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I  am a writer.  My poetry is sad, I write death, but I can write happy if I want to. I love art, classical music, reading, nature, meditation, dancing. I collect books, vintage clothes and  jewelry.   I adore the old building where I live with Snuggles Kitty. The avatar statue you see on my poems honors my elderly cat Smudges who died at 20 years. She loved to lay in the shade of the garden. 

Ten poems that define me as a poet . . . (from thousands)

1. The Dream Lingers https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_dream_lingers_408612 This poem was written after a near death experience, it stills haunts me, I could hear my mother calling me.

2. Safe In My Heart Forever https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/safe_in_my_heart_forever_549494 My mother was my anchor, the wings beneath my feet and my best friend, I miss her so very much.

3. Tattered Pages https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/tattered_pages_688344 At the end of the poem, a baby born, died and I was told he was adopted, my parents lied.

4. Dad's Workshop https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/dads_workshop_714811 I wrote this poem in 1997 but only posted it when I was posting on poetrysoup- it is about Dad.

5. Beautiful Scars https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/beautiful_scars_735565 This poem gives you just a small glimpse of the pain and grief I carry with me every single day.

6. And That Comes From Within https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/and_that_comes_from_within_1127173 My health is not that good, never has been and never will be, and no money will change my outcome.

7. in my green dream https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/in_my_green_dream_762889 I love this poem, dreamy and spiritual, I am all about nature in this one, come on a green journey.

8. A Lost Feather https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_lost_feather_783977 This poem is very meaningful to me, it speaks of my Ojibwe roots and of my ancestors in the sky.

9. "Kindness is the Key" https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/kindness_is_the_key_848785 When awful things happen to us in life it is easy to become mean and resentful but kind is better.

10. I Write Fragments https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_write_fragments_1243058 This poem sums up my journey in writing, fragments, snippets that drip, drip from my pen and mostly at night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

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Writing Prompt - Ache - Finalized

Blog Posted:4/26/2021 1:41:00 PM

Thank you to everyone who entered my challenge.  The poems entered were wonderful and of course that made judging difficult. I love the variety of forms chosen and the different takes on the word - Ache-    Congratulations to the winners, I will visit each poem soon. I think it is a beautiful collection of poetry on the theme of Ache.

The poems disqualified were because of-

no date written

no, date, contest or sponsor 

an old poem 

If you want more details contact me by soupmail.

I will be posting a new contest today.

 

Constance

 

 

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Date: 4/29/2021 7:17:00 AM
Many thanks for the placement, Constance. I am honoured. Enjoy writing for your contest. Love and hugs ~ Mala
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Date: 4/30/2021 7:46:00 AM
Mala, you are welcome on your placement, thanks for taking part, peace _Constance
Date: 4/27/2021 11:56:00 AM
Thanks Constance, your contests encourage me to go out of my comfort zone of humour, many thanks for my placement:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:10:00 AM
Jan, your are very welcome on your win and I am pleased that I inspire you, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 11:24:00 PM
Thank you for my placement, Constance. Congratulations to all the winners.
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:11:00 AM
Marilen, you are welcome and thanks for entering your poem, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 10:15:00 PM
thanks again for a lovely contest, Constance. I only wish I could have made my own entry more "personal." Congrats to all the winners.
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:11:00 AM
Andrea, thanks for the compliment and for entering, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 9:30:00 PM
Thank you so very much for my placement I am honored, Constance, and the challenges. Congratulations to all the winners. Hugs Eve
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:12:00 AM
Eve, you are welcome on your win and thanks for taking part in my challenge, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 6:24:00 PM
Thank you so much for yet another wonderful contest dear Constance... Was happy to enter this as I was not able to enter your last contest..Enjoyed writing for this.. Congrats to all the winners.. Have a lovely blessed day.. Hugs.. ~ Ani
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:13:00 AM
Ani, thanks for the compliment and for entering your poem, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 4:54:00 PM
Hi BW, You hosted a good contest. Congratulations to all the winners. I appreciate my placement in the contest. Have a wonderful:-) Alexis
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:13:00 AM
Alexis, you are welcome on your win and thanks for the compliment, love _Constance
Date: 4/26/2021 2:03:00 PM
Constance, thank you for my placement. The poems entered in your contest were wonderful, congratulations to all... Belle
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Date: 4/28/2021 9:14:00 AM
Belle, you are welcome on your placement, and I agree the poems were wonderful, love _Constance

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