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Deborah Guzzi writes full time. Her third book, The Hurricane is available through Prolific Press. https://prolificpress.com/bookstore/prolific-books-c-12/the-hurricane-by-deborah-guzzi-p-151.html Her poetry appears in Allegro, Artificium, Shooter, & The Foxglove Journal in the UK, Subterranean Blue, Existere, The Ekphrastic Review, Scarlet Leaf Review & Subterranean Blue Poetry, Canada - Tincture, Australia - mgv2>publishing, France Cha: Asian Review, China - Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Australia - The Scarlet Leaf Review - Greece, Ribbons, pioneertown, Sounding Review, Bacopa Literary Review, The Aurorean, Liquid Imagination, The Tishman Review, Page & Spine & others in the USA. 


Weather Thou Art


Blog Posted:7/9/2018 5:09:00 PM

Hi everyone,

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It's been too long since I've written to you all! The summers passing here in Connecticut and I am enjoying some of it. I had a nice seaside picnic on the 4th of July [of course the fireworks were 2 days before whoopsie LOL] it still was a great evening. The cats are shedding pounds of fur so I guess the heat is NOT going to let up much? The crabgrass here is going Bonzo too that's a bad indicator! I'm actually getting out a bit to the movies. The best one I've seen lately was The Book Club & of course the Marvel ones!

Anyone out there have publishing news? Below is a link for NEW poets who have NOT published a BOOK LENGTH volume yet.

https://www.sequestrum.org/new-writer-awards-poetry

 

Cyndi's busy with a novel. How are all of you?

Below is a link to Mandy Tams [a long time fellow Souper] novel

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+Albury+Street+Masquerade

Below is the link for Monterey Sirak's Book Barefoot on Broken Glass

https://www.amazon.com/Barefoot-Broken-Glass-Monterey-Sirak/dp/1681423294

Anyone else who would like to be posted here just let me know. David Williams has a book too; I can't remember the name & so does Joyce!

 

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Date: 7/15/2018 10:03:00 AM
Hi Elaine! Hi Mandy will someone please give a shout out with Joyce Johnson's book title so I can post the link for purchase. Light & Love
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Date: 7/15/2018 8:37:00 AM
Hi, Debbie. So nice to see your beautiful smiling face. You are always so supportive to budding writers. Light and Love, Elaine
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Date: 7/15/2018 2:21:00 AM
Thank you so much for your support Debbie, we really appreciate it, a lot of research went into the book and to tie fact in with fiction was hard work. I don't visit soup often, I don't like the in-fighting, but Harry told me. Bless you xx
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 7/15/2018 9:52:00 AM
and bless you Mandy for always bringing a smile to my face! As soon as I finish The Post Card Murders by J. Patterson I will start your book! I'm looking forward to it!
Date: 7/11/2018 2:55:00 PM
Hi Connie thanks for stopping by!
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Date: 7/10/2018 7:10:00 PM
Once upon a fallen book,~his albatross was on a hook~for laugh the flock's outlook~pages appear overcook~words singed and mistook~the look on his face shook~he got back up to change the look~to rewrite the spell in his nook~a second wind is all it took---best wishes to the authors
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Date: 7/10/2018 7:01:00 PM
Hi Carry, it's always uplifting to hear from you. Enjoy those grandkids & don't forget to read to them, what are their ages?
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Date: 7/10/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hi Harry I see you co-wrote with Mandy! Good for you two I have just order "The Albury Street Masquerade" - The Ripper's Story. If we would all only support each other just think of how far we could go! PS I have books left of the Hurricane if anyone is interested.
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Date: 7/10/2018 3:54:00 PM
Hello Debbie! We have been enjoying a lot of time at our cabin with family. It's in the high-elevation (5,000') pines, so it's much cooler than down in the valley, and our kids bring kayaks for the lake nearby! I took up an old record player and have been on a thrift store hunt for old classic 33's, and loving it! Introducing my grandkids to music they would never listen to if they were home !! It's been like revisiting my teenage days, sitting curled up and listening to scratchy old voices from the past :) Glad you are out and enjoying summer!!
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Date: 7/10/2018 3:26:00 PM
Hi Debbie, Mandy Tams,has just published her first novel soon to be be followed by a second, on Smashwords, and Amazon,,the first is titled "The Albury Street Masquerade". the second which was the first originally is "Nine Steps From The Tree" would love your input. Harry
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Date: 7/10/2018 3:09:00 PM
Keith I just heard about a good new summer read Lovecraft Country Novel by Matt Ruff
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/11/2018 7:32:00 AM
Thanks Deb. It sounds a bit too Bridges of Madison County or The Notebook for me. I'm interested to know what a lovecraft is though? I think I'd like to take a ride on that!
Date: 7/10/2018 3:06:00 PM
Hi FJ long time no hear what have you been up to?
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FJ Thomas
Date: 7/10/2018 6:50:00 PM
Not much :) Life has kicked me a couple of times but I'm kicking back lol.
Date: 7/10/2018 1:39:00 PM
Sounds like a very relaxing day Debbie :)
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Date: 7/9/2018 9:27:00 PM
LOL Keith? That's all you are up to?
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/9/2018 9:43:00 PM
Pretty much. I'd rather be novel-gazing!
Date: 7/9/2018 9:22:00 PM
Hi Deb. Cyndi is busy with her novel and I'm busy with my navel. So what's new!
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Date: 7/10/2018 7:37:00 AM
Hi there Tommy - that deaf, dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball. Always nice to play with the wizard!
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July Morning
Date: 7/10/2018 7:10:00 AM
I knew it!

