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Thank You! - Sandra Haight's Blog

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Sandra & Bill
March 2016


Who is a poet, artist, retired business owner

Who is warm, giving, sensitive, creative, positive

Who is a loving wife of 58 years

Who is a loving mother of three and grandmother of five

Who is a loyal and loving friend

Who loves poetry, art, opera, animals

Who feels spiritual, inspired, devoted, needed

Who needs love, family, friends, security, order

Who gives love, help, advice, time

Who fears the world situation and future for next generations

Who would like to see peace in the world and a return to values and respect

Who shares artistic talents, leadership, organizational skills

Who is a resident of Newburgh, New York


© Sandra M. Haight



Thank You!

Blog Posted:4/18/2017 8:21:00 PM

Dear Poetry Soup Friends,

I want to thank all of you who responded with such uplifting comments to the Blog I posted on February 9, when I explained I was taking time off from Poetry Soup to help my husband heal from leg and knee surgery due to a fall on icy steps at our home.  And also, I wish to thank all of you who sent Soup Mails and poetry comments full of kind words filled with wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery.

And now, nearly two and one-half months later, I want to let you know that he is doing very well and is way ahead of the four-month recovery time the doctors estimated!  It's been difficult, but with determination and commitment to therapy, he is meeting goals ahead of schedule!  I am so thankful for that!

I very much appreciated your concern and well-wishes.  And now that I have more free time, I plan to slowly get back to Poetry Soup with reading, writing and entering contests very soon!  

Again, my thanks and poems/love'>love to all!


