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The Eagle in Me
6/10/2012 1:18:02 PM
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar!

We each have an eagle inside us, and the luckiest ones get to let that eagle soar from time to time.

Writing, revising, re-writing, revising, re-writing my speech for the Arkansas Writers' Conference was a months-long project that challenged me and  forced me to use both sides of my brain in new and different ways. 

Come June 1, 2012 I felt confident and ready to present "Words: Powerful, Playful, Persuasive" to the special audience before me in little Rock. 

What a thrill to be included among the other gifted, talented and experienced speakers the weekend of June 1-2.

In April my poem, "Time" was selected by Deep South Magazine during National Poetry Month as Poem of the Day on April 7, 2012. www.deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/time

The next breeze was receiving 3rd Place in the Grand Conference Award II for a personal essay “Love Gives Itself”; 2nd Place in the Village Writers of Hot Springs Village Award for another essay “The Teacher Who Was Most Influential in My Life”, at the 68th Annual Arkansas Writers' Conference in Little Rock on June 1-2, 2012.

Lift-off was the acceptance and positive feedback from my speech “Words: Powerful, Playful, Persuasive”. I became airborne.

The wind remains beneath my wings. My feathers feel light right now. What motivation! Looking forward to a productive summer.


 



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More Blogs by Patricia A. Oplinger
• Laureate on My Mind - Saturday, February 21, 2015
• "Poetry as Panacea" - Saturday, November 01, 2014
• Unforgettable Voice. Unforgettable Heart. - Tuesday, September 02, 2014
• Madeline Jonelle - Saturday, August 23, 2014
• Nothing Succeeds Like Success - Saturday, March 29, 2014
• A Certain Kind of Courage - Wednesday, March 05, 2014
• The World of Imagination - Monday, December 09, 2013
• Ramblin' - Monday, August 05, 2013
• Letter to Rob Lamm - Tuesday, April 23, 2013
• Writers' Retreat - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
• Love is in the Air via an Acrostic Poem - Monday, February 04, 2013
• Letter I never Mailed - Wednesday, January 23, 2013
• Facing Up to Blanks - Friday, October 19, 2012
• Writing is a Powerful Search Mechanism - Thursday, August 02, 2012
• . . . and there is a hippopotamus in me . . . - Tuesday, July 17, 2012
•  The Eagle in Me - Sunday, June 10, 2012  
• Catchup! - Tuesday, May 01, 2012
• Mea Culpa! - Thursday, April 12, 2012
• Splendiferous - Wednesday, October 26, 2011
• The Rose and the Thorn - Saturday, September 24, 2011
• Some Folks Are Wise and Some Are Otherwise - Tuesday, August 09, 2011
• Hidden Seed - Saturday, July 16, 2011
• IF ONLY - Saturday, April 23, 2011
• The Boat - Friday, March 04, 2011
• UH-OH - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• Writing Poetry - Tuesday, March 01, 2011
• Sense of Humor - Friday, February 25, 2011
• The Only Thing - Thursday, February 10, 2011
• Being wise - Saturday, January 29, 2011
• What I Mean - Friday, January 28, 2011
• Playhouse CD Debut a Success - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• Contact! - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• Hiding in the Playhouse of My Mind - Tuesday, November 30, 2010
• Being Wise - Thursday, October 28, 2010
• Listening Between the Lines - Friday, October 15, 2010
• Try Opening Your Life - Wednesday, October 06, 2010
• Love Gives Itself - Friday, October 01, 2010
• Sunshine in NJ - Thursday, September 23, 2010
• Smooth Handle - Friday, September 10, 2010
• Planning - Monday, August 16, 2010
• Three Words - Friday, August 13, 2010
• Take it easy -- but take it - Tuesday, August 10, 2010
• Newly Found Relative - Monday, August 09, 2010
• Try it. You'll like it. - Tuesday, August 03, 2010
• Out on a limb - Thursday, July 22, 2010
• Answers and Questions - Tuesday, July 13, 2010
• Freedom - Saturday, July 03, 2010
• A Jug - Thursday, July 01, 2010
• Body Helps Brain - Tuesday, June 15, 2010
• 66th Annual Writers' Conference - Sunday, June 13, 2010
• Boots on the Ground! - Tuesday, June 01, 2010
• Life in and Out of Balance - Saturday, May 29, 2010
• Publication Notice - Wednesday, February 24, 2010
• Light Verse - Tuesday, January 26, 2010
• Echoes of the Ozarks Volume V - Monday, January 25, 2010
• Biennial Competition 2010 - Thursday, January 21, 2010
• Persistent Pilferer - Wednesday, December 30, 2009
• Izard County Friends of the Library Signing - Wednesday, November 18, 2009
• Life on a Seesaw Succeeds - Wednesday, November 18, 2009
• Premiere Day! - Saturday, November 14, 2009
• Autumn in the Foothills - Wednesday, October 21, 2009
• Invitation to Appear at Authors' Luncheon at Arkansas Writers' Conference - Tuesday, September 22, 2009
• Life on a Seesaw - Monday, August 03, 2009
• At Work - Saturday, July 04, 2009
• Conference Day - Monday, May 04, 2009


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