My Past Blog Posts

 
Weather Thou Art
Date Posted: 7/9/2018 5:09:00 PM
Call for YOUTH poetry
Date Posted: 5/3/2018 7:23:00 PM
Lickety Split Contest
Date Posted: 4/13/2018 4:26:00 PM
The Le Guin Contest
Date Posted: 3/4/2018 9:17:00 PM
A Celebration to Death & the return of a New Life Happy V Day
Date Posted: 2/14/2018 3:59:00 PM
The Left Hand of Darkness
Date Posted: 2/10/2018 3:27:00 PM
So BRAVE
Date Posted: 12/30/2017 5:34:00 PM
Trauma Doesn't Take a Timeout for the Holidays
Date Posted: 12/2/2017 5:15:00 PM
Fear - Eternal & Everlasting
Date Posted: 9/21/2017 5:03:00 PM
Fear Contest
Date Posted: 8/31/2017 8:05:00 PM
Pretty Please - haibun contest UPDATE
Date Posted: 8/7/2017 7:41:00 PM
Contests UPDATE
Date Posted: 7/26/2017 9:42:00 PM
WINNERS announced BRAVE NEW WORLD
Date Posted: 4/25/2017 3:57:00 PM
1984 Time Has Come Again
Date Posted: 4/1/2017 5:15:00 PM
You Say You Want a Revolution JUDGED
Date Posted: 1/22/2017 6:27:00 PM
Congratulations on the Angel Contest
Date Posted: 1/6/2017 4:31:00 PM
Angel Contest - Terzanelle
Date Posted: 12/15/2016 4:53:00 PM
Shout out to my Students!
Date Posted: 7/14/2016 5:21:00 PM
Become Part of an Anthology!
Date Posted: 5/9/2016 10:51:00 AM
Robert Lindley - Danetta Barney - Teppo The Sonneteers
Date Posted: 2/23/2016 3:24:00 PM
Beg. of Line Rhyme Sonnet Teppo Gren, Acrostic Sonnet & Sestina Sonnet Barney & Lindley
Date Posted: 2/19/2016 4:21:00 PM
ECHO Sonnet by Robert Lindley and CHAIN sonnet by Danetta Barney
Date Posted: 2/15/2016 3:29:00 PM
6 Days 6 Poets 6 SONNETS - Contest without FEE
Date Posted: 2/5/2016 4:07:00 PM
Biographies and Cover Letters Let's Get to Work
Date Posted: 1/18/2016 4:16:00 PM
THE TENTH POEM & stragelers
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1/2/2018 Less than Perfect Haibunintrospection,
7/30/2017 war and peace Free verseage,betrayal,truth,
7/27/2017 Mein Kampf My Struggle Haibunanxiety,racism,,atheist,
7/24/2017 Displaced in Kathmandu Haibunanxiety,fear,war,
6/8/2017 haiku 1a Haikulife,
4/24/2017 Swingin on a Star Free verseallusion,art,beauty,
4/9/2017 A Lost Kind Returns Sonnetfreedom,heartbroken,loss,
3/28/2017 Behind the Architects Crystal Lens Verseart,travel,
3/3/2017 Shadow Puppets Sonnethumor,
2/14/2017 Daughter of Oak and Ash Pantoumcaregiving,love,racism,
1/26/2017 The Moons Yellow Eyes Haibunevil,farewell,
1/10/2017 High Noon at Karnak Free versehistory,
9/21/2016 Cairns Edge Lyricage,autumn,ocean,
9/10/2016 Prickly Heat Haibunlost love,
7/19/2016 Repeter Depuis le Debut Free verseart,marriage,
7/19/2016 It Is a Rose Sprung Free verseabuse,meaningful,race,rel
7/8/2016 The Sparrows of Dom St Peter Versechildren,faith,music,
5/13/2016 Golden Disks and Whale Clicks Free verseearth,eulogy,
5/1/2016 Cathedrale St Sauveur Aix en Provence, France Verseart,faith,
4/12/2016 Neap Tide Blank verseage,beauty,love,
4/2/2016 Red Sky over Cairo Free verseanxiety,fear,travel,
3/31/2016 Monet's Garden Villanelleart,travel,vacation,
1/31/2016 A Hail Mary Pass to the Twenty-First Century Free verseanger,angst,bullying,fear
1/31/2016 Breathless Prose Poetryhope,
1/29/2016 The Guardian at the Gate Ekphrasismyth,
1/16/2016 You Gotta Have Heart Ekphrasisart,
1/6/2016 Spectors of Doom Shapeangst,war,
1/5/2016 Blood Masks the Lea Rondeaudeath,war,
1/4/2016 A Swallows Tears Sonnetaddiction,suicide,
12/14/2015 A Blooded, Virgin, Night Free versepain,
