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Donna L Stoycoff (Donna-Rayne)

Joined 5 years ago from Hollister, California

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    A Symphony of Daydreams on Canvas for Phantastical Things

    2 months ago

    As I strive to understand the stages of grief better, I lost my mother over a year ago, and it's been quite a struggle. Tears flow, smiles, and reminiscences about a learned and well-lived life. This poem shows my stepping towards healing.

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    Slice of the Dice and Throw them Twice

    3 months ago

    I wrote this during moments of despair and grief as the tears were flowing down my heart. It's a journey, and it's learning how to truly stand on my own two feet and be a daughter without her mother.

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    Don't Attempt to Dry My Tears

    6 months ago

    A sullen poem about how the heartaches deep in the sorrow of losing your mother. Within a deep depression but thankfully I came out the other side. (For now).

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    When You Lose Your Loved Ones

    10 months ago

    Discover a heartfelt journey through loss and love in "When You Lose Your Loved Ones" These meaningful verses offer solace and comfort, helping to heal aching hearts and inspire strength.

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    As My Heart Grieves Your Love

    14 months ago

    Life can bring unexpected hardships and times when our hearts ache, and we grieve in loss and sorrow. "As My Heart Grieves Your Love" is a poignant and inspirational poem that speaks directly to the heart in remembering a loved one who has been taken too soon.

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    Her Freedom to Love Calls Her Name

    2 days ago

    This poem is about a woman’s journey to return to herself, which she had lost through a dying love. It was a journey that she had to take to help her realize that before you know it, the years pass by before you realize the death of one’s heart; it will and does heal, but what does...

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    Do You Ever Think of Me?

    14 months ago

    I wrote this poem to my mother, we had been estranged for 8 years (at that time) and though I wanted to make amends, I didn't know how or if she would accept me back into the family. So, I let fear make my decision to keep quiet and not do anything about it... until...

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    All About the Magnificent Maine Coon

    10 months ago

    Maine Coons are known as "the gentle giant" due to their sweet disposition. Although large and hardy, they have a kitten-like personality that remains for life. They are intelligent, cuddly, sweet, gentle, friendly, and pleasant.

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    Best Tips to Feeding Your Cat's Meow

    14 months ago

    What are the main ingredients to look for in natural/indoor cat foods, and which ones satisfy hunger and maintain your cat's health throughout its life cycle?

  • 5

    Oh No! I Didn't Mean to Say That!

    24 months ago

    About this poem: In life I know that we say things and then regret after those words leave the mouth. I said a few things to someone and after I said them, I felt so bad. Of course, I said that I was sorry, but those words kept drowning my mind repeatedly until I couldn't think

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    My Review of Cat Strollers and Accessories

    20 months ago

    Strollers for cats can make outings fun and enjoyable, with your pet tucked inside a cozy stroller with their favorite blankets or bedding, where he or she feels secure while taking in the views and sunshine!

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    Why Does My Kitten Meow at Night?

    12 months ago

    Why does my kitten meow or yowl at night?? 
Have you ever been woken up in the middle of the night by your cat's loud meowing or yowling? Do you wonder why they make such noises and what they need?

  • 9

    Best Diy Toys for Your Cats

    14 months ago

    As cat parents know, our cats can get a little fussy about the toys they play with, and most cats prefer the boxes they come in. Right? What they like is always "hit n' miss!" So instead of paying a fortune on toys they won't play with, the other option is to make their toys!

  • 12

    Spring Is Here, and so Are Fleas - What to Do for Your Cats!

    2 months ago

    Both collars and drops kill fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks, and chewing lice, and they prevent fleas and ticks from biting your cat. Did you know that biting insects carry Lyme disease and several other diseases that can be transmitted to your beloved cat, causing

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    Go Over the Rainbow Bridge My Beloved

    14 months ago

    This poem is a tribute to all the pets who have crossed over the rainbow bridge and left an indelible mark on our lives. May they all Rest in Peace over that bridge- their love remains until we meet again.

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    The Triumphant! Victory! Won at the Cross!

    14 months ago

    It is entirely understandable to feel overwhelmed by the changes happening today. The world is constantly evolving, and it can be challenging to keep up. This poem reflects many people's fears, and I hope it brings you joy knowing our Savior lives and saves us; the battle has already been won!

  • My Review on Cat Canned Food!
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    My Review on Cat Canned Food!

