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by nacona
Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Boy Soldiers
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: Boy Soldiers

heinzs, You are very welcome! I sent in two poems to a contest that was for poems on the Jewish experience, if the contest is over in Dec and the winners will be announced in Jan. After the contest I will post them here for everyone to read. I love that site though, it is such a helpful writing tool...
by nacona
Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: November
Replies: 4
Views: 681

November

November (Euonymus Alatus) First frost, and they erupt into flames, foliage lapping at streams of wind that blends the bitterness of their orange berries with the iced scent of November air. Among my wilted cabbage roses they burn, taunting from the place I plucked them last spring. I thought I’d m...
by nacona
Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Bipo
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

Re: Bipolar Blues

snorple, What an interesting member name you have! I've not been around in a while, tuff year, so I do not think that I have met you yet, but if not then hey there! It's nice to meet you! Now, as for your poem, I think you have done well (particularly in a time where Bipolar poems have become common...
by nacona
Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:59 am
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Boy Soldiers
Replies: 8
Views: 1085

Re: Boy Soldiers

bk_writer , One thing that stood out to me right away is that in the first line you say there they stand, and then you describe their gait, but standing and gait contradict one another. Gait is a sort of walk, so that would be something I would look at. Also, although the idealisms and views of the ...
by nacona
Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Poet Laureate October 2007 - March 2008: Nekot
Topic: Spice of Life: Meet Nacona
Replies: 4
Views: 1536

Re: Spice of Life: Meet Nacona

Thank you very much, I am honored! I am sorry I have been away a while and late in responding to this. My mother passed and I just took about a year to myself. I am honored though, thanks so much!

Cheers!

Shawn Nacona
by nacona
Fri Oct 05, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: Poets Laureate Program Notes and General Discussion
Topic: Poet Laureate October 2007 to March 2008: nekot
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

:thumbsup: Very cool, congrats to you!

Cheers!

Shawn Nacona
by nacona
Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: Community Favorites, Poem of the Week and Poet of the Month
Topic: Poet of the Month: August 2007 nacona
Replies: 9
Views: 3177

Heinzs, I am truly honored, I am sorry if this has been posted a few days, I have been a bit under the weather due to an injury so I have not been on here as much as I would like. Thank you so much Heinzs! I do not even know what to say, this is such a wonderful surprise. Thank you! Cheers! nekot, T...
by nacona
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: News, Resources & Announcements
Topic: Poems & Art Published
Replies: 5
Views: 2472

nekot, Thank you so much for the post and for the PM, I love the site that you left me a link to Art-O-Mat (truly unique) and I am defiantly considering joining up as an artist. I am in FL on vacation visiting family but I should be back in Charlotte in about a week and I am very interested in going...
by nacona
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Seeking the Spiritual
Topic: Master Peace
Replies: 12
Views: 2884

Ahhh, Gordy,

I am so glad that I am back active posting on the pages. I do always enjoy your spiritual poems so much. This was a wonderful read! Thank you for sharing it with us!

Cheers! :thumbsup:

Shawn Nacona[/b]
by nacona
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: News, Resources & Announcements
Topic: Poems & Art Published
Replies: 5
Views: 2472

Ven Awww, thank you so much, I am truly honored by your kind words. Just so you know I am a big fan of your work as well, but I think that you know that. I think that your poetry is just great, and I am very captivated by the region that you live in so that makes your work even more appealing to me....
by nacona
Sat Jul 28, 2007 7:11 am
Forum: News, Resources & Announcements
Topic: Poems & Art Published
Replies: 5
Views: 2472

Poems & Art Published

I have published a few poems and some art since I was on here last. My poem "Osprey on Raven Rock" was published in the Loch Raven Review http://www.lochravenreview.net/2007summer/stroud.html My poems "Impressionism", "Shadows" and "The Palmetto Bug Invasion" have all been accepted for publication i...
by nacona
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: 1:00 am on Lake Harney
Replies: 2
Views: 790

1:00 am on Lake Harney

1:00 am on Lake Harney The night sky is scratch art, a trillion glinting specks are stylus sketched on a flat black plane, and carbon copied neatly into rippling water. With feet shoveled in sand I manipulate grains with my toes. the dark blusters with sonance. Around me, a chorus of horny frogs bl...
by nacona
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Workshop/Critiques Wanted
Topic: Tree of Life
Replies: 7
Views: 1459

Ok Gang, I'm back! Hope all is well! Here is my take: Tree of Life A single tree stands in a meadow Naked limbs shows nothing to hide With a rhythmic seasons leading to buds Wakening wildlife coincides Young leaves, leans toward nourishment's Yawning, yearning by the thousands Providing shelter and ...
by nacona
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: Community Favorites, Poem of the Week and Poet of the Month
Topic: Poet of the Month for February
Replies: 8
Views: 1949

Congrats, keep up the great work!

Cheers! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Shawn Nacona
by nacona
Sun Feb 25, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Community Favorites, Poem of the Week and Poet of the Month
Topic: Poem of the Week: February 25, 2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1086

This is very cool, I have never won poem of the week before, I am very honored, thank you everyone!

Cheers! :thumbsup:

Shawn Nacona

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