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RodG
http://www.fanstory.com/rodg
Location: Chicago suburb
Gender: Male
Interests: Writing, traveling, walking
Member: Premier Author
Joined: February 2013
INFORMATION
I taught English for 40 years on the high school and college level. Since retiring, I have written a poetry collection titled "Reflections of a Dog Walker," and five novels, all unpublished. I mostly post poems and short stories.
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FanStory wrote to RodG: In the Pawn Shop finished second in the contest "Surprise! 80 Words or Less"
April 2, 2020 at 11:10PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: The Runners finished second in the contest "Poem With These Words"
March 30, 2020 at 10:10PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Adventures in the Rain finished third in the contest "Use These Words"
March 30, 2020 at 2:10PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: When Spring Came finished third in the contest "Acrostic Poem"
March 27, 2020 at 1:10AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Sunset finished first in the contest "15 Syllables"
March 26, 2020 at 5:10PM
    dkblack: Congratulations!
    March 26, 2020 at 6:13PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Golden Anniversary finished second in the contest "3-5-3"
March 11, 2020 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Make-over in Early March finished third in the contest "5-7-5"
March 9, 2020 at 4:10PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Catching the Big One finished first in the contest "Story Poem"
March 4, 2020 at 5:10PM
    Dolly'sPoems: I knew this poem would win the contest and congratulations, I hope my vote also helped, well done, much enjoyed Rod, love Dolly x
    March 5, 2020 at 5:57AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Rod!
    I dearly loved your poem. It brought back many memories!
    Diane
    March 5, 2020 at 7:13AM
    RodG: Thank you, Dolly and Diane, for your wonderful support.
    March 5, 2020 at 3:57PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Winter Garden finished third in the contest "5-7-5 garden"
February 29, 2020 at 2:10PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Springtime Was My Muse finished third in the contest "Spring....lovely Spring."
February 19, 2020 at 11:10PM
    Pirate Sam: Awesome poetry RodG awesome, awesome, awesome truly inspiring thank you for you help with 575 style poetry too my friend
    February 27, 2020 at 9:24PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Feeding Feathered Friends finished third in the contest "February Fun Poem"
February 18, 2020 at 1:10AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Finding Peace finished first in the contest "Feelings Poetry"
February 3, 2020 at 11:10AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: My Peace Is Found finished first in the contest "Write A Sonnet"
January 11, 2020 at 1:10AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Rod!!
    January 17, 2020 at 8:09PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: A Falling Leaf finished first in the contest "Etheree Poem"
October 27, 2019 at 5:10PM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on your win, Rod.
    Marilyn
    November 6, 2019 at 9:40PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: haiku (when dreams fade) finished first in the contest "Sunset Haiku"
October 9, 2019 at 1:10AM
    BeasPeas: Congratulations on your win. Marilyn
    November 6, 2019 at 9:41PM

 
RATING
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RANK
#99 Ranked Author
#53 Ranked Poet
#60 Ranked Reviewer
Poetry 53 (+2)
Short Works 99
Reviewing 60
PORTFOLIO
Most Recent Posts
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One Day in April
a tribute to William Wordsworth

The Gardener
a 100 word Easter story

Corona Virus Keeps Me Home
a 10 word contest entry

In the Pawn Shop
an 80-word story

The Runners
For those who like to compete.

Adventures in the Rain
A poem for the young and young at heart

Amazing Spring
a tribute to Robert Frost

Sunset
a 15-syllable contest entry

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
One Day in April reached "Recognized" status.
April 8 at 2:08AM
In the Pawn Shop finished second in the contest "Surprise! 80 Words or Less"
April 2 at 11:10PM
The Runners finished second in the contest "Poem With These Words"
March 30 at 10:10PM
Adventures in the Rain finished third in the contest "Use These Words"
March 30 at 2:10PM
Amazing Spring reached "All Time Best" status.
March 28 at 5:25AM
Amazing Spring reached "Recognized" status.
March 27 at 2:08AM
When Spring Came finished third in the contest "Acrostic Poem"
March 27 at 1:10AM
Sunset finished first in the contest "15 Syllables"
March 26 at 5:10PM



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