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Calling All Poets - Carole Duet's Blog

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I remember the first poem I ever wrote was called "Autumn" and I was in the 7th grade. It was an assignment and it actually was Autumn, my favorite season.  Unfortunately though, my teacher, Mrs. Turner, didn't believe I had written it.  She accused me of copying it out of a book and I got an "F";  I was shocked, hurt and angry.  So, when my mother asked me how my teacher liked the poem and I told her what had happened, she too was shocked and yes, angry.  The next day she walked all the way to the school (since at that time we had only one car which my dad used for his job) just to set Mrs. Turner straight and my "F" turned into an "A".  I was so happy and proud of my mother.  She even told me it was actually a compliment for Mrs. Turner to think my little poem had been written by a professional.  Well, then I did feel better and the "poetry seed" was planted.

After that incident was when my mother told me that we were actually related to George Gordon (Lord Byron), the famous English poet.  She said he had a club foot just like one of my cousins.  And, she even told me about my great-grandmother who had made a lot of money by selling some of Byron"s original handwritten poems.  I had never heard of him but soon I learned all about him by reading a biography of Lord Bryon and through reading some of his poetry.  That's when I fell in love with poetry for the first time.  His love poems were so beautiful.  To this day I remember:  "She walks in beauty like the night" and "My life, I love thee" which I learned to say in Greek though I can't write it in Greek.

Well, years went by and I didn't write another poem because I was too busy writing reports etc. for my English and History classes in college.  But then one day I was inspired to write a limerick about two dogs:  one white dog and one black dog and the black was "addicted to a cigarette pack".  It's funny that I still remember it. That was before I smoked.  Now I'm the black dog, "addicted to a cigarette pack". By-the-way, you might like to read my poem, "Dope", here on poetrysoup.

So anyway...more years go by...a LOT of years!  In fact, the "poetry seed" didn't really begin to grow until I was in my forties.  I don't know why.   All I can tell you is suddenly poems were coming to me like lightening bolts!  I'd be doing something mundane and suddenly a poem would just sneak itself into my daydreams.  Finally I realized  that I wanted to write them down before they disappeared because that's what would happen if I didn't grab a pen and paper right away.  That's when I started carrying a little notepad and pen with me everywhere I went so that whenever the inspiration came to me I'd be ready.  Now, I just use the Memo App on my handy dandy cell phone.  So much easier...and faster!

Then, I finally got a computer and I loved it.  I had to teach myself how to use it but now I've got it.  Eventually after playing on the computer for a while, I began to publish some of my poetry online at poetry.com and even enter some contests.  It was so exhilarating to see some of my poems in print in some of their books too. 

During that period of time I met a really nice guy from Oregon, my favorite state, and he was writing a book and he asked me to write a poem for the end of his book.  It was a romance and took place in some snow-capped mountains somewhere mostly in the wintertime.  "Beautiful!", I thought.  Being a Southerner myself, I had rarely experienced snow (which I dearly love) and had never even seen snow-capped mountains.  But, I had been ice-skating at a rink in Atlanta and I actually tried to snow-ski in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  I loved ice-skating because it really came easy to me, unlike skiing.  I had thought because I could water-ski that I surely could snow-ski.  Wrong!  I wound up "skiing" down a whole slope backwards!  It was totally terrifying but at least I didn't fall!  Ha!

Anyway, I agreed to write a poem for his book.  I called it "Snowdancer" and it's about an ice-skater and is my second favorite poem to this day.  I will put it on poetrysoup.com after I finish this "Bio".  I am pretty proud of it since it was chosen to be the first poem on the first page in poetry.com's 2003 edition of "The Colors of Life".

My third favorite poem is called "Telepathy" and it was also published by poetry.com in their 2004 edition of "The International Who's Who of Poetry" and it too made first page.

Now you may be wondering what my number one favorite poem is.  It is "Heaven" which is already here on poetrysoup and the reason it is my favorite is that I believe it actually came to me from God.  It came out of the blue one day and I remember having to hurry to get a pen and paper to write it down.  Also, it was the first poem I ever had published.  Since then I've been fortunate to have quite a few poems published and I am now here on poetrysoup.  I have written a lot of poems since those first days when the "poetry seed" was planted in me and I know my grandfather (also named Byron), who also wrote poetry, would be proud.  And, I hope my mother, great-grandmother and ancestor, Lord Byron, would be too because it has become a great obsession now.

