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I've been writing since forever, and have had poems published in a variety of magazines and anthologies. My passion is contemporary free verse, and I read a lot, because I do believe that the more you read, the more it enhances your own work. Aside from writing and literature, my other main interests are music and singing, theatre, and ballet. I sing all genres from classical through to jazz. I also have an interest in vintage fashion.


Irritate Me! Contest Judged


Blog Posted:5/16/2014 5:17:00 PM
Well, you did your worst (or best!) but I survived the reading and judging process without tearing out too much hair or frothing at the mouth! In fact, what was more irritating was the large number of entries I received that weren't repetitive form poems - including one labelled 'blank verse', which was exactly that: blank beneath the title! lol This contest has been quite a learning experience for me, too; I have never written a repetitive form poem and hardly ever read them, so I had to read up on the various forms. So has this contest changed my mind about repetitive poetry? Well, let me put it this way: I don't think I shall be writing a repetitive form poem any time in the near future! lol But big congratulations to my twelve winners, and thanks to everybody who participated! :)
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Date: 5/20/2014 3:34:00 AM
Hope I irritated you enough to earn a placement. Thank you, Charlotte!!
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Date: 5/17/2014 1:38:00 PM
Pretty sure the blank verse was a joke. Pretty good one, actually... (No, it wasn't me.)
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Date: 5/16/2014 8:09:00 PM
Please try a rondeau. Maybe I will do a contest on them!!!
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Date: 5/16/2014 8:08:00 PM
wowowow, this is a contest I wanted very badly to win. Thanks so much, Charlotte. I am very happy you enjoyed my poem. Rondeau are not quite as irritating as other kinds of repetitive poetry because only a partial line is repeated. I can't wait to see your other winners. congrats to them.
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Date: 5/16/2014 6:47:00 PM
A big thank you, Charlotte......it is my honor to be part of your line-up, considering I'm a free-verse kinda girl ! Forms aren't usually my forte', but thanks so much for the challenge, and hope we didn't irritate you tooooo much !! LOL !
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