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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 Since retiring, I have written a poetry collection titled "Reflections of a Dog Walker," and five novels, all unpublished.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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RODG FANS
6 of 116 fans
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Olivanne Marsh
GARY MACLEAN
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Debra White
Judy Lawless
RODG IS FOLLOWING
6 of 32 writers
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Charlotte Morse
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Mary Furlong
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RodG: Thank you, ladies, very much. And a tip of the hat to Rockwell who provided all the inspiration.
January 21, 2023 at 10:22AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: When in the Mirror She Peers finished third in the contest "25 Syllable Poem"
January 21, 2023 at 12:12AM
    lyenochka: Loved your interpretation of the painting, Rod!
    January 21, 2023 at 1:11AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Two Old Coots finished second in the contest "100 Word Flash Fiction"
December 27, 2022 at 8:12PM
    lyenochka: I see it did do well in the contest! Congratulations, Rod!
    December 28, 2022 at 2:04AM
    karenina: Congrats!
    December 28, 2022 at 3:34AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Christmas Romance finished third in the contest "5-7-5 Poetry Lost"
December 25, 2022 at 1:12AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Imprisoned finished second in the contest "The Prisoner "
December 20, 2022 at 1:12PM
    Mark D. R.: Nice going Rod. I can easily imagine the scene you created for this contest. Your podium placement was obviously deserved. You chose a terrific illustration to pair with your story.

    I like you concluding statement.

    Mark
    December 23, 2022 at 5:01PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Treat, Please! finished third in the contest "70 Word Flash Fiction"
December 18, 2022 at 11:12AM
    karenina: Congrats!
    December 19, 2022 at 11:48PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Misty Kisses finished first in the contest "1-6-1 poetry"
December 8, 2022 at 8:11PM
    Mark D. R.: You are on a roll! Long and short posts are both winners!
    December 8, 2022 at 8:13PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Congratulations! California Bound won the contest "Western Writing Contest"
December 8, 2022 at 12:14AM
    lancellot: Congratulations!
    December 8, 2022 at 10:11AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your big win! judi
    December 8, 2022 at 10:16AM
    Ric Myworld: Congratulations!
    December 8, 2022 at 10:50AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Rod!!!
    December 8, 2022 at 1:08PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations, Rod. :))
    December 8, 2022 at 10:01PM
    RodG: Thank you all for the congrats. I am truly excited about this big win.
    December 9, 2022 at 2:23PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Winter Surf finished first in the contest "Write A Sonnet"
November 21, 2022 at 2:11AM
    Wendy G: Congratulations on placing first. A worthy winner.
    November 21, 2022 at 2:26AM
    karenina: You and Debi knocked it out of the park!

    Congratulations!
    November 22, 2022 at 12:43AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: First Winter Storm finished first in the contest "Rhyming Contest"
November 16, 2022 at 1:11PM
    Bill Schott: Congratulations, Rod!
    November 16, 2022 at 1:30PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Stopping by the Woods on Autumn finished second in the contest "Rhyming Contest"
November 5, 2022 at 1:11AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Grandpa and the Sunday Paper finished first in the contest "The Good Old Days"
October 25, 2022 at 1:11AM
    karenina: Congratulations, Rod.
    October 25, 2022 at 3:51PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your great win. judi
    October 25, 2022 at 11:39PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: What the Farmer Knows finished first in the contest "Meaning of Life"
October 2, 2022 at 3:11PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Rod!
    Beautiful poem!!
    October 8, 2022 at 4:47PM

FanStory wrote to RodG: I Am Wishing finished third in the contest "Rhyme It"
September 12, 2022 at 5:10AM

FanStory wrote to RodG: Follow That Flock finished second in the contest "Rhyming Contest"
September 4, 2022 at 6:10AM

 
RATING
Poet
Short Works
Review Stars

RANK
#45 Ranked Poet
#72 Ranked Reviewer
Poetry 45
Reviewing 72
PORTFOLIO
Most Recent Posts
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A Season of Hope
Spring revitalizes and gives us hope.

Fall Burial
A Kyrielle

When in the Mirror She Peers
a 25-syllable poem

A Grayer Day I Have Never Seen
a blank verse sonnet

Do Not Ask. I Cannot.
a 5-7-5 contest entry

Two Old Coots
a 100 word story

He Comes at Night
Dracula is horror personified.

Christmas Romance
a 5-7-5 Lost entry

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
When in the Mirror She Peers finished third in the contest "25 Syllable Poem"
January 21 at 12:12AM
When in the Mirror She Peers reached "Recognized" status.
January 20 at 3:50PM
A Grayer Day I Have Never Seen reached "Recognized" status.
January 10 at 11:50PM
Two Old Coots reached "All Time Best" status.
December 29 at 11:58PM
Two Old Coots finished second in the contest "100 Word Flash Fiction"
December 27 at 8:12PM
Two Old Coots reached "Recognized" status.
December 27 at 8:50AM
Christmas Romance finished third in the contest "5-7-5 Poetry Lost"
December 25 at 1:12AM
Imprisoned finished second in the contest "The Prisoner "
December 20 at 1:12PM



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