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Location: Asheville, NC
Gender: Female
Born: Erie, PA
Interests: grandchildren/family, nature, reading, yoga
Member: Premier Author
Joined: March 2012
Retired to the Carolinas to be near grandchildren. Enjoys her family, yoga, gardening, nature, hiking and writing. She didn't start writing until after retirement 10 years ago. Her poems are all over the place but usually are about childhood memories, nature, blessings and relationships.
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
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FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: The Streaker finished third in the contest "100 Word Flash Fiction"
February 16, 2020 at 9:10PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: tanka prose (roots) finished third in the contest "Contemporary Tanka Prose"
September 3, 2019 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Congratulations! lavender won the contest "Haiku Poetry Contest"
July 8, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations on the win, Janet.
    July 8, 2019 at 7:48AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Janet - lovely haiku - clever line three!
    July 8, 2019 at 10:10AM
    rama devi: Congrats! What a clever pun! :-)))
    July 8, 2019 at 10:22AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Janet. :)
    July 8, 2019 at 11:09AM
    Val Crisson: OMG, Janet! What a stunning haiku, and well deserved win. Hugs Val Crisson
    July 8, 2019 at 12:45PM
    C. Gale Burnett: A beautiful win! Well deserved ? CONGRATULATIONS, Janet!
    July 8, 2019 at 5:56PM
    BeasPeas: I knew it would win. Great job. Marilyn
    July 9, 2019 at 10:30PM
    IndianaIrish: I'm so happy your wonderful haiku took away the first place prize, Janet. Congratulations!
    July 10, 2019 at 9:50AM
    Darlene BoClair: Congratulations Janet for winning the contest
    July 10, 2019 at 10:38AM
    Dean Kuch: A hearty congratulations to you Janet, my dear poet.
    Beautifully done.
    July 15, 2019 at 6:36AM
    Jmf4119: Thank you for these encouraging comments.
    July 27, 2019 at 8:09AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: tanka prose (touchstone) finished third in the contest "Mother's Day Poetry Contest"
May 16, 2019 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: haiku (snowflakes fall) finished second in the contest "Write A Haiku"
April 18, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Dean Kuch: Congratulations, Janet. :)
    April 18, 2019 at 3:34AM
    April 18, 2019 at 4:24PM
    Jmf4119: Thank you so much Dean.
    April 18, 2019 at 4:25PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: clever mortician finished first in the contest "Senryu"
March 16, 2019 at 1:10AM
    Cedar: Not only a clever mortician but also a very clever writer. Congratulations...Bill
    March 17, 2019 at 1:06PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: I'm Free at Last finished second in the contest "Write A Sonnet"
March 6, 2019 at 10:10AM
    Jmf4119: Thank you Raffaelina
    March 7, 2019 at 1:23PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: A Veggie Tale finished first in the contest ""My Child Would Never Do That""
June 6, 2018 at 7:10PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Congratulations! Starry Skies won the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
March 11, 2018 at 12:13AM
    rama devi: CONGRATS!!!!
    March 11, 2018 at 3:38AM
    rspoet: Congratulations! Beautifully done.
    March 11, 2018 at 10:22AM
    MissMerri: I remember loving this poem when I first read it. So glad to see it recognized like this! Congratulations!
    March 11, 2018 at 10:51AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Janet - Well done.
    March 11, 2018 at 12:02PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Janet - Well done.
    March 11, 2018 at 12:04PM
    Jmf4119: Thank you so much. I truly appreciate your very kinds comments.

    March 11, 2018 at 1:46PM
    Dean Kuch: Congratulations, dearest Janet. Awesome writing as usual!
    March 11, 2018 at 2:23PM
    MercurySeven: Congrats on the big win!
    March 11, 2018 at 3:07PM
    poetwatch: Congrats! It's a beautiful sonnet.
    March 11, 2018 at 3:10PM
    RGstar: Congratulation Janet, RG
    March 11, 2018 at 6:45PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Janet!
    March 11, 2018 at 8:29PM
    Cedar: A very deserving win, my friend. Congratulations Janet...Bill
    March 12, 2018 at 2:16PM
    IndianaIrish: Congratulations on this wonderful win, Janet! I'm so happy for you. You go, girl!
    Karyn :-)
    March 13, 2018 at 2:06PM
    Jmf4119: Thank you for the wonderful comments. I do love a starry night.
    April 20, 2019 at 11:30AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Where Purple Iris Grow finished third in the contest "Love Poem Poetry Contest"
October 29, 2017 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    October 29, 2017 at 12:30AM
    Jmf4119: I am honored to be among the talented poets in this contest.

    Thank you so very much.
    October 30, 2017 at 3:36PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: My Muse finished third in the contest "Laughter"
August 5, 2017 at 5:10AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    August 5, 2017 at 9:49AM
    Lynar: Congratulation, very well done. Thank you for selecting my photo for your work. "where Purple Iris Grow" Photo: Purple Iris Spring Fashion.
    September 4, 2017 at 8:00AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Last Minute Jitters finished third in the contest "Write A Sonnet"
July 14, 2017 at 2:10AM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Wrapped In His Arms finished first in the contest "A Poem about God"
June 24, 2017 at 5:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on your win for this super poem. Marilyn
    June 24, 2017 at 8:00AM
    Jmf4119: Thank you Marilyn. I always appreciate your encouragement.

    June 25, 2017 at 8:25PM
    rosehill (Wendy): Congratulations Janet, a beautiful piece.
    June 28, 2017 at 6:18PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Serenity finished second in the contest "Spiritual"
June 6, 2017 at 5:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations, Janet, on your win. Marilyn
    June 7, 2017 at 6:53PM
    Jmf4119: Thank you Marilyn. My poem was second to a lovely poem by MissMerri.
    Thanks again
    June 11, 2017 at 10:21PM

FanStory wrote to Jmf4119: Late Winter Snow finished first in the contest "Uplifting Poetry!"
March 16, 2017 at 5:10PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    March 16, 2017 at 9:28PM
    Sis Cat: Congratulations on your well-deserved win. I remember when I reviewed this.
    April 5, 2017 at 2:42AM

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A Love poem not using the word love

tanka (winter)
tanka suite

tanka prose (abundance)
there's always room for one more

October Sun
Remembering autumn

Another Monday Morning Rain
Drips on the leaves

Cornwall in Autumn
A sonnet

His Promises He'll Keep
My heart is filled with hope

Savor Life
Joy comes in the morning

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