26/2012 7:25:00 PM
When I say Y'all Rock
Date Posted: 7/21/2012 3:43:00 PM
Dear Syd,
Date Posted: 7/13/2012 5:46:00 PM
Semi-random thoughts on June 27th
Date Posted: 6/27/2012 7:10:00 PM
Can y'all help me out?
Date Posted: 6/23/2012 10:17:00 PM
Y'all are SOOOO amazing to me!
Date Posted: 6/22/2012 7:05:00 PM
Things I don't understand
Date Posted: 6/15/2012 8:32:00 PM
Unzipped Lips
Date Posted: 5/31/2012 5:57:00 PM
Couldn't decide...
Date Posted: 5/30/2012 9:43:00 PM
Just Wonderin'
Date Posted: 5/18/2012 6:47:00 PM
Real life, aka how I spent Mothers' Day morn...
Date Posted: 5/14/2012 8:41:00 PM
Proud mommy plea...
Date Posted: 5/6/2012 8:26:00 PM
Holy Cow!
Date Posted: 5/5/2012 8:06:00 PM
This guy is just SUCH a talented writer
Date Posted: 4/30/2012 4:09:00 PM
All I want for Christmas...
Date Posted: 4/26/2012 5:29:00 PM
Fill in the blank...
Date Posted: 4/25/2012 5:56:00 PM
Save the Soup?
Date Posted: 4/20/2012 7:40:00 PM
20 Things Your Kids Want You to Know About Them
Date Posted: 4/16/2012 7:15:00 PM
I did not write the italicized portion of this
Date Posted: 4/15/2012 8:12:00 PM

My Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
2/15/2014Husbands are in Heaven whose Wives Scold NotLimerickanti bullying,
2/14/2014A Valentine's Day poem to my DaughterEpicbeautiful,
2/5/2014Ode to Carol Brown - reduxOde friendship,
2/2/2014OMG -prohibited punctuation mark- They still have ashtraysSonnetabsence,history,
2/2/2014On Loving a Rock Star - ReduxRhymelove,
1/31/2014SweetheartEpitaphdeath of a friend,
1/31/2014YesterdayAcrosticdiscrimination,
1/29/2014ConstanzaConcretefun,
1/28/2014When my Mother TalksElegycharacter,
11/1/2013CryingI do not know?life,
10/9/2013Baby, You Groove MeRhymewisdom,
10/3/2013My Uncle Died TodayRhyme royaldeath,eulogy,family,
9/22/2013Wedding AccoutrementsRhymemarriage,
9/18/2013I love you, Daddy, but: -Charles Wood-Rhymelove,
9/17/2013Summer NightsSapphic stanzanight,
9/16/2013My DressFree verseart,clothes,
9/16/2013PassionRhymepassion,
9/15/2013GiddyRhymehappy,
9/13/2013I Wanna Write a PoemVaasokhtcrazy,writing,
6/13/2013AffairLayabsence,friendship,life,
12/4/2012Big life questionsDramatic monologuefootball,health,jesus,
9/3/2012LoveAcrosticlove,
8/1/2012Madness and CivilizationConcreteadventure,
7/27/2012Contest desperationLimerickon writing and words,
7/21/2012SunsetFree versehappiness,
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My Photos


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Fav Poems

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A Matter of ConvenienceVersehappiness,day,
THE PRICE OF OIL, PART II do not know?angst,death,life,loss,pas
Through Mundane CloudsLyricintrospection,on writing
The Spry MetropolisBlank verseadventure,
More ThanRhymedeath,god,home,life,loss,
My CatFree versehappiness,lovehappy,me,ca
It's been A minuteI do not know?black african american,ho
The Comfort of a Drunken mindFree versefantasy,love,sad,love,
Only A PoetRhymelife,on writing and words
The Poet RamblesFree versededication,life,life,poem
PARDON ME BUT I CONTESTFree verseart,on writing and words,
Amiable ApathyLight Poetryfunny,

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