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Please Pray for Carolyn & Others in Peril - Andrea Dietrich's Blog

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Andrea Dietrich grew up in Iowa and now resides in Utah with a spouse and two cats. She has two grown children and three grandchildren. Having graduated BYU with a Spanish major/ESL minor, she has spent most of her adult life teaching. It wasn't until 2000 that she began writing in earnest and discovering her "niche" as a writer of lyrical poetry. The internet opened up a new world for her, and she has spent nearly a decade now participating in poetry clubs, acting as a judge of poetry contests for various magazines and for the website Shadow Poetry, and also, entering poetry contests herself.

Ms. Dietrich has won numerous awards, as well as the title Poet of the Year 2008, from the Yahoo group, Poetry For Thought. In addition, she has won prizes from the magazines Lucidity, Bell's Letters, Art with Words, Poets at Work and SP Quill, the magazine for which she wrote grammar and poetry articles as well as movie reviews and for which she acted as poetry editor for the head editor Marie Summers for six years. Many of her poems have appeared in Shadows Ink, a yearly published series of chapbooks of award winning poetry as well as in numerous other anthologies. Her short stories appeared in many issues of SP Quill and much of her poetry is published in eight chapbooks (the most recent one soon to be published is called Prosies), which can be purchased at Shadowpoetry.com.


Please Pray for Carolyn & Others in Peril


Blog Posted:9/6/2017 3:31:00 PM

I am leaving work now but wanted to post this up quickly. I just got word from Carolyn Devonshire that the hurricane in Florida is headed toward her town. She is feeling alone and terrified right now. She says she is right on a beach, and though the storm is not there yet, it's expected tomorrow, with the force of the winds being extremely high. She fears her house could be utterly destroyed. She says there is no shelter for the people of her county (for today). They are telling her they will have "designated places" to go to tomorrow. I do not understand very well the conditions in that area. I don't know how many others here at Soup are living in the path of this monstrous storm. But please pray for their safety, and if anyone knows about PD or others in Texas or elsewhere in the Gulf who may have been affected last week by the flooding, please can you let me know? 

Of course, natural disasters are happening all over the world. All those left homeless or in peril deserve our prayers and any donations we can give the Red Cross. I appreciate my local grocery store Smith's taking donations for victims of the flood and I know many local businesses are doing these kinds of things. Bless those who can give any bit they can for disaster relief all over this world.

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Date: 9/14/2017 4:56:00 PM
So glad to know you are okay, Carolyn,.....I hope you can return home soon, and that all is well around your area! Also, Ruben, I'm so relieved to know you are also okay. Have been praying for each one of you God Bless everyone touched by this storm!
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Date: 9/13/2017 9:45:00 AM
Andrea, have you heard anything from Carolyn?
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/14/2017 12:31:00 PM
I heard from Carolyn, she is fine. There is no power in her home right now, so she is staying in a nearby hotel. Thank God!
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Broken Wings
Date: 9/14/2017 8:41:00 AM
I pray she is safe and maybe just does not have internet or cell service where she is.
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/13/2017 1:21:00 PM
yes, have you heard anything? Constance, I got a call from Carolyn, I think it was on Sunday night, but her phone was breaking up so badly that I could not even make out one word, not one. So...at least it shows that she is alive, i just hope to hear more from her soon. Love and hugs, catie
Date: 9/12/2017 4:13:00 PM
sent Carolyn an e-mail the other day and was worried sick but then thought hey the soupers might know so glad I found this update, Ruben posted on facebook, his home is fine just no power , will keep checking in here for more updates, stupid weather
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/14/2017 12:32:00 PM
Hi Francine. I heard from Carolyn today. She is fine, she is staying in a hotel until they get the power back on in her home! Yay!
Date: 9/10/2017 8:43:00 PM
I believe Carolyn is going to be ok. She is now worried about those north of her though there are still high winds and storms in her area. Those in nearby states, our prayers are with you.
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/11/2017 6:43:00 PM
when was the last time you heard from Carolyn?
Date: 9/10/2017 5:51:00 PM
Lighting candles for all who are in Florida. I have experienced storms and they are unrelenting. God bless!
