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Iolanda Scripca is a published poet, photographer, journalist,  and translator who lived in Eastern Europe for the first twenty four years of her life, in a loving family. Her mom was a teacher, a high school principal, and a cultural promoter. Her dad was a published novelist, poet and TV producer. An unforgettable moment was her collaboration with her Dad in the translation and adaptation of a children's book by the Bulgarian author Leda Mileva. She is a graduate of Foreign Languages and Literatures from the University of Bucuresti/Romania. Nowadays she enjoys Southern California and possesses a CA Teaching Credential from Chapman University. Ms. Scripca publishes in several Romanian-American Newspapers both in Romanian and English. "Lava Of My Soul" is her recently released collection of poems and essays which is available on her site:



Blog Posted:8/2/2012 1:33:00 AM

What is you poetic interpretation of this painting?

Do not read the other comments, do not wait and redo your comment.

In a fraction of a second what does your poetic self tell you about what you see?

Tell me a short story, a name, a place, a feeling...

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  1. Date: 8/6/2012 3:21:00 PM
    I see a journey being taken and she's looking back in longing at lost love or for home.

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  1. Date: 8/3/2012 4:48:00 AM
    its a sad woman ....... looks like Princess Di....maybe she's doubtful about whether to horse-jump the river....thats wat it looks like 2 me.. without referring to other comments, as you commanded.......

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 11:28:00 PM
    Hi, Andie! This painting is by Daniel F Gerhartz.

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 10:45:00 PM
    so what is the name of the painting? Often that tells us what was in the painter's mind.

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 5:40:00 PM
    You, all, amaze me with your ideas! Excellent! When I came across this painting I HAD to put it in this blog...Congratulations on your talent...

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 3:48:00 PM
    Black beauty black beauty do you not see? my wings tonight will no longer carry me. All the spices that fall from the sky. Subside inside. My morning belongs to the secret I told you. A sweet ride that guides into the marrow of your comfort.

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 3:13:00 PM
    She is deep in thought but not about anything too sad. Maybe she is reflecting on something that happened earlier that day.I'd call her Bethany and maybe have her be thinking of a person she wishes were with her that day. Her love is far away and she is pining for him!

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 1:16:00 PM
    Nutmeg nickered, a comforting sound that brought her a moment's peace. Why now? Why meet the man of her dreams just as she was facing her greatest nightmare? The brain tumour was growing, her sight failing and night seemed closer than ever. The horse shifted, as though sensing her change in mood and leaned closer, protectively. Toads croaked behind them, and the smell of wood smoke reminded her of her grandfather's pipe, stories that traveled well best bedtimes. Cole would have liked her grandfather, his robald laugh and quick wit. But then again, Cole liked everyone. Cole. Oh, why now? Why not, the creek seemed to whisper. It was only one date. Didn't she deserve a moment's happiness? Laurel listened to dusk falling, slowly, so slowly. How many sunsets remained? She mounted Nutmeg and they took the scenic path home. It was only as she turned the corner that she discovered she was wrong. Flames lit the sky. Her cabin was on fire. Oh, God, where was Jodi?

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 10:31:00 AM
    Excellent interpretations...this painting just captured my being...I see myself in her many years ago...

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 10:04:00 AM
    First love!!! My daughter personified when she was that age. Joyce

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 8:10:00 AM
    A bond between girl and horse... A closeness and understanding between the two.

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 6:04:00 AM
    Black Beauty...David

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 2:30:00 AM
    Sad, lonely and lost.xx

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 2:02:00 AM
    INTERCHANGING LOVE: we are rejected//society judge - neglected//interchanging love

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 1:58:00 AM
    Interchanging love.

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My Past Blog Posts

Dia De Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Today
Date Posted: 11/3/2013 12:16:00 AM
Hollywood, Hollywood!!!
Date Posted: 10/30/2013 11:44:00 PM
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iolanda's words...
Date Posted: 6/6/2013 12:24:00 PM
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VILANELLE - Words commenting the song of Leonard Cohen
Date Posted: 6/2/2013 12:33:00 PM
My Version of Prose Poetry
Date Posted: 5/27/2013 2:20:00 AM
Date Posted: 5/12/2013 7:48:00 PM
A Must See and Listen
Date Posted: 5/2/2013 4:43:00 PM
Date Posted: 4/16/2013 6:09:00 PM
Date Posted: 4/2/2013 6:34:00 AM
"I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.” — Pablo Neruda
Date Posted: 3/20/2013 10:58:00 AM
A Day In The Park With My Parents
Date Posted: 2/26/2013 9:50:00 PM
Epitaph on a Nameless Grave
Date Posted: 2/18/2013 12:39:00 PM
Help Me To Choose The Best Poetic Title for My PHOTO!!!
Date Posted: 1/20/2013 11:22:00 AM
Our boys coming home for Christmas. God bless them and God bless America.
Date Posted: 12/21/2012 11:15:00 PM
Nostalgic Encounter
Date Posted: 12/13/2012 3:25:00 PM
As I left the empty Chapel
Date Posted: 11/29/2012 9:34:00 PM
I Know For Whom the Bells Toll
Date Posted: 11/12/2012 3:32:00 PM
Date Posted: 10/29/2012 11:59:00 AM
Date Posted: 10/24/2012 8:01:00 PM
Sharing My Literary Agent's Contact Info With My Friends
Date Posted: 10/10/2012 5:27:00 PM
Date Posted: 10/6/2012 12:23:00 AM
Metaphores, I want to See Metaphores... Now!!!
Date Posted: 9/23/2012 2:04:00 AM
My Fiction Becoming My Reality
Date Posted: 9/6/2012 1:36:00 AM

My Poems

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6/25/2014To a Bird of ParadiseFree versedeath,goodbye,spiritual,
3/31/2014Simple SorrowFree verselife,
12/30/2013The Rhythm of MeFree verselife,
7/10/2013POL Prisoner of LifeFree versesad,
6/25/2013Discount Shelf of LifeSenryulife,
6/23/2013Discount Shelf of LifeFree verselife,
5/26/2013Ashes and IProse Poetrydeath,faith,hope,
4/14/2013Deserted Train of ThoughtFree versedream,me,
3/25/2013For nowFree verselife,
2/17/2013Epitaph on a Nameless GraveEpitaphdeath,love,nature,
1/7/2013PHONE WIRE IN GRAVESFree versedeath,grief,life,
12/29/2012Thoughts Half-SubmergedFree versedeath,life,
12/22/2012Moral SurvivalFree verselife,
12/11/2012Nostalgic EncounterFree verselife,
12/9/2012Submerged In FantasyFree versehope,lost love,
12/3/2012Canceled FlightFree versedeath,life,loss,
11/27/2012Still Inhaling LOVEFree verselost love,
11/20/2012Sand Storm in DaffodilsFree versehope,life,nature,
11/16/2012Earth's MonorhymeMonorhymenature,
11/3/2012Sirena - A Body FoundFree verselife,nature,me,
10/23/2012 Immortality of BarkFree verselife,
9/11/2012LIBRAFree verseart,life,
9/11/2012FailedFree verselife,

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