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Suicide Prevention Contest Revision - Laura Loo's Blog

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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

Suicide Prevention Contest Revision

Blog Posted:9/10/2017 9:22:00 AM

I changed my contest to rhyme or free verse, also you can enter an old or new poem.  I hope this helps.

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My Past Blog Posts

Suicide Prevention Month Finalized
Date Posted: 9/19/2017 5:59:00 AM
Suicide Prevention Contest Revision
Date Posted: 9/10/2017 9:22:00 AM
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

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9/22/2017 I Promise Versefarewell,goodbye,
9/22/2017 Unsaid Words Spoken Rhymelove,
9/21/2017 Crisp Autumn Mourning Rhymeautumn,
9/19/2017 You Can't Hide in the Dark Free versedark,deep,
9/19/2017 It's Always Been You Rhymecancer,death,
9/16/2017 I'm Drowning Verselost love,
9/14/2017 Your Soft Silhouette Versehow i feel,love,passion,
9/14/2017 SEGUIDILLA - 2 Rhymebeauty,life,
9/14/2017 Help Me Fall in Love Rhymebeauty,love,
9/12/2017 The Beautiful Seaside Monorhymebeauty,nature,
9/11/2017 Our Hurricane Rhymebetrayal,sad love,septemb
9/11/2017 The Shock of Deep Revelations Versesad love,
9/9/2017 The Beauty of Us Verselove,
9/8/2017 Autumn Leaves Acrosticautumn,beauty,
9/8/2017 Moonlight Delight Sedokamoon,
9/7/2017 Angels Monorhymeangel,
9/6/2017 Bittersweet Memories Rhymedeath,memory,
9/6/2017 Blue Love Rhymegoodbye,love hurts,
9/5/2017 Sad Influences Rhymepoetry,
9/5/2017 Whitney 2-Vintage Verseage,sorrow,
9/5/2017 SUMMER RAIN Ottava rimarain,summer,
9/4/2017 Atmospheric Pressure Rhymeenvironment,
9/4/2017 Hot Summer Day Rhymefor kids,fun,summer,sunsh
9/3/2017 My Soul Rhymebeauty,how i feel,life,
9/1/2017 These Three Things Quatrainchristian,faith,
8/31/2017 Reassurance Verselove,
8/30/2017 The Edge of Reason Rhymecreation,depression,
8/29/2017 Ripples in the Pond Rhymememory,water,
8/27/2017 I'm a Survivor Rhymeaddiction,mental illness,
8/27/2017 Lonely Links Rhymedeath,
8/26/2017 Our Winter Turned into Summer Sonnethumor,summer,winter,
8/25/2017 Threshold to Death Tankadeath,
8/25/2017 Uplifting Rhymecheer up,
8/24/2017 Let it Be Monorhymedaughter,death,
8/23/2017 When the Sad Wind Blows Rhymenature,sad,seasons,
8/22/2017 salt Rhymebreak up,missing you,
8/21/2017 The Poet's Own Coupletabuse,addiction,hope,
8/19/2017 sightless poetess Rhymeblessing,poetess,
8/19/2017 My Puppy Brady Rhymedog,humorous,
8/19/2017 Let Me into Your Heart Rhymedeath,love,
8/19/2017 Johnny's Story Rhymefreedom,soldier,
8/15/2017 Missing You Sedokaloss,
8/14/2017 Reason For My Existence Coupletlove,space,
8/14/2017 The Magnificence of the Mountains Rhymemountains,
8/13/2017 A Threshold of Pity Rhymelost love,
8/13/2017 A Poet's Shadow Rhymedark,deep,
8/10/2017 you've given me a beautiful life Rhymelove,passion,
8/10/2017 Beauty of Jubilation Rhymehappiness,
8/10/2017 Love is Actually Charity Rispettolove,
8/9/2017 She Sits Alone Rhymedeath,loneliness,
8/9/2017 The Jester Rhymefunny,
8/6/2017 A Second Chance in Life Rhymecancer,life,love,
8/6/2017 old fashioned writing Coupletpoetry,
8/6/2017 Sunday Morning Coffee Quintain (English)memory,
8/5/2017 Two Different Pair of Shoes Rhymemental illness,
8/4/2017 I Could Not Ask For More Verselove,nature,
8/4/2017 Fallen Angel- Ebony Tears Rhymeangel,sad,
8/1/2017 Let's Talk About It Rhymechild abuse,
8/1/2017 Our Honeymoon in Hawaii Haibunvacation,
8/1/2017 One Last Time Free verselost love,
7/29/2017 Tried to Save Me-Bohemian Rhapsody Rhymelove hurts,song,
7/28/2017 no words to say Rhymebetrayal,love hurts,
7/28/2017 there's something about you Rhymelove,
7/28/2017 moonlight glances Rhymelove hurts,
7/28/2017 spellbound constellations Versegoodbye,stars,
7/28/2017 sweet mornings Versedeath,memory,sister,
7/27/2017 You Encompass Me With Life Tankalove,
7/25/2017 Longing Sensual Passion Sedokapassion,sensual,
7/24/2017 Medallion Moments Quatrainbeauty,nature,
7/23/2017 Fixation on Adoration Rhymedog,love,
7/21/2017 Dauntless Thoughts Coupletdaughter,humor,
7/19/2017 I Complete Thee Rhymelove,
7/15/2017 Magic in My Core Quintain (English)love,
7/15/2017 Trust Me Baby This is Love Sonneti love you,
7/14/2017 Collaboration Contest Rhymedeath,faith,
7/11/2017 My Love Song Lyriclove,
7/11/2017 Eternal Bliss Rhymelove,
7/11/2017 The Eyes Have It Verselove,
7/9/2017 Deepest Fountains Verselove,
7/8/2017 My New Sweet Boy, Brady Rhymedog,
7/8/2017 So Far Away Rhymegoodbye,
7/8/2017 Brief-Medallion Moments Quatrainbeauty,nature,
7/5/2017 FOREVERMORE Coupletdeath,suicide,
7/4/2017 8 Lines of Beauty Lyricpassion,
7/2/2017 Affection With Rapt Rondeaulove,
6/27/2017 An Hourglass of Lost Time Pantoumfuture,
6/27/2017 TOUCH Acrosticappreciation,love,
6/21/2017 suture my wounded soul Rhymeabuse,addiction,
6/21/2017 one last breath Coupletbeauty,death,
6/21/2017 My Final Prayer Rhymegod,
6/21/2017 magnetism Verselove,passion,
6/20/2017 Blue Daisy Monorhymenature,sad love,
6/19/2017 Black Dove Rhymeanxiety,conflict,sorrow,
6/18/2017 TRUST THE LORD, HE FORGIVES Quatrainangst,god,
6/13/2017 The Story of Sambo Quatrainprejudice,
6/11/2017 Angels Danced the Day You Were Born Rhymebaby,cancer,death,
6/11/2017 Tissues of Regret Haikunature,
6/8/2017 The Strength of the Bald Eagle Coupletbird,native american,natu
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