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TEA BREAK POEMS

TEA BREAK POEMS Last year I wrote a book of poems you see, so I could believe that it was really me. I thought that I could edit, mistaken was I to take such credit! I sent it through by email, was proofread, but a press of the button and it was gone, now nothing could I mend. Commas, full stops, capitals, and such, oh how stupid, this is far too much. Reply from Amazon was as expected, two out of four stars for what I had neglected. Well serves me right I said out loud, I searched my heart, I was not proud. I decided then and there I would try again. This year began with with a determined yen, but this time I would do things right, I found someone who could edit, sheer hindsight. In August, caught Covid, health seemed dim, hospitalised 6 days, I prayed a lot to Him. I came home, but still not well. My family and friends so worried, I was not swell. 25th September, Amazon wrote to inform me, My book had been published on Amazon Kindle. ‘Tea Break Poems’ rated four out of four, and a glowing review, I needed no more.

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Date: 1/10/2023 1:57:00 AM
Wonderful news after the initial setback and such serious health issues. I hope you are completely healed by now. It's horrible that one virus can impact so many systems in our bodies after we supposedly clear it. Many congratulations on being published and the positive reviews.
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Date: 12/17/2022 4:02:00 PM
Very pleasant news after that long hospitilization; glad you're home again and congrat's.
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Date: 11/14/2022 3:22:00 PM
Well done Jennifer, so pleased you have successfully got your poems published, will get the book on kindle. I hope you are in better health now. Keep writing your lovely poetry… Belle
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Date: 11/11/2022 11:27:00 AM
Congratulations, Jennifer! I thought about trying to publish along with some of my old sketches, but project grew and grew... I think I'll chuck it. I wish you best of luck with your book!
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Date: 11/10/2022 4:01:00 PM
I'm proud of you my dear friend. What a story of learning from our mistakes. Very inspirational, Jennifer. I may try it at some point. Have a pleasant week! Bill
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Date: 11/8/2022 12:37:00 PM
Great pen Jennifer showing never to give up and so pleased you got book published. I am really enjoying it too. Blessings always,Gordon
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Date: 11/6/2022 11:04:00 AM
Many congratulation on fighting your way through the intricacies of Amazon publishing, Jennifer. Been there, done that… drove me batty… did it again… did my head in… did it again… now I’m beyond all hope. You have my greatest respect. Hope your lingering ailment is soon history. Terry
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Date: 11/6/2022 6:15:00 AM
Congratulations, Poet!! Your show of determination inspires me, Jennifer. Way to go!
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Date: 11/6/2022 3:57:00 AM
I'm so glad you got over that miserable disease. Glad your poems were a success. May you have more of them. Blessings.
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Date: 11/5/2022 8:09:00 AM
So glad you are back and in better health, Jenny. We never know what is awaiting us round the corner! Congratulations with regards to the kindle book, despite the initial hiccups. You must never lose trust in your abilities. Take care. Warm regards, hugs and blessings my friend. // paul
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Date: 11/6/2022 1:57:00 AM
Hi Paul thank you for your comment my friend, very kind and sweet. I am feeling a lot better, my physician said that if a cause for my sudden illness can't be identified, and believe you me, I had almost every organ scanned, they then blame everything on a covid virus. Hugs, blessing and warm regards dear Paul. Jennifer.
Date: 11/3/2022 5:33:00 PM
Jennifer, congratulations!!! A lot of us have had covid unfortunately, but thank goodness you survived it. Publishing is not easy. It's the strangest thing how many times we can look at something and yet there are still errors that need correcting. It is a labor of love. I also apologize for disappearing from here for a year or so. I have been writing and editing training manuals...and the process me and a few other people developed relies on database publishing. It took all my creative energy.
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Date: 11/6/2022 2:29:00 AM
Hi Duke, how wonderful to see you comment and so glad you are back with us. it was a mission getting it ready but feel very fulfilled with the results. Great that you are writing and editing training manuals, and hope that you grow from strength to strength with your training manuals. Be well Duke, hugs and blessings,Jennifer.