12/5/2015 Madelaine's Chalice Versedevotion,love,
11/29/2015 Blessed Be Versenature,
11/29/2015 Ho-Ho-Ho Haibunholiday,
11/17/2015 Golden Disks and Whale Clicks Free versespace,
11/9/2015 Spare Change Coupletseasons,
10/29/2015 Cymbals of Winter Free verseurban,wind,winter,
10/28/2015 fingertips Haikusilence,
10/28/2015 Death Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860 Sestinamemory,
10/27/2015 A Kneaded Life Haibunage,dream,love,
10/23/2015 The Sowing Free verseirony,violence,women,
10/21/2015 When Madness Rides on Moonlight Sestinaanxiety,art,depression,su
10/19/2015 St Brigids Well Sonnetchildren,spiritual,women,
10/13/2015 Lurkers at the Threshold Lovecraft Credited Verseanalogy,universe,
10/12/2015 Gobsmacked Gams Terzanelleallegory,art,childhood,
10/12/2015 To Dumb to Lay Down Free verseallegory,
9/20/2015 verbous and obscure Blitzallusion,
9/11/2015 Put the Past Aside - The Dark Side of the Moon Versedepression,
8/23/2015 The Melting Pot Prosechildhood,
8/8/2015 howl beyond reason Blitzanalogy,crazy,word play,
8/7/2015 under and over Blitzfear,universe,
8/5/2015 Vive la Liberte Free verseviolence,visionary,war,
8/3/2015 Underground Art Montmartre Free verseart,
7/23/2015 Maudlin Mary Ekphrasisallusion,symbolism,woman,
7/20/2015 Fire-Crackers Acrosticdeath,war,
7/20/2015 Mary's Shrift Free versedevotion,discrimination,
7/20/2015 Stoned Free verseanger,,literature,
7/20/2015 Top Dressing Free versespring,daffodils,
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7/7/2015 Brooding Rooted Free versebeauty,blessing,
6/26/2015 Summer Stews Sijofun,
6/19/2015 False Love Quintain (English)lost love,
6/14/2015 Risen from the Foam Ottava rimaallegory,beauty,love,
6/4/2015 Cling Sijoadventure,
5/14/2015 The Mirage Free versebeauty,family,
4/29/2015 A Day in the Life of a Bag of Potatoes Free versechange,
4/28/2015 Spider Robinson's Plug In Sijoaddiction,
4/27/2015 The Sandy Shoal Free versedeath,
4/26/2015 A Stream of Laughter Free versechildren,nature,
4/25/2015 Boxed In Free verseabsence,beauty,love,
4/21/2015 Pick Your Poison Acrosticabuse,death,
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4/19/2015 I, ICON Acrosticself,
4/17/2015 The Song of Deborah Bioallegory,
4/15/2015 Barred Camp Sonnetfunny,
4/15/2015 Cross Pollination Versefaith,nature,
4/13/2015 The Wayward Child Pantoumfairy,
4/12/2015 Straw Men Free verseallusion,planet,
4/5/2015 Elemental Answers to Being Verselife,
4/3/2015 Mother's Days Acrosticmother,
4/3/2015 A Crown of Thorns Crown of Sonnetsbeauty,betrayal,identity,
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3/31/2015 AFI 9th Art Wave Tankaart,
3/31/2015 AFI TAG ART Tankaart,
3/28/2015 Van Gogh sans une Oreille Free verseart,
3/27/2015 School's Out Haibunkiss,snow,
3/21/2015 The Teetotaler Terzanellememory,
3/20/2015 The Sin and God Within Verseallusion,faith,forgivenes
3/20/2015 A Penny for My Thoughts Sonnetcreation,
3/18/2015 What Dreams Are Made Of Versefear,night,
3/15/2015 Steamers Free versesummer,
3/10/2015 A Mother Drawn Free versebeauty,birth,earth,faith,
3/9/2015 The Precipice Free verseart,
3/5/2015 The Score Free verseloneliness,night,
3/3/2015 Moonlight Serenade Haibunsensual,
3/1/2015 Trumpets of the Dawn Sonnetflower,
3/1/2015 Femme Fatales Balladbirth,mythology,woman,
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2/24/2015 Forgotten Valentine Haibunsad,

