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Raindrop Contest Judged


Blog Posted:11/25/2018 4:31:00 PM

What exceptional writing! As you might have noticed, though my contests are not premium contests I judge them as if they were. I just like the flexibility of the standard contests. Some good writes were disqualified for being too long and some others were left off because I'm not a fan of haiku for anything other than a Haiku contest unless it is a gifted Haiku and few can write those. Honestly, the poems that ranked in the middle were so equal that they were difficult to choose between. The poems at the top were just that...Tops! I'll be back tomorrow to comment on each (not here but on your poem). Please read these writes and honor their efforts - thank you!  I'll be posting the winners in a couple minutes.

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Date: 11/25/2018 10:28:00 PM
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2/22/2019 I'm Always Right Here Lyriceulogy,
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2/10/2019 Golden Rules Free verselife,
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1/29/2019 The Dreamer Rhymelife,
1/27/2019 The Bounty's Fate Sonnetlife,
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1/22/2019 Outback Souls Quatraineulogy,
1/19/2019 The Dawning Sun Villanellespring,
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1/1/2019 forgottens remembered Free versememory,
12/24/2018 Culinary Sonnet Sonnetfood,
12/22/2018 Grown up Lullaby RhymeLullaby,
12/20/2018 simple gifts Free versememory,
12/18/2018 The Forgotten Marionette Free verselife,
12/17/2018 Our Journey Free verselove,
12/11/2018 life is about Free verselife,
12/7/2018 Lickin Sugar Free versechildhood,
12/7/2018 The Barbs of Life Sonnetlife,
12/6/2018 Ten Again Free versechildhood,
11/20/2018 No Place Like Home Rhymelife,
11/19/2018 Johnson's Field Free verse8th grade,
11/18/2018 Paradise Free versefire,
11/13/2018 Raindrop Dreams Free versedream,
10/30/2018 Halloween Night Free versehalloween,
10/27/2018 Bridal Veil Falls Free versenature,
10/2/2018 The Marina Free verseboat,
9/13/2018 The Last Hurrah Free versedeath,
9/4/2018 Repurposed Evolution Free verselife,
8/25/2018 E Klaman Bottles Free verseart,beauty,
8/19/2018 Fickle Flight Sonnetlife,
8/17/2018 Born a Smile Sonnetlife,
8/14/2018 Sour Grapes Sonnetinspiration,
8/10/2018 Synathroesmic Cat Coupletpets,
8/8/2018 Gone 'Til Dawn Free verselife,
8/5/2018 A Fragile Wish Sonnetlove,
6/30/2018 Back Home on the Farm Free versefarm,
6/14/2018 Poetry is Born Free verselife,
6/8/2018 The Night Free versenight,
6/5/2018 Smiles Free verseloss,
6/4/2018 Pie Eyed Rhymefantasy,
5/22/2018 The Grist Mill Free verselife,
5/17/2018 Sophistication Free verselife,
5/16/2018 The Perpetual Pessimist Free verselife,
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4/23/2018 So Many Worlds at Work Free versespring,
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3/30/2018 Await The Breeze Sonnetlife,
3/29/2018 Au Revoir Sonnetlove,war,
3/13/2018 In Silence I Stand Villanelleheartbroken,
3/10/2018 Fiddleheads on the River Walls Italian Sonnetlife,
1/27/2018 Strings Free verselife,
1/23/2018 Coming of Age Rhymefunny,
1/20/2018 Birthday Girl Sonnetbirthday,
1/17/2018 Lost Love Sonnetlife,
1/10/2018 Just A Few Clerihews Clerihewfun,
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1/6/2018 The Otters Play Sonnetlife,
1/4/2018 New England Conversation Rhymelife,
1/1/2018 Naked Apprehension Free versechristmas,
1/1/2018 Buttons and Keys Coupletlife,
12/31/2017 Lies Free verselife,
12/30/2017 Love Is Free verselove,
12/27/2017 The Morning After Rhymememory,
12/23/2017 Goodbye My Friend Free verselost,
12/21/2017 The Light Keeper Free verselife,
12/20/2017 Snowflakes Sonnetwinter,
12/20/2017 Tangled Free verselife,
12/17/2017 Waiting Free verselife,
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12/13/2017 Forever Free versevalentines day,
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12/4/2017 Just Fishing Free verselife,
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11/18/2017 In the Meadow Sonnethate,war,
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