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Location: Virginia
Gender: Female
Member: Premier Author
Joined: April 2017
By being a member of FanStory, there is so much a new person can learn. I have become acquainted with a community of writers and poets that are always helpful to me in reviewing and in their encouraging support. I continue to enjoy the exposure to good writing and wonderful people.
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FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Shifting Sands finished second in the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
May 26, 2020 at 12:13AM
    phill doran: Oh, Brilliant news Melissa - a great piece of writing: congratulations.
    May 26, 2020 at 2:54AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Melissa!

    May 26, 2020 at 7:56AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Melissa!

    May 26, 2020 at 7:56AM
    MissMerri: Congratulations on your second place win Melissa. I really liked this sonnet.
    May 26, 2020 at 12:14PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Melissa. :))
    May 26, 2020 at 4:35PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Melissa! Wonderful sonnet.
    May 26, 2020 at 5:17PM
    Sugarray77: Thanks so much... all of you!! I am delighted and grateful!!

    May 26, 2020 at 9:43PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Melissa!!
    May 27, 2020 at 6:08PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your second place finish. judiverse
    May 29, 2020 at 12:28PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Unending Time finished third in the contest "5-7-5"
May 19, 2020 at 8:10PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Moonlit Dreams finished third in the contest "1-6-1 poem"
February 25, 2020 at 12:10AM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Lovely Daydreams finished third in the contest "8 Words"
February 20, 2020 at 12:10PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Young Hearts finished second in the contest "5-7-5"
February 18, 2020 at 5:10PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Release finished first in the contest "Forgiveness Poem"
February 15, 2020 at 2:10PM
    Gypsymooncat: Congratulations on first place with "Release". I'm happy to share poll position with your poem; it was a beauty!
    February 20, 2020 at 10:33PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Tanka (Embracing Solitude) finished second in the contest "Tanka Poetry Contest"
February 8, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Melissa!

    February 8, 2020 at 10:08AM
    judiverse: Congratulations to your for finishing second with your beautiful tanka. judiverse
    February 8, 2020 at 11:46AM
    Sugarray77: Thank you dear friends!!

    February 8, 2020 at 12:55PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Melissa! Beautifully done!
    February 8, 2020 at 1:28PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: My American Dream finished first in the contest "Political 5-7-5"
February 5, 2020 at 1:10AM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Masterful finished first in the contest "5-7-5 fire"
February 2, 2020 at 6:10AM
    Sugarray77: Thank you very much Jeff!

    February 2, 2020 at 12:38PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Mountaintops finished first in the contest "5-7-5 mountain"
January 26, 2020 at 7:10PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Congratulations! #5 Ranked Poet of 2019!
January 5, 2020 at 2:33PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Melissa - well done!
    January 6, 2020 at 4:48AM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Tanka (midnight skies) finished first in the contest "Write a Tanka"
November 3, 2019 at 1:10AM
    Mark D. R.: M

    You didn't need my vote for your winning Tanka poem. But, I did have the opportunity to review the same. Congrats on this Tanka entry.

    November 6, 2019 at 5:43PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Reflected Shadows finished second in the contest "Under Ten Competition"
October 23, 2019 at 4:10PM
    Barry James: Thank you Melissa, I appreciate your review. I loved Reflected Shadows, it's powerful. It is so sad that we have so much sadness in the world, especially when viewed in the eyes of a child.
    Barry James
    October 26, 2019 at 8:21PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Incandescence finished second in the contest "1-9-1 Poem"
October 11, 2019 at 5:10PM
    Dolly'sPoems: Congratulations Melissa on your placing, love Dolly x
    October 12, 2019 at 12:51PM
    Sugarray77: Thank you Dolly!

    October 12, 2019 at 4:57PM

FanStory wrote to Sugarray77: Congratulations! October 2019 Recognized Writer!
October 11, 2019 at 10:02AM
    juliaSjames: So very well deserved, Melissa. Warm congratulations!

