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Blog Posted:9/11/2017 1:47:00 PM

I just went from the eye of Irma coming straight at me to missing me

by 30 miles, in a matter of 1 hour I went from the wall of the eye to

being on the west side of it.For those of you that don't know that

was the difference from losing my house to wind damage and more

importantly storm surge since I live very close to the beach at only 

a 10-foot elevation....Whew! got lucky with this one..to all my PS

Florida poets, hope you had the same luck, with this very scary storm












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Date: 10/5/2017 5:41:00 PM
frederick, happy to note you are in fine shape... excited to read you again.. . huggs!
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Date: 9/27/2017 2:11:00 PM
Glad you are OK Frederick. My son lives in Plantation so we were watching this one very closely.
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Date: 9/20/2017 12:15:00 PM
Irma couldn't make her mind up which way she wanted to go, but at least she had everyone's attention and that helps to minimize loss of lives as well as damages. So glad you stayed safe, Frederic.
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Date: 9/13/2017 9:50:00 AM
Frederic, that's great. : ) Man, what a real-time 'Whew' that is, indeed!
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Date: 9/13/2017 7:57:00 AM
Thank God Frederic. I have said so many prayers for people in Florida. This was a scary storm. It is great to hear you are ok. :)
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Date: 9/12/2017 1:22:00 PM
Glad you're OK - thanks for checking in.
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Date: 9/12/2017 12:40:00 PM
Can't even imagine what this experience must have been like for you. Glad that you have been spared. Blessings
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Date: 9/12/2017 12:07:00 PM
So happy all is well with you, Frederic. :) Love and hugs, catie :)
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Date: 9/12/2017 11:35:00 AM
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Date: 9/11/2017 11:10:00 PM
Hi Frederic, I'm so glad you are ok.
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Date: 9/11/2017 10:51:00 PM
I do love happy endings! Give your granddaughter a big collective hug from all of us.
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Date: 9/11/2017 9:19:00 PM
Thanks guys...Got to tell you, for the first time in my life I comprehended anxiety in its deepest measure, what an experience not needed to be done again, by anyone living in Florida...
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Date: 9/11/2017 9:21:00 PM
oh and my grand-daughter in my avatar was the bravest one of all
Date: 9/11/2017 6:49:00 PM
Frederic - nothing like a close call. Glad to read you are ok and that your house was spared.
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Date: 9/11/2017 5:08:00 PM
Frederic, so happy to hear that you are alright and your house too! What a storm!
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Date: 9/11/2017 4:56:00 PM
This is such good news to hear, Frederic! This is one I'm sure you will never forget!! Let's hope we will hear from our other Soup friends, and until then we will continue to pray that they were all spared from Irma's fury! Whew.....indeed !!
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Date: 9/11/2017 3:49:00 PM
Thank you for keeping us informed so glad you are safe Frederic it is so scary watching the news and seeing the destruction caused by the storm hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/11/2017 3:30:00 PM
Praise the Lord... Frederic, ~`*
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Date: 9/11/2017 2:41:00 PM
thank goodness you're safe and sound!
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Date: 9/11/2017 2:39:00 PM
Dig it Frederic--WHEW!
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Date: 9/11/2017 1:53:00 PM
- Good to hear, Frederic - I've been thinking about you a lot lately - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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My Recent Poems