I would love to publish a book of poems now because I'm ready and I've been ready for quite a while but as usual the problem is always...money!  Of course! But, that would be my dream come true and number one on my personal bucket list.

Thanks for reading this and I hope you will read some of my poems and leave some comments as well.  By-the-way, I guess my style could be described as simple rhymes because I write for what I call "real" people who usually hate poetry and I am perpetually trying to convert them which I believe can be done but only with poems that are easily understood, not something so complicated that even I have to read it at least twice.  Here is my philosophy in a nutshell: I write for the reader.  If whoever reads my poems can't easily understand them, then I have not only wasted my time but their time as well.  If someone reads one of my poems, understands it and likes it, then they are more apt to read more poetry and that's what I want.  I want to plant the "poetry seed".

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Calling All Poets


Blog Posted:6/9/2017 3:50:00 AM

I recently wrote a poem called "Listen".  I have revised it.  Please come and read it and listen to the beautiful song, "Starry Starry Night", by Don McClean.

Now the reason I have titled this blog "Calling All Poets" is because I think it's time for us to band together and write poems that call for peace, fairness, and sanity in not only the US but in the world...poems calling for an end to war..all war.  Now I know what you're thinking:  "It will do no good."  Right?  Well, maybe and maybe not.  Who knows?  But I really believe we should ALL at least make an effort to stand up for our world, our children, ourselves!  However, I don't think our poems should promote one political (or religious) ideology over another.  Mainly, I would just like to see everyone writing for PEACE.

I enjoy writing all kinds of poetry myself but I think it's time for us to get more involved AS A GROUP.  If we don't, who will?  That's one thing poets are known for:  rocking the boat.  All through the ages poets have stood up for something important and I believe this is very very important.  What is more important than LIFE ITSELF.

So I'm calling ALL poets to write something that might convince the people of the world to clamor for peace.  Share it anywhere and everywhere.  Be the stars of the "Starry Starry Night".  Just imagine this headline:  POETRYSOUP.COM FORMS POETS FOR PEACE MOVEMENT....writing poems to end all wars etc. etc. etc Think of all the NEW poets who would join us.  Think of the schools that might be encouraged to teach poetry writing through this "movement".  Further, think of all the people that might be touched.  This is a CALL TO PEACE.

Anyway, I think I'm going to have to sponsor a contest called...you guessed it:  POETS FOR PEACE.  I've never sponsored a contest before though.  So, I'm sure I will need some help before I attempt to do this.  Any volunteers out there?  Thanks for reading this and I appreciate any advice you may have for me.

Carole Duet.

