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Supernova Bossa Nova Premiere Contest Winner

Now I’m ninety solar masses and I grow as I accrete all the inter-stellar gasses near my neighbors when we meet. My doctor says I’ve grown too fat too fast, “… it’s unsustainable!” But I’ve big plans for a big blast that I know is attainable: I’ll do the Supernova Bossa Nova, watch me when I blow. Let’s do the Supernova Bossa Nova and host a cosmic show for galaxies both near and far, a dazzling dance display, and I’ll blow a smoke ring where we are here in the Milky Way. My hydrogen will all convert and soon I will implode inward, I’m an introvert, but watch my shell explode. My core will keep on shrinking ‘til a blackhole is created, a wormhole linking to a world where dance is venerated. We’ll do the Supernova Bossa Nova, watch me when I blow. You can blame the Bossa Nova but let’s get on with the show! July 4, 2020 For the “You are a star Poetry Contest” sponsored by Nina Parmenter (First Place)

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Date: 4/27/2021 7:46:00 AM
An excellent write! Very creative. I remember the Bossa Nova, the dance of love I believe. Congratulations, Eric. Best wishes, Brian
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Eric Cohen
Date: 4/27/2021 7:55:00 AM
Many thanks, Brian. Best to you. ~Eric
Date: 7/11/2020 2:45:00 PM
how cute and unique!! big congrats on your win, Eric!!
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/11/2020 3:09:00 PM
Thank you, Andrea. Hope all is well. ~Eric
Date: 7/10/2020 3:06:00 PM
I can see why this is a winner. Congrats Eric! Being an introvert I can relate.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/10/2020 5:06:00 PM
Thanks, Richard. Nothing wrong with introversion. I'm not fat, though.
Date: 7/10/2020 10:27:00 AM
Wow, Eric, this is so cool! You are a winner! Much deserved first place and a fave for me! Congratulations!
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/10/2020 11:05:00 AM
Thanks, Kim. I think we had a bit of fun with this contest.
Date: 7/10/2020 7:45:00 AM
EXCELLENT. Big congrats to win TOP.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/10/2020 11:14:00 AM
Anisha, thank you for stopping by and the kind comment.
Date: 7/9/2020 11:01:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. Cute and funny. Will you teach us some Bossa Nova dance steps to go with your poem???? Enjoy your win and day...........
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/9/2020 11:49:00 AM
Thank you, Paula. I'd love to teach you some steps, but I'm afraid the result might be some painful stepping on toes. By the way, I enjoyed your latest garden poem. Best to you.
Date: 7/9/2020 8:34:00 AM
Wow, Eric I love your poem ~ so much fun with more to come, as you do the 'Supernova Bossa Nova' I can't wait for you to blow... Such a well deserved top spot win my friend - a FAVE for me! With kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/9/2020 10:59:00 AM
Delighted to hear that, Ann. Thanks. From one star gazer to another, keep looking up. Best to you. Eric
Date: 7/9/2020 1:08:00 AM
This is beautifully adorned with pearls of science, magic and melody Eric. A delightful read that takes the reader on a dreamy journey. Congratulations on your top spot! :)
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/9/2020 11:14:00 AM
Many thanks, Aditi.
Date: 7/8/2020 10:26:00 PM
I'm working on some Bossa Nova Exploda dance steps...this was fun and congrats on that 1st place!
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
Now that sounds like fun. And good exercise. Thanks for the kind comment, Jeanne.
Date: 7/8/2020 8:34:00 PM
This is a fun one, I think the first time reading you Eric, I knew Nina would love this it's just her style, it's an all around great write, you must have a great imagination, congrats on being number 1.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/8/2020 9:13:00 PM
Glad you enjoyed, John, and thanks for the nice comment. I'll stop by when I can. Eric
Date: 7/8/2020 7:44:00 PM
Absolutely loved this, Eric, and totally agree with Nina's choice for #1. You hit all the high notes with the scientific lexicon, the musicality, and the humorous tone throughout. My favorite is the third line. Big congrats for a big win, now go out and have a BLAST! ~ John
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/8/2020 8:08:00 PM
Thanks, John. As I mentioned to Nina there were several great entries. I had yours in mind in particular. What a creative take and execution. Best to you.
Date: 7/8/2020 5:57:00 PM
I saw it in the stars!!!! A fabulous win Eric. Hats off to you! ~xomo
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/8/2020 8:10:00 PM
Thanks again, Pigeon. Keep looking up.
Date: 7/8/2020 5:20:00 PM
Bravo Eric!
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/8/2020 8:11:00 PM
Appreciate the kind words, Craig. Nice to hear from a top poet I've been a fan of here.
Date: 7/8/2020 4:02:00 PM
Congrats to you :) Lovely write!!! God bless you :)
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/8/2020 4:20:00 PM
Thank you, Regina. Appreciate the kind words.
Date: 7/4/2020 6:16:00 AM
Oh yeah! Fun, funny and smart, a winning most combination; I think Nina is going to love this! I thoroughly enjoyedit :))), My best to you in the contest! & "Supernova Bossa Nova" is the just FABULOUS. xomo
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Eric Cohen
Date: 7/4/2020 10:07:00 AM
Thank you, Pigeon. So glad you like it. I loved your entry as well.