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 Please vote for two of the following "Night Drive" poems.

#1
8 (26.7%)
#2
6 (20%)
#3
7 (23.3%)
#4
4 (13.3%)
#5
5 (16.7%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closed: June 07, 2017, 03:54:26 PM

Author Topic: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!  (Read 7953 times)

Offline Mark T

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #30 on: June 07, 2017, 05:15:49 PM »


I'm pleased to announce the winner of the poetry challenge - Catherine F.

Well done, Catherine, our resident French poetess.

This was a good challenge with good poems, well-supported by entrants, viewers, and voters, and my hearty thanks to all of you who participated in some way. The other poets were indar, Tom 10, drab and kateD.   

Catherine has indicated to me that due to an exceptionally hectic schedule of commitments, she doesn't feel she could do justice to hosting the next challenge, and as the outgoing challenge-master I say that that is no problem. Accordingly, I'm asking kateD, who placed second in the challenge, to take over the reins and host the next poetry challenge.

What say you, Kate?

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #31 on: June 07, 2017, 05:55:03 PM »

I'm pleased to announce the winner of the poetry challenge - Catherine F.

Well done, Catherine, our resident French poetess.

This was a good challenge with good poems, well-supported by entrants, viewers, and voters, and my hearty thanks to all of you who participated in some way. The other poets were indar, Tom 10, drab and kateD.  

Catherine has indicated to me that due to an exceptionally hectic schedule of commitments, she doesn't feel she could do justice to hosting the next challenge, and as the outgoing challenge-master I say that that is no problem. Accordingly, I'm asking kateD, who placed second in the challenge, to take over the reins and host the next poetry challenge.

What say you, Kate?


You don't want to know what I said when I read this!!! I was quite excited NOT to win.

But I will be a good sport and do it. Unless No. 3 wants to. ??? I'll wait a day to see if he or she is a taker. Or ANYONE who thinks it'd be fun to host the Poetry Challenge ... PM me and I'll pass the gavel.

Otherwise, I'll put something up.
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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #32 on: June 07, 2017, 06:02:18 PM »

Cool!  Being dead last has its benefits ;D

And I am sure Cornelius will have something special for you at the banquet.   :)

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2017, 06:19:37 PM »
They were great poems guys, congrats Catherine  ;D

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« Reply #34 on: June 08, 2017, 01:24:05 AM »
Congratulations, Catherine.  It truly was a tough choice.

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Offline Catherine F

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Re: Sticky: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2017, 07:00:25 AM »
Thanks all ! I'm so proud  :D :D :D Proud as a peacock  ;D Never dreamed of winning anything in an english-speaking (or writing as it happens) challenge. Cooool  8)
Grateful to those who liked my poem.
And Kate so grateful to you for agreeing to host the next round in place of me. I really could not manage it at the moment. But I promise to reciprocate when my life settles down.
I bow a deep reverence to all the poets, writers, readers and voters visiting this thread.
And Tom, Mark ,Kate, Gyppo, a very special thank you to the four of you, for your kindness and your dedication to this site, your energy at keeping it lively, fresh and humorous.
Your qualities as poets are an inspiration. And I look forward to the next Napo.
Cheers friends

Offline Mark T

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #36 on: June 08, 2017, 01:29:56 PM »
You don't want to know what I said when I read this!!! I was quite excited NOT to win.

But I will be a good sport and do it. Unless No. 3 wants to. ??? I'll wait a day to see if he or she is a taker. Or ANYONE who thinks it'd be fun to host the Poetry Challenge ... PM me and I'll pass the gavel.

Otherwise, I'll put something up.

I've asked #3. Will let you know, Kate. Thanks for being a good sport.

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Re: Sticky: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2017, 03:32:32 PM »
Congratulations Catherine.
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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #38 on: June 09, 2017, 05:20:02 AM »
Congrats Catherine  :D
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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #39 on: June 09, 2017, 07:15:20 AM »
YAY! Vienna, who wrote an excellent Night Drive poem -- only not in time to submit it to the contest, has graciously agreed to host the next Poetry Challenge. I can't wait to see the prompt.

Take it away, Richard...............

Offline Catherine F

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #40 on: June 09, 2017, 07:15:39 AM »
Thank you guys

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Re: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!
« Reply #41 on: June 09, 2017, 07:18:07 AM »
Oh Vienna thank you for taking up the next challenge. Had you entered Post Napo with your Night Drive you d have been the winner by far !