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Vote Now! Liberty of the Seas Poetry Contest Read the poems, then vote on your favorite below.
- Voting open to Cruise Critic members of record as of April 17, 2007 12:00pm ET
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Great poems to tribute a great new ship! Congratulations to all the finalists!
__________________ Carnival x 12: Sensation, Paradise x 3, Legend, Destiny, Conquest, Pride, Holiday, Dream x 2, Liberty RCL x 6: Majesty of the Seas, Sovereign of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas Celebrity x 1: Century Princess x 6: Caribbean Princess x 3, Dawn Princess, Diamond Princess, Crown Princess NCL x 2: Spirit, Breakaway
Voyager of the Seas 2002/Enchantment of the Seas 2003/Enchantment of the Seas 2006/Enchantment of the Seas 2007/Liberty of the Seas 2007/Navigator of the Seas 2008/Mariner of the Seas 2008/Explorer of the Seas 2008/Explorer of the Seas 2009/Liberty of the Seas 2009/Explorer of the Seas 2010/Oasis of the Seas 2010/again, Oasis of the Seas 2010/Monarch of the Seas 2010/Explorer of the Seas 2011/again,Explorer of the Seas 2011/Majesty of the Seas 2011/Explorer of the Seas 2011/Explorer of the Seas 4-7-2013/Explorer of the Seas 10-6-2013/Vision of the Seas 5-22-2014/Explorer of the Seas 9-11-2014
Upcoming: NCL Epic 1-11-15(first time cruising like a Norwegian!)/Liberty of the Seas 10-22-15
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
RCCL Explorer of the Seas B2B 12/03/12 & 12/13/12
RCCL B2B Liberty of the Seas 12/5/11-12/15/11
RCCL Grandeur of the Seas 02/01/09
RCCL Monarch of the Seas 01/18/09
RCCL Explorer of the Seas 11/30/2008
RCCL B2B2B Monarch of the Seas 11/26/07-12/08/07
RCCL Liberty of the Seas Pre-Innaugural 05/06/07 Review
RCCL Freedom of the Seas 01/07 Review of our shore excursion with pics!
RCCL Adventure of the Seas 04/06 ReviewPICS!!
Carnival Inspiration 01/05
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
__________________ Completed Cruises
NCL Southward ~ 12/16/1991 4 Day Baja Mexico
NCL Norway ~ 08/22/1992 7 Day Eastern Caribbean
CCL Imagination ~ 11/29/1999 5 Day Western Caribbean
CCL Triumph ~ 07/29/2000 7 Day Western Caribbean
CCL Holiday ~ 10/02/2000 4 Day Baja Mexico
CCL Imagination ~ 04/26/2001 4 Day Western Caribbean
CCL Imagination ~ 04/30/2001 5 Day Western Caribbean
CCL Elation ~ 09/02/2001 7 Day Mexican Riviera
RCI Splendour of the Seas ~ 12/09/2006 5 Day Western Caribbean
RCI Serenade of the Seas ~ 10/05/2007 15 Day Hawaii
CCL Conquest ~ 09/28/2008 7 Day Western Caribbean
RCI Voyager of the Seas ~ 03/08/2009 7 Day Western Caribbean
RCI Jewel of the Seas ~ 12/13/2010 11 Day Aruba, Columbia, Panama, Costa Rica, Grand Cayman
NCL Jewel ~ 05/01/2011 9 Day Eastern Caribbean
NCL Star ~ 04/15/2012 12 Day Eastern/Southern Caribbean Repositioning
Congrats to all the finalists. You're all winners!
Grandeur of the Seas, 03/01
Sovereign of the Seas, 12/02
Mariner of the Seas, 3/05
Liberty of the Seas, 5/07 (Pre Inaugural)
Enchantment of the Seas,12/07
Liberty of the Seas, 1/09
Grandeur of the Seas, 7/10, My Retirement Cruise!
