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Poetry - Soupers Convention

There is a tension of expectation in the air I adjust my skirt and straighten my hair Will the other poets be let down when meeting me I wonder how true my impressions of them will be In one corner the rhyming poets have gathered And arranged themselves in alphabetical order. The nature poets stand near a faux waterfall Where ferns and orchids adorn a rock wall. The rollicking laughter exposes the comics As opposed to the quieter, even, iambics. Then right in the center a crowd so familiar Across the room their identities - clearer A face for the names I have learned over time At last we are meeting, our lives to align Andrea,Connie and Kathryn from PFT Gals that have always encouraged me Anna-Lise, Line, Debbie and Eve Constance, Carol, Monteray and Shadow. Their poems reflect where their hearts are at If your name isn't here it is etched in my heart. Then the guys appear- such good looking gents Who always take time for careful comments. Paul, Richard, Laurie, Tom, Vijay and Teppo. Who I'm blessed to befriend All talented poets whose work I commend. As we mingle with others we haven't met yet. There's Drake arranging an open- mike set Carrie,Kim, Seren, Debbie - Sara,and Joyce Finally now I'll be hearing their voices. Brian, Dr Ram, Devnath, Tom, Pandita and others The numbers of names seems too numerous to cover. Some with only a fleeting encounter Craig, Catie, Chris A and Ruben O It's mostly through blogs their characters show. Suddenly morning blooms on the hill I awake from the dream with the sun on my sill Perhaps it will never come to pass Meeting the Soupers in one place enmasse. STRAND SELECT X,any form,any theme Contest Judged: 2/22/2020 First Place

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Date: 1/7/2021 6:14:00 PM
Like the mention of poets on soup did same thing a poem called poets to all soup memvers as well as one rwo poet destroyer think still on here not been on properly sinse 2017 now new conceptes reventing old writes nice poem xx
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Date: 2/22/2020 4:48:00 PM
Wouldn't it be brilliant if it ever came to be, never say never, congrats on your win Suzanne. Tom
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Date: 11/6/2013 1:01:00 AM
Suzanne i am reading this for the 25th time.Kindly read my poem "getting married at Christmas".Kindly read my latest blog also in your leisure. (: ) Jenish.
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Date: 11/4/2013 3:59:00 PM
Awesome!!! =D Thank you for this very cool piece!
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Date: 11/3/2013 5:25:00 PM
What a wonderful dream, and it was a pleasant time for the rest of us to be a part of such an occasion as this.........I hope to be invited once again........(who knows....perhaps in real life!) :) A wonderful write, Suz !!
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Date: 11/3/2013 8:51:00 AM
In your enthusiasm you wrote more than required verse, and thanks for remembering me, Suz
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Date: 11/3/2013 8:19:00 AM
What a wonderful dream this is! I can only imagine how inspiring it would be if it could come true.
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Date: 11/3/2013 1:08:00 AM
Suzanne enmasse we meet for the UNESCO declared World poetry day 21st March 2014. We had the rehearsal.Your write gave the feel what I would anticipate there.With these things in mind i would come prepared. Who would be the "Poet of Soup" Award winner? My nominees are few. The names in your list. "Wow" Thank god! my name is there.(: ) Jenish.
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Date: 11/2/2013 7:44:00 PM
Suzanne,"empowering" is so easy for you. You very easily empowered a novice. People around you are really gifted.Your children are a gifted lot.My song will always praise my "Great Guru" you. (: ) Jenish.
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Date: 11/2/2013 7:33:00 PM
hmmm, I bet I know what happened. You went over the line limit.
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Date: 11/2/2013 7:33:00 PM
WOW, Suz, this is awesome. I really enjoyed your dream meeting of Soupers. Wish it were really true. I guess the contest this was in just got judged and I bet you are one of the winners. I will have to go see. But if you are not, you SHOULD be on the list. Luv, Andrea
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Date: 11/2/2013 3:54:00 PM
- Nice to read this poem (even though my name was not there ... ha, ha, ha) - Wishing you a great weekend, SuZ. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/2/2013 5:10:00 PM
- It was nice of you, thanks my friend SuZ !!!! :))))