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I am a retired Ironworker(35 years Local 7), a lifetime Boston, Mass resident.  I am old enough to know better - but don't.

Have I Ever Told You That....poetry contest

Blog Posted:11/20/2020 5:35:00 PM

Have i ever told you that ..... that was the toughest contest I have had to make decisions on.  I ever  went past my usual limit of 10 placements.  thank you to all who entered.

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Date: 11/21/2020 6:30:00 PM
thanks for the inspiration, John! I really enjoyed writing my poem!
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Date: 11/21/2020 5:45:00 AM
thanks for my placement John i wasn't sure how my poem would be received:-) congrats to the winners:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 11/21/2020 4:39:00 AM
Thank you so much John for my wonderful 2nd place in your inspiring contest. I went down another route with this one and in a way quite enjoyed it, haha... Congrats to all winners in your contest and thank you for sponsoring and judging John. With kindest thoughts Ann xx PS 'Old enough to know better' I am so pleased that you don't haha...
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Date: 11/20/2020 5:46:00 PM
John, thank you for another inspiring contest, your themes always take me deep and thanks for my placement and congrats to all the winners _Constance
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
11/30/2020 Adieu November Versenovember,rain,seasons,win
11/28/2020 Who Knows Love Free verselove,time,
11/24/2020 Never Trust A Hungry Mouse Senryuhumor,life,
11/23/2020 The Bucket Sits Idle Free verseage,family,life,
11/22/2020 WHAT Free versefunny,language,words,
11/21/2020 Just Wondering Free versemuse,
11/17/2020 Winds of Change Sonnetdream,metaphor,wind,
11/8/2020 Hai-sen-cryu Haikunature,winter,
11/7/2020 conspiratorial collaboration Monokuhumor,
11/6/2020 Star Light Star Bright Free versegrowing up,me,star,
11/5/2020 Time's Shadow Blank verseage,friendship,memory,tim
11/3/2020 It's what they do Free versemetaphor,
10/28/2020 AN INSANE IRONY Monokuirony,
10/25/2020 LIES Monokutruth,
10/17/2020 Barbed Wire Impressions -visual 2 Versefear,
10/16/2020 WHAT IF GOD IS ALL OF US Free versegod,mystery,
10/16/2020 STAMP OUT BULLYING Rhymebullying,irony,
10/9/2020 HALLOWEEN 2020 Senryuhalloween,
10/7/2020 SABBATICAL DREAMS - IT Verseaddiction,depression,
10/6/2020 I HAVE A DUTY Couplethistory,muse,poetry,
10/4/2020 FERAL HEARTS Sonnetlove,metaphor,
9/29/2020 OCTOBER SENRYU Senryuoctober,seasons,
9/28/2020 MONDAY Alliterationmorning,
9/25/2020 Winter Exhales Carpe Diembeauty,environment,winter
9/24/2020 Sand Box Insanity Free versechildren,humor,
9/22/2020 a sip of love Senryufirst love,youth,
9/16/2020 This Endless Longing Free verseloss,love,sorrow,
9/15/2020 Free Wills Destiny Versedestiny,fate,men,women,
9/12/2020 Signs of the Times Coupletconfusion,perspective,usa
9/10/2020 STONE HINGE Sonnetfaith,history,mystery,
9/9/2020 In defiance of the changing norms Rhymefun,humor,snow,
8/29/2020 Someone - collaboration Free versedream,longing,
8/29/2020 Endless Day Verseage,life,love,
8/26/2020 What Will You Do Versecharacter,courage,family,
8/21/2020 Maple Shiver Coupletautumn,
8/18/2020 Tiger Tiger - orange cat Free versecat,heaven,pets,
8/16/2020 summer slumbers Haikusummer,
8/15/2020 All Praise To Thee OH God Versegod,
8/13/2020 To shower or not to shower Free versehumor,irony,
8/13/2020 HARUMPH - Ziket Verseirony,
