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These are the days contest


Blog Posted:6/11/2018 11:49:00 AM

Ok. I have the final results. As you know, this is only MY opinion, which in the real world is worth nothing. All of the entries were great. A few did not follow instructions. I think two of the HM's were only 12 lines. Sorry if you did not make the cut but a contest can only have one winner. I am not one of those who gives out participation trophies. I guess I'm too old fashioned. Thank you to all who entered and please NO Hate Mail!

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Date: 6/13/2018 5:35:00 AM
Hi Daniel Turner, Thank you for creating this poetry contest, that particular poem I did for it -flowed well for me and I'm proud of myself for making the HM, was a wonderful surprise =D Thanks again ! !
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Date: 6/12/2018 2:54:00 PM
Thanks for having me on the list! It was fun to be sarcastic in that one. That is how it inspired me!
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Date: 6/11/2018 5:06:00 PM
Congrats to the winners. Enjoyed writing my poem for you even if it did not place
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Date: 6/11/2018 4:15:00 PM
Thanks for a fabulous contest and inspiring me to write to an awesome Queen track. I've not seen the video in such a long time and made me sad to see Freddie looking so so ill and knowing he was saying goodbye. I hope you get no 'hate mail' that is shocking that people can't lose gracefully - gee its a fun poetry soup contest, not the Nobel Prize for literature!:-( hugs jan xx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/11/2018 4:32:00 PM
I've got more n/a than I've got wins but as long as I am creative I am not bothered if I place or not. I enter so fewer and fewer contests these days:-) hugs Jan xx
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/11/2018 4:26:00 PM
That's right Jan. It is supposed to be fun! Sadly, yes, some people get their feelings hurt. I don't know why. I almost always get NA's. occasionally i get lucky:) I too loved Queen. GREAT band!!!
Date: 6/11/2018 2:20:00 PM
- Congratulations to all the winners !!! - I had fun with my poem ... but no win - Everybody can not win and that's the way it should be - Lose and win with a smile ... there will be new opportunities :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/11/2018 4:23:00 PM
Sadly, yes it is true.
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Sunshine Smile
Date: 6/11/2018 2:32:00 PM
- You have no reason to be sorry, Daniel :) - It was a great and for me a fun contest :) - I noticed you wrote: "please NO HATE Mail" ... and thought .... is that reality (?) ...WoooW !
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Daniel Turner
Date: 6/11/2018 2:23:00 PM
Thank you Anne Lise. Sorry you did not place but your poem did bring back a lot of memories, I love music and 70's music is my favorite, Be well sweetie:)

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