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Location: Canada - West Coast
Gender: Female
Member: Standard
Joined: September 2006

Photograph taken on the cruise ship, Grandeur of the Seas.

Just2Write loves nature and the many bounties of the earth. She is a devoted 'Tree Hugger' and darned proud of it.

Rose dabbles in art and loves to explore and photograph just about anything that cannot escape her lens.

The Seal of Quality committee has rewarded her with 1 seal for her book of poems 'Blessed is the Fragile Heart.' and she was recognised as Poet of the Month for February 2016.

She has the $100.00 prize in Fanstory's Poetry Contests five times: Sonnet (Fragile Heart) Tell a Story in a Poem (Little Cloth Teddy, Free Verse (Dog Dreams) and Children's Poetry (Tell Me How to Eat a Bug)
Triolet (Until Death Us Do Part)

She placed 2nd six times:
Blank Verse: Daylighting a River / Story: Nelson Island /
Free Verses: To My Yellow Rose and Goodbye, Springtime /
English Sonnet: Forgivenss and Triolet: The Song Sparrow

She also has received 5 3rd place finishes for

Ode Poem, / Quatrain Poetry, Free Verse, Tanka Poetry and Book of the Month.

She has been nominated for Poem of the Month 4 times and won numerous other site contests including the 2014 Crown of Sonnets contest with her poem, Rosamond.

