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From the Cradle to the Grave

Nonet

26 total reviews 
Comment from zanya
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The Nonet format really works well here elucidating our 'long and arduous journey' through life with a superb list of our 'shenanigans' while we are here - while raising a chuckle

 Comment Written 28-May-2017


reply by the author on 29-May-2017
    Thanks much!
Comment from Ideasaregems-Dawn
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What a wonderful nonet! Congratulations on a well-deserved win. This is marvelous, and a good reminder to 'carpe diem', huh? I'm so glad you place with this one because I am so far behind, I might have missed it!

 Comment Written 24-May-2017


reply by the author on 25-May-2017
    Thanks so much, Dawn, greatly appreciated.
reply by Ideasaregems-Dawn on 26-May-2017
    :) My pleasure.
Comment from BeasPeas
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This is a good entry. I like that you've made it rhyme. We do our best with what we've got to make decisions and lead a good life. So true, and then we go. Much luck in the contest. Marilyn

 Comment Written 21-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    Thanks so much.
Comment from Bill Schott
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This nonet, From the Cradle to the Grave, brings that sad reality to me and has clutched me this morning. We are experiencing our newest grandson and wondering if we'll see him graduate. Getting old sucks bad.

 Comment Written 21-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    You are so right about that. Thanks for reading. It goes so fast.
Comment from Day Z Chayn
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JoAnn,

But is the question "Where do we go when we die, if we ever really die at al in the first place?"

Reminds me of Janet Sebold's "The Lovely Bones", but with more tangible philosophical implcations one doesn't have to sit through (or even sift through) a a two and one half hour movie.

Best of luck in the contest.

~Shane~

 Comment Written 20-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    Did you read the book-The Lovely Bones? The movie was good but the book was superb reading. Thanks so much for any comparison, and especially the terrific green star!
reply by Day Z Chayn on 22-May-2017
    Because I saw the movie, I want to read the book. One of the actresses in there (who also was murdered & ended up as a spirit guide before she got to heaven) was also in another movie called 'Stick It' with jeff Bridges as a gymnastics coach.

    I take care of my mother who has Alzheimer's so I don't frequent my local independent bookstore or library anymore.

    I'll probably order the book through the mail. Thanks again for reading and reviewing.

    ~Shane~
Comment from tfawcus
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The seven ages neatly wrapped up in nine lines, which start full of excitement about the journey ahead and gradually decline, through a series of human antics, until it is time for us to leave the stage. A classic story, well-delivered within the framework of the Nonet.

 Comment Written 20-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    Thanks so much!
Comment from marybell1
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I enjoyed reading your Nonet "From the Cradle to the Grave". You had all your lines and syllables correct and I loved your choice of drawings which also followed your poem.
Best of luck.
Marybell1.

 Comment Written 20-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    Thanks so much!
reply by marybell1 on 22-May-2017
    You are most welcome.
    Marybell1.
Comment from bichonfrisegirl
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Hi JoAnn. This is an excellent entry for the Nonet contest. I love the different picture frames depicting life's journey from "cradle to the grave", and you've captured the essence of life's journey well in your Nonet poem. We journey through fun and sadness, the good and bad, "love and lose" and eventually it's all over.

This is very well written and presented. Excellent assonance with your a's and an added bonus to see some rhyming in your Nonet as well. Your Nonet poem rings true and is something that we realize more and more as we get older ... that life goes by in a blink. Best wishes for the contest, JoAnn. ~ ~ Connie

 Comment Written 19-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    Seemed like a good format for how fast the years go-rushed us right through life-haha. Thanks so much for your thoughtful comments.
Comment from Gert sherwood
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Hello frogbook
Great graphic for you nonet poem from cradle to the gave
I agree have all the fun in your life as it is said
' Life is to short'

Gert

 Comment Written 19-May-2017


reply by the author on 22-May-2017
    It sure is. Thanks so much for reading!
Comment from lyenochka
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Wow! You used so many poetic devices in this brief nonet: alliteration, assonance and the metaphor of journey for life and even managed to add rhymes to the lines! Well crafted!

 Comment Written 19-May-2017


reply by the author on 19-May-2017
    Thanks so much for your lovely comments