It’s time to celebrate! My annual blog report from WordPress has arrived. Thank you, readers. Thanks especially to those who take time to comment. Thank you for your words of encouragement. You help (more than you know) to keep me writing.
How about some chocolate? As a thank you, I’d love to send some chocolate to my most active commenters. The top five commenters on Poetry Patio in 2013 were:
1. Susan Bahr from Vermont (Down the Mountain Road)
3. Joanie from WI (Joanie Shawhan/In Her Shoes)
5. Dorannrule (Dor) from Virginia (Virginia Views)
Thank you, thank you for your support! Send your mailing address to me at lipskypatio [at] gmail.com and I’ll send some chocolates your way.
More Stats: Visitors came to Poetry Patio from 81 countries in 2013. Besides the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Australia were not far behind.
My most commented on post was Devotion.
My most viewed poem was A Sleeping Baby (written in 2012).
My busiest day of the year was the day I posted the poem Good Morning.
For fun, I’ve included those three short poems below. Happy New Year!
All the best to you in 2014! ~Lori
Good Morning Sing, Dance, Hum Shout out the window Clash the cymbals Another new day ***** by Lori Lipsky photo credit: jamesbenet/istockphoto
A Sleeping Baby When trouble crowds in Watch a baby sleep Touch a baby arm Kiss a baby hand When stress climbs high Whiff a little baby smell Rock a baby, nuzzle Watch a baby sleep ********** by Lori Lipsky photo credit:istockphoto/Kristina Greke
Devotion Devotion is better measured by time than enthusiasm ****** by Lori Lipsky Happy 60th Anniversary, Mom and Dad. *Married June 6, 1953* Congratulations!