8/9/2020 Seeds of Mystery Free versegrowth,life,spiritual,
8/6/2020 MIRROR MIRROR Versefear,sad,
8/2/2020 The Laughter of the GODS Rhymegod,religion,
8/2/2020 IF ONLY Verseintrospection,
7/29/2020 NAKED CHICKS Monokuhumor,
7/28/2020 birds of a feather Monokusummer,
7/28/2020 distant hope Haikusummer,
7/25/2020 saw the ducks today Free versehumor,irony,society,
7/25/2020 childhood dreams Senryuchildren,imagination,
7/23/2020 OUCH Monokuhumor,
7/18/2020 What Truth Abides Sonnettruth,wisdom,
7/18/2020 En Masque Senryufear,irony,
7/16/2020 Stillness Denied Free versescary,society,
7/14/2020 season to taste Senryuflower,food,humor,
7/14/2020 but let us speak---of love Free verselove,old,
7/11/2020 CORONAMANIA Free versescary,society,
7/11/2020 Accursed Cursor Free versewords,writing,
7/8/2020 Hiss story Haikunature,
7/8/2020 Warrior Troubadours Free versecourage,poetry,spoken wor
7/6/2020 Nostalgia's Hobos Free verseage,memory,time,
7/5/2020 The Fifth's Agony Free verseamerica,celebration,july,
7/1/2020 a beard of dust Free versedeath,obituary,
6/29/2020 Release the Doves Sonnetpeace,society,war,
6/28/2020 I believe my neighbors hate me Free verseangst,humor,
6/26/2020 AVAST YE LUBBERS Free versefantasy,
6/24/2020 OH Pinions Free versehumor,hyperbole,
6/23/2020 OH SUNRISE Haikusummer,
6/22/2020 asphalt angels Haikusummer,
6/22/2020 Peeping Tom Senryucat,
6/22/2020 Silence Speaks Senryusilence,
6/9/2020 OH DEATH Free versedeath,time,
6/8/2020 Time travelers Free verselife,love,time,
6/7/2020 A Heretics Homily Free verseconfusion,life,religion,s
6/6/2020 Longevity's Brevity Limerickhumor,
6/5/2020 Blood Red Senryurose,
6/4/2020 Garden inquisition Senryugarden,
6/4/2020 OH Dandelion Haikugarden,soulmate,
6/2/2020 The Bear Facts Sonnetmen,nature,women,
6/1/2020 A troika of tee hees Senryudog,humor,
5/31/2020 HEAVEN unmasked Free verseheaven,
5/28/2020 Essentially Existential Senryuwords,
5/27/2020 Of Vagrant Words Rhymepoetry,words,
5/23/2020 OhHobbitfeetinBirkenstocks Vogonnostalgia,
5/18/2020 Time's Endless Deaths Free versetime,
5/17/2020 and that's the truth Senryuidentity,irony,judgement,
5/17/2020 Sprayed Spittle and Sanctimony Free versebutterfly,god,howl,
5/14/2020 SEVEN - Sunset Repast Free versesometimes,summer,
5/13/2020 Minnie's Moustache Limerickfashion,humor,
5/12/2020 CURSES Monokuhumor,word play,
5/12/2020 I Will Never Forget Monokuhumor,
5/11/2020 Blue Jays Senryubaseball,children,father
5/11/2020 LUNE - STONES Verselife,success,
5/10/2020 LUNE - IVORY Verselonging,music,
5/9/2020 Just Sayin' Versefamily,kid,
5/8/2020 Three-Ku Haikumusic,nature,
5/7/2020 Co-motion Haikunature,
5/6/2020 Planned Rabbithood Couplethumor,nature,
5/5/2020 Acorn-utopia Personificationfuture,tree,
5/3/2020 The Hole in the Fence Free versehumor,irony,
5/2/2020 Hop to It Senryugarden,lust,

My Photos

Fav Poems

She's Always Drawing Mermaids Sonnetsad,
Roadmap Rhymeage,
Dark Cinquaindark,death,
Paradise Now Free versereligion,
Painting with Words Coupletpoetry,writing,
A Friendly Goodbye Free versebeauty,
The Wintered Soul Among Wisteria Sonnetgrief,
Death becomes art Rhymedeath,depression,poetry,
And still she smiles Free versedepression,friendship,lov
'Theatre Of The Absurd'-Catoptric Corridors of Time Rhymehumanity,metaphor,solitud

Fav Poets

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Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
Constance La France Canada Flag Canada Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Dialectic Crisis United States Flag United States Read