Vote Now! Liberty of the Seas Poetry Finalists

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Vote Now! Liberty of the Seas Poetry Contest

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Poll: Vote For Your Favorite
Poll Results
Vote For Your Favorite

Carpe Diem by d&a Delaware
10.22%

Untitled by Mijuraad
8.25%

31.48%

16.38%

33.68%

Voters: 861.  You may not vote on this poll.

#1
Ewing, NJ
18,204 Posts
Joined Jan 2000
Be sure to read ALL FIVE FINALISTS in our Liberty of the Seas Contest, then vote!

Thanks,

Laura
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#2
Ewing, NJ
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Congratulations to all five of our Poetry Contest Finalists. You did a great job! I also have to thank everyone who submitted a poem; what a creative group of cruisers we have in our community!



Laura
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#3
4,524 Posts
Joined May 2002
Great poems to tribute a great new ship! Congratulations to all the finalists!
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NCL x 3: Spirit, Breakaway, Dawn

#4
❤ City of Brotherly Love ❤
34,309 Posts
Joined Nov 2006
Congrats to all the finalists!
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#5
New Jersey
3,536 Posts
Joined Nov 2005
I am so proud of the outpouring of poem entries to the Liberty of the Seas contest -- there were so many really wonderful ones that it was really tough to winnow choices down to five. But we had to. If you're one of the five, congrats. If not, trust me when I say it was a hard call

Best,

Carolyn

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#6
Southwest side of Indianapolis
4,339 Posts
Joined Oct 2005
These were all great! Good luck, everyone!
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#7
Texas Hill Country
15,738 Posts
Joined Jan 2006
Awesome group of poems. Aren't we too cool I love it They were so clever in their approaches too. Cruise Critic: thank you. I had so much fun doing this and congratulations to the lucky and talented winner. Kiss the captain for me. Bon Voyage
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#8
Tampa Bay Area
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Joined Apr 2006
They are all great.. Good Luck to everyone!
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#9
Lansing, MI and Ormond by the Sea, FL
2,766 Posts
Joined Dec 2002
Tough choice!

Congrats to all the finalists. You're all winners!

Cathy
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#10
San Jose, CA
8,160 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
I just wanted to thank Cruise Critic for including me among these other talented poets and to wish everyone good luck.

BecciBoo-If I win, is it OK if I just shake the Captain's hand?

Patrick (Barnisdad)
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#11
Indian Shores, Fl.
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Congrats to all the Finalists...The poems were all very well done and it was a hard choice to make...Good Luck to all...Later, Jill


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#12
23 Posts
Joined Apr 2007
What a great contest ... and very, very clever and creative entries!

I'm SO excited to be one of the final five ... thanks, CruiseCritic!!

What is it they say, "It's an honor just to be nominated" ...

Happy travels, all!

Large Wake
#13
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
30,965 Posts
Joined Jan 2001
Congratulations to all of you... and good luck to all

Becci ~ I unlike Barnisdad WILL kiss the captain for you on May 14...

Hope to meet the winner on the May 14 sailing
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#14
6,417 Posts
Joined Jul 2003
Originally posted by Barnisdad
BecciBoo-If I win, is it OK if I just shake the Captain's hand?
What? If I had known you weren't going to kiss the Captain, I would have voted for someone else! lol
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#15
madison, ms /orange beach, alabama
5,268 Posts
Joined Feb 2002
congrats to the finalists!
good luck to you all- can't wait to see who wins!
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#17
San Jose, CA USA
7,518 Posts
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I enjoyed being creative and sorry that I wasn't selected. However, I am so proud of my DH, Barnisdad!

Thank you Cruise Critic for conducting this wonderful contest...how many cups of coffee to read through all of the poems? Glad I wasn't in your shoes!

Grazie Mille!
Janice
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#18
Ladysmith B.C. Canada ~ on Vancouver Island
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Good Luck to the winner who ever it my be, You all did a fantastic job.

It would be nice if we Canadians could have also put a poem in as I would like to have had a chance to won a Pre Inaugural Cruise on the LIberty of the Seas.

Carol
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Radiance of the Seas............ June 2002 Alaska
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#19
Texas Hill Country
15,738 Posts
Joined Jan 2006
Originally posted by Barnisdad
I just wanted to thank Cruise Critic for including me among these other talented poets and to wish everyone good luck.

BecciBoo-If I win, is it OK if I just shake the Captain's hand?

Patrick (Barnisdad)
By all means.....LOLOLOL But throw him a kiss for me But if I win, I'll kiss him twice, once for you!LOL
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#20
Texas Hill Country
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Originally posted by flames
Good Luck to the winner who ever it my be, You all did a fantastic job.

It would be nice if we Canadians could have also put a poem in as I would like to have had a chance to won a Pre Inaugural Cruise on the LIberty of the Seas.

Carol
I agree Carol, I already complained a bit on the British thread about the unfortunate legal stuff. Shoulda been open to everybody.
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