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“Childhood Nostalgia Poetry Contest”

Blog Posted:8/31/2022 3:52:00 AM

I am grateful to all the participants. Your tanka poems are all worthwhile. Some made me cry, some made me smile, some made me sigh and some made me feel like I am a child again. Congratulations to all the winners. You are all amazing. Stay creative! 

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Date: 9/1/2022 5:28:00 PM
Thank you JCB. This contest was a wonderful walk down memory lane and all the entries expressed meaning moments in their lives - congrats to the winners! I appreciate my placement and your sponsorship in this fun endeavor. Linda
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Date: 9/2/2022 12:33:00 AM
Thank you Linda. I am grateful for your support in this contest. Blessings.
Date: 9/1/2022 2:53:00 PM
JCB, thank you so much for the inspiration, the contest and for my placement and congratulations to all your winners ~
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Date: 9/2/2022 12:32:00 AM
Thank you Constance for your support in this contest with your splendid tanka. Blessings.
Date: 8/31/2022 2:43:00 PM
Thanks so much for this wonderfully themed contest. I appreciate it. I am having major difficulties in my life now, but hopefully I can find time somehow to visit winners of your contest!
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Date: 9/2/2022 12:31:00 AM
Thank you Andrea for being part of this contest with your heart-warming tanka. I hope and pray that these difficulties in your life will soon pass. Blessings.
Date: 8/31/2022 7:55:00 AM
Thanks so much for sponsoring this contest, JCB, which I found very entertaining. Thanks for my placement and congratulations to all of your winners.
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Date: 9/2/2022 12:28:00 AM
Thank you for your participation with your nostalgic entry. Blessings.