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
God Free verselife,mystery,
Hard Times Cowboycowboy-western,family,fun
For Things Once Counted Rhymeintrospection,loss,uplift
Petal Verselove,
Defender of the Wastes Free verseart,life,parody,world,
Birth Imagismchildhood,life
this is why i woo words Verseart,inspirational,philoso
Forbear Free versesad,
Belongings Rhymeloss,love,me,mother,
Gold Fever Free versefaithfaith,political,pers
Splattered I do not know?life
Echo Quatrainlost lovewords,love,
Bells (after Poe) Lyricpassion
Respectfully, Emily Dickinson Lyricintrospection
Give the End Back to the Beginning Free versededication,faithme,
The Bruised and Rotting Pear Coupletfaith,hope
fly Free verseanimals
ABC's for a Young Captain ABClife
Not Entirely About Living In New York Free verselifeworld,light,light,
Woodcutter I do not know?warold,old,
Dreams Free versefaith,forgiveness
A Feed of Chips Narrativefunny
Weep O Willows Versedeath
Harlem Blues Free verseblack-african amerchildre
Summers Everlasting Free versenostalgia
EASTER IVY Narrativefriendshipeaster,cousin,
End of days Rhymeinspirational,lifeme,war,
Past-Life Nightmare Narrativemystery,autumn,
I dream of you (to JEW) Free verseimagination,lovenight,swe
jellyfish back strophe Imagismallegory,nature,on writin
Disposable Wisdom Rhymeage,cat,life,wisdom,world
Loneliness Rhymeintrospection,life
Remission (In Memory of William Watt). Elegybrother,death,nostalgiawo
The Day That Died Forever Free verseadventure,angst,art,confu
Heritage Quatrainadventure,cowboy-western,
Summer Matinee Narrativebrother,me,
The Moon and I I do not know?hope,life,love,nature,pea
Seeking, Searching Free verseimaginationlove,universe,
BEFORE SPRING CAME Narrativeadventure,animals,childho
Pledge Sonnetdevotion
Wild Cherries Free versedevotion,nature,nostalgia
Words from the Oracle Layallegory,philosophy
Science Free verse 
Mona Lisa resembles Chokaart
AND WITH MERRIEST SPIRIT Quintain (English)faith,father,holiday,insp
Cotton-Pickin' Paradise Versechildhood,life,nostalgia,
Where The Sycamore Grew Narrativeautumn,family,house,life,
Larks Free versedeath,devotion,imaginatio
Big Bang Limerickfunny,science,
winter (do not forget among the loss of flowers) me Free verse 
Let I do not know?loveme,me,
Violin Personificationdeath,love,rose,
He Was Smoking Hot I do not know?funny
Alabaster Night Free versenature,planet,sea,
Haunted Orb Haikufantasy,nature
This Night Sonnet 
Tombstones & Teacups Rhymeallegory,childhood,death,
Today Not Tomorrow Free versededication,depression,gir
Years Of The Rose Free verselost love,loveday,
The Joy that Sweetly Stays Free verse 
Cinder Girl Rhyme 
Biography (Thesis Statement) Versehistory,life,philosophyli
Figure Fusion Verseart,sports
Dancing Bird - with video link Free verseanimals,introspection,nat
Poem for a sensuous poet Free versefantasy,on writing and wo
