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mermaids
http://www.fanstory.com/mermaids
Location: East Falmouth
Gender: Female
Born: 02/17/59
Interests: reading, swimming, walking, visiting animal sanctuaries
Member: Premier Author
Joined: March 2008
INFORMATION
Inspiration for poetry comes from many places. Sometimes it is a beam of light across the ceiling and sometimes it is a stuffed toy calling out my name. Fantasy and nature poetry is what I usually write. I also feel that poetry can give a voice to those who have no voice, such as animals and nature.

I am a nurse in a nursing home which keeps me busy and I work part time as a counselor in addiction treatment.

My favorite poets are Robert Service and Emily Dickenson.

I am forever grateful to my husband for his support of my need to write poetry.

I also share my home with six cats and a weenie dog.

FAVORITE QUOTE
Dogs have owners, cats have staff.
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FanStory wrote to mermaids: The Wings of a Butterfly finished third in the contest "Suddenly a superhero"
September 19, 2020 at 11:10AM
    mermaids: Thanks to all who voted for my Butterfly tale and congrats to the first and second place winners!
    September 19, 2020 at 11:24AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    November 23, 2020 at 5:54PM

FanStory wrote to mermaids: An Angel at Gettysburg finished third in the contest "Big Historical Event"
July 20, 2020 at 12:13AM
    mermaids: Wow! I am so honored!
    July 21, 2020 at 8:46PM

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January 4, 2019 at 12:13AM
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    February 17, 2019 at 7:56PM

FanStory wrote to mermaids: Tribble Me This, Captain. finished second in the contest "An Epic Star Trek Tale"
November 15, 2018 at 12:13AM
    mermaids: Yahoo! This is one happy Trekkie! Thanks to all who read my Tribble Tale!

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FanStory wrote to mermaids: Mobette Dickinson finished third in the contest "Snorkeling"
October 2, 2018 at 12:13AM
    mermaids: Awesome!
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FanStory wrote to mermaids: Desire Unfolds finished third in the contest "Advising Ahab"
September 8, 2017 at 2:10AM
    mermaids: I am honored! Thanks to all who voted for me!
    September 9, 2017 at 3:05PM

FanStory wrote to mermaids: Dragons of the Sea finished third in the contest "Dragons"
September 5, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    September 5, 2017 at 10:54AM
    mermaids: Thanks. I am so surprised at the win!
    September 7, 2017 at 1:38PM

mermaids: One of the reasons I enjoy being here on Fanstory,is all the wonderful poems and stories I am able to read. It is a treasure to be in a place with so many great writers. I write mostly free verse and fantasy poetry about animals. Poetry is a big part of my life when I am not working as nurse or taking care of six cats and a dog.
October 23, 2010 at 7:35PM
    Peter@Poole: What about Lulu.com? I think I enquired or even joined but I've not done anything yet. Peter
    June 2, 2011 at 4:39PM
    Frances Jean: Thank you so much for choosing my photo of a panda from FanArt. I fell much honoured. Hugs Frances
    June 10, 2011 at 5:03AM
    mermaids: Yes, Peter, go to lulu.com It is easy to publish and not that expensive. You need to get your Christian poems published. Elaine
    August 27, 2011 at 11:23AM
    mermaids: Frances, your photo is awesome! Elaine
    August 27, 2011 at 11:24AM
    victortouche: Hard not to like Emily Dickenson, I concur.
    August 10, 2012 at 8:51PM
    justjo66: I have a weenie dog, too, and am a nurse. Hey, we may be long lost sisters. LOL.
    October 15, 2012 at 11:15AM
    Npenny: Thanks so much for the reviewers vote!
    May 8, 2013 at 4:18PM
    Lesley Collier: Just wanted to thank you for your great review and for taking an interest in my story. Please let me know how others respond to it if you decide to share it. Do not know how to print it out from my smartphone but if you have any advice please let me know as I would like to be able to share it with staff at the Glebe Centre so they know how much they are appreciated. Maybe I could give you my address for a copy and you could let me know of anything I can do in return. Would also like to become a fan as a lot of your work looks excellent but will have to figure out how to do that. Glad you love animals as sometimes I feel closer to them than my own family. I have had two cats, three dogs, and two rabbits and loved them all to pieces especially my rescued cat Sasha who is reflected in my poetry. Best of luck in all of your endeavours!
    October 8, 2015 at 8:33PM
    Badger_29: This party if s positively Erupting with creativity, positivity, and inspiration!
    January 1, 2017 at 4:20PM

 
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RANK
#43 Ranked Reviewer
Poetry 167
Short Works 170
Reviewing 43
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ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Turkey Revolt reached "Recognized" status.
November 24 at 2:08AM
Wiener World reached "Recognized" status.
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Master Chef reached "Recognized" status.
November 1 at 2:08AM
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