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“Childhood Nostalgia Poetry Contest”
Date Posted: 8/31/2022 3:52:00 AM
Happiest Birthday to fellow Souper Sir Aniruddha Pathak
Date Posted: 5/25/2021 4:36:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
11/25/2022 scent of solitude Tankaseasons,solitude,
8/18/2022 Sealife Diamanteappreciation,creation,mag
8/17/2022 dewdrops Haikunature,
8/9/2022 The Wanderer Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
5/22/2022 A Self Portrait Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
5/9/2022 ordinary Free verselove,magic,mystery,
5/6/2022 amaranthine Free versedark,emotions,love,
4/25/2022 Impression Sunrise Footle Footleappreciation,art,
4/18/2022 A Sunday Afternoon Footle Footleappreciation,art,
4/14/2022 Monalisa Footle Footleappreciation,art,
4/13/2022 old photographs Free versegrandparents,love,memory,
4/12/2022 Painter's Daughters Footle Footleappreciation,art,
4/11/2022 flamingo Haikuanimal,appreciation,bird,
4/8/2022 Beside the sea Monchielle Stanzainspiration,ocean,sea,
4/6/2022 Ekphrasis on Monet's Water Lilies Ekphrasisappreciation,art,nature,
4/5/2022 black beauty Haikucat,muse,
4/2/2022 renascence Haikuflower,spring,
4/2/2022 sunflower bliss Haikuflower,nature,
4/1/2022 Spring Footle Footlelove,seasons,spring,
3/31/2022 Ekphrasis on Morning on the Siene near Giverny Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
3/31/2022 crocodile Verseanimal,
3/27/2022 thoughts Kimofeelings,how i feel,solit
3/23/2022 Journey on seasons Free verseinspirational,journey,sea
3/23/2022 Longanimity Free versejourney,life,
3/16/2022 eagle Haikuappreciation,bird,sea,
3/15/2022 Into the woods Imagismlove,nature,
3/15/2022 Down the woods Free verselove,nature,
3/12/2022 dancing daffodil Tankaappreciation,flower,sprin
3/9/2022 lines for my professor Free verseart,crush,
2/28/2022 Ekphrasis on Snow at Argenteuil Ekphrasisappreciation,art,love,
2/21/2022 while sky's in slumber Tankamystery,sky,
2/21/2022 when my ink stops bleeding Free verseart,inspiration,writing,
2/20/2022 serenade haiku Haikuanniversary,love,marriage
2/19/2022 farewell tanka Tankadeath,emotions,funeral,
2/18/2022 coffee beans Tankagrandmother,kid,memory,
2/16/2022 when dewdrops run dry Tankaflower,love,
2/8/2022 First Dance Footle Footlecrush,fantasy,teacher,
2/5/2022 Ekphrasis on La Vie En Rose Ekphrasisappreciation,love,music,
1/31/2022 Winter Footles Footlenature,seasons,
9/22/2021 Autumn Dream Verselove,memory,seasons,
9/20/2021 Nightfall Free versefantasy,longing,love,
9/18/2021 Meandering Rhymeflower,solitude,water,
9/15/2021 Lament Free verseangst,depression,
9/14/2021 My Pledge of Love Free versebirthday,husband,love,
9/12/2021 Journal Rhymegrandmother,memory,
9/9/2021 My Nightly Visitors Tankafunny,humor,insect,
9/9/2021 Illusion Acrosticanalogy,imagination,
9/4/2021 The Promise Kimodeep,love,
9/3/2021 Tethered To A Moment Free verselove,memory,
9/1/2021 Beneath The Moonlight Tetractyslove,
9/1/2021 Fun Time At Fairyland Diamantefairy,fun,music,
8/27/2021 goodbye footle Footlefarewell,
8/24/2021 Why I loved Carolyn's Haiku Poem: Fallen Foliage Free versetribute,
8/18/2021 Waiting Essence Versefarewell,lost,seasons,
8/18/2021 Holding Back Tears Free versedeep,grandmother,grave,tr
8/16/2021 music footle Footleappreciation,music,
8/16/2021 You Quatrainhappiness,heart,
8/16/2021 Larks Haikubird,nature,song,
8/14/2021 CAROLYN Acrosticpoetess,tribute,woman,
8/12/2021 celestial crochet Haikuappreciation,nature,night
8/4/2021 I Witness Rhymeimagination,sky,
7/12/2021 summer spree Versefun,summer,
7/9/2021 His Promise Free versedream,journey,
7/3/2021 Perpetual Flame Ninetteart,life,light,love,
7/2/2021 moonlight game Haikunight,stars,
7/1/2021 Indelible Free verselove,memory,
6/22/2021 Entangled Free versecourage,devotion,integrit
6/16/2021 Your Love Free verselove,
6/15/2021 Her Lamentations Free verseangst,dark,
6/13/2021 Her Renunciation Nonetself,sorrow,
6/11/2021 A Nightingale Sings of Dawn's Glory Free versehappiness,music,nature,so
6/11/2021 Holding On - A Waltz Wave Versehope,inspiration,longing,
6/9/2021 Her Luminance Free verseimage,nature,
6/7/2021 Painting Footles 2 Footleappreciation,art,nature,
5/29/2021 breath Tankadark,death,love,
5/25/2021 summer footles Footleart,fun,summer,
5/24/2021 sands Free verseabsence,feelings,loneline
5/19/2021 Ekphrasis on House of Parliament At Sunset Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
5/15/2021 It Was April Free verselost love,memory,
5/14/2021 Silent Sea Sanctuary Alliterationdream,silence,
5/11/2021 Spring Diamantecelebration,spring,
5/10/2021 dandelion Haikuflower,nature,
5/10/2021 watercolour Verseappreciation,art,color,
5/8/2021 Ekphrasis on Charing Cross Bridge Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
5/6/2021 Volcano Versefear,nature,
5/3/2021 Father Footle Footlefather,love,
5/2/2021 Granny's Legacy Free versecharacter,inspiration,mem
5/1/2021 Unchained Versefreedom,recovery from,
5/1/2021 Silent Gun Free verseangst,imagination,
4/30/2021 Ekphrasis on Artist's Garden At Giverny Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
4/25/2021 Ekphrasis on Isles of Shoals Ekphrasisappreciation,art,nature,s
4/21/2021 The Dandelion Seeds Haibunappreciation,beauty,natur
4/21/2021 Blowing Bubbles Nursery Rhyme Rhymechildren,fun,song,
4/16/2021 kids rhyme footle Footlehappiness,kid,
4/15/2021 His Eyes Free versedark,love,
4/15/2021 Little Red Kite Nursery Rhyme Rhymechildhood,joy,song,
4/11/2021 Spring Jewels Ninetteappreciation,spring,
4/11/2021 Port- A Pleiades Pleiadesinspiration,journey,
4/9/2021 reminiscence of seasons Free versememory,seasons,
4/4/2021 Ekphrasis on Haystacks at Giverny Ekphrasisappreciation,art,