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FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Metamorphosis finished third in the contest "Four Line Poem"
July 25, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    July 25, 2017 at 12:15AM
    Hitcher: Congratulations !!
    July 25, 2017 at 3:24PM
    rama devi: Congrats! Potent poem! :-)))
    July 26, 2017 at 1:58AM
    Just2Write: Thanks so much for your great comments. Heather Rose.
    July 31, 2017 at 6:19PM
    tbacha58: Hi Rose, sorry i was away all this time, and i was anxious how you are feeling you and your husband, i really hope very good. I will try to come back soon. Love Terry
    March 9, 2018 at 11:59PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Good-Bye, My Love finished third in the contest "Unrequited Love"
May 24, 2017 at 7:10PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    May 24, 2017 at 8:11PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Rejuvenation finished second in the contest "Lune Poetry Contest"
April 8, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Dean Kuch: Congrats, Rose!
    April 8, 2017 at 12:19AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    April 8, 2017 at 1:07AM
    Jay Squires: Congratulations on Redjuvenation! Well done.
    April 8, 2017 at 10:36AM
    rama devi: Congrats! :-))
    April 8, 2017 at 1:34PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Abiding Faith finished third in the contest "Faith Poetry Contest"
March 24, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    March 24, 2017 at 12:15AM
    nancy_e_davis: Congratulations my dear friend.
    March 24, 2017 at 1:19PM
    rama devi: Warm congrats. Beautiful poem!
    March 24, 2017 at 4:54PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulation Rose, lovely poem.
    March 25, 2017 at 6:14AM
    Just2Write: Thank you everyone for your beautiful thoughts.
    March 30, 2017 at 1:04PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: The Lotus Blossom finished first in the contest "Ottawa Rima"
March 4, 2017 at 6:10PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    March 4, 2017 at 7:26PM
    Jannypan (Jan) : CONGRATULATIONS, Rose. I am in excellent company.
    March 4, 2017 at 11:41PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Hesperus Bless Us finished third in the contest "Four Line Poem"
February 26, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    February 26, 2017 at 12:13AM
    rama devi: Congrats! :))
    February 26, 2017 at 12:50AM
    Jannypan (Jan) : Super poem. Congratulations!
    February 26, 2017 at 1:03AM
    mountainwriter49: Congratulations, Rose! I'm so pleased this wonderful poem was recognized by the committee.
    February 26, 2017 at 2:45PM
    MissMerri: Yea!! Hooray! I'm so happy this placed in the contest. Aren't you glad you decided to write one after all? Congratulations Rose!!
    February 26, 2017 at 9:50PM
    Just2Write: Thank you to everyone. I'm not used to this 'wall' thingy. So sorry, I didn't see all your wonderful posts sooner. I'm very, very grateful. Rose
    March 4, 2017 at 6:38PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Elephant's Song finished second in the contest "Animal Sense"
August 5, 2016 at 2:10AM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: haiku (butterflies slake thirst) finished second in the contest "Haiku Poetry Contest"
June 5, 2016 at 12:13AM
    Gloria ....: Way to Rose. Yes!
    June 5, 2016 at 12:30AM
    michaelcahill: Told ya, I'd bet money. I'm so smart. Oh yeah, and you're so good too!! Congrats. mikey
    June 5, 2016 at 1:11AM
    Dean Kuch: Way to go, Rose!
    ~Dean :}
    June 5, 2016 at 5:16AM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    June 5, 2016 at 11:48AM
    BarnCat: Congratulations, Rose! I is a wonderful haiku!
    June 5, 2016 at 4:33PM
    tfawcus: Congratulations, Rose. This one was lovely!
    June 5, 2016 at 10:24PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Rose, for a beautiful haiku.
    Well done!
    June 6, 2016 at 10:37AM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Congratulations the February 2016 Recognized Writer
February 11, 2016 at 3:33PM
    michaelcahill: YAY!!! One of the best choices ever! Congrats. I wish I could just blather on in my usual manner, but all I can think of is, YAY!!!!!
    February 11, 2016 at 3:01PM
    giraffmang: Excellent stuff. many congratulations
    February 11, 2016 at 3:06PM
    Lynn27: Congratulations!!! Enjoy your moment!
    February 11, 2016 at 3:10PM
    I am Cat: Very well deserved... congratulations!
    February 11, 2016 at 3:12PM
    JennaG: Congratulations!!! :)
    February 11, 2016 at 3:13PM
    IndianaIrish: I'm so happy the committee has awarded this wonderful honor to you, Rose! Warm congratulations to you!
    February 11, 2016 at 3:25PM
    Jay Squires: Congratulations, Rose. I've seen your name about, but haven't read any of your posts. I'm putting that on my to do list!
    February 11, 2016 at 3:42PM
    Gloria ....: Rose darling! I am just thrilled for you. You have been such an enormous help to me, and you are a fountain of literary and poetic information. :))
    February 11, 2016 at 3:57PM
    Dawn of Tomorrow: Oh congratulations. How exciting.
    February 11, 2016 at 4:01PM
    Dean Kuch: Atta' girl, Rose! Great work consistently pays off, yes?
    Congratulations + HUGE hugs!
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    February 11, 2016 at 4:06PM
    Dorothy Farrell: So very well deserved Rose - Congratulations.
    February 11, 2016 at 4:19PM
    nancyjam: Congratulations Rose. So nice to see you get this recognition. So well deserved. Nancy
    February 11, 2016 at 4:27PM
    Eric1: Well done Rose, so well deserved my friend,I am overjoyed for you.
    February 11, 2016 at 4:37PM
    boxergirl: Congrats!! :-)
    February 11, 2016 at 4:40PM
    kiwisteveh: Well done, Rose! Excellent choice!
    February 11, 2016 at 4:43PM
    Selina Stambi: Congratulations, Rose. Love xx
    February 11, 2016 at 6:12PM
    Cumbrianlass: Many congrats! :)
    February 11, 2016 at 6:15PM
    mountainwriter49: Congratulations, Rose! I'm so proud of you and delighted you have finally received this well deserved recognition. Well done, my friend!
    February 11, 2016 at 6:27PM
    AnnaLinda: Congratulations, Rose!
    February 11, 2016 at 6:35PM
    bard owl: Congratulations, Rose. You are a most excellent writer, and the acknowledgement
    for that is overdue. I have always admired your work. Again, Congratulations!
    February 11, 2016 at 6:51PM
    Debbie Noland: Congratulations, Rose. This is so well deserved!
    February 11, 2016 at 7:30PM
    happykat4: Congratulations. I just read about you on the home page, this is a great honor and we'll deserved. I wish you all the best. I have read the comments left by many . I will be reading your work. Kathy
    February 11, 2016 at 8:25PM
    rhymelord: A rose by any other name would spell
    P -- O -- E -- T.
    February 11, 2016 at 8:39PM
    Ben Colder : You are an outstanding writer. Best wishes.
    February 11, 2016 at 8:55PM
    Joy Graham: Congratulations, Rose! Proud to know you :)
    February 11, 2016 at 9:44PM
    rama devi: Yay! Congrats! much deserved!
    February 11, 2016 at 9:59PM
    tfawcus: Congratulations, Rose. Very well deserved.
    February 11, 2016 at 11:19PM
    Lovinia: Such wonderful news Rose! Well deserved honour .. love your work! Congratulations!
    A zillion hugs - Lovi xoxo
    February 11, 2016 at 11:25PM
    Linda Engel: Congratulations, Rose. So happy for you.
    February 11, 2016 at 11:31PM
    Captain Jack: Good job, Rose! Keep up the good work.
    February 12, 2016 at 12:58AM
    Quire's Gal: Congratulations!
    February 12, 2016 at 3:38AM
    RGstar: A very well done..deserved.
    February 12, 2016 at 9:57AM
    Connie C: Congratulations, Rose! Such a well-deserved honor!
    February 12, 2016 at 11:43AM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Rose. I'm glad the site is now recognizing what we've known for years.
    February 12, 2016 at 10:27PM
    Lulube: Crongrats! What an honorable reward as a Recognized Writer, to receive. Joined in the year 2000, you should have received this earlier., but better late than never.