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Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
9/17/2017 Standing Tall Personificationfeelings,flower,
9/13/2017 Seguidilla -3 Rhymeseasons,
9/13/2017 My Thoughts Unsaid Quaterndeath,loss,memory,
9/10/2017 Waiting For Irma Blank versefear,storm,
9/8/2017 How Can This Be Sonnetabsence,relationship,smil
9/7/2017 Autumn Royal Rhyme royalautumn,beauty,
9/4/2017 Whitney 2 - Deserted Versechange,confusion,mystery,
9/2/2017 Summer Rain Ottava rimamemory,rain,sad,
9/1/2017 At Peace Senryudeath,
8/29/2017 The Orphan Personificationart,perspective,sad,
8/22/2017 How I Turn Winter Into Summer Sonnetchange,seasons,surreal,
7/4/2017 And Then It Stopped Coupletfear,horror,sick,
7/1/2017 Color Coquelicot Tankaflower,history,inspiratio
6/29/2017 This Rainy Night Roundelrain,storm,
6/27/2017 Mama's Surprise Coupletchild,funny,
6/23/2017 With Your Love Lyricinspirational,love,song,
6/19/2017 Blue Daisy Coupletflower,sorrow,
6/16/2017 Best Titles: Flying High Verseearth,space,time,
6/15/2017 My Spirit Animal Quatrainanimal,inspiration,
6/13/2017 The Gift Of June Ottava rimabeautiful,june,
6/12/2017 Always Full Monokuhope,
6/11/2017 The Gray Pods Free versefuture,world,
6/9/2017 Comfort Haikubeautiful,
6/8/2017 The Gift Haikuautumn,
6/6/2017 Last Fling Haikuseasons,
6/5/2017 Bells Versemeaningful,memory,
6/4/2017 Dream For Tomorrow - Mystic Pantoumdream,peace,
6/3/2017 My Quiet Time Quintain (Sicilian)beautiful,silence,
6/1/2017 God Knows Where I Am Iambic Pentameterhorror,mental illness,sad
5/31/2017 Should Not Have Looked Quaternday,sad,
5/28/2017 Dark Reality Free versebereavement,death,
5/25/2017 Poetic Forms Iambic Pentameterhow i feel,poetry,
5/24/2017 Express Trains Cinquainlife,meaningful,
5/22/2017 Whitsun - Pentecost Blank versecelebration,christian,fai
5/21/2017 That Sad Page Pantoumage,
5/19/2017 Still Waiting Free verseheartbreak,repetition,war
5/17/2017 Pendulum of Time and Space Rhymefamily,growing up,
5/15/2017 Catharsis Rhymeinspirational,
5/13/2017 Like Grains Of Sand Rhymelife,time,
5/12/2017 Lake Mohonk Rhymebeautiful,imagery,nature,
5/8/2017 Descry These Gifts Iambic Pentameterappreciation,beautiful,na
5/6/2017 My Otherworldly Place Ottava rimadeath,peace,surreal,
5/5/2017 My Emily Versegranddaughter,tribute,
5/3/2017 I Did It My Way Sonnetinspirational,song,
5/2/2017 Night Sky Sonnetnight,sky,
5/1/2017 May Showers Quatrainmay,word play,
4/30/2017 Month of May Sonnetmay,tribute,
4/30/2017 Nature Versecare,future,nature,
4/28/2017 Fancy-Free Sonnetearth,freedom,humanity,
4/27/2017 Spring As Seen By Me Coupletchildhood,poetry,spring,
4/26/2017 April The Giraffe Limerickanimal,humorous,mom,
4/26/2017 Time Monorhymelost,time,
4/25/2017 Art - Olaf Wieghorst Tankaart,beautiful,tribute,
4/23/2017 The Things That Are Best Quatrainhappiness,life,
4/22/2017 Giraffe Baby - Let Me Out Monorhymeanimal,baby,birth,emotion
4/22/2017 Twenty Years From Now Sonnetage,future,
4/21/2017 Hope For Nessie Free verseanimal,myth,
4/21/2017 Love Feeds Need Ninettehumanity,love,
4/20/2017 On Turning Fifty Quatrainage,
4/20/2017 My Hero Quatrainhero,husband,
4/19/2017 May Versemay,
4/19/2017 My Ancestry Surprise Monorhymefamily,history,
4/18/2017 March Middleness Sonnetseasons,spring,winter,
2/5/2017 My Eyes Looked Up Verseangel,death,heaven,
2/4/2017 Violins Quatrainmusic,
2/4/2017 The Poet's Pluck - Robert Frost Quatrainautumn,beauty,
2/2/2017 Thank You Free verseblessing,giving,inspirati
1/31/2017 A Young Elephant's View - The Dangerous Sahara Verseabuse,animal,sad,
1/29/2017 Seven for Chaos and Order - A Poet's Journey Verseangst,peace,poets,
1/26/2017 Liz Unicorn and Her Horn Coupletfairy,fantasy,
1/25/2017 The Frame Fibonaccimemory,mother,tribute,
1/25/2017 Serenity of Blue Iambic Pentameterbeautiful,blue,
1/23/2017 Stepping Through Time Blank versehistory,tribute,
1/23/2017 But Seriously Coupletlife,universe,
1/22/2017 Valentine Shmalentine Sonnetangst,valentines day,
1/22/2017 Volcanity Leads To Fatality Verseinspirational,life,
1/18/2017 Come Find Me Iambic Pentameterinspirational,
1/16/2017 A Lovely Little Daydream Sonnetmetaphor,pollution,societ
1/13/2017 Quadro - New Dawn Versemorning,sun,
1/11/2017 Above and Below Monorhymemystery,sea,space,
1/11/2017 Butterflies Of Beauty Sonnetbeautiful,butterfly,metap
1/10/2017 What's In A Name Iambic Pentametermeaningful,name,
1/10/2017 This Valentine's Day Diminished Hexaversevalentines day,
1/9/2017 Kitten Charms Versecat,love,
1/8/2017 Killers Coupletdeath,murder,philosophy,
1/6/2017 Gems Of Reality Monorhymepoetry,
1/4/2017 Rooting For 8 to 5 Versefamily,growth,history,tre
1/4/2017 End Of The Road Quatrainleaving,life,
1/1/2017 New Year's Eve Haikunew year,
12/31/2016 Snowflake Cinquainart,snow,winter,
12/30/2016 Hudson Valley, New York Sonnethome,
12/30/2016 New Year's Resolution Limerickchange,new year,
12/29/2016 New Year 2017 Quintain (English)new year,
12/26/2016 Guardian Angels Terzanelleangel,
12/23/2016 Hohoho Versecheer up,christmas,fun,
12/22/2016 The Day After Christmas Versechristmas,conflict,emotio
12/17/2016 Moon Spoon Rhymemissing you,moon,nostalgi
12/16/2016 Nebulous Streams Clouding My Brain Coupletinspiration,metaphor,writ
12/15/2016 This Is Courage Narrativecourage,
12/14/2016 Zeppole Versechristmas,food,