Date: 11/3/2022 4:58:00 PM
Dear Jennifer, I have been enjoying your Tea Break poems on Kindle since January of this year... your breadth and depth of poetry writing have always made me smile, and to think that I know you and call you my friend humbles me. My favorites in the book are God's Waiting Room, Nightmarish Shower, Hamlet, Eye Spy, and 12 Brothers Bearing Gifts (though honestly, I love and enjoy all of them). You have such a wonderful imagination and sense of fun, your faith-based poems are always rich in wisdom, plus your ecologically and socially conscious poems are eye-openers for how society could be improved. Love your work, and I'm proud to know you. Congrats for publishing! So sorry about your recent travails, but glad you have made it through the darkest hour. Hugs and blessings ~ John
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Date: 11/6/2022 2:17:00 AM
John my friend this was an awesome wonderful comment that you wrote I in turn feel humbled to have received this breathtaking comment from you. You write superbly, always win contests which I don't often enter, and very often appear in the best poems top 100 towards the top 10. My health I would say is by 95% better, but i have been left with a nagging cold, which come and goes. Thank-you for your support with Tea Break Poems I feel proud that you are reading my book. HUGS AND BLESSINGS, JENNIFER.
Date: 11/3/2022 12:21:00 PM
Hello Jennifer, after all you went through You finally got your poetry published. You got covid!!I am glad that you are feeling better now. You have had a really rough time of it. Being you you are stronger than you think and came through it. Hugs Blessings. Darlene
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Date: 11/6/2022 2:34:00 AM
Hi my good friend, thank-you for a wonderful comment, hope all is well with you and i appreciate your visits always. Hugs and blessings Jennifer
Date: 11/3/2022 5:40:00 AM
After all the things you went through you finally got the 4 out of 4, Congrats on your book Jennifer
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Date: 11/3/2022 9:33:00 AM
Thank-you Joseph, firstly for all your awesome comments and for your engaging awesome poetry that you post and we are lucky enough to read. You are very special on this site. Blessings and hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 11/1/2022 6:37:00 PM
How wonderful Jennifer …. Your returned health and the publishing of your book Tea Break Poems ! Bravo. Congratulations on all . Hugs to you and continued good health . Blessings, Susan :)
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Date: 11/2/2022 2:53:00 AM
Susan what a wonderful, kind person you are, I read your replies to your other poetry friends and all of them, besides your outstanding poetry, have substance, humility and wise words. Be well Susan, blessings and hugs Jennifer.
Date: 11/1/2022 4:03:00 PM
Jennifer, you should be very proud! You are a powerful person. I really hope you're feeling a lot better right now. Blessings, my friend
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Date: 11/2/2022 2:45:00 AM
Thank-you Lasaad - I didn't think i would make it after our sons described to me how I was in the ER room before I went to ICU. it was with Gods help and my perseverance that I recovered. thank you for a very compassionate write. Hugs and blessings Jennifer.
Date: 11/1/2022 1:01:00 PM
Sorry for all your past woe. So this same book now has four stars?? That is so awesome then. Did you not proofread it after all? Don't you just want to kick yourself when things go wrong? For example, I entered the wrong poem in Constance's last contest even though the correct poem is on the list. I am still kicking myself
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Date: 11/1/2022 5:53:00 PM
Oh my gosh I read the poem you put in it was excellent perhaps it will still win because it was terrif.ic, but I know how you feel like really kicking yourself I think you will still win with this poem you posted love hugs jenny
Date: 11/1/2022 6:20:00 AM
- Congratulations dear sister... it's about never giving up... you are stronger than you think... - hugs
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Date: 11/1/2022 6:29:00 AM
Sunshine smile you are a truly beautiful vision my dear dear friend, thank you for your kind words. i love that we can pick up a conversation after a rather long period of silence but that is why we have a strong sisterly bond. hugs, blessings, Jennifer
Date: 11/1/2022 4:57:00 AM
Congratulations Jennifer!! You are strong. I hope you feel much better now. Blessings, my friend :)
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Date: 11/1/2022 6:38:00 AM
Thank-you Heidi you are really so sweet, yes my friend I am feeling a lot better, Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 11/1/2022 3:55:00 AM
Congratulations Jennifer, you made it in the end! // Barry
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Date: 11/1/2022 10:06:00 AM
Hi Barry, thank-you for your visit and congrats. My computer is playing games With me - it would not allow me to validate my reply to your poem I read, but going back there now. Hugs and blessings Jennifer.
Date: 11/1/2022 2:51:00 AM
Brilliant Jennifer, congratulations to you. Hope you're feeling better now. Tom
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Date: 11/1/2022 10:09:00 AM
Thank you Tom, are you back from your travels, you have the right idea my friend, travel, travel, travel - we must enjoy life, after all we only have one. Blessings, Jennifer