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Dorraine's Latest Blogs

Mar.07.2011 - 11:03 am
A pear tree drapes herself in white lace, Blushing behind clouds as she slips on her garter, Preparing to renew vows to Spring. A hard mint winter is finished She...
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Nov.04.2010 - 1:39 pm
     A good fire is stunning. I’ve been known to burn leaves just to see flames lick the sky. In my opinion, there's nothing finer than sitting around a campfire on a...
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Oct.25.2010 - 2:54 pm
Rose and Blackbird When winter laughs at her icy secrets,and blows her ragged skirt,Rose, once adorned in red velvet,whispers, “I was a queen.” Winter howls and her branches...
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Oct.15.2010 - 4:48 pm
I’ve never met a garden I didn’t like, although some I’ve taken to more than others. Growing up, we always had a huge vegetable patch, which we had to toil in, so on hot...
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Comments from Dorraine

Mar.08.2011 - 9:00 pm
In response to: Dysfunctional Gardeners
Jules, I must admit my eyes glaze over when I see purple and white verbena, and everything in between. I'm easily...
Mar.08.2011 - 6:28 pm
In response to: Written in White
Great to hear from you. Appreciate your kind words regarding my work. Considering I've never studied poetry, other than...
Mar.07.2011 - 1:24 pm
In response to: Chilly Weekend in Southern Illinois
A cold game and a warm movie! Sounds like you've got the best of both worlds going on, Sue. Glad you remembered those...
Mar.07.2011 - 1:16 pm
In response to: Written in White
Spring always blooms poetry for me. Must be that surprise party you mentioned. So pleased you enjoyed it, Jules, and...
Feb.10.2011 - 2:07 pm
In response to: Thanking Redroom.
I'm so thrilled for you, Jitu!! This is the way you do it. Wishing you many more writing victories. Congratulations!!!