    February 13, 2016 at 7:12AM
    anabellapongasi: Congratulations, Rose! A very well deserved honor.
    February 13, 2016 at 7:47AM
    Eternal Muse: Rose, you an exceptional sonnet writer. I remember you winning one of my Crown of heroic sonnets contests, and those are not easy! The honor is well deserved. Love, Y.
    February 13, 2016 at 9:06AM
    judiverse: Hi, Just2Write, and congratulations on your achievement of being February's recognized writer. Well done! judiverse
    February 13, 2016 at 9:45AM
    Just2Write: Thank you each and every one who posted to my wall with your marvellous notes of support. I'm positively thrilled at receiving the honour of being named the Recognised Poet for the month of February here on FS - and I'm doubly thrilled and thankful for each of your comments. This has been a wonderful surprise. I loves ya.
    February 13, 2016 at 1:34PM
    BarnCat: Wow! Congrats! I look forward to catching up on your work!
    April 24, 2016 at 2:37PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Congratulations! Until Death Us Do Part won the contest "Triolet Poetry Contest"
June 16, 2015 at 12:13AM
    MissMerri: Wow! Happy congratulations to you Rose! It was truly a beautiful triolet and a worthy winner. Hugs... Adonna
    June 16, 2015 at 8:23AM
    Gloria ....: Rose, you darling! An honourable win for a fantastic poet. Congratulations to you.
    June 16, 2015 at 10:06AM
    IndianaIrish: Congratulations on your contest win!
    June 16, 2015 at 11:06AM
    Dean Kuch: Bravo, dear Rose! My heartiest congratulations to you!
    June 16, 2015 at 11:25AM
    nancy_e_davis: Yes! Rose what a lovely triolet you wrote. It was from the heart and so touching my friend. Congratulations. - Nancy
    June 16, 2015 at 12:13PM
    Margaret Snowdon: Congratulations, Rose - so well deserved. Missing you - praying
    you are recovering, dear friend.xx
    June 16, 2015 at 12:27PM
    Joy Graham: Congratulations! An awesome triolet :)
    June 16, 2015 at 12:58PM
    mountainwriter49: Congratulations, Rose, for this well deserved win. Your Triolet is superb. -ray
    June 16, 2015 at 3:02PM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Rose! Superbly written triolet and well-deserved win! - Rodger
    June 16, 2015 at 7:18PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Rose - a worthy winner - beautiful triolet. Nice to see your name up there in lights. xx
    June 17, 2015 at 5:45AM
    l.raven: HI Rose, miss you sweet girl...hope you feel better soon...God Bless...luff Linda xxoo
    June 19, 2015 at 1:07AM
    Dean Kuch: 2nd place ribbon photo 2nd-place1_zpsj1aurms6.png

    Congrats on taking second place in the Palindrome Poetry Contest, dear Rose. Great work!
    ~Dean :}
    December 11, 2015 at 7:38AM
    nancy_e_davis: I am so happy for you my dear freind. It is long overdue if you ask me. You are an excellent poet and well schooled when it comes to poetry, plus you have always been helpful with your reviews.I have learned a lot from you. This is just wonderful! Well deserved. ~Nancy~
    February 12, 2016 at 12:07PM

Just2Write: Yay! My request for seal of Approval has been approved for my little book "Blessed is the Fragile Heart."
April 23, 2015 at 6:36PM
    michaelcahill: Congratulations! I'm not surprised considering the quality of your writing. :))
    April 23, 2015 at 7:24PM
    mountainwriter49: Congratulations, Rose! This is wonderful news. You're so deserving of this recognition!!
    April 23, 2015 at 8:33PM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    April 24, 2015 at 9:57AM
    fluffnstuff: Gee...I didn't know that!!!! A pat on the back and a great big hug for your accomplishment!
    May 19, 2015 at 2:56PM
    RGstar: Well done for that seal. So happy for you.
    Best wishes
    January 4, 2016 at 8:00PM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Congratulations! Fragile Heart won the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
August 26, 2014 at 12:13AM
    michaelcahill: What a beautiful piece. So easy to read and understand. Really poetic. Very deserving. You know this was some rough competition. Congratulations!
    August 26, 2014 at 2:07AM
    rama devi: Congrats! :-)))
    August 26, 2014 at 2:42AM
    IndianaIrish: Warmest congratulations, Rose, on your fantastic win.
    August 26, 2014 at 4:30AM
    adewpearl: Congratulations, Rose :-)
    August 26, 2014 at 7:39AM
    juliaSjames: Warm congratulations, my friend!
    August 26, 2014 at 10:25AM
    pipersfancy: This was a lovely entry, Rose, and very deserving win. Congratulations, PF
    August 26, 2014 at 2:29PM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Rose! Your sonnet is beautifully written and a great choice for first place. - Rodger
    August 26, 2014 at 9:17PM
    Selina Stambi: Congratulations, Rose. You are an amazing sonneteer!
    August 26, 2014 at 9:56PM
    Just2Write: Thank you, my friends for the wonderful comments on my wall. I am thrilled to hear from each of you.
    August 27, 2014 at 11:56AM

