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So here I am late at night, on October 14, 2015, and I just became a Premium Member. I couldn't be happier to be a part of something so amazing. Since I have started posting poems on Poetry Soup, I have had a renewed sense of passion for writing. I started writing simple poems in 4th grade (Basically poems of boys I had crushes on that particular day). That's about the time I started journaling. To this day I still keep a journal but now it's saved on my hard drive. I have over 36 journals since 1990. As I got older, my poetry started taking a different avenue with the form of flow and style. My junior year of High School I won a poetry contest and it was published in a book consisting of over 250 pages of raw poetry from high school students all over the country. My old school uses that book in English Literature class as of 2000. Needless to say, it was at that exact moment I heard the wind whisper my name and I felt my passion for writing has gone far beyond a high school class collection book. I met my husband in 1995 (at age 15) and have been together ever since. Over 20 years to be exact, and I am only 35 years old. My love and our passion for each other continues to grow daily. Our cute love relationship turned into marriage at age 22, and just celebrated 13 years last week. Most of my work is a reflection on the honest love we share as a couple and as an individual. He moves me in ways I never thought could happen. I love him as deep as the deepest sea's flow, and the most beautiful part of this story is that I know he feels the same about me. Over the years we have been keeping our own special "Nick & Laura" journal. Whenever we feel like expressing our feelings we keep it in that journal. We've collected over 1,200 cards and love letters. I know one day my daughter will grow up and learn about "true love". She sees it everyday as we communicate and respect each other the way we do in everyday activities. Being together for 2o years has given us so many cherish able memories. With that, we have faced a ton of trials, loss, money hardship, and brokenness. When I write about him words alone can not be expressed and that is why I am constantly writing about him or us as one unit. We have lost 2 sisters, 4 grandparents, 5 cousins and 2 friends over the span of 20 years. But, one thing I have definitely learned is that I can turn a "lesson" into a "blessing. I have no choice but to keep moving forward and trust my faith in the Lord will carry me through, as He always has done. I am so humbled because I know where I came from, and where I am today. I enjoy reading all the poems you guys post. Most of my time is reading and commenting because I enjoy it so much. I am learning so much also. I have never really had proper "schooling" on writing poetry, but I am slowly learning. I hope my poems will convey my utmost passion for my life, loss and love. My inspiration comes from a deep core inside my heart, and from all you poets on Poetry Soup. So thank you very much for all your kind comments, my confidence is slowly peeking through. I am still a tiny bit insecure because I have never had anyone really read my poems except my family and my husband. It's so refreshing to see everyone's views and beliefs are encouraging and I am grateful I stumbled upon this amazing group of talented poets. Thank you for reading my poems and be blessed. :) -Laura


Free Verse 250 words or less finalized


Blog Posted:3/16/2017 7:28:00 PM

THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR BEAUTIFUL ENTRIES!! I HAD THE HARDEST TIME JUDGING- MAY HAVE BEEN THE HARDEST YET AND THIS IS MY 57TH CONTEST!! I WAS HONORED TO JUDGE SUCH BEAUTIES!!

-Check out my new contest:

"SPRING IS COMING SOON"  acrostic contest

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Date: 3/18/2017 10:04:00 PM
sorry I took so long to come here. Too busy these days. Anyway, thanks for having me on your list, Laura Loo, and have a great weekend.
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My Past Blog Posts

