Hubpages: Patrons of the Arts Contests
Patron of the Arts Contest
Hubpages: November 2011 Contests
There are only a few more days to enter your last selections in the Hub pages Parton of the Arts contest which ends November 21, 2011 at noon Pacific Time. It has been a lot of fun participating in this contest as well as rather challenging as I wrote out of genre in order to enter. But it was rather healthy to extent myself out of my comfort zone in writing and into the unknown. As part of the contest I had to study poetry. My son will probably never forgive the Hub pages staff as I made him learn with me but such is life. And I have a new found appreciation for poetry which I had never had before. I never realized it was based on a Mathematical scheme and now that I have written a few poems I have a deeper sense of appreciation for all poetry. This would also include a greater appreciation for musical lyrics for he most part I never really noticed. I was not a person who ever listened to the words of a song but to the notes. Therefore after writing poetry I realized lyrics are poetry set to music. So I have learned a lot from the poetry portion of the contest.
My Poetry Entries
- Sestina: God is Here Too.
A Sestina titled God is Here Too written by JT Walters. A Sestina about a person who was lost and who God helped through his presence them find their way back through forgiveness.
- An Ode: Parental Madness
An Ode to Parental Madness and one author's journey of caring for her loving generous son who also happens to have Autism.
- The Parody of the Divine
A poem about the parody f the Divine.
- The Roundel: Born for Greatness Leading Autistic People to Prosperity.
A Roundel: Born for Greatness Leading Autistic People to Prosperity. About a young man's courage to perserve to achieve his dreams with Autism.
- Japanese Friends We Will Meet
A haiku dedicated to our Japanese friends we will meet.
- Rondelet: Open Your Eyes
A Rondelet; OPen Your Eyes by JT Walters.
- Tanka: Love the Glow of Life
Tanka: Love the Glow of Life by JT Walters.
- Pantoum:Our Happy Insanity, Love.
A Patoum: Our happy Insanity, Love.
- A Rondeau: Conquer Your Fear.
A Rondeau" Conquer Your Fear. It is about conquering your fear in order to live your dreams.
- A Rondeau: Death By Moped
A Rondeau entitle Death By Moped. It recalls my expriences as a volunteer ambulance squad member in which I witnessed a moped head hit by a car.
- A Triolet: Ambitious Pledge
A Triolet titled Ambitious Pledge.
- Sijo: Poetry of Pleasure
Sijo: Poerty of Pleasure written by JT Walters.
- Birthing Death
A poem about loss and try to be reborn through the loss of a loved one in which it is entitled Birthing Death.
- A Rondeau: Never Without Love
A Rondeau entitled Never Without Love. It is about how we travel through life in a prepetual state of love.
- Ghazal: Love for the American Politician
Ghazal titled Love for the American Politician written by JT Walters. The poem relays sentiment about how the people feel about their politicians. Especially when it comes to our politicians willingness to sacrifice the lives of our military.
- Rondelet: Please Indulge Me
Rondelet titled, Please Indulge Me.
- Tanka: Death Eternal Sleep
Tanka: Death Eternal Sleep by JT Walters.
- Ruba’i: Back From Desert Hell
A Ruba'i dedicated to our troops who are both home and overseas for Veterans Day.
- Sonnet: Fray of Freedom
A Sonnet: Fray of Freedom written by Jt Walters. It is about the waken of the United States and fighting for their own freedom from their government.
- Acrostic: A Sister Brings a New Beginning
An Acrostic poem about A woman entering the Freemason orde to unite the United States of America.
Young Americans in Paris
And I ventured back into creative writing specifically fiction writing which I had abandoned before I went into graduate school. And while it was really hard for me to write short stories as I am a book person I cut everything way down and scaled it all back so it would fit the parameters of the contests.
My first story is about the adventures of two young American girls in Paris. And I really enjoyed writing it but would have preferred to have it a small novella or book but that again I edit it down for the contest. This ended up being an eight part series.
Young Americans in Paris
- Young Americans in Paris Part I
A short fictional story about two young women traveling in France in the 1980(s).
- Young Americans in Paris Part II
This is part two of the fictional tale of two young Americans experiences in Paris France.
- Young Americans in Paris Part III
A fictional short story about two young American girls in Paris in the 1980(s). Part III being free.
- Young Americans in Paris Part IV
A fictional story about two young American in Paris part IV.
- Young Americans in Paris Part V
Part V of the short fictional story Young Americans in Paris.
- Young Americans in Paris Part VI
Part VI in the fictional tale of Young Americans in Paris.
- Young Americans in Paris Part VII
Fictional tale of young Ameicans in Paris.
- Young Americans in Paris Part IIX
The fictional tale of Young Americns in Paris Conclusion Part IIX.
The Wishing Well
The second creative writing entry was The Wishing Well which was a fictional science fiction tale I had planned on writing in screen play format. And I had to seriously cut and edit down a lot of the material in this story as well in order to enter it into the contest. But it was also a story I enjoyed sharing with you.
The Wishing Well
- The Wishing Well: Part I
A Science fiction story about Von Der Camp who created the Wishing Well Project which is a nano technology which erases all basla ganglia brain impulses as well as all negative thoughts. The Wishing Well gives all the participants positive Karma.
- The Wishing Well: Part II
Part II in the fictional Scientific Thriller The Wishing Well by JT Walters.
- The Wishing Well: Part III
Part III of the Science Fiction story The Wishing Well.
- The Wishing Well: Part IV
Part Iv of the sort story The Wishing Well by JT Walters.
- The Wishing Well: Part V
A short Science Fiction story titled The Wishing Well Part V.
- The Wishing Well: Part VI
Part VI of the creative writing Science Fiction series The Wishing Well by JT Walters.
- The Wishing Well: Part VII
Part VII os the creative writing Science Fiction series The Wishing Well by JT Walters.
I have learned a lot about the generosity of the writer’s on Hubpages. They are extremely kind people and I am so grateful for their input. Without the reader the writer is no one. And that is always a humbling reality of being a writer whether it is here on Hubpages or on the New York’s best seller list.
I would like to encourage everyone to enter into the next contest Hubpages has or enter into this contest in the last few days. I know I have learned a lot from just being a participant and for that I am very grateful. Now I have a few more poems to publish and then I will be through with all my entries. There is still time though if you have any last minute entries you would like to make.