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Writing On Hubpages And Hubpages Contests

Updated on August 20, 2012

I Actually Was a Woman Before I Started This

courtesy wikicommons - what I look like now
courtesy wikicommons - what I look like now


Dedicated to All You Guys On The Same Train


There's this thing called hubbalicious

It’s making my head hurt something vicious

It all started out so innocently

What’s going to become of me?


Thoughts of writing haunt my dreams

I cannot break free or so it seems

Every day finding something new to write

What if I can’t – Good GOD what a fright!


Do you think I’ll ever again be the same

Or will I keep hubbing until I'm insane?

How did I get myself in this mess

I seem to be obsessed I must confess!


Yes, I do have another whole life

I work, I mush, and I am a wife

Don't get me wrong – I'm not complaining

It's just that of late, my brain I'm straining


So many topics and that 'in it to win'

I need to remember to relax and grin

Life is short - I'll keep trying my best

To give it my all but then give it a rest


After all, it's the writing and pals that matter

Instead of worrying, I'll enjoy the chatter

My head is aching, my wrists are a mess

But I know I can do this and with finesse!

When the month's done I may be "famous"

Or I may just be thought a big ignoramus

Thanks for the ride, folks, I'd best get back

To thinking on subjects and keeping on track


If I seem distant and not as succinct

It’s because I am tired – I can barely think

Promise I’ll be back with my usual decorum

Post contest I promise to rehit the forum


Those of us who chose are in this together

Through thick and thin and nasty weather

Good luck to you all my friends of the hubs

Hoping for fingers we've left, not stubs!



Day 5 and counting….Lovingly, Audrey

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    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      6 years ago from Washington

      Thanks Eddy - you are too kind~ Happy holidays!

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      6 years ago from Wales

      A great hub akirchner,

      You are indeed a great writer and I look forward to sharing many more with you on here.

      Take care

      Eddy.

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Thanks, James - it is amazing I have any fingers left to type with and not sure about what wit I have left at this moment either! I shall miss your writings - please do check back and keep us all posted!!! Many best wishes for your success in all things.

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      James A Watkins 

      8 years ago from Chicago

      Very witty, my dear. HubPages is addictive. I can attest to that. I still have a list of thirty topics I want to write Hubs about but I am going to make myself stop so I can get my books done. I'll be checking in on you though. Thanks!

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Katie - you are too hilarious! Did you see Holle's hub - hers was hysterical! I think I outdid myself this week as I think I have done 42 hubs (still have to publish them on the right day) - and hoping to be able to crawl back next week and start the recipes! Holy toledo! Thanks so much for the support and all I can do is do what I can. I think 5 per day though is kinda sorta pushing it for any of us!

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      katiem2 

      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      akirchner, You have my upmost admiration, I burned out after my sixth food hub. Your impressive while I lay nervously shoving triskets into my mouth fearful of my lap top... I'm pulling for you dear :) Go or quit, we'll still love ya! BTW, I love Albert he's a long time fave of mine...

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Darlene - you always say the kindest things....I have a pic of Bob with his hair up with gel and I call it his Einstein moment...oh to be so wise and intelligent....I love him too and I borrowed him for my 'look'....thanks so much for stopping by!

    • Darlene Sabella profile image

      Darlene Sabella 

      8 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Bravo, we all feel the same, I am now just writing when I get a thought, and you have a picture of the love of my life in this hub LOL, I love all your hub and this one to boot...keep on keeping on my girlfriend, you are one of the best...

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Thanks, Paula!

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      Paula Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Austin. Texas

      Right on! You did a great job with this one!!

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Holle - as long as you do not EAT your computer.....sad, sad we have become....it'll all pass - just like gas!

      Charlie - thanks for stopping by and thanks for your kind words as always.

      Sunbucky - hi there! Thanks for laughing with me - it is an illness!

      Freyacesar - thanks so much for commenting and for reading! I seem to be passionate about a great many things - too many it would seem some days.

      Epigramman - too funny - great play on words!

      Hello, hello - no worries....I guess we could be addicted to something far worse!

      JudyDianne - Glad to be in the trenches with all you good folks.....we could do worse things!

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      judydianne 

      8 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

      I loved it!! You put into words how some of us feel! So funny!!

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      I am glad that I am not the only one anymore who has hubaddiction. I wrote a hub about this treadful illness and I still looking for the anti-hub-biotic tablets.

      Thank you so much for your lovely email that really was kind but you didn't have to apologize. I wouldn't have held against you.

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      epigramman 

      8 years ago

      in my inimitable and flattering words I would call your writing hubdelicious!!!

    • Freya Cesare profile image

      Freya Cesare 

      8 years ago from Borneo Island, Indonesia

      Hi. This is very funny indeed! Good luck with the contest. I don't have much time to following it, no mention to write as much as you do. I hope your effort rewarded at the end so your grin will be wider than today. ^_^ Nice to know you.

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      sunflowerbucky 

      8 years ago from Small Town, USA

      This was so cute Audrey! It has a very Dr Suess quality to it! Best of luck my dear!

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      ralwus 

      8 years ago

      I have noticed my hub feed filled with your hubs recently. that;s a lot of work and recipes. I just can't keep up. LOL I am really pulling for you. Best of luck Audrey.

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      Holle Abee 

      8 years ago from Georgia

      LOL! I was gonna write a hub about my addiction! I'm now eating at my computer. How sad is that??

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      Debra Allen 

      8 years ago from West By God

      Hahahaha! Glad that you can do it. I don't have the time or patience to do such a thing.

    • akirchner profile imageAUTHOR

      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Thanks Lady Guinevere....I'm glad you enjoyed it...typing with toes now....

    • Lady Guinevere profile image

      Debra Allen 

      8 years ago from West By God

      LOL LOL I loved it! Very funny!

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