Thank You, Internet.

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Here I am proudly clutching my copy of Melissa Fondakowski’s wonderful book of poems Impatiens. Melissa, AKA, Poet With A Day Job has worked tirelessly on this collection and I am so excited to have my own copy. Melissa has an original, versatile voice, weaving her imagery into a dynamic texture, exulting in life with an unfailing sense of grace.

I will treasure these poems and am grateful to have met a like-minded person like Melissa on the internet. It has been a privilege to share her creative process. Thank you, Internet. You receive a lot of criticism for your myriad shortcomings but in many other ways you succeed in bringing people together. Merci beaucoup!

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10 thoughts on “Thank You, Internet.

  1. Just look at you, you tiny adorable little thing. It’s always nice to be able to put a face to a name. The internet is magical as far as I’m concerned. It certainly has enhanced my life beyond words.

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  2. Selma, you are fantastic. What a wonderful, beautiful thing to say about my work. I am so pleased you love the poems. THANK you a thousand times! (And also for the note you left on my blog about the poems too! I still can’t believe they made me fill out a customs form though…)

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  3. GYPSY – there is something magical about the internet. I have gained so much since I’ve been blogging. Three cheers for the internet!

    LISA – I am really honoured. Thank you so much. I am a fan of yours too! And PWADJ, what can I say but – a great talent!

    KATE – you meet some lovely people on the internet, for sure. (including you…)

    POET – you are so welcome. They are Customs crazy in Australia. We have to show ID for overseas parcels and fill out a Customs Dec. The last parcel my sister sent me from North Carolina was held in customs for 6 weeks. It just contained clothes and books. When I finally received it most of the stuff was damaged. I was peeved.

    MELEAH – I heart the internet too. And you!

    NECTARFIZZ – yes, that’s me. Guilty as charged.

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  4. JIMMY – sorry about the late reply. The Mac is the ultimate accessory. Better than a Prada bag, that’s for sure. Great to hear from you! 🙂

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