Jewel of the Seas, 1/30/12
Liberty of the Seas, 2/21/13
Freedom of the Seas, 3/9/14
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
__________________ Live for today, you never know what tomorrow will bring!
2 Carnival, 3 Princess, Royal Caribbean: MA 1/05, EM 5/05, MA 11/05, GR 1/06, SS 5/06, MA 12/06, EN 1/07, SS 4/07, Liberty Pre-Inaugural 5/07, RD 09/07(14 Night Ultimate Alaska), RD 11/07 Eastern, RD 12/07 Western (our 1st B2B), SS 12/07 (B2B) Xmas, GR 12/07 New Year's, JW 1/08, MA 2/08 (B2B), Emerald Princess 3/08 (Southern Caribbean), GR 4/08 Repo (B2B), SS 5/08, LB 11/08, GR 01/09, Grand Princess 2/09, FR 11/09, GR 1/10, Ruby Princess 2/10, Oasis 10/10, RD 12/10, RD 1/11
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
~Better well done than well said~http://members.shaw.ca/emmysoo1 Up Next ~
Splendour OTS ~ Oct 4/14 ~ Venice/Greek Islands
Oasis Transatlantic~ Oct 14/14 ~ Bringing LADY O Back home Quantum ~ Inaugural ~ Nov 23/14
Quantum ~ 12 night ~ April 12/15
Independence OTS~ Oct 25/15 ~ Group Cruise
Serenade OTS ~ Nov 2/15 ~ 11 night Southern Carib
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
Chris & Kathy
Majesty of the Seas - Aug 2000 (25th Anniversary cruise)
Carnival Inspiration - Apr 2001 (Family cruise)
Explorer of the Seas - Sep 2002 (Family cruise)
Carnival Celebration - Dec 2002 (Family cruise)
Vision of the Seas - Feb 2004 (Murder Mystery cruise)
Rhapsody of the Seas - 18 Sept 2005 (The Never-Ending Cruise)
Freedom of the Seas - 15 Oct 2006 (PBS Cruise)
Monarch of the Seas - 19 Mar 2007 (The Diamond Quest Cruise)
Carnival Ecstasy - 15 Oct 2007 (Family Cruise)
Explorer of the Seas - 25 Apr 2008 (PBS Reunion)
Golden Princess - 19 Jun 2010 (Wedding Cruise)
congrats to the finalists!
good luck to you all- can't wait to see who wins!
commodore caribe 1981, ccl destiny 2000, ccl victory 2002, ccl conquest 2003, adventure of the seas sept 2004, mariner of the seas oct 2005, enchantment 2006, mariner oct 2006, explorer nov 2006, sovereign b2b 2007 , mariner 2007, navigator 2007, navigator 2008 , caribbean princess 2008 , voyager of the seas jan 2009 , freedom of the seas aug 2009, ccl triumph may 2010, freedom of the seas sept 2010, norwegian spirit may 2011, freedom of the seas nov 2011, voyager of the seas feb 25, 2012, navigator of the seas dec 8, 2012, adventure of the seas dec 8, 2013
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!
November 23, 2014 - Quantum of the Seas
April 12, 2015 - Quantum of the Seas
May 20, 2012 - Golden Princess
September 25, 2011 Allure of the Seas
December 05, 2009 Oasis of the Seas (Maiden Voyage)
September 4, 2009 Majesty of the Seas
February 22, 2009 - Mariner of the Seas (West Coast Maiden Voyage)
September 5, 2008 Monarch of the Seas
April 25, 2008 - Explorer of the Seas
January 21, 2008 -Monarch of the Seas
September 10, 2007 - Island Princess
May 14, 2007 - Majesty of the Seas
January 26, 2007 - Monarch of the Seas
June 4, 2006 - Freedom of the Seas (Maiden Voyage)
November 19, 2004 - Monarch of the Seas
September 28, 2003- Vision of the Seas
July 28, 2003 - Monarch of the Seas
September 21, 2001 - Radiance of the Seas
September 27, 1999 -Sovereign of the Seas
November 6, 1998- Viking Serenade
September 5, 1986- SS Azure Seas
Location: Ladysmith B.C. Canada ~ on Vancouver Island
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.
Aloha,Kalola & Lopaka~
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Quantum Launchers International Critters & Pink Boa Society ~ Making the world a smaller place.
Quantum of the Seas.........Nov 2014 Maiden Voyage ~ bringing Quantum across the pond to NYC
Vision of the Seas.............Oct 2015 Mediterranean/Venice ~ Out of Barcelona
Vision of the Seas.............Oct 2015 Transatlantic ~ Barcelona to Tampa FL
Radiance of the Seas.........April 2016 Hawaii to Vancouver ~ 50 Anniversary