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Feelings from the Seventh Sister

River ever flowing ‘fore Gillette’s “Seventh Sister” nature's beauty thrives scenic view sparks thoughts stone castle amid the trees represents my life A cool winter day exhaling yesteryear's dreams future seems unclear Note: William Gillette's estate, called Seventh Sister, was built in 1914. Connecticut's government took over the property in 1943 and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. For Michael’s “Your Thoughts” contest, by Carolyn Devonshire

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Date: 6/20/2011 1:12:00 PM
Congrats..Sara
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Date: 5/28/2011 5:59:00 AM
Nature's beauty thrives in that stone castle amid the trees exhaling yesterday's dreams and the future seems unclear. That's how I read it Carolyn. tis a beauty and tis life, I believe. wondrous, isn't it? Nice.
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Date: 5/23/2011 7:12:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Michael's Your Thoughts contest Carolyn. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/22/2011 7:40:00 PM
Very nicely done and WON, Carolyn. A big congratulations to you. If I had done this contest,I"d have made mention of that cool name Seventh sister too!!
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Date: 5/22/2011 8:50:00 AM
Congrats Carolyn on your big win in the contest.Visit me.....
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Date: 5/22/2011 8:44:00 AM
Dear Carolyn- The seventh sister evokes deep thought and contemplation for you-It is echoed throughout this poem nicely. Considered sending this poem to the caretaker of the estate?"...maybe he/she will be blessed to read it as well. Bless you for your inspired works here. Gwendolen
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Date: 5/22/2011 8:00:00 AM
Congratulations on the second place win in the contest of michael, Carolyn
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Date: 5/22/2011 7:03:00 AM
Many congrats on your big win, my friend. Beautiful write : )
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Date: 5/22/2011 6:56:00 AM
congrats on this win.love cory
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Date: 5/10/2011 7:08:00 AM
Beautiful Haikus Carolyn,enjoyed reading them.Loved how stone castle amid the trees represent your life...perfect thoughts on the contest pic..Best of luck in the contest and have a wonderful week...gautami
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Date: 5/10/2011 5:02:00 AM
Ms. Carolyn, how are you doing my lady? Hopefully you'll be receiving a blessing soon with good news, anyway I really am a novice and really don't know how to post a Soup Mail, don't laugh but that is the truth, I will find out how today if it takes all day, God is with us and of course as usual your poem is a delight, God bless
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Date: 5/8/2011 1:16:00 PM
I see a strong write Carolyn, i see the Castle is a mirror of your inner strength and i enjoyed the line (natures beauty thrives) i wish you well for the contest!
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Date: 5/8/2011 10:33:00 AM
Quite a brilliant and take on the contest Carolyn, yours are definitely one of the best I have seen.. Especially love your last haiku, love Wilma
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Date: 5/8/2011 5:41:00 AM
very powerful words here my freind
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Date: 5/7/2011 3:44:00 PM
I've seen this small castle and the grounds around it are very beautiful. Good luck in the contest. Best to you, Diane
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Date: 5/7/2011 3:34:00 PM
Aye, a new Castle in the life of America. It's wonderful to see these magnificent structures outwith Europe. Wonderful series of Haiku for Michael's contest, good luck Carolyn....:)
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Date: 5/7/2011 2:02:00 PM
Fantastic read Carolyn.Hope you start feeling better we all have missed you.I just love my van got to go shopping,wal-mart's noboby know's what you got until you don't have it.Thanks for the sweet comment.~LOTS OF LUV~Teresa
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Date: 5/7/2011 1:22:00 PM
oh...and ps...yes, I remember so well, from many years ago, Lisa, and Nancy, Dr. Bob, Barbara, that rascal, John...oh the list goes on....!! Was part of my lunchtime habit....I miss those old soaps!! (also got hooked on Guiding Light!! watched till it ended!) Those are a lost part of TV history!!
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Date: 5/7/2011 1:18:00 PM
I had never heard of this place, until Michael's contest. Now I wished we could live close enough to visit such an enchanting place! What an enchanting poem ....a wonderful series of haiku!!
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Date: 5/7/2011 7:12:00 AM
I love this one. I haven't got round to this comp yet but I've seen the pic - your haiku poems suit it perfectly. Beautiful : ) LOL, we share a nest with my parents...
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Date: 5/7/2011 5:10:00 AM
a castle in connecticut? who knew. good luck in the contest. john
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Date: 5/6/2011 8:23:00 PM
Carolyn, I really have to learn more about this place in the picture. Yours is really one of the best I have seen. Making it so personal. Loved that last one.
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Date: 5/6/2011 5:42:00 PM
Wonderful Haiku here Carolyn.A great entry for the contest.Visit me--kash
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Date: 5/6/2011 5:29:00 PM
Hi Carolyn/ Enjoyed your write.....I did read a little on the site(Gillette)//Please give me some feedback on my entry. ////God bless....^Rick
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Date: 5/6/2011 4:51:00 PM
Soupmail in 5
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