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Pythia at Delphi

P ythia at Delphi, a famed Greek oracle Y ielded much wise counsel; that’s a fact historical. T ales are told of famous kings by whom she was employed. H erodotus, when told that a great land would be destroyed I f he crossed a river (which by Pythia was shown), A ttacking Persia, found the land destroyed to be his own! A pollo was the god for whom this female was a mouthpiece T hus Pythia was sought by both the poor and rich of Greece. D istinctively she proved herself to have authority. E mmisaries bore her words back to their kings, for she L oosed Apollo’s prophecies. and Socrates, the great well-read P hilosopher, would store up knowledge, for the oracle had said H e was the wisest man in Greece. That woman could inspire! I n all her world, she was the muse of everyone’s desire. For the Contest: Oracle Sponsored by A Pondering poet ~ Rick Parise

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Date: 12/29/2012 11:46:00 AM
this is so different, Andrea, shows your prowess and wonderful it is, glad i found this one...
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Date: 7/14/2011 6:01:00 AM
Congratulations for your win Andrea in ^Rick Parise's "Oracle" contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/14/2011 1:06:00 AM
congrats on your win, David
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Date: 7/13/2011 2:08:00 PM
Many congrats on all your recent wins, Andrea : )
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Date: 7/13/2011 12:27:00 PM
My congratulations on this win in the contest, Andrea
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Date: 7/13/2011 12:02:00 PM
Congrats Andrea on your HM in Oracle with this uniquely written poem my friend.. enjoy special honor with luv.. how are u feeling today luv??
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Date: 7/8/2011 11:37:00 PM
Great poem of the Greek Gods an oracle of Delphi...worked out well too. xo, Don thank you for the comments.
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Date: 7/2/2011 7:28:00 AM
wow you wrote a beauty for the contest Andrea. Looks like a winner to me. love phyl
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Date: 6/29/2011 8:51:00 AM
this beauty of a piece brings me to my favorite space--- mythology!! power-packed, andie!! sent you soup mail last week.. astounding phrasing...win, win!! :) huggs, nette
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Date: 6/28/2011 9:42:00 AM
a very creative Acrostic, enjoyed this masterpiece you wrote. thank you for commenting on Lilac's At Home.
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Date: 6/28/2011 6:27:00 AM
Wow, I love this amazing acrostic, Andrea. I must have a go at this contest - my wife Sue hasn't been too well (and needs an op) so I haven't been on Soup very much lately. Have you had your shoulder op yet? Hope all goes well
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Date: 6/28/2011 6:23:00 AM
Love it! I have written a chap book on Greek mythology - The Sibyl - which was not very well received by soupers because most don't relate to Greek mythology. Glad to see you do. LOve, daver
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Date: 6/28/2011 6:09:00 AM
A 10 in my book. A clever story :)
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Date: 6/28/2011 5:46:00 AM
Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today Andrea. The best to you in the contest. Hoping you have a wonderful day full of inspiration. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/28/2011 3:50:00 AM
Interesting historical lesson about Mythical gods and goddesses...Reads like winning material..Good luck..Thanks for stopping by and commenting..Thanks for the advice on one..Maybe I can change it around to include an example..Sara
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Date: 6/28/2011 2:22:00 AM
Can't wait to see this at #1 Andrea. What an impressive ancient historical acrostic! Well written indeed.
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Date: 6/27/2011 9:03:00 PM
Excellent Acrostic and you even made it rhyme. Aces. Outstanding job. God Bless, JB
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Date: 6/27/2011 8:36:00 PM
luv this flare for deity Andrea and ancient 'gods' and a great Acrostic too .. so interesting are these facts luv.. good luck in the contest.. a wonderful example of an Oracle luv..
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Date: 6/27/2011 6:22:00 PM
Nice history lesson and a wonderful write for the contest. Best to you ~ Caryl
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Date: 6/27/2011 6:20:00 PM
An interesting and informative write here Andrea...best wishes for the contest:)
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Date: 6/27/2011 6:17:00 PM
Fine piece of an old timer oracle with acrostic, Andrea
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Date: 6/27/2011 5:58:00 PM
Good luck, Andrea. Vince
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