    3 years ago

    When you go to the grocery store to buy your cat food, what do you base your decision on? Brand? Flavor? Cost? It can be pretty challenging to get the best deal, the best ingredients and flavors your kitty will love.

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    You Are the Alpha and the Omega, the Great…I Am

    21 months ago

    My sweet Jesus, I need you now more than I have ever known Everything is changing all around me and I want to come home I know you are helping me along the way, but Father I am so scared You are my rock and my salvation and I know you hear my prayers

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    Explore the Marvels of Bengal Cats

    12 months ago

    Please remember that cats of the F3 generation or lower may display wild behaviors and may not be the most suitable for domestication. As a result, they may not be the ideal choice for house pets, especially if you have young children.

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    Discover the Beauty of the Ragdoll Cat

    15 months ago

    Ragdoll cats and kittens love the sound of water, and they love the bathtub, sink, and pool! They love to play in the water too! Make it extra care not to leave them unattended around water because they can hop in and drown.

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    The Marvelous Tigers of the World

    6 months ago

    Tigers once roamed across Asia from Turkey to Eastern Siberia and parts of South and Southeast Asia. Here is a list of tigers struggling to survive in the wild today and those now considered endangered.

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    Oh, My Darling One I Met You in My Dreams

    2 years ago

    Have you ever flown in your dreams flying over the bright blue skies As peaceful as walking with Jesus, swirling around as the birds dance with the tides Travel the world, seeking all that you find as beautiful as the brightness of the sun How the clouds move along with you, dancing and singing

  • 21

    My Loving Savior Delivers “The Gift”

    13 months ago

    Follow a young girl's journey as she walks with Jesus to the Cross and uncovers its true meaning. And what she discovers is truly amazing and life changing!

  • 24

    The Amazing Siberian Tiger

    6 months ago

    Siberian tigers are muscular and have large heads, powerful forelimbs, huge paws, and canines with 33 razor-sharp teeth that shred their prey, making it easy to feast on their dinner!

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    The Beauty of the Butterfly in Flight

    14 months ago

    She moves with God’s grace; dancing through the trees in the misty gardens above... She takes flight; moves through the waterfalls with such delight, with the wind beneath her wings as she looks for her one true love...

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    What Exactly is in Your Cat's Food?

    15 months ago

    Companies started labeling their pet food as “organic,” “natural,” “vegan,” and now “holistic” Soon, consumers grew suspicious of the tactics of the well-known brands. Smaller companies joined the bandwagon with a more trustworthy appearance.

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    Healthy Organic Recipes for Your Cat

    15 months ago

    Several alternatives are available, ranging from homemade Pâté to dehydrated “raw” foods to a full-blown raw diet. All these can be made at home with simple ingredients.

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    Calvary/Golgotha - Acrostic2

    2 years ago

    The path heading toward the Dead Sea was a well-known street called Via Dolorosa. Jesus had a job to do and he did it because he loves us!

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    Holy Spirit Acrostic Poem

    15 months ago

    An Acrostic poem. I hope you get some closeness to the Holy Spirit!

  • The Day I Saw the Hands of God
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    The Day I Saw the Hands of God

    2 years ago

    I must say as I tell my son's story it still brings me to tears and as I cry writing this, know that even though he was beaten to death, the good Lord saved his life back in 2005, the heartache and fear stay like an unwanted guests!

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    Dancing Willows in the Waterfalls of Time

    2 years ago

    Time has no clock, and nothing keeps time – just a moment of silence when she knew what love meant and she wished for the young fellow...

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    Do We "Fall in Love" or Just Lose Our Balance?

    21 months ago

    No, it's not a sad thing when you realize that no matter what life throws at you- you will always have love

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    The Enchanting Charm of the Tuxedo Cat!

    12 months ago

    Tuxedo cats are classy and sleek, and their coats are velvety-soft and silky. It's important to note that "tuxedo" is not the name of an actual cat breed—it’s a term used to describe the characteristic bicolor patterning of various cats (like the black and white tuxedo cat).

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    For Jesus Is My Loving Savior

    14 months ago

    Your warm embrace lifted my soul and filled me with your undying love I found myself wanting more While listening to the ocean's roar. Oh, how you loved me more than ever before

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    The Strongest of Angels with Butterfly Wings

    14 months ago

    I wrote this poem before I had found Jesus, my life was in turmoil, and my love life kept crashing around me; as I pondered these things, I decided to take the pledge of being single, forsake love and learn to fly on the wings of the strongest Angels butterfly wings...