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Fav Poems

A Concrete Snowman Concretechildren,fun,snow,winter,
I must Carpe Diem Carpe Diemdeath,family,feelings,lif
Cowboys Rhymeadventure,best friend,cou
How Poetry Began Rhymeangel,birth,fantasy,heave
Ancient Warrior Iambic Pentameterangst,culture,native amer
Island of Sylt Iambic Pentameterbeach,longing,peace,sea,s
Angels of Destiny Sonnetafrica,angel,feelings,foo
Dreams I do not know?courage,dream,hope,inspir
Hard Work Free versefamily,grief,life,
Forever Loved Rispettolove,relationship,thank y
The Old House Iambic Pentameterchildhood,family,house,me
Portrait of Nature Free verseearth,nature,
Loves Silhouette Versejoy,kiss,love,night,spiri
Poppies Red Rhymefreedom,grave,remember,ve
The Moth Sonnetlost love,
Dust From The Past Rhymeage,memory,people,sad,
Yesterday's Joys Quaternjoy,
It's hard to say Free versecourage,family,future,
Lottery Winner helps Homeless Narrativecare,celebration,christma
Intangible Free versechange,childhood,conflict
Little Stones Quatrainchild,happiness,
Agates Tetractyslife,
Old Wounds Iambic Pentameterfeelings,introspection,sl
The Special Rose Narrativegrandparents,lonely,love,
My First Ball Rhymedance,emotions,first love
When Jesus Christ was Born Rhymebirth,christian,christmas
INNER PEACE Versepeace,
We Are Verselife,people,universe,
Seven Senses Didacticcreation,kiss,life,senses
A Christmas Snow Trioletchristmas,
A Poem For PD Free versebeauty,
Redneck Santa Rhymechristmas,parody,
Love Gently Rocked Iambic Pentameterdance,emotions,feelings,l
Elder Abuse Free verseabuse,confusion,heartbrea
THE BELLE OF THE BALL Rhymedance,romance,
Where Roses Never Die Free versebeautiful,life,love,rose,
New Years Resolution Free verselove,new year,prayer,than
Stalking Death Free versedeath,
Death's Shadow Rhymedeath,faith,life,
when autumn comes Narrativeautumn,death,loss,sad,
Around The Corner Free verseintrospection,mother,
Captured Free versebeautiful,i love you,i mi
On New Year's Eve Versenew year,
LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES Light Poetrylove,science,
Periodical and Rash Blitzallegory,
Periodic table of Elements Rhymeimagery,
WHISPERS OF YOUR SOUL Rhymeinspirational,peace,
Faith Is A Powerful Force Blank versefaith,inspiration,inspira
Hope Diminished Hexaversehope,
Plastic Paradise Quatrainenvironment,future,how i
Alabaster Night Free versenature,planet,sea,
The Shadow of Me Free verseage,love,me,old,time,
The Task Free versedeath,friendship,loss,lov
When Castles Washed Away Free versechildhood,places,
Stepping lightly Free versehappiness,nature,
A Tribute to Daddy Rhymedad,daughter,father,
New York Street Horse Rhymeanimal,courage,dedication
Footprints Sonnetage,life,
Drawing Boundaries Blank verseage,space,time,
Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey Free versechild,community,conflict,
I AM WINTER Free versefeelings,winter,
Hope Diminished Hexaversefaith,daffodils,
I'm The Devil Quatrainhow i feel,introspection,
The Fall of The Winter King Epicepic,flower,nature,season
UNTIL NIGHT'S END Sonnetdevotion,relationship,
Magic Beans Free verseadventure,chocolate,love,
Chased By The Dawn Versedream,night,sleep,
Spring Revival Abecedarianhope,nature,spring,
Broken English Bioafrica,appreciation,birth
Waiting In The Wings Quatrainfebruary,imagery,nature,s
INTERMINGLE Free verseloss,love hurts,
A Drop of Relief Fibonaccibreak up,cry,depression,h
A Penny For Your Thoughts Sonnetdream,friendship,memory,p
Another Choice Quatrainbeauty,imagery,nature,nig
In Black and White Versechildhood,
In An Instant Free versefeelings,love,
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6 Prose Poetrybest friend,cute love,des
You Fill My Bowl Rhymebeautiful,blessing,love,
A Long Loud Sigh Free verseintrospection,drug,
SUNRISE Ethereebeauty,life,sun,
Creeping Roses Quatrainrose,
''For All Eternity'' Balladedark,death,lost love,
The Quiet Beat Monorhymedeath,life,
Hark Odesummer,
CHASING FOOTPRINTS Versegrowing up,humor,introspe
Lost To Dementia Blank verseaugust,crazy,emotions,fee
Burning Daylight Free verseage,time,
I have things to tell you, Mom Free versemother daughter,
In Celebration of Mothers Free versecelebration,dedication,mo
Newton's Law Rhymechildren,funny,humor,humo
Black Bird On a Wire Free verseangst,bird,child,clothes,
Asphalt Jungles Blank verseearth,environment,feeling
'BEACH BUDDIES' COLLECT 'STUFF' - FOR CONTEST Rhymeappreciation,beach,beauty
The Crosses of Night Free versebereavement,death,sad,sol
Randomly Verseimage,imagery,introspecti
CELL HELL - for contest Senryuculture,technology,
The Tourist Rhymeappreciation,feelings,int
One Valley Oak Personificationhistory,nature,tree,
Bamboo Personificationallusion,character,inspir
TENTH CYCLE Free verseintrospection,october,end

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