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THE VANILLA KIND OF RAIN THAT YOU ARE! - 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 VANILLA KIND OF RAIN THAT YOU ARE!


Blog Posted:11/19/2013 7:45:00 AM


dear me, soupers! ...let me say  i was very impressed with the poems written
for the rain  contest... this was an extremely hard contest to judge as each piece held something unique...

in the end, i chose the ones that made me lose myself in your flavored world,  and
contemplate the meanings behind the lines... those who described rain with a
specific scent like wisteria, mint or cinnamon got biggie points... more than these,  the substance and creative flow worked for me... though  some pieces had nothing to
do with the fragrance of rain, or went a little way off the theme, i was amazed by the polished works as well...

special citations go to FJ Thomas and Jenish S. Anthony for their remarkable gems!...i want to thank you all for the
time and effort that were put into this... you are all top brass on my list!

i’d love to see you again in my new adventure now posted on the contest page...

do hop in, yes?

again, a big round of applause to everyone!

huggs and love...

 


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Date: 11/20/2013 5:38:00 PM
Hi, Nette! Thank you so much for the placement in your contest. I really appreciate the recognition! This was an enjoyable contest to write for! Congratulations to all of the winners! :)
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Date: 11/20/2013 2:43:00 AM
For some reason, I skipped this.But will really look into your new contest. Read a few and the poems were really superb.A toast to you and all winners, Nette!
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Date: 11/20/2013 1:03:00 AM
I had to get in touch with my feminine side for this and it paid off in a pleasant way. Thank you truly, Nette. A splash of greetings to all poets who were part of this contest. Now, for the next one...you really make me work! smiles!
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Date: 11/19/2013 8:11:00 PM
thanks, Nette. That was an inspiring contest. Congrats to all your winners. I will have to check some of them out!!
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Date: 11/19/2013 5:52:00 PM
nette,extremely happy to see a mention of my name in your blog.Thank you very much.Your appreciation is much more than a win.I cherish writing for your contests and will be there for your future contests.(: ) Jenish.
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Date: 11/19/2013 5:51:00 PM
nette,extremely happy to see a mention of my name in your blog.Thank you very much.Your appreciation is much more than a win.I cherish writing for your contests and will be there for your future contests.(: ) Jenish.
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Date: 11/19/2013 4:33:00 PM
Thank you so much dear Nette.....and super congrats to your winners !! At last, we in no. Ca. who have needed the "scent of rain" after drought.....your contest must have inspired the rain clouds.....hooray, we are having the first good rain of the season! I'm sure our poetry had something to do with poking Mother Nature! :)
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Date: 11/19/2013 2:05:00 PM
A challenge that most of us could not resist,Nette. My special compliments to all poets who joined. Thank you for nudging my muse. What could be your next treat? I'll get into it in a while.
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Date: 11/19/2013 11:12:00 AM
This must have gone in a jiffy that I had no time to do something for you. Victory sign to all winners while I take a look at your new contest. Best to all and you!
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Date: 11/19/2013 11:12:00 AM
Thanks for the extra effort to post a blog about the contest praising the ones who wrote for it..I hope that this is a good day for you in every way..Sara
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