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    This Holy Gift is Forever

    3 years ago

    The most precious gift we can give to one another is leading the lost to the saving faith and grace of Jesus Christ. Give your own love of kindness and helpfulness, be that light that leads them to Jesus and He will take care of the rest... Plant the Seed! God is Love

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    On My Knees, O My Lord

    2 years ago

    She can’t fight the sadness that lingers so still with rivers that quake in the sand- Tears poured down her face leaving a trace of yesterday's sorrows of man- Her body shakes as she cries out to God, rescue me from this earthquake- He takes...

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    A Woman Knows How Loud She Can Roar!

    15 months ago

    I've never really understood how a man can say he loves you with the same lips he is telling another woman at the same time... causes a heartbreak that is so deep... makes you feel like you're going to break... and then you find the strength to leave...

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    She Danced the Dance of Love

    15 months ago

    I wrote this when I was on my way to finding God. It was a road well traveled, and although it took me two more years to finally surrender my heart to him, I finally did, and I've never been the same.

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    Why Do Cats Eat Things That Aren't Food?

    10 months ago

    Find out what other feline behaviors are normal or abnormal when they eat things that aren't food.

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    The Ancient Domestic Cats Royal Line

    11 months ago

    For seven years, the Egyptians stored vast amounts of grain that attracted rodents and the wild cats that hunted them. That was just the beginning of cat domestication.

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    Dancing Willows in The Light

    2 years ago

    Look all around you, tell me what do you see The moon, the stars, the ocean, and the sea Whispering willows that dance in the falling rain Autumn leaves fall to the earth, giving God His praise...

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    While Sipping on Strawberry Wine

    15 months ago

    No, bother, nothing at all. She should think of what truly matters - Never mind, today’s not the day when life is torn and tattered - Lost in the past, too much to handle, so she listens for the beat - When traveling alone, this life gets hard to stand alone on your feet...

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    Come Whisper to Me Gently

    2 years ago

    Come whisper to me gently; let it echo through the night Let it travel through the mist in the shadows of the light No distance stands between us, as we unite this thing called love Let me find your heart that dreams are made of...

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    Do You See With Your Eyes Wide Open?

    2 years ago

    Have you ever watched a sparrow, dance in the wind? Do you stand in awe of all this beauty, in awe of what our Savior did Have you ever danced delightfully in the pouring rain Does it bring joy to your heart and puts a smile upon your face

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    What Kind of Cats Produce Less Dander?

    15 months ago

    Hypoallergenic cats, aka low-allergen cats, have qualities that make it possible for most allergy sufferers to encounter a cat or even own one. And if you own one, it can help prevent those watery eyes and sneezing fits associated with cats!

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    How Do Your Cats View the World?

    15 months ago

    Cats can't see the finest details or rich, vibrant colors; however, they have a superior ability to see in the dark because they have rods in their retina sensitive to low light.

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    My Kitten Bites: What Do I Do?

    2 weeks ago

    One of the most common behaviors for a kitten (or cat) is biting. It can be your kitten's way of letting you know that he or she is too stimulated by what you are doing to them.

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    Let's Compare Who's Smarter: Cats or Dogs

    10 months ago

    Everyone wants to know the answer to the age-old debate: who's more intelligent, cats or dogs? Dog lovers think dogs are more intelligent than cats, and cat lovers think felines are smarter than dogs.

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    Sumatran Tiger: Life & Behaviors

    15 months ago

    Tigers hunt through forests, grass levels, wetlands, and at higher elevations of 8,000 feet above sea level. Plus, they prefer being closer to the forest's center and areas closest to water.

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    The Amazing and Endangered Sumatran Tiger

    11 months ago

    The Sumatran tiger population is declining rapidly nevertheless, the question remains; What can we do to help ensure the tigers have a right to live without fear of their extinction? The smallest tiger species and the last species to survive in Indonesia.

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    Cats and the Cold Weather

    5 months ago

    Did you know seasonal changes affect cats like they do humans? Here are some ways to prepare your feline companion to prepare for the cold weather before it arrives.

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    How to Tell if Your Cat Is Cold

    15 months ago

    Nature prepares a cat's coat to become thicker to fight off the cold. However, your cat will feel much colder in cold temperatures than we do. Therefore, we need to act to help your kitty get warmth.

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    Is My Cat's Sense of Smell Stronger than Mine?

    13 months ago

    I've always wondered if my cat can smell things better than me. I often see their noses lift in the air. I wonder what they smell; is it food cooking in the distance or another animal or cat?

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