My Photos

Fav Poems

This Game of Golf Narrativegames,golf,green,humor,
Mental Health Rhymehealth,mental illness,
O pain, grief, and suffering Free versejoy,pain,
Shadows On The Ground Free verseblue,nature,
Never Reached Home Free verse11th grade,12th grade,sad
barefoot in a brook Senryuautumn,water,
nature Kimonature,
Syzygy Versedance,moon,sky,
DAWN Haikumorning,nature,
Mirage Versefantasy,pain,truth,
THE KINGDOM WITHIN VIII Free verseheaven,light,truth,
Silence Over Pale Water Tankasilence,
Promises and Wishes Free versebetrayal,feelings,heartbr
Enthusiasm Giggles Free verseboy,emotions,rain,
northern lights Haikugreen,light,snow,
Shy Answer Troll in Sycamore Tree Monorhyme10th grade,11th grade,12t
Bees, Birds and Butterflies Free verseanalogy,nature,romance,
Until I Learned Ninettefaith,hope,
Cinder Girl Rhyme 
Unspoken Words Quatrainwords,
sunset Haikuimagery,light,nature,nigh
Be Kind and Grow Rhymehow i feel,
Freezing - Melting Versenature,
A COLORING BOOK Prosespring,
TIME Free versehusband,i love you,life,
Solitude Rhymeinspiration,nature,
A Calm or Tempestuous Life Free versegrowing up,growth,
Evenfall Verseanalogy,words,
The Sun Loves the Moon Dizainlove,moon,sun,
Feather Free verseanalogy,journey,
Saving The Butterfly Prose Poetrybutterfly,
Love Answers Prayers Free versebeauty,blessing,desire,lo
The Least She Could Do Rhymecat,
You Cannot Make us Shelter In Chastushka10th grade,11th grade,12t
Sentimental Objects Free versehappiness,memory,
RESTING WITH NATURE Quatrainhappiness,nature,
Those Times That Were Divine Rhymeromance,
Definition of Happiness Free verseanalogy,happiness,
Beyond The Clouds Lyricanxiety,storm,sun,sunset,
Sinuous Summer Alliterationsea,summer,
Summer Time Haikusummer,
The Hourglass Wears Wings Tetractysangel,death,faith,forgive
You Must Be Kidding Rhymekid,
THRILL OF RAIN Rhymerain,romantic,
Of Reeds and Flowered Dreams Rhymelove,writing,
Poet's adoration of nature Pantoumanalogy,nature,poetry,
HOLIDAY MEMORIES Pantoumchildhood,nostalgia,
Dog on the Open Road Pantoumdog,
When Afflictions feel like Inflictions Coupletbody,
Timely Shadow Limericktime,
When I Become You Free versecourage,fear,introspectio
The Invisible Thread Rhymeanalogy,hope,inspiration,
Of Rhymes and Reasons Haibunpoetry,
FUN Versefun,
Fiery Blue Eyes Free verseage,death,depression,gran
And So I Wrote a Poem Rhymewrite,
Peace and Tranquility Rhymenature,
Preserved Melody Rhymeanalogy,song,
Farewell Love Quatrainlost love,
Twilight Rhymelost love,
Sunrise Ethereeimagery,sunshine,
HAUNT Versehalloween,mystery,
TRUE FRIENDSHIP AND WINE Coupletallegory,friendship,wine,
Spotlight Imagismlight,
Shapes of Smoke Free verseanalogy,symbolism,
ALL YOU WILL NEED Narrativehumor,
Written Upon The Waters Rhymewater,woman,writing,
A Survivor's Will Ethereelife,
Grandpa's Tree Free versegrandfather,memory,tree,
The Rose Free versegarden,life,rose,
Latent Desires Free verseanalogy,desire,longing,
The Angry Wasp Free verseanger,sad love,school,
Courage That Inspired Awe Free versecourage,dedication,family
New Ways to Set the World On Fire Dramatic Verse10th grade,11th grade,12t
From Mourning To Morning Pantoumhumanity,love,
Star-crossed Soul Mates Proselost love,
The Wind Shepherd Free versebeach,ocean,wind,
Out of the Desert Sonnetfirst love,love,summer,su
Rebirth Of The Third Angel Free verseangel,beauty,butterfly,de
If Only Free versedevotion,love,
Before the World Ends Rhymelove,
Waterfalls Of Expectations Haikubeauty,life,nature,river,
Secrets of the Owl Free versebird,dream,nature,night,
OLD PHOTOGRAPHS Acrosticmemory,
The Love That Got Away - for a while Free verseemotions,engagement,inspi
Dweller of the void Sonnetspiritual,
Ambedo in Symphony Tankalost love,
Have I Ever Told You Lyriclove,memory,
Chickadee - edited Haikubird,
Greatest Of Loves Rhymebeautiful,inspirational l
THE VOIDS THE CRACKS Free versehurt,longing,psychologica
In your lockup Rhymecute love,love,passion,
March's Promise Rhymehope,nature,spring,
Lazy Days Limerickbeach,fruit,summer,vacati
Breath of God Sonnetlife,wind,
SUPER UN SERIOUS FRIENDS Free verseangst,humor,words,
OCEAN'S APART Versemiss you,sea,
COVID 19 The Day After or There About Free verseallegory,anxiety,encourag
Light From Heaven Free versegrief,heaven,light,love,
He Has Given us Flowers for these Reasons Free verseflower,god,