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Date: 9/8/2017 2:12:00 PM
- Atlantic's strongest storm ... much bigger than Andrew ... take care of each other, be careful ! - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/8/2017 5:45:00 AM
I heard from Carolyn yesterday. She says there is no more plywood available in her area, she fears she will probably lose her windows and her roof. She asks that her friends do NOT try to reach her on her cell phone, as she has it all charged up and wants to keep it that way in case (or when) the power goes out. She has a tank full of gas to get to a shelter when they designate one. I have huge concerns regarding that, as the storm is expected to hit land during the early morning hours (12:00am to 3:00am) and if flooding occurs during the night the car may be inoperable, and she may be stuck in her home. Also, Ruben lives in the Miami area, I did send him an email yesterday, but have not heard back from him, so I am praying that he is actively involved in evacuating. (Which he usually don't do, because he has seem so many storms in that area come and go.) Also, Robert D. lives a bit inland with his family, and our dear friend, Frederic Parker also lives somewhere in Florida. Let us keep all these people in our prayers, as we beseech the Lord to calm this storm.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/8/2017 8:50:00 PM
Thanks for informing us of the others, Catie. That was very helpful and this update you gave us! I did not even know about some of the Soupers in Florida!
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 5:53:00 AM
Carolyn also said that she probably will not be on the computer again until after the storm is over. She did promise to let me know that she is safe as soon as the storm has passed.
Date: 9/8/2017 3:05:00 AM
I'm glad Carolyn has a souper to turn to for comfort and security. That's great news. I hope that they will be safe. I can't even begin to imagine what the conditions are like for those who have to deal with this natural disaster. Wishing them all safety. Thanks for letting us know, Andrea.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/8/2017 8:49:00 PM
You are welcome, Eileen. I know you have your fair share of woes in your part of the world as well. Oh, the times we live in!!
Date: 9/7/2017 5:49:00 PM
Excellent news for a real trooper. God's blessing in spite of the worlds attempts at chaos. :-)))
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Date: 9/7/2017 3:02:00 PM
Carolyn has found a safe haven with another Soup member 50 miles inland. that is something very nice!!!
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craig cornish
Date: 9/9/2017 1:50:00 PM
But she's much safer in Ocala than over by Daytona---those barrier islands are going to be bad with storm surge and I would rather be center state than on the coast. My Mom is on the west coast north of Tampa. Frederic is just north of Tampa (not good) and Robert Stoner lives just north of Tampa--many soupers in harms way I fear & of course, millions of others.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/8/2017 8:48:00 PM
Catie, now she is saying the eye of the storm could end up being at Robert's place?? (what a horrible situation to be in, for all the state of Florida and the other regions north of FL that will also be affected.)
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 5:56:00 AM
moreover, are the roads even open going in that direction??? I don't know...
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 5:55:00 AM
I hope she leaves early enough to get there, and I really do hope that she takes advantage of this invitation.
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michael tor
Date: 9/7/2017 9:23:00 PM
A Poetry family that is there for one another doesn't get any better than that. I am Glad she has moved to a safer area. Now we trust God can protect them...
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craig cornish
Date: 9/7/2017 3:58:00 PM
Smart move! But I feel for anyone that leaves their home and doesn't know what will happen yet safety is the wisest choice.
Date: 9/7/2017 10:04:00 AM
Thinking of everyone who is affected by the hurricane... stay safe Carolyn xxx :-) hugs Jan xx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 9/7/2017 2:43:00 PM
I keep watching the news Carolyn it is scary for me to see and I am so far away and can only imagine how scared people must be:-( stay safe xxx
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:23:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. I will stay in touch with Andrea so she will know where I am. The people of Florida really appreciate all the prayers.
Date: 9/7/2017 9:11:00 AM
One of the most interesting and trusted models is on ventusky.com--go there and press play on the bottom left and it predicts the hurricane's path which is up the east coast. There is still much to learn but it doesn't look good and note that there is another hurricane following Irma. The islands in the caribbean are getting destroyed.
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craig cornish
Date: 9/7/2017 2:22:00 PM
Carolyn, Irma is the circulation that is just north of Santo Domingo --when you press play it gives you an hour by hour path--note that there is another circulation behind it (Jose). ABC news has now projected an east coast path as well but the intensity will weaken as it goes north---even so, you do not live in a safe place. Watch carefully!
