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Stew21
06-29-2007, 06:01 PM
(I just couldn't wait any longer. I am too excited.)

It is my extreme pleasure to announce our newest Poet Laureate.

Congratulations and a Big Thank You to:

NeuroFizz

His unique style and incredible giving spirit encourage all of us to get better and think harder about our craft. This spirit is demonstrated through his thought-provoking work and generous critiques.

His term of office starts on July 1 and extends through the end of August.

I'm looking forward to your term and all you will bring to it, Rich!

Congratulations!

William Haskins
06-29-2007, 06:41 PM
an excellent choice. congratulations, rich.

davids
06-29-2007, 06:42 PM
good choice-have fun Mr. Fizz!

KTC
06-29-2007, 06:46 PM
Bravo on an excellent choice! Welcome, Mr. Laureate!

C.bronco
06-29-2007, 07:13 PM
Super choice! Congrats Neuro :)

MacAllister
06-29-2007, 08:13 PM
Congratulations, Rich. :)

Pat~
06-29-2007, 08:42 PM
Welcome, and congratulations, NeuroFizz! And Trish, thanks for an excellent job as Laureate II!

rhymegirl
06-29-2007, 10:01 PM
Congrats, Fizzy. Or maybe I'll have to call you Mr. Fizzy now.

NeuroFizz
06-29-2007, 11:05 PM
Thank you all so much. I'm overwhelmed at the moment, both with the responsibility and with the responses. I'll try my best to have fun with it.


Shadows are unreliable
when in the presence of those
who stand so close

and so tall

I can only hope I can stuff
enough concise phrases
and perfect imagery
into the toes of the 7 1/2s
and 10s or 11s, or whatever*
so my 12s fit without
banging around

too much


*I'm too bashful to ask william for his shoe size. He could have 13s for all I know. Trish already knows I'm strange...

Annie O
06-29-2007, 11:14 PM
That's brilliant news FizzyWizz (you are a whizz), I'm so pleased for you and I know you'll do a great job. :)

3 cheers for Rich!

Stew21
06-29-2007, 11:15 PM
(first of all, how sweet is that, I wondered why you asked about shoes.)
Second, you'll do just fine. I have no doubt.
Me? I had to stuff two whole Sunday papers in each of my shoes a couple months ago.

William Haskins
06-29-2007, 11:17 PM
*I'm too bashful to ask william for his shoe size. He could have 13s for all I know.

that's correct. although i can occasionally fit into a size 12 dress shoe.

Norman D Gutter
06-29-2007, 11:23 PM
Way to go Fizzy!

NDG

dclary
06-29-2007, 11:25 PM
Congrats, Neuro. Now go write a tome of pomes about gnomes, homes.

maipenrai
06-29-2007, 11:30 PM
well done mr fizz

NeuroFizz
06-30-2007, 12:55 AM
Congrats, Neuro. Now go write a tome of pomes about gnomes, homes.
To your challenge, deek, I urp up the following, color coded even...


Clurichaun opus
of bothy and mew
‘tis of yon kobold
dictum*


in blue, synonym of tome
in red, primary synonyms of gnome
in orange, secondary synonym of gnome (i.e. proverb)
in green, synonyms of home (both somewhat obscure)
* means one thing, reads like another (heh heh)


And now, I must retire to my bower for the weekend.

skelly
06-30-2007, 01:01 AM
Congrats NF! Excellent choice. You are aware that this means you are now in charge of making coffee in the mornings? Yes? Donuts would be nice...:)

Trish, excellent job! Thank you.

dclary
06-30-2007, 01:22 AM
To your challenge, deek, I urp up the following, color coded even...


Clurichaun opus
of bothy and mew
‘tis of yon kobold
dictum*


in blue, synonym of tome
in red, primary synonyms of gnome
in orange, secondary synonym of gnome (i.e. proverb)
in green, synonyms of home (both somewhat obscure)
* means one thing, reads like another (heh heh)


And now, I must retire to my bower for the weekend.
BRILLIANT!
(both poetically and spectrally)

ddgryphon
06-30-2007, 03:14 AM
Another fine choice!

Congrats Neuro (I won't tell PK Jane where to find you now).

Godfather
06-30-2007, 04:45 PM
a natural succession.

here here!

LimeyDawg
07-01-2007, 04:11 AM
couldn't be happier at the choice. Congrats, Rich.

Angelinity
07-01-2007, 03:48 PM
does this mean mr. Fizz gets a new avatar?

Congrats! ...i really hope you have a comfy chair -- 2 whole months on yer bum, whew!! ;)

ChunkyC
07-01-2007, 08:20 PM
Congrats, Rich!

NeuroFizz
07-02-2007, 03:54 PM
Thank you all. I'm honored. I hope I can reach the height of the bar that has been set by the first two laureates.

MacAllister
07-02-2007, 04:01 PM
You're going to be absolutely wonderful, Rich. I have faith. Also, you're a hell of a good writer. :D

LaceWing
07-02-2007, 07:54 PM
Excellent news for all concerned.

And probably for the rest of the world, too.