 
Best Titles
Date Posted: 6/19/2017 12:50:00 PM
Deep & Dark finalized
Date Posted: 6/6/2017 9:29:00 PM
One of Five Finalized
Date Posted: 5/25/2017 6:12:00 PM
Three Style III Finalized
Date Posted: 5/12/2017 9:48:00 PM
Easter haiku/senryu
Date Posted: 4/19/2017 8:28:00 AM
March Poem Contest
Date Posted: 4/5/2017 5:33:00 PM
Free Verse 250 words or less finalized
Date Posted: 3/16/2017 7:28:00 PM
Any Poem On Your Bithday Contest
Date Posted: 3/14/2017 8:25:00 AM
What Doesn't Kill Us Finalized
Date Posted: 3/10/2017 9:28:00 AM
Free Verse 150 words or less contest finalized
Date Posted: 2/23/2017 9:10:00 PM
Free Verse 150 words or less contest
Date Posted: 2/23/2017 11:26:00 AM
Black and White Finalized
Date Posted: 2/22/2017 11:18:00 AM
How to start a blog?
Date Posted: 2/21/2017 12:39:00 PM
Free Verse is 200 words or less finalized
Date Posted: 2/15/2017 11:36:00 AM
Music to My Soul finalized
Date Posted: 2/10/2017 7:53:00 AM
rhyme in 60 finalized
Date Posted: 2/1/2017 12:10:00 PM
Stealing Poems
Date Posted: 1/23/2017 8:43:00 AM
HM contet Finalized
Date Posted: 1/22/2017 4:57:00 PM
Love Poem Contest Finalized
Date Posted: 1/20/2017 12:22:00 PM
Silly Christmas Cartoon Finalzied
Date Posted: 1/17/2017 12:04:00 PM
Quote Prompt II Finalized
Date Posted: 12/17/2016 11:00:00 AM
Quote Prompt I Finalized
Date Posted: 11/18/2016 10:01:00 AM
One Specific Rhyme Scheme Finalized
Date Posted: 11/8/2016 1:57:00 PM
Second Place Only Finalized
Date Posted: 10/24/2016 5:27:00 PM
First Place Only III Contest Finalized
Date Posted: 10/23/2016 10:42:00 AM

