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Thank you Poetry Soup and members


Blog Posted:7/15/2018 8:28:00 AM

 

Again, I must express my gratitude to this wonderful forum, Poetry Soup and all its members who have supported and encouraged me along the way.

It is because of you and your support, that I have come to a place in life I would never have dreamed possible.

Some of my poems have been used as examples on various online teaching forums.  Others have been published in magazines and books.  Some have been made into videos by high school students in the US and posted on Utube as a school project. One was used as the fourth movement in a classical musical composition.

Recently (July 3, 2018),  I received a request from, ABIVA PUBLISHING HOUSE INC.,(A LEADING PUBLISHER OF TEXTBOOKS) in the Philippines specializing in instructional materials for basic and secondary education asking permission to publish my personification poem, SNOWFLAKE.

This poem will be included as part of a new textbook designed for teaching and learning English grammar and literature in junior high school as follows:

Book title:  Journeys Through Language and Literature
Grade Level:  Grade 9  
Print run: 10,000
Language:  English
Duration:  3-5 years
Distribution:  Philippines
Target release date:  January 2019

None of this would have happened had it not been for the day I discovered Poetry Soup and found the courage to post one of my poems never knowing at the time the incredible journey  that awaited me.

 

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Date: 7/16/2018 7:55:00 PM
such wonderful news! Keep writing. Light & Love
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Elaine George
Date: 7/17/2018 4:46:00 PM
Thank you Deb! You have always been an inspiration to me. Elaine
Date: 7/16/2018 4:49:00 PM
How wonderful to hear this good news ! You deserve to be honored as a talented artist ! Best wishes, Elaine!
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Elaine George
Date: 7/17/2018 4:47:00 PM
Thank you so much Carrie. I value your support.
Date: 7/16/2018 12:37:00 PM
That is wonderful Elaine. I wish you much success:-) Alexis
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Elaine George
Date: 7/17/2018 4:47:00 PM
Thank you so much for your support, Alexis.
Date: 7/16/2018 6:10:00 AM
- Fantastic ... well deserved, Elaine :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Elaine George
Date: 7/17/2018 4:48:00 PM
Thank you so much Anne Lise.
Date: 7/16/2018 12:34:00 AM
Wonderful work and honor, my friend - the most joyous of congratulations to you for all your hard work and opportunity - well-deserved, I must say! You have much to be proud of, and we are all thankful that you are here! Blessings always for continued success and blessings, Elaine! :-) <3
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Elaine George
Date: 7/16/2018 4:27:00 AM
Thank you so much, Gregory.
Date: 7/15/2018 9:32:00 PM
Thrilling wonderful news Elaine! Congratulations :)) such an honour ! xomo!
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Elaine George
Date: 7/16/2018 4:26:00 AM
Thank you so much, Maureen.
Date: 7/15/2018 4:44:00 PM
Congrats on your success and obvious well deserved recognition, Elaine.
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Elaine George
Date: 7/16/2018 4:26:00 AM
Thank you so much, Line.
Date: 7/15/2018 3:48:00 PM
What fantastic news for you! Congratulations! Such an honor.
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 4:18:00 PM
Thank you so much Susan. Yes! it is truly an honor.
Date: 7/15/2018 1:44:00 PM
That is wonderful!!! :)
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 4:16:00 PM
Thank you so much Casarah.
Date: 7/15/2018 12:32:00 PM
Bravo!! But truly none would have happened without your talent!
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
Thank you so much, Craig. You have been an great inspiration to me from the start.
Date: 7/15/2018 11:26:00 AM
How wonderful Elaine it is amazing where posting your work can take your poems, part of one of my poems 'owl see you' was also used in a book for esl students in Dubai:-) many congrats on all your successes:-) hugs Jan xx
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 1:33:00 PM
Your poetry is sensational, Jan. May your journey continue to bring you the great success you deserve. Elaine
Date: 7/15/2018 10:24:00 AM
Elaine what an honour! One of which your work well deserves. You have a truly beautiful mind Elaine.
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 1:33:00 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words, dear FJ.
Date: 7/15/2018 9:43:00 AM
Fabulous news, Elaine. I'm very happy for you. T.J
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 10:10:00 AM
Thank you so much, dear Teppo. You are one of the members I was referring to.
Date: 7/15/2018 8:46:00 AM
That is brilliant news Elaine, I'm really pleased for you. Regards. Tom
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 10:11:00 AM
Thank you so much, Tom. You have always been a great supporter and inspiration . Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 7/15/2018 8:44:00 AM
Elaine Cecelia George am so happy for you, that's good news though I cannot take any credit (being new-ish) CONGRATULATIONS !! Kindest Regards, Paris-Maree
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Elaine George
Date: 7/15/2018 10:13:00 AM
Thank you so mu h, Paris. Welcome to this wonderful forum and may you find here what I have. Sincerely, Elaine

