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Elizabeth Bishop, writer (1911-1979 was 68), partners Lota de Macedo Soares (1952–1967) relationship movie was based on, and Alice Methfessel (1971–1979) until her death.

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Richard Burton (1925-1984 was 58) and Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011 was 79), both on the rocks.

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AUDIO: 'Sober' by Demi Lovato, a fellow alcoholic recoverer Seductive Stares Hippity Hoppity Elizabeth Bishop noted writer and her battle with booze Troubled lesbian life vicissitudinous of film, 'Reach for the Moon' shows her breakthroughs Bibidee Bobidee Elizabeth Taylor star icon and less known alcoholic Eating binge and multi connubiality drunkard spouse *Burton tagged Slippery Dick *Richard, Welsh star icon 2020 December 25

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Date: 2/6/2021 1:09:00 PM
I came to review your example poem again and discovered your reply to my comment on meeting them. WoW!
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Date: 2/6/2021 3:31:00 PM
Liz said, "Be certain that Dick answers the phone", re wake-up call, whereto, Dick answered me for that morning call. Usually, on my day off, I would stay over at her house before the long drive to my home in SF. Her sister, Louise Foley (lived in LA) would visit. She played Kristy McNichol's large eyeglasses biking friend in "Family".
Date: 1/12/2021 5:52:00 PM
Love the verse and music. I too have never written the form. Will give it a try. Hugs eve
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Date: 1/13/2021 9:18:00 PM
Thank you, Eve, and here's hoping that all is well with you as I look forward to your surprising poem, Aloha!
Date: 1/1/2021 12:48:00 PM
I've not written this form so am grateful for your super example. what an insight into the lives of these silver screen icons!:-) happy new year William:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/1/2021 1:05:00 PM
Thank you, Jan, so kind of you, and regarding the contest, reasoned my choosing a much later date for ending it as I suspected a slow start, whereto, it has been. I am glad that the breath of life is within us my friend, on this brand new day and year, Aloha!
Date: 12/29/2020 11:41:00 PM
Thanks for this example. I hope to "produce" one that merits your commendation. God bless you.
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Date: 12/30/2020 7:52:00 AM
Thanks, Beata, please note that my sample of two double dactyl's is not necessarily a requirement but it is meant that should one write more than one double dactyl, then both or all double dactyl's should be on the same topic as mine re alcoholism, Aloha!
Date: 12/26/2020 11:07:00 AM
thanks for the memory (of Liz and Burton). They were QUITE the pair, weren't they? I enjoyed this. Question for you at Soup.
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Date: 12/26/2020 11:57:00 AM
I have not yet read your soupmail, but first I'd like to thank you for your poignant shine of them whom I had the pleasure of meeting, first via Richard's performing Camelot in San Francisco, then raced my friend 117 miles to her hotel job in Pebble Beach, when a couple of hours later, they'd both stopped by the front desk to leave a wake-up call, Aloha!