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craig cornish
Date: 9/7/2017 2:15:00 PM
Look below AD---Carolyn is up by Daytona, but in a vulnerable location near the water even if the storm is weakening--still will be bad with storm surge. Carolyn, not sure who oyur internet server is but it appears the storm will turn north up the east coast. Keep an eye on it on local news--if you have friends inland, go there by Sunday.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:09:00 PM
Craig, I tried ventusky and did not see anything about Irma there. When i pressed "play," the screen of Florida just showed what appeared to be light rain. How do I find Irma?
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:27:00 AM
it's really sad about the islands, craig. I keep forgetting the town Carolyn lives in. I need to call her again and see how she's doing.
Date: 9/6/2017 9:28:00 PM
You have my prayers Carolyn. My father was vacationing in Miami and him and his new wife just cut their vacation short and left immediately to NY. If you could leave take a flight, train whatever you can and get out of there. I wish you the best. God be with you. Thanks Andrea for posting.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:13:00 PM
Michael, I'm glad your father evacuated quickly. The storm will be very strong when it hits there. Former Soup member Robert Dufresne and his wife Gail live about 70 miles inland in Ocala Florida. They have offered to let me stay with them when the hurricane hits our area. Thanks for your prayers, Michael. Much appreciated.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:27:00 AM
I wish she would just GO. But she has her reasons, Michael.
Date: 9/6/2017 9:24:00 PM
won't know if it will hit me until sat, it will either turn east or it won't...then I'll know...Not sure what part of my state Carolyn is in I hope it's not on the east coast, I'm on the west...even if it turns still going to get tropical winds...sending prayers to Carolyn, if she is on the east coast she needs to evacuate, there are not a lot of roads so the traffic will be bad the longer she waits
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 5:59:00 AM
Praying for the safety of you and your family, Frederic.
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craig cornish
Date: 9/7/2017 7:21:00 PM
Yes Frederic, it appears it may go up the middle of the state but Carolyn is better off in Ocala than on a barrier Island which is sure to be flooded and it is likely to creep back east ---no matter, it is a devil of a storm. Stay safe my friend.
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Frederic Parker
Date: 9/7/2017 4:18:00 PM
hey Carolyn, glad to hear you got out of there, sent you an e-mail
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Frederic Parker
Date: 9/7/2017 4:17:00 PM
thanks Carrie for your kindness, hope your brother is better.
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Frederic Parker
Date: 9/7/2017 4:16:00 PM
just found out it moved further west, buying plywood tomorrow...thanks Craig hope your mother will be fine
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craig cornish
Date: 9/7/2017 2:55:00 PM
I think our homes will be okay on the west coast Frederic but... easy for me to say from New Hampshire--My Mom is in Springhill though---will be keeping in touch
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Carrie Richards
Date: 9/7/2017 2:37:00 PM
Wishing you safety and the best of luck Frederic !! I hope none of you get hit as hard as it is predicted. God Bless you all !
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:15:00 PM
Hi Frederic, I'm on the east coast in Ormond Beach, just above Daytona. I might evacuate to Ocala as I have a couple friends there who invited me. As you know, it's 70 miles inland. I'm half a block from the beach. Stay safe, Frederic !
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:28:00 AM
You are in Florida too! OH, my, Frederic. Prayers for you too.
Date: 9/6/2017 9:16:00 PM
Don't let the fear rob you of the essential tool of good decision making. Prayer lifted and God is watching. Remember the blessings of your locale when hurricanes are not pressing down! Use this opportunity to examine your reserves and personal resources. Expect to be safe in the end :-)))
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:16:00 PM
Good advice, Wayne. Fear never produces anything good. I prayed through Hurricane Matthew and am doing the same now.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:30:00 AM
I hope Carolyn and others affected can find good resources, Wayne. STaying positive must be so difficult to do though.
Date: 9/6/2017 9:14:00 PM
Carolyn, I am so sorry this is happening to you suddenly I do not want to ever live by the ocean. I am praying that you will be okay and your house too. Hopefully you can get shelter tomorrow.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:19:00 PM
Your prayers are appreciated, Hon. My plans are still uncertain because the path of Irma when it gets to my area keeps changing. I'm praying the eye stays well offshore.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:19:00 PM
Your prayers are appreciated, Hon. My plans are still uncertain because the path of Irma when it gets to my area keeps changing. I'm praying the eye stays well offshore.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:30:00 AM
Thanks for your prayers, Constance.