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Date: 6/10/2017 11:17:00 PM
Carole, your sentiments are heart felt, and I commend you, its obvious to me anyone who wishes peace also wishes freedom, sadly some here, talk of freedom but like tyrants ask you to remove your blog. What’s not conducive to peace is the type of rants he does on many blogs on many topics. Listen to your heart, not narrow minded tyrants. Freedom is not a word; your voice makes it real, no matter what he says.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/10/2017 11:44:00 PM
Hello again, Arthur. I just sent you an email.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/10/2017 11:27:00 PM
Hi Arthur!
Date: 6/10/2017 11:14:00 PM
I see the old man is out in full force again. Take down a blog about peace? So far the only rude remarks are yours. Now if you don’t see the irony that you relate freedom with peace, yet demand some take down a blog because you don’t like it? Oh well, some never learn. I think you should look up freedom in the dictionary.
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Date: 6/9/2017 9:31:00 PM
I agree with Carole. If so much good can be derived from her baking a six layer cake, frosted and iced potentially with the antidote that can cure the malignancy of war, terrorism and global ills please by all means-be it by written or spoken words of ideas that spawn and resurrect, cut me a big piece. Cut me a piece of her heart (and other good souls) so it lives in me. Burns in me, like a fever, esprit de corps. So I can lead others, too, in seeing the light. Carole's premise, her vision, begs for support. Right now it's a seed. It needs to groundswell.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 10:37:00 PM
Dear Connie...thank you so much for your support. I appreciate it more than you know. Now, I have formed a group called POETS FOR PEACE on Facebook. There we will have more freedom of expression even though there will still be some restraints. If you are interested please email me here. Thanks.
Date: 6/9/2017 9:16:00 PM
Poets for Peace is a secret group. Only "we" will see what is posted and who is in the group. I will approved all posts if they are non-violent. And...if your poem for peace is approved YOU may then SHARE it IF you wish...but I will be setting up certain days and certain times for us to SHARE to the public and/or our friends.
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Date: 6/9/2017 9:12:00 PM
Okay... Come join my group on Facebook if you are interested. It is called: Poets for Peace
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Date: 6/9/2017 10:33:00 PM
Thank you, James, for your kind remarks. I was recently involved in the DAPL also. That was really sad and the outcome is even sadder. Anyway, I have just formed the group, POETS FOR PEACE, on Facebook and I would love for you to come join. It is a secret group by the way and no one will see our posts except us and the poems we post will only be shared if YOU wish. If interested let me know by email here on the soup. Do NOT reply here.
Date: 6/9/2017 9:37:00 AM
Here is my take, I understand your desire to raise the banner of peace with poetry and I do hope your contest does well, but writing about the world whether peace or the evil of war is something someone does because it's something from their core, right now I have at least twenty poems on this site about war and peace because that is who I am, I applaud you for trying to reach out to poets but this ask is something that has to just happen it cannot be forced...
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Frederic Parker
Date: 6/10/2017 10:41:00 AM
no thank you dear poet, my own insanity takes up all my time, besides secret groups give me pause
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 10:50:00 PM
Frederic, would you like to join my new group, POETS FOR PEACE, on Facebook?There we will have more freedom of expression even though there will still be some restraints. It is a secret group by the way and no one will see our posts except us and the poems we post will only be shared if YOU wish. If you are interested please email me here.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 2:37:00 PM
Thank you, Frederic. I agree that no poetry should be "forced". That is one reason I don't enter many contests. All poetry should come from the heart as well as from the mind.
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 6/9/2017 10:19:00 AM
Well said, Frederic. As usual ;)
Date: 6/9/2017 7:36:00 AM
Good blog and a good topic for a contest. Some of the most memorable poems of the beat era called out for change. "Imagine" by John Lennon sent people into a tizzy, and the song is truly poetry that calls for peace. I have often questioned what a poet's role is on this planet... I've mentioned (just recently) that I believe one of our roles is to be a voice of our times and to record truth and to peacefully protest oppression and those who use their power to gag the people. Look through the old history books, towards poets.. they were rounded up and silenced quickly, because poets see under the surface, put things into a certain light that everybody can understand the lay of the land. Best wishes on the contest!
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 10:48:00 PM
Cyndi, would you like to join my new group, POETS FOR PEACE, on Facebook?There we will have more freedom of expression even though there will still be some restraints. It is a secret group by the way and no one will see our posts except us and the poems we post will only be shared if YOU wish. If you are interested please email me here.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 2:41:00 PM
Thank you so much, Cyndi. I really appreciate your comments. It cleared up some questions for me. Also, how strange that you would mention the "Beat Era" because I was just reading about that. So interesting.
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 6/9/2017 10:18:00 AM
The freedom to write and post poetry on this site includes politically themed poetry and a poet can write and post 10 political poems a day, if that is what he wishes ... there is even a category for that. And Soup has placed a disclaimer in T & C about the poet's views ...
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Cyndi MacMillan
Date: 6/9/2017 10:16:00 AM
PS-- I thought that I'd better mention that the blogs are to be apolitical. And this blog is in no ways 'political' in its delivery. However, the site is a poetry site and allows for most free expression (except for hate incitement or the use of profanity.)
Date: 6/9/2017 6:27:00 AM
I believe that we should write poetry about whatever we wish to write poetry about....keeping in mind the "rules" of Poetrysoup. The way things are going Poetrysoup may become "apoetical"
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 2:52:00 PM
Hi John and thanks for your comments. I do understand that the "soup" is apolitical in addition to why that is a good idea here but I certainly hope it doesn't become "apoetical" as well. That would really be a shame as in my opinion, poets are the "stars" of our time who really should be allowed to "get involved" IF they so desire.
Date: 6/9/2017 5:33:00 AM
Maybe you need to lose the word "political" Carole. Labels make people nervous. I still like your idea for writing peaceful stuff.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 2:54:00 PM
Hi Nicola! Yes, I actually thought about that word last night and you are right. I will remove it. Thanks. Carole
Date: 6/9/2017 5:08:00 AM
This site is apolitical, Carole.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 3:00:00 PM
Thank you so much, Nicola, for your comments and encouragement. Let's do it! :D
Date: 6/9/2017 4:37:00 AM
What an AWESOME blog, Carole. It really is a lovely sentiment. Poets are indeed known for rocking the boat, and whilst there are those that preach hate, I believe there will always be at least twice as many to encourage peace and love. I think it's a wonderful idea for a contest. Poets for peace movement - brilliant! :D :D
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 10:54:00 PM
Hello again, Nicola! Would you like to join my new group, POETS FOR PEACE, on Facebook?There we will have more freedom of expression even though there will still be some restraints. It is a secret group by the way and no one will see our posts except us and the poems we post will only be shared if YOU wish. If you are interested please email me here.
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Carole Duet
Date: 6/9/2017 3:03:00 PM
Thank you so much, Nicola, for your comments and your encouragement. "Poets for Peace" has a nice ring to it doesn't it. Let's do it! :D