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3/23/2018 Love Letter II Sonnetlove,
3/22/2018 Tarnished Reflections Sonnetbetrayal,child abuse,
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3/19/2018 Reborn Sonnetheartbreak,lost love,
3/17/2018 A Life Taken Too Soon Free versebereavement,death,
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3/15/2018 Leaving the Attic Free verseliterature,
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3/9/2018 Way of the Poet Free versecreation,imagination,writ
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2/23/2018 Our Love is Eternal Free verselove,
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2/19/2018 It's Monday It's Raining Free verselife,light,
2/18/2018 Arrogance Free versecharacter,children,death,
2/14/2018 Dawn's Colored Veil Sonnetlife,nature,
2/12/2018 Counting Ripples Free versepain,sad,
2/11/2018 Embracing Eros Rhymelove,romance,
2/8/2018 Blinded by Beauty Rhymefeelings,life,
2/8/2018 Companion for Life Sonnetemotions,life,
2/6/2018 Love in the Rain Rhymelove,
2/4/2018 The Mind of Contempt Sonnetemotions,psychological,
1/31/2018 Introduction to Folly Free verseperspective,
1/29/2018 Looking into Hollow Eyes Free verseangst,loneliness,
1/28/2018 The Final Frontier Free versespace,travel,
1/27/2018 Precious Heart Sonnetgranddaughter,love,
1/26/2018 U R My Candlelight Rhymemetaphor,
1/24/2018 Brokenhearted Sunsets Sonnetlost love,
1/22/2018 Trapped in Amber Sonnetbeautiful,love,
1/18/2018 Musings on this Day Free versepoetry,simple,
1/18/2018 I Shall Hope Sonnethope,love,
1/16/2018 The Only Love I'll Ever Know Sonnetlost love,
1/13/2018 Nothing Lasts Forever Rhymememory,
1/12/2018 The Soldier's Death Dizainfarewell,soldier,war,
1/11/2018 Skin Covered Souls Free verseconflict,confusion,perspe
1/8/2018 Unfamiliar Ground Sonnetintrospection,
1/8/2018 Understanding Free verselife,
1/5/2018 Dented Cans Free versechildhood,
1/2/2018 Perfection Sonnetnature,sky,water,
1/1/2018 Winter Blues Free verselove hurts,
12/29/2017 Once Sonnetfirst love,
12/22/2017 An Empty Shore Sonnetlost love,
12/20/2017 A Sense of Emptiness Rhymeemotions,
12/15/2017 Names on Stone Sonnetcourage,hero,war,
12/13/2017 Beauty Revealed Sonnetbeautiful,love,
12/11/2017 Breathless Kiss Blank verselove,
12/8/2017 Pangs of Love Sonnetheartbroken,
12/7/2017 False People Sonnetbetrayal,character,religi
12/5/2017 Rhyme Time III-Love Rhymelove,
12/1/2017 From My Lips to Santa's Ears Crown of Sonnetschristmas,humor,
11/30/2017 Life is a Lover Rhymelife,
11/29/2017 I have a Wish Free verselove,
11/27/2017 Love's True Ways Coupletlove,truth,
11/26/2017 Christmas spent in war Tetractyschristmas,world war i,
11/24/2017 What is IT Free versewords,
11/22/2017 Sadness Unsayable Free versesad,
11/18/2017 Man's Alternative Universe Free versehumanity,journey,
11/17/2017 My Winter Free versechildhood,winter,
11/16/2017 Timeless Motion Constanza Rhymejourney,life,
11/15/2017 Love Confessed Free verselove,romance,
11/11/2017 Never Again Free versebetrayal,
11/9/2017 On Tranquil Lake Quatrainboy,fishing,
11/7/2017 Homage to Vienna Sonnetlove,
11/6/2017 Endless Moments Free versechildhood,
11/3/2017 Love's Bridge Rhymelove,
11/1/2017 As My Light Fades Sonnetbereavement,devotion,love
10/29/2017 From My Diary : Introspection Sonnetintrospection,
10/25/2017 Crossing Time Sonnetintrospection,
10/23/2017 Depth of Thought Sonnetnature,relationship,
10/21/2017 Memory of the Sea Pantoumbeautiful,memory,
10/20/2017 Death Comes For Us All Sonnetdeath,mystery,
10/18/2017 Love's Sonnet Sonnetbeautiful,love,
10/16/2017 Silent Prayer Sonnetspiritual,
10/13/2017 To be Broken-Hearted Sonnetheartbroken,
10/12/2017 As Time Goes BY Rhymekiss,love,sensual,
10/7/2017 Midnight Romance Sonnetlove,romance,sensual,
10/5/2017 Writing with Weeping Words Sonnetlost love,memory,
10/3/2017 Love's Promise Sonnetlove,
9/29/2017 The Perfect Storm Rhymebetrayal,character,lust,
9/26/2017 Tomorrow will Come Free verselove,
9/25/2017 The Descent of Man Versebetrayal,conflict,society
9/24/2017 Valley of our Dreams Versedream,love,metaphor,
9/22/2017 Romantic Autumn Sonnetautumn,love,romance,
9/22/2017 The Dancer Rhymebeautiful,dance,
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9/14/2017 Washed Ashore Sonnetgiving,love,magic,
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TO WHISPER MILDLY---LGT Coupletintrospection,memory,
This Old Tree-LGT Rhymenature,tree,
Eye of the Storm Free verseemotions,freedom,
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PLUCKED VIOLIN--- MEMORIES Free versei miss you,nostalgia,
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RIPPING LIGHT BARE Rhymelonging,passion,
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Cinder Girl Rhyme 
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