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Broken Wings
Date: 9/6/2017 9:15:00 PM
Andrea thanks for the blog
Date: 9/6/2017 8:05:00 PM
Prayers for Carolyn & all others affected by this storm. Faith is priceless.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:20:00 PM
Thanks for the prayers, Rob.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:32:00 AM
Thanks, Rob. I know you are a very faithful person.
Date: 9/6/2017 7:52:00 PM
Please know we are praying and will continue to hold you in our thoughts, Carolyn ! I know of several soup friends who live in the area that is most likely to be hit by this monster storm. I pray each one takes the warning seriously, and does what is necessary to keep safe. You living so close to the water, my heart will hold you close indeed. Leave if you must, . ..safety first ! Love and prayers !
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Carrie Richards
Date: 9/7/2017 2:39:00 PM
I was thinking of Ruben, who I know is inland ....but still in the path of possible of flooding and terrible winds. Please if you hear anything from him, let me know. He is a good friend as well as others we are keeping in thoughts and prayers! :) Hugs Carolyn !!
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/7/2017 2:22:00 PM
Carrie, it occurs to me that Reuben Ortelleo lives in South Florida which will get a strong punch from Irma. Indeed, a lot of people need prayers now. Thank you, dear.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:32:00 AM
Thanks for your comments, Carrie.
Date: 9/6/2017 7:25:00 PM
Thanks for the prayers, everyone. The hurricane will not be here tomorrow, but conditions will start to deteriorate. It's hard to know the timeline. Irma is moving much faster than Harvey. Some of the donations Floridians were sending to Texas have been held back for victims here. It's so sad that multiple states need the help. Prayer is good. I prayed through Matthew last year and had only one broken window. My neighbor's roof was in my yard! And Matthew as not as strong as Irma. I'm hoping the county will have shelters tomorrow. Right now we are being told Irma is actually strengthening again. To say I'm afraid is an understatement, but I'm relying on faith to see me through.
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 6:03:00 AM
Carolyn, I wish I could be there to help you.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/7/2017 11:31:00 AM
You will make it, Carolyn. Stay strong. I'll try to check on your after work.
Date: 9/6/2017 5:10:00 PM
If there's any silver lining to be found in all this, it's my understanding that by the time Irma hits Florida it will have been downgraded to Category 3. But perhaps only the northern part of the state; I don't know where Carolyn lives. The only poet I know of in TX impacted by Harvey, though apparently to a lesser degree, is Chris Green. Prayers sent!
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 9/8/2017 6:04:00 AM
Sorry to hear that Chris was impacted by Harvey. I will keep his family in my prayers.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/6/2017 7:30:00 PM
Dale, I'm in Ormond Beach, just north of Daytona Beach. I'm half a block from the ocean on a peninsula with a river on the other side of the block.
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Dale Gregory Cozart
Date: 9/6/2017 5:32:00 PM
When I said, "only the northern part of the state", I meant that that's the only place that could be seriously impacted by the hurricane. Depending upon where Carolyn lives lets hope she escapes with only the minor-est of damage, if any. We'll just have to wait and see. We won't know anything before the weekend, earliest. The path of the storm is uncertain at this point.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/6/2017 5:24:00 PM
Oh poor Chris. I hope he was ok. I need to update this blog. I was mistaken about something in it. For some reason, I thought Carolyn was a bit inland, but she is NOT
Date: 9/6/2017 5:06:00 PM
Yes i too feel for the victim Andrea, even here in the UK, 2015 saw terrible flooding so many having to leave their homes...i too thought of Pd and now Carolyn. will keep coming back here to the blog for any updates...
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harry horsman
Date: 9/7/2017 5:06:00 AM
No did not effect us, like so many in yorkshire, thankfully. lovely to hear from you Carolyn and thanks Andrea,, please stay safe.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/6/2017 7:27:00 PM
I guess you know what this is like, Harry. I'm glad you got through the flooding in 2015.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 9/6/2017 5:29:00 PM
Harry, did you have to leave YOUR home? It must be such a terrible feeling of helplessness.