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Death Shroud Quatrainangst,anxiety,death,image
BLACKBIRD HAIKU Haikubeauty,bird,morning,natur
Beneath the Arbor Rhymegood morning,
Promise Me Cowboys Pantoumcowboy,
Timeless Cave Free verseart,time,
Fate and Destiny Sonnetdestiny,dream,fate,
Delusional reality check Dramatic monologueanxiety,children,happines
Earth's Guardians: Haikuearth,
Carry My Soul: Ethereeallegory,music,universe,
One Silent Word Free versehow i feel,poets,tribute,
Just A Small Poem For A Friend Quatrainbeach,beautiful,bird,flyi
The Sea Gulls Came Home Free versebird,love,storm,
Please Be Quiet: Quatrainlove,
Forever Together: Verseallegory,love,magic,
Real Men Wear Pink Rhymecharacter,funny,humor,per
No More Worries For Tomorrow Pantoumfaith,future,god,song,
Trust Me Baby This Is Love Sonnetlonging,love,poems,
A Hundred Springs Rhymeage,
Life - Is - Now Quatraingrowth,happiness,life,wis
Summer Wine Rhymedesire,love,lust,sensual,
The Wren Narrativebird,
Two Pairs of Shoes Rhymehumor,
Listen Rhymeabuse,
Memories - Episode 1 Narrativelost,memory,moving on,sol
Humanity Rhymeart,beauty,
Wading for you Rhymememory,
A smile appeared Free versewind,
Maria Down Under Rhymebeach,lust,satire,vacatio
Too late for tears Free verseabsence,angst,death,mum,
This Thing called Love - with Winged Warrior Rhymelove,mystery,romance,woma

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jaque ro United States Flag United States Read
Brandie Osborn United States Flag United States Read
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Edward McCall United States Flag United States Read
Heath Mason Australia Flag Australia Read
Fiona Kaldeway Canada Flag Canada Read
DANIEL MARTINEZ United States Flag United States Read
CayCay Jennings United States Flag United States Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Tim Smith United States Flag United States Read
TIM KITCHEN United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Teddy Kimathi Kenya Flag Kenya Read
Daniel Turner United States Flag United States Read
George D. Miller United States Flag United States Read
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Elizabeth Smith United States Flag United States Read
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Diane Lefebvre United States Flag United States Read
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Kim Morrison United States Flag United States Read
Gary Bateman Germany Flag Germany Read
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shirley hyde United States Flag United States Read
John Hamilton Canada Flag Canada Read
D. C. Jordan United States Flag United States Read
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White Wolf Australia Flag Australia Read
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Laura Loo United States Flag United States Read
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arthur vaso Canada Flag Canada Read
Teppo Gren Finland Flag Finland Read
Gordon wickstrom Canada Flag Canada Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Chris Green United States Flag United States Read
Brendan Solomon Australia Flag Australia Read
Collins Cp Zambia Flag Zambia Read
Roy Pett United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Darren White Netherlands Flag Netherlands Read
S.zaynab Kamoonpuri Tanzania Flag Tanzania Read
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Chuck Melugin United States Flag United States Read
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Robert Lindley United States Flag United States Read
Larry Bradfield United States Flag United States Read
Sara Ella United States Flag United States Read
Anne-Marie Coreggia United States Flag United States Read
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Freddie Robinson Jr. United States Flag United States Read
Lin Lane United States Flag United States Read
Maria Williams Australia Flag Australia Read
Jo Daniel India Flag India Read
Gregory R Barden United States Flag United States Read
Silent One United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
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