The Road Walked Down Through the Years Rhymelife,on writing and words
The Iceman Cometh! Rhymenostalgia
He says/ She says Narrativelife
I've seen so many Sonnetintrospectionnight,night,
Searching for Michelangelo Free verseart,hope,life,people,imag
Indifference Free verse 
realisation of self (War Child) Free verseme,me,
Reporting Live On The Soup (Colorado) Rhymefunnyme,me,
Late at night Lyricimaginationme,fear,me,
Reverencing Nature Balladfaith,naturenature,heart,
Dreams Coupletimagination
Simple Pleasures Rhymehappinesssummer,summer,
I Exist Pantoumintrospectionlife,me,
Madrid: Circa 1974 Blank versenostalgia,travel,
Magnolia Song Free verselove,romance,
yellow bus roars through Haikuallegory,nature,places
Ethel's Remedies Rhymefunny,people
A Dream In The Mist Narrativefantasy,imagination,natur
volga 1 - 3 Prose Poetryfantasy
Mama's Cleaning Quatrainintrospection,life,mother
WAKING HEART'S VEINS Free verseangst,hope,
Revelation Free verseimagination,lifesong,long
Sports Limerick Limerickfunny
The Snowflake Italian Sonnetromance,
Jack Lyricintrospectionlife,
The Ghost That Travels Far Personificationnature
Kite Flying - Test Free verseallegory,art,imagination,
Dining with Crow Rhymeanimals
Beauty, yes Sijohope,imagination,philosop
Smart and Final Prose Prose Poetrypeoplepeople,red,city,peo
Tiger in the Sea Rispettoadventure,animals,seame,t
A Song of Michael's Rose Narrativeme,
Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade Balladedeath,love,ocean,
Into Morning Free verselife
Play Me A Teardrop Rhymelost loveme,me,

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Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
Deirdre Omaidin Ireland Flag Ireland Read
Andrew Crisci United States Flag United States Read
Jim Fish United States Flag United States Read
Nigel Fawcett Italy Flag Italy Read
L'nass Shango United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Robert L. Hinshaw United States Flag United States Read
Chris D. Aechtner Canada Flag Canada Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Sidney Beck Russian Federation Flag Russian Federation Read
Sami Al-khalili Canada Flag Canada Read
Charlotte Jade Puddifoot United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Cyndi MacMillan Canada Flag Canada Read
T Wignesan France Flag France Read
Elaine George Canada Flag Canada Read
sharon Winter United States Flag United States Read
Michael Smith United States Flag United States Read
jack horne United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
Charmaine Chircop Malta Flag Malta Read
James Marshall Goff United States Flag United States Read
Joann Grisetti United States Flag United States Read
Ravindra K Kapoor India Flag India Read
Olive Eloisa Guillermo - Fraser Philippines Flag Philippines Read
kathryn collins United States Flag United States Read
Teppo Gren Finland Flag Finland Read
Michael Jordan United States Flag United States Read