Date: 9/6/2017 4:39:00 PM
Thanks for letting us know, Andrea. I'm ready to shake my fist at the sky and yell, enough already, but I'll pray for Carolyn and her entire county instead (such a sweet woman)
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/6/2017 7:26:00 PM
Cyndi, Your prayers are appreciated more than I can say. God bless you.
Date: 9/6/2017 4:14:00 PM
Sending good thoughts to all in the path of the storm and all those who were affected by Harvey.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/6/2017 7:27:00 PM
Thank you, Agnes.
Date: 9/6/2017 4:03:00 PM
Sending prayers for all those who are in the storm and fires. It seems so many disasters around the country. Keep us posted as to how you are doing. Carolyn and others please stay safe.
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Carolyn Devonshire
Date: 9/6/2017 7:29:00 PM
Phyllis, there are a few of us in Florida, including Frederic Parker and Robert Dufresne (who isn't here often now). Rob plans to ride out the storm in nearby Ocala. I don't know Frederic's plans. Thank you for your prayers. I'll stay in touch until the power goes out.

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9/6/2017 One Hot Summer Day Coupletsummer,
9/5/2017 WHITNEY 2 - Mystery Versemystery,
9/4/2017 Summer Rain Ottava rimarain,
9/3/2017 Friendship Bread Rhymefriendship,metaphor,
9/2/2017 Atmospheric Pressure Sonnetweather,
9/1/2017 The Winds of Change Kyrielleworld,
9/1/2017 Die Badende Personificationart,
8/29/2017 Why Do I Need You, Lord Sonnetgod,
8/28/2017 When Music Dies Coupletmusic,
8/27/2017 When Summer Came to Winter Sonnetweather,
8/27/2017 Old Covered Bridges Free versenostalgia,world,
8/26/2017 Tangled With You Trioletlove,
8/24/2017 Blowing in the Wind Ethereelonging,nostalgia,
8/23/2017 A Baboon Bummer Rhymeanimal,
8/21/2017 The Trip of my Life Haibuntravel,
8/20/2017 Fallen Angel Rhymesad love,
8/18/2017 At Dunkirk Ethereecourage,world war ii,
8/17/2017 Lost Rendezvous Sonnetlost love,
8/15/2017 Seasonal Color Rondeaucolor,summer,
8/13/2017 Shadow Poet - A Place Exists Versepoets,
8/11/2017 How Happy Rhymehappy,
8/10/2017 Missing You Sedokalonely,
8/7/2017 As Always, With Chagrin Sonnetgirl,
8/6/2017 Love is Actually THIS Rispettolove,
8/3/2017 Feeling Tragedy Quintain (English)feelings,
8/1/2017 Just Two Pairs of Shoes Sonnetclothes,
7/29/2017 Dale Free versebrother,
7/27/2017 A Monoku Questionku Monokulust,
7/25/2017 His Burning Desire Monokulust,
7/24/2017 The Lighthouse Sonnetstorm,
7/20/2017 A Scary Movie Sonnetfilm,
7/15/2017 Two-Voice Tanka, Thrice Tankanature,
7/12/2017 Trust Me Baby This Is Love Sonnetyouth,
7/10/2017 Vanity Thy Name is Metro-Man Free versemen,vanity,
7/9/2017 The Eyes Have It Sonnetlove,
7/7/2017 Collaboration Contest Quatrainsister,vacation,writing,
7/5/2017 By Amazing Grace Coupletsong,

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
The Stone Elegydeath,love,
A Winter Night Lyricimagination,nature,
Violin Personificationdeath,love,rose,
Just wait and see Free versenature,science,space,
My White Lace Tablecloth Narrativefamily,forgiveness,friend
A LIMERICK CHRISTMAS THREE (3) . Limerickfunny,seasons,thank you,c
ALWAYS MOTHERS DAY Rhymefunny,mother,thank you,me
A Pirate Jay Light Poetryanimals,
Divine Splendor Blank verseintrospection,nature,scie
BROTHER - BILLY Narrativebrother,childhood,family,
Umbrella Personificationconfusion,devotion,life,l
You played me Personificationconfusion,imagination,mus
Concept of Time Free versenature
JINGLE Free versefunny,life,music
AN EVER-CHANGING UNIVERSE Narrativemysterylight,light,univer
TRANSCENDENCE Tankafantasy,imagination,natur
My Partner, my Life Free versehusband,
Spaces .... The Earth Moved ..... Imagismlove
December Sun . Rhymenaturewinter,sun,winter,
A Whisper on the Wind Personificationnature,
Footsteps Free versefatherme,me,
If ever Free verselove
Dreams like Light-Waves Prose Poetryimaginationautumn,
A fantsy world Haiku 
SEPTEMBER SONG (triple tanka) Tankanature
Where The Sycamore Grew Narrativeautumn,family,house,life,
Perfect Nature Haikunature
Wild Love Narrativegarden,love,rose,sweet,
Positive Perspective Tankainspirational