    October 11, 2019 at 10:29AM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, Melissa. A much deserved award. Hugs! Sally :]]
    October 11, 2019 at 10:53AM
    Mystic Angel 7777: Congratulations, Melissa, as you truly deserve to be recognized.
    October 11, 2019 at 11:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Melissa!
    So well-deserved!
    October 11, 2019 at 11:58AM
    Michele Harber: Congratulations! I'm so happy for you.
    October 11, 2019 at 12:12PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Melissa. :)
    October 11, 2019 at 12:30PM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations, Melissa, for this honor. Well deserved!
    October 11, 2019 at 12:33PM
    Father Flaps: Congratulations, Melissa!!!
    October 11, 2019 at 2:22PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Melissa! So happy for you!!
    October 11, 2019 at 4:13PM
    Ulla: Awe, Melissa, That is lovely and so well deserved!! Congratulations!!!! Ulla xx
    October 11, 2019 at 4:14PM
    LisaMay: Wonderful news! - a worthy winner.
    October 11, 2019 at 4:36PM
    Sugarray77: Oh, my! I am so very surprised and delighted... haha. I never expected to be recognized. Thank you, my friends!!

    October 11, 2019 at 4:48PM
    zanya: Congratulations zanya
    October 11, 2019 at 6:52PM
    judiverse: Big Congratulations to you, and you deserve the Recognized Writer for October award for all your hard work. judi
    October 11, 2019 at 7:36PM
    MissMerri: So happy to see this award going to you Melissa! An honor you truly deserve. Hugs, MM
    October 11, 2019 at 10:09PM
    seken58: Congratulations. so very well deserved.
    October 12, 2019 at 12:32AM
    phill doran: Great news Melissa - I am so very pleased for you!
    October 12, 2019 at 5:56AM
    Pantygynt: You kept this dark last night! Many congratulations this is well deserved. I am so pleased for you.
    October 12, 2019 at 9:21AM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Melissa! Well deserved.
    October 12, 2019 at 12:02PM
    Dolly'sPoems: Congratulations Melissa, so well deserved, love Dolly x
    October 12, 2019 at 12:50PM
    October 12, 2019 at 12:58PM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    October 12, 2019 at 12:58PM
    Ms. Snyder: I am so very happy for you Melissa! Not only is this long overdue, but it is something that is a consolation for the time that dropped you down and away from the top of the ranks when you had to go back to real life (I love that you keep winning and putting out the finest work and your poems are always teaching me - always) You know what a huge fan I am! Lots of love from me and a big CONGRATULATIONS Madam Recognized Writer (MRW) you ROCK! Cheers, Fonda
    October 12, 2019 at 2:01PM
    Joy Graham: Congratulations!
    October 12, 2019 at 4:36PM
    CrystieCookie999: Congratulations on a win you can enjoy for a long time!
    October 13, 2019 at 1:33AM
    tfawcus: My congratulations, Melissa. Well deserved! Best wishes, Tony
    October 15, 2019 at 12:49AM

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#19 Ranked Poet
Poetry 19 (+1)
Reviewing 101 (+1)
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A 15 syllable poem

Hushed Twilights
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The Black Wall
a 2-4-2 poem

Halcyon Days
FS Rhyme class ~ last assignment

Unending Time
a 5-7-5

Shifting Sands
a Sonnet

Ode to a Perfect Day
Free Verse with the use of devices ~ FS Rhyme Class

Shadows reached "Recognized" status.
July 13 at 10:08AM
Secret Memories reached "All Time Best" status.
July 10 at 5:25AM
Hushed Twilights reached "Recognized" status.
July 4 at 2:08AM
Foretelling reached "All Time Best" status.
June 14 at 5:25AM
Foretelling reached "Recognized" status.
May 31 at 2:08AM
Shifting Sands finished second in the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
May 26 at 12:13AM
The Black Wall reached "Recognized" status.
May 22 at 2:08AM
Halcyon Days reached "All Time Best" status.
May 21 at 5:25AM

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