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6/21/2017 suture my wounded soul Rhymeabuse,addiction,
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6/8/2017 The Strength of the Bald Eagle Coupletbird,native american,natu
6/8/2017 An Artisan's Brush Quatrainbeauty,nature,
6/7/2017 Frozen in the Snow Rhymedeath,depression,mental i
6/6/2017 Moronic Express Limerickhumorous,
6/5/2017 Best Titles- contest example Versedeath,sorrow,suicide,
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6/1/2017 Please Baby, Don't You Stop Rhymeromantic,sensual,sexy,
6/1/2017 I Should Not Have Looked in Those Deep Chestnut Eyes Rhymepain,sister,suicide,
5/31/2017 I'm Purified Rondeauhappiness,
5/31/2017 The Beauty Mother Nature Embraces Pantoumbeauty,nature,
5/30/2017 Until the Black Dove Flies Rhymedesire,love,
5/30/2017 Destructive Despair Cinquaindeath,sister,suicide,
5/29/2017 I am Nothing But the Color Red Free verseangst,anxiety,red,
5/28/2017 The Beauty of Mountaintop Lake Rhymebeauty,nature,
5/28/2017 An Immoral Man Free verseabuse,sad love,
5/25/2017 True Love Can Prevail Rhymelove,
5/25/2017 Right Here in My Heart Rhymelove,
5/22/2017 Promise to Die Prosedeath of a friend,sister,
5/22/2017 Life's Oscillation Coupletlife,space,time,
5/21/2017 ART- Salvador Dali Rhymeart,death,
5/20/2017 I Find it Fancy to Be Free Quatrainlust,
5/19/2017 The UNIVERSITY of MICHIGAN Wolverines Concretefootball,
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5/19/2017 I Wish For These Simple Things Coupletlife,love,
5/14/2017 The Deep Inside Me Rhymeintrospection,life,
5/12/2017 My Gold Treasure Rhymedesire,love,
5/11/2017 The Wisdom of the Solar System Sonnetsky,stars,
5/10/2017 Lost Love Rhymeabsence,break up,lost lov
5/8/2017 An Oblivious Revelation Rhymeabsence,analogy,anxiety,f
5/6/2017 Twenty-one Years Later Coupletdevotion,husband,love,mar
5/6/2017 May Showers Remind Me of You Rhymedeath,may,rain,
5/2/2017 A Beautiful Woman Rests in Heaven Monorhymeappreciation,bereavement,
5/1/2017 The Beauty of South Africa Quatrainafrica,beauty,culture,
4/30/2017 Me 20 Years From Now Sonnetfuture,life,
4/29/2017 Nocturnal Versenight,
4/27/2017 Limerick Contest-Bawdy Limerickgrandmother,humorous,
4/27/2017 As The Night Drew Near Coupletday,nature,night,
4/27/2017 Light As a Feather, Stiff As a Board Rhymescary,
4/26/2017 Misty Blossom Haze Haikuflower,spring,
4/26/2017 The Sweet Bliss of Heavens Abyss Monorhymegrandmother,heaven,
4/25/2017 Tender Silhouette Ethereebeauty,love,
4/25/2017 Time's Hourglass Dodoitsubeauty,love,
4/25/2017 Your Favorite Song- Brick by Brick Lyricdeath,song,suicide,
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4/24/2017 Hawaii-My Favorite Destination Rhymebeautiful,vacation,
4/24/2017 Ebony Mist Lanternedark,deep,
4/24/2017 A Brave New World Rhymebooks,life,
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4/20/2017 Dazed and Numb Ninettebetrayal,
4/19/2017 Rest in Peace Grandma Quatraindeath,grandmother,
4/19/2017 Fire Cloud Phenomenon Rhymebeautiful,nature,rainbow,
4/19/2017 Mesmerized Verseinspiration,memory,
4/18/2017 No Breath I Could Breathe Rhymelove,passion,
4/18/2017 The Twilit Constellations Verselove,stars,
4/17/2017 Stargazing Tonight Rhymestars,
4/14/2017 Leukemia Versecancer,god,health,
4/13/2017 Angels and Lyres Quatrainangel,beautiful,music,
4/12/2017 A Rosy Meander Monorhymebeautiful,flower,
4/12/2017 And Then There Were None - Angels and Demons Free verseangel,conflict,creation,h
4/11/2017 Unshackle My Verse- Forbidden Authority Rhymeadventure,betrayal,confli
4/11/2017 Ode to Flowers Odebeauty,flower,
4/10/2017 Broken Wing Rhymeaddiction,celebration,dep
4/9/2017 Painted Tankaart,beautiful,love,
4/9/2017 I Have Become A Predatory Great White Shark Coupletfear,ocean,
4/9/2017 Death's Precision Rhymebrother,cancer,
4/9/2017 There is Only You Free versegod,
4/9/2017 He Walked Once Again Verseeaster,god,
4/8/2017 The Chartreuse Leaf Lanternebeautiful,flower,
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4/2/2017 A Broken Keepsake Kimoart,heartbreak,old,
3/30/2017 Funny Bunny With No Money Rhymecat,children,fun,riddle,s
3/29/2017 The Bizarre Threshold Coupletjourney,
3/28/2017 Rainbow Colored Camouflage Narrativebeautiful,color,emotions,
3/26/2017 The Strength of Your Word Lyriccourage,god,wisdom,
3/26/2017 Photos of My Life-Someone, or Something, Replaceable - Poetry Contest Rhymefire,memory,perspective,
3/25/2017 A Willow Born To Weep Haikudaughter,death,nature,
3/24/2017 The Reverie Song Rhymebeautiful,nature,
3/23/2017 Broken Memoirs Rhymebetrayal,break up,feeling
3/22/2017 A Saddened Soul Rhymedepression,sad,
3/22/2017 Utopia and the Soap Bubble Rhymechildhood,giggle,imaginat
3/22/2017 The Order of the Black Cage Haibunabuse,courage,discriminat
3/22/2017 Ashes To Ashes Dust To Dust Free versedeath,
3/21/2017 A Love Not Returned Couplethow i feel,loneliness,los
3/20/2017 Spring Time Coupletbeautiful,flower,spring,
3/20/2017 A Jaded Farewell Juejudeath,sister,suicide,
3/19/2017 Fabulous Fun Footles Premenstruation Complication Footlehumorous,silly,women,
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3/19/2017 A Breath Of Spring Crystallinebeautiful,flower,spring,
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