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THE 'BESTEST' OF NINE LINES! - nette onclaud's Blog

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BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


THE 'BESTEST' OF NINE LINES!


Blog Posted:9/10/2013 9:44:00 AM

what a wondrous ride this has been for me, sweet  soupers!...thank you all for sharing your  talent and effort which made this contest a truly fruitful one… an honor to have read each one ; you are all winners in my list even if i had to limit the slots... ohh, some good ones missed the syllable- count requirement, sequence of rictameter form, and repetition of 1st and last lines ...


those who have penned deeply from the heart touched me , along with unique
creative tonality and unique approach of the concept… It seems most opted
for visual#1, nonetheless, there were refreshing takes for visual #2...

Olusegun Arowolo and Pace, G  led the pack with their compelling poetic diction and overall creative impact.

Constance la France and Cecille MacFarlane earned 2
nd glory placements for sheer literary mood and sensitivity of portraying their thoughts.

Jack Horne, Kim Merryman, and Russell Sivey garned 3
rd spots as their poems flowed with unusual emotional appeal and mellow or stirring imagery.

all the others brought the house down, bringing slices of moments to life in a most
 captive manner...

since I do not give HMs, allow me to grant Special Citations to Andrew Crisci and Yasmin Khan---beautiful entries so close to the essentials of the contest rules...

CONGRATS with applause to everyone who joined... My new contest is running
now...come and share your precious gifts with us...

as my favorite cartoon character, chuck, would say, all the 'BESTEST' to you, fine word-spinners!

hugggs and love!



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Date: 9/17/2013 11:47:00 AM
Hi, Nette.Congratulations to all the wonderful winners in your challenging contest. Every contest that you sponsor exposes the talent of many awesome poets. I like to thank you for the Special Citation, and even 'though I am not a winner, I feel like one! Best wishes. Peace & Love, Andrew.
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Date: 9/11/2013 6:03:00 PM
congrats to all the winners, from what I have seen of the contest poems they were all well written and I am sure you had your work cut out for you narrowing it down...thank you for the placement of my poem as well...hugs
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Date: 9/11/2013 12:28:00 PM
Congratulations to all the winners!!! Have a blessed day to all :)
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Date: 9/11/2013 9:55:00 AM
Thanks so much for a placement in your contest Nette, it means a lot to me. Undertaking a new form had smoke coming from my ears, ha, ha. I enjoyed the challenge : ) Congrats to all the winners. Hugs
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Date: 9/11/2013 9:42:00 AM
Thanks for providing me the opportunity of learning a new poetry form. Twas challenging indeed. Glad to earn a placement. Thanks a bunch.
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Date: 9/11/2013 6:33:00 AM
Thank you for your lovely comments about our placements, and I thank you for placing me my friend. Congratulations everybody for your awesome work within this challenging but fun contest!!
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Date: 9/11/2013 5:57:00 AM
marlon, you kid yourself.. go and write one of your grreat ones.. this is also for those who missed my last challenge..: )huggs
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Date: 9/10/2013 11:38:00 PM
thank you to all who responded as of now... gail, i'm so glad you graced this page... hope to see in my new challenge...
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Date: 9/10/2013 3:31:00 PM
Hi, there, Nette. thanks for inspiring us to do this contest, and congrats to all winners.
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Date: 9/10/2013 2:57:00 PM
Thank you dear Nette, for this challenge and placement with an unfamiliar form ! Congrats to all !!
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Date: 9/10/2013 1:02:00 PM
Nette, thank you so much for my placement! First rictameter I've ever written. Congrats to all the winners! Love, Kim
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Date: 9/10/2013 9:54:00 AM
Oh Wow!!! I'm speechless...Thank you dearly..Congrats to all winners!!! Hugs
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nette onclaud
Date: 9/16/2013 8:10:00 AM
well- earned laurel, pace!..;)
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Pace INK-U-SCRIPT
Date: 9/11/2013 7:18:00 AM
Thanks always!!

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