My Pilot Light Verseinspirational,introspecti
Love's Echos Free verselovevoice,love,me,voice,
For Wifey Rhymeloveme,love,me,i love you
Alabaster Night Free versenature,planet,sea,
Causalities of War Elegydeath,war,
" Ike and Jane "- sequence 2 Light Poetryfunny,love,wifeme,me,time
Pretty orchids Free versecaregiving,happiness,hope
Even a Sparrow Soars Free verseanimals
My Piano Knows Versedevotion,happiness,holida
Dancing with the Stars Free versenature,scienceblue,
The Unrequited Mantra Free versedevotion,hope,lost love,l
FIG TREE, NEW YEAR'S DAY Narrativenaturewinter,winter,new y
Poets At-Large Free verselife,
to know you Free versedevotion,husband
Moved to Tears by Josh Groban Versemusic,on writing and word
sequence-SONNET Lanternelife,love,on writing and
Reflections Free versehappiness,life,lovesun,
Somber Is the Color of The Day Free verseday,light,me,winter,words
A Winter Rose - A Sonnet Sonnetrose,winter,
The Word Weaver Free verseintrospection,lifeme,
Each Day a Gift Free verseinspirational,introspecti
Contrary Kisses Free verseinspirational,introspecti
She Waits... Free verseart,hopelonging,
Blue Heaven Haikunature
A DEATH IN THE SUN Free versehope,seasons
My Reason For Living Free versehusband
Terra Firma Haikunature,science,time
How Could I have Known Free versehusband,love,mystery
True Poetry in Motion? Free verseinspirationalmay,
Frozen in Time Free verseseasonssnow,snow,
FORGOTTEN TREASURE Light Poetryadventure,art,beauty,enco
Putting on Makeup Rhymeintrospection,sad,
Desire Light Poetrylife,lost love,love,
Love? Bah! Rhymelost love,lovelove,
Real Life Shoe Fable Clerihewhusband
BLACK and BLUE Rhymeabuse,funny,husband,me,
More Than A Dream Free versededication,holiday,intros
Foreboding Haikumystery,nature
A Song at Sunrise Coupletfaithsong,song,
BEAT OUT THE RHYTHM Rhymefunny
What Do The Stars Tell A Lover's Heart Free verseadventure,fantasy,happine
The green checkered face Free versefood,happinessheart,heart
Play It Free verseinspirational,love,music,
Twilight's Fading Light Free verselife,nature
Marble in Columns on Green Coupletbrother,daughter,father,h
I Will Be Strong Free verseangst,husband,lossme,
The Beauty of Yore Free versenostalgia
Wandering Soul Free versehappiness,inspirational,n
Sunset on Galway Bay (Haiku No. 34) Haikuinspirational
TRANSFORMATION I do not know?allegory
If You Are Lonely Free verseinspirational,introspecti
Time Out Free versedepression,devotion,fanta
Winter Promise Free versenature
The Man on Brunswick Drive Free verseintrospection,people
I Am..(Tagged by raul, now i'm tagging Elaine george). Free verseintrospectionbeautiful,be
Brown Sands Lyricintrospection,lifemystery
Dancing at a Temple Rhymedevotion,
DAYBREAK UP HIGH Free verseinspirational
Tea For Two Free verseintrospectionme,me,
Peak District United Kingdom Prose Poetryinspirational
PAPER I do not know?allegoryme,
NINE O'CLOCK Limerickfunny
Frozen Memories Tankaart
Summer's Voice Free verseseasons
Lazy Day Free verselife,nature
I Was Me Biolife,
The First Kiss or That Darn Ann Landers Lyricme,nostalgia,song,travel,
Crimsom Beauty Dramatic monologueangst
Red Geraniums Free verse 
ZOO FRIGHT Limerickfunny
As I hid Monokumuse,

Fav Poets

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Grace EunSong Lee Korea (South) Flag Korea (South) Read
Broken Wings Canada Flag Canada Read
daver austin United States Flag United States Read
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
James Foulk United States Flag United States Read
Rick Parise United States Flag United States Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Barbara Gorelick United States Flag United States Read
Michelle Mac Donald Canada Flag Canada Read
Charmaine Chircop Malta Flag Malta Read
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen United States Flag United States Read
James Fraser United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Jayne Eggins Australia Flag Australia Read
kabuteng P.iNk k. Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Joyce Johnson United States Flag United States Read
Robert A. Dufresne United States Flag United States Read
Linda-Marie SweetHeart Italy Flag Italy Read