FanStory wrote to Just2Write: Congratulations! Dog Dreams won the contest "Free Verse Poetry Contest"
June 24, 2012 at 12:08AM
    Cumbrianlass: Many congrats on the win. :o)
    June 24, 2012 at 1:25PM
    IndianaIrish: Congratulations on winning the free verse contest, Rose. Well done!
    June 24, 2012 at 3:13PM
    Sally Carter: Well done, Rose. I knew this was a cracking poem on very first read, so I am not at all surprised you won the contest. Richly deserved. x
    June 24, 2012 at 7:18PM
    Maria C.: Congratulations on your well deserved win.
    June 24, 2012 at 8:47PM
    Merajul: congratulations!
    June 25, 2012 at 2:27AM
    jshep: Congratulations, Rose. I can't think of anyone more deserving of a win. Although I did not review the poem, I have read it three times, and each time I am pulled into the scene with your fantastic descriptions. Such an original poem and also very informative about the origins. I certainly smiled thinking of the different facial expressions while your dog had sweet doggy dreams. Bravo, my friend. Joycexx
    June 25, 2012 at 11:15AM
    Margaret Snowdon: Congratulations, Rose, on your win. So well deserved. Margaret xx
    June 25, 2012 at 1:13PM
    Just2Write: Thank you so much! Rose.
    June 27, 2012 at 7:08PM
    MidnightWriter4U: Congratulations on placing third! Great job!
    November 19, 2012 at 5:39AM
    PUPA: Congratulations dear friend! Well deserved
    November 20, 2012 at 1:28AM
    Selina Stambi: Just to let you know that I will be thinking of you. Pray that all goes well with the surgery and follow up. May I tune back in to find out? Love xxx
    March 15, 2013 at 8:26PM
    ConjuKat: That's just awesome! Congratulations.
    May 25, 2013 at 11:33PM
    nancy_e_davis: Congratulations on your second place win with "Daylighting a River Rose!" Well deserved. :<) Nancy
    November 8, 2013 at 12:21PM
    nancyjam: Congratulations on placing in the Blank Verse contest.
    November 8, 2013 at 4:41PM
    Just2Write: Thank you so much to everyone for the kind comments. Daylighting the world's rivers is a very worthy cause. One that I hope keeps being done in nations big and small.
    November 9, 2013 at 3:26PM
    Marillion: Congrats, Rose!
    March 6, 2014 at 3:18PM
    kiwisteveh: Rose, congratulations on your Crown of So nnets win - it was a wonderful poem and up against stiff opposition you won by a country mile! Enjoy all those member dollars.


    PS I believe this also makes you an honorary member of the Kish club,
    March 29, 2014 at 2:47AM
    mountainwriter49: Hi, Rose,
    Congratulations on fine win with the Crown of Sonnets. Yours was the best--simply superb in every way! Well done, my talented friend.
    March 29, 2014 at 8:02AM
    Just2Write: I'm not sure how this wall-thingy works - but I hope that my thanks is conveyed for the kind support from Steve and Ray on their comments for my Crown of Sonnets: Rosamond. I truly am grateful. Rose
    April 2, 2014 at 2:26PM
    Acquired Taste: Congratulations - beautifully done! Jean
    July 13, 2014 at 9:48PM
    mountainwriter49: Hi, Rose, Congratulations on taking second place in the most recent Triolet Contest. yours was superb! -ray
    July 14, 2014 at 5:32PM
    nancyjam: Congrats on placing in the Triolet contest. Nancy
    July 14, 2014 at 5:32PM
    Lovinia: Hi Rose,

    Congratulations on your placement in the Free Verse contest. A charming and eloquent tribute to the passing of a dear friend. My deepest sympathies for your loss. Hugs - Lovi xoxoxo
    August 15, 2014 at 10:30PM

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