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Blog Posted:7/19/2011 11:10:00 PM
Day two of my contest...oh my goodness. WOW, all have made it through to round two. I'm speechless, as all of you have let me into a memory that shares a part of you. I've smiled, and wept a tear or two, truly...there will be many winners, so far so good.
As my first contest, I am honored...what a connection I've made to people I'll never meet, but somehow, seem to know a little better tonight!!!! Keep on writing I'm having a ball!

Michael Hornschuch 
the new guy!

Well, I took a leap, and rather watching from the sidelines I've jumped in with both feet. I've started my first contest and would appreciate any input as to how to judge, what to use as contest material, that isn't redundant. Any other input members may have as to create an exciting contest. I'm thick skinned, and take critique well. 

My first poem is Ode to a friend...while i don't require a true Ode style, I'd like to have people write about their deepest memories of an endearing friend. Something that will truly move the reader. Hope you all support my first attempt at a contest...and good luck to all.

Michael Hornschuch, 
the new guy!
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Date: 7/22/2011 11:34:00 AM
Great contest, and it will be loved by my friend that I wrote about. A good way to thank her. Lee
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Date: 7/21/2011 3:15:00 PM
Hey, sorry I missed your blog earlier. Been really busy this week. Glad to meet new people here and I hope you enjoy your contest!
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Date: 7/21/2011 10:09:00 AM
thanks for all your responses, @ Constance, thankyou, I will be nudging you with questions now and then, since you've offered...question to any of you who may hold the 'key' how do I send a soup mail? I receive them, but other than replying, I don't see how to send them?
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Date: 7/20/2011 11:06:00 AM
Congrats on your FIRST CONTEST!!!!!Brings one to great memories....I will have to create a goody.........God bless!!!^Rick
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Date: 7/20/2011 4:07:00 AM
Reads like a great topic about which to have a contest..Good luck..It is not easy..I think that judging blind that is not knowing who has written the poem is the best way..I was surprised when I found out who had written the ones in my first contest..Sara
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Date: 7/20/2011 1:23:00 AM
Hi Michael,nice to see you have taken that extra step,my friend.Iam hoping to do likewise soon,and will be full of questions. But you will get there. Bless up Paul
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Date: 7/19/2011 11:16:00 PM
Hi Michael ^_^! So nice to see you here on blogs :D I just viewed your contest and now I see this-- yay for that :D-- I like what you say in your bio-- we sure can make a difference (however small) in people's lives, we never do know sometimes just how much of an impact we have on others... that ripple effect sure can be amazing... looking forward to seeing more of you here :) Nice sweet pic you have, btw :) God bless you too!
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Just a little note...
Date Posted: 7/28/2011 3:37:00 PM
Ode to a Friend Finished...whew....what a contest!!!
Date Posted: 7/25/2011 9:38:00 PM
Ode to a friend
Date Posted: 7/24/2011 10:31:00 AM
Date Posted: 7/19/2011 11:10:00 PM

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