Fav Poets

Caren Krutsinger United States Flag United States Read
Kim Rodrigues United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Malabika Ray Choudhury Canada Flag Canada Read
Silent One United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Brian Strand United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Rhonda Johnson-Saunders United States Flag United States Read
Regina McIntosh United States Flag United States Read
Constance La France Canada Flag Canada Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Paula Goldsmith United States Flag United States Read
Eve Roper United States Flag United States Read
Harshita Chaudhary India Flag India Read
Angela Crabtree United States Flag United States Read
Susan Ashley United States Flag United States Read
Belle Bellevue United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Jessie Jones United States Flag United States Read
Sam Kauffman United States Flag United States Read
Kim Merryman United States Flag United States Read
Erica Berg United States Flag United States Read
Juliet Ligon United States Flag United States Read
Anitha Jayasankar India Flag India Read
Tom Cunningham United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Ann Foster United States Flag United States Read
Robert Lindley United States Flag United States Read
JC Hawkens United States Flag United States Read
Vijay Pandit United States Flag United States Read
Richard Lamoureux Canada Flag Canada Read
Susan Lawrence United States Flag United States Read
vernon witmer United States Flag United States Read
DIANE PERNA United States Flag United States Read
Valsa George India Flag India Read
Laura Leiser United States Flag United States Read
Panagiota Romios United States Flag United States Read
Charles Messina United States Flag United States Read
kelvin harold Nigeria Flag Nigeria Read
nick armbrister jimmy boom semtex United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Amateur Poetess India Flag India Read