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Question To A Child Rhymecaregiving,childhood,devo
Where Poetry Lives Rhymeon writing and words,poem
Spring Bud Shapelife,love,nostalgia,sad,s
ELEVEN;ELEVEN;ELEVEN Elegydeath,friendship,loss,
THE HIKE Idyll (Idyl)nature,
Changes Balladimagination,song-me,time,
The Frost Bitten Leaf Rhymeallegory,death,hope,may,
THE RESPECTED POETESS Free versefamily,friendship,lifepoe
THE HEIRLOOM Personificationimagination,day,Grandson,
All Things Beautiful Balladefaith,inspirational,natur
Umbrella Personificationconfusion,devotion,life,l
The Embrace of this Child Free versedevotion,family,happiness
Bells (after Poe) Lyricpassion
Garden Dreams Free verseseasons
Beauty of the Soul Coupletbeauty,beauty,
Beautiful Masterpiece (Tribute to Elaine George's "Violin") Coupletdedication,on writing and
Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing Free verselife,people,philosophy,ti
Mortal Season Free versesea,seasonssummer,day,sum
footle... Young Love . Light Verselost love
Eden Free verseallegory,childhood,lossol
The Poem That Never Was Free verseon writing and words
Whispering Pines Haikunature
Wondering Rhymeloveme,
The Woman Free versededication,family,life,lo
The Man in the Wilderness Rhymecomputer-internet,educati
SUMMER TIDINGS Lanterneseasons
Bewitching Haikunature
In her Absence Free versefantasy,love
Recall Haikuintrospection,nature
Heartache Coupletlove
Where the Flag still Waves Concreteanniversary,history
Lady Diana Odehistory,people,visionary
TOUCHY FEELY Lanternelove
When Yesterday Was Today Narrativelost love,love
Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree Rhymeadventure,old,
Anne (3) Verselove,wife
A Brand New Leash for Me Quatrainpetsgod,me,longing,day,go
Music of the Plains Free versenature,seasonsautumn,
Greet the Sun Italian Sonnethealth,life,on writing an
sequence-TO THE MORROW Lanternehope
Nightingale's Watch Rhymedeath,depression,loss,los
I know (Oppression) Free verseintrospection,life,recove
A Walk with my Thoughts Tetractyslife,love
Stone Chalice Haikufaith,nature
The Love of "Fall" Acrosticlove,sea,seasons
Christmas Magic Quatrainfamily,happiness,holiday,
sequence- SUPER NATRUAL Lanternefaith,life
SOMEWHERE Coupletdeath,life,war
Winter Footprints Quatrainseasons
Alabaster Night Free versenature,planet,sea,
Christmas Memories Narrativechildhood,holidaychristma
Dearest Rhymedevotion,faith,mother,upl
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme Rhymebrother,death,history,lif
Dear Lord Rhymehopeme,me,
CHAMELEON Fibonacciimagination,inspirational
WITHERED Lanternededication,people
Forever Bright Senryufriendship
Help This Sorrow Clear Rhymeangst,depression,faith
Feather in my hand, ink in my heart. Free versedevotion,on writing and w
HEAR THIS ? Epigramon writing and wordspoetr
TO ALL MY SOUPER FRIENDS Free versededication,friendship,lov
Words From A River Iambic Pentameterintrospection,nature,
The Tablet Personificationon writing and wordsme,me
TRIALS Free versefaith,hope,inspirational,
Perhaps One Day - For Avatar Trioletday,fantasy,love,mother,m
eap- The Romantic . Listhope
Dream Weaver Free versenative american
Cinder Girl Rhyme 
Across a Crowded Room Free verselost love,lovelonging,
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A Tear In The Sand Free verselife,lost love
The Heart of a Stream Quatrainnature
The Words That flow Through My Pen Free verseintrospection,life,on wri
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cowley (1) I GOT THAT ,LOVING FEELING Quatrainfaith,people,placesme,
Indian summer Haikuseasons,
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The Shadow of Me Free verseage,love,me,old,time,
Silence Speaks Monokuimagination,inspirational
Dream Quatrainlost love
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Historic Perspective Verseblack african american,po
A Final Adieu Balladedeath,wifehope,me,
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LIFE Tankalife
SHE IS MY SUN Quintain (English)romanceme,me,sun,
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Chief Roaring Eagle Rhymefamily,hope,life,lost lov
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