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Top Ten Emerging Influential Bloggers 2009

I give to you my nominees for the top ten emerging influential bloggers for 2009

(Carpe diem)

Illustrious with words, few on pride,
he's out there, braving this journey called life.

Dove to fathom the vast oceans,
jumped out of mountaintops without reservations.

In twenty four hours, his influence kept growing,
His creative and unique style - appealing.

All it took was a breath of ideas, writing to exhale
tomorrow is a timeless work his pen drew today.

Carpe diem
Latin expression that means 'seize the day.' Carpe diem poems have a theme of living for today.

(Free verse)

Latticed love in a five walled house,
brought summer from a winter's drought.
Cool words of a whisperer's tale,
from the mom's side you hail.

Your honor is the lady's palace,
of sweet love and a radiant fragrance.
All eyes shall we leave a graceful plea,
to join your domain so willingly.

Free verse (vers libre)
Poetry written in either rhyme or unrhymed lines that have no set fixed metrical pattern.


Thirteen more crosses,
owner of a challenged past,
rise again and walk.

A Japanese poem composed of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five morae, usually containing a season word.

(Free verse)


Courage of a worthy knight,
sharp skilled mind and brave true heart.
No sweet talking can ever force her,
bend these iron will of art.

Awake all hours of the day,
armed - a ready pen at hand.
No distance shall impede her wit,
tell the news across the land.


unconventionally solid,
writing walls of experience,
warm and fuzzy contemplations,

Poetry with five lines. Line 1 has one word (the title). Line 2 has two words that describe the title. Line 3 has three words that tell the action. Line 4 has four words that express the feeling, and line 5 has one word which recalls the title.


"Lifelots" came alive with inspirations,
Humble words met mature wisdom.

Tactful phrases sung lovely tunes,
warmed up hearts from this cool June.

Painting rainbows across lines of freedom,
ever wonder where they came from?

Charitable soul, selfless child,
A divine inspiration, a guiding light.

A couplet has rhyming stanzas made up of two lines.


Fair as white as the snow in winter skin,
her fame has welcomed all of her readers.
Building friendships and lasting bonds of new,
a household name, so sweet and so tender.

A stanza or poem consisting of four lines. Lines 2 and 4 must rhyme while having a similar number of syllables.


Youth inspired writer,
creating themes from his eyes.
Eager pictures - blaze,
to follow crystal shadows,
daring intentions.

A Japanese poem of five lines, the first and third composed of five syllables and the other seven.


Juvenile thoughts encountered,
endlessly questioning thirst,
doorway to ascension of spirits,
chosen to represent.
Here he stood awaiting judgement.
A worthy son of patriots,
no righteous man opposes.

Poetry that certain letters, usually the first in each line form a word or message when read in a sequence.


Passionate father, blogger, and writer,
his advocacy is keep families together.
Armed with numerous trials from the past,
his shield is God's grace of strength and steadfast.

This modest hero with his heartfelt sword,
face this sometimes demented world.
A cross tied firmly in his fair heart,
withdrew disarray from this troubled art.

A rhyming poem has the repetition of the same or similar sounds of two or more words, often at the end of the line.

This is a writing project that aims to identify new and emerging blogs that are making an impact to the readers of 2009. For the rules and blog qualifications, please visit Ms. Janette’s original post.

Thank you to the sponsors that made this project possible: Absolute Traders, My Brute Cheats, Business Summaries, Fitness Advantage Club, Events and Corporate Video, Events@Work, Dominguez Marketing Communications, Red Mobile and

I hope you also learned some of the forms of poetry. I tried my best to give justice to the styles each nominee was classified under.

A plurker friend of mine Earthlingorgeous is looking for her own top 10 nominees. So, please let us help Earthlingorgeous discover emerging influential blogs to finally complete her list.

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