Maurice Rigoler United States Flag United States Read
Samir Georges Canada Flag Canada Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Margaret Foster Australia Flag Australia Read
Nick Bagnall United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
SKAT A United States Flag United States Read
Edwin Baldwin United States Flag United States Read
linda milgate United States Flag United States Read
Kris Walters United States Flag United States Read
Chris D. Aechtner Canada Flag Canada Read
Poet Destroyer A United States Flag United States Read
harry horsman United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Travis Tapley United States Flag United States Read
Timothy Brumley United States Flag United States Read
Wilma Neels South Africa Flag South Africa Read
Rauwolfia Ra South Africa Flag South Africa Read
Sharon Tideswell United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Tahera Mannan India Flag India Read
Carol Fillmore Canada Flag Canada Read
Jerri Ward United States Flag United States Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Sidney Beck Russian Federation Flag Russian Federation Read
kash poet India Flag India Read
Gwendolen Song United States Flag United States Read
Tony Lane United States Flag United States Read
jack horne United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
gautami phookan India Flag India Read
Black Eyed Susan United States Flag United States Read
Cyndi MacMillan Canada Flag Canada Read
ilene bauer United States Flag United States Read
Matt Hunt United States Flag United States Read
David Williams United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Yesha Shah India Flag India Read
elizabeth wesley Canada Flag Canada Read
Judy Ball Canada Flag Canada Read
Matthew Anish United States Flag United States Read
Mandy Tams The Golden Girl United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Lizzie Treetop Australia Flag Australia Read
Robert Ludden United States Flag United States Read
Rhonda Johnson-Saunders United States Flag United States Read
Heather Ober Canada Flag Canada Read
Galeo DS Thailand Flag Thailand Read
Joann Grisetti United States Flag United States Read
Painted Hunter United States Flag United States Read
Victoria Anderson-Throop United States Flag United States Read
Elaine George Canada Flag Canada Read
Keith Bickerstaffe United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Phyllis Babcock Canada Flag Canada Read
sharon Winter United States Flag United States Read
Sue Mason United States Flag United States Read
Gert W. Knop Germany Flag Germany Read
Sean Kelly Ireland Flag Ireland Read
Steven Mossburg United States Flag United States Read
Rollo West United States Flag United States Read
Therese Bacha United States Flag United States Read
Laura Breidenthal United States Flag United States Read
Jeremy Martin United States Flag United States Read
Richard Lamoureux Canada Flag Canada Read
Red OMara Australia Flag Australia Read
Monterey Sirak United States Flag United States Read
manel gunatillake Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka Read
richard ferry United States Flag United States Read
Eileen Manassian _Not Listed Flag _Not Listed Read
Jon A Cavanaugh United States Flag United States Read
Sandra Adams United States Flag United States Read
Kelly Deschler United States Flag United States Read
Michael Ainsley United States Flag United States Read
LINDA JACKSON United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Roger Horsch United States Flag United States Read
Mark Peterson United States Flag United States Read
Stephen Kilmer United States Flag United States Read
DARREN WATSON United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Faye Gibson United States Flag United States Read
Aiyah de Torres Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Casarah Nance United States Flag United States Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
Joseph May United States Flag United States Read
Vassilis Comporozos Greece Flag Greece Read
JSLambert Mister ROBOTO United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
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