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       Beth LaBuff

        

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Before Beth LaBuff and her husband, Tilman, moved to the high desert of Arizona, she lived most of her life surrounded by the corn fields of Adair County, Iowa. She enjoys writing narrative light verse, with many of her poems having a rural flavor and most giving a nod to a Bible phrase or event.


FAVORITE LINKS
The Passover Lamb

SAMPLE ARTICLES
Poetry
The Brigadier and the Merchant's Daughter

Short Story
You Do the Crime--You'll Do the Time

Other Article
This is the Father


MY NEWS
Now available through smashwords.com, my first eBook containing nine of my favorite farm poems, titled Light Farm Works

My second eBook titled Antler Tales and Foreign Trails available at smashwords.com, contains seven poems that have either a foreign setting or about those who uses antlers as part of their home decorating.

Galactic Light Verse is space-themed, light verse, and my third collection.

Turtle Stew, Peking Duck, Barred Plymouth Rock Band, and Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof (ballad of a bottom-feeder) -- Illustrated eBooks available at smashwords.com.

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ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • Recent FaithWriters Writing Challenges
    To be published in future FaithWriters' Anthologies or in FaithWriters Magazine

    Ziggurat
    1st place--Master's Level
    1st place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Measure

    You do the Crime--You'll do the Time
    1st place--Master's Level
    1st place--Editor's choice
    Topic--Time

    Junk Food National Historic Site
    1st place--Master's Level
    1st place--Editor's choice
    Topic--Junk Food

    Aubade for Job
    2nd place--Masters Level
    2nd place--Editor's Choice
    Topic: Bouncebackability

    Paht-choon'-ta
    1st place -- Masters Level
    3rd place -- Editor's Choice
    Topic -- Accent

    Go for the Great
    3rd place -- Masters Level
    3rd place -- Editor's Choice
    Topic--Omnishambles

    Leviticus
    Highly Commended--Masters Level
    4th place -- Editor's Choice
    Topic--Repeat

    Portent
    Highly Commended--Masters Level
    5th place -- Editor's Choice
    Topic--Achoo

    Calypso Cultural Park
    Highly Commended--Masters Level
    6th place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Park

    Elizabeth Has Left the Building
    Highly Commended--Masters Level
    7th place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Dead End

    Something Blue
    7th place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Curiosity Killed the Cat

    Hero Dreams
    8th Place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Day's End

    Pax et Benedictio
    8th Place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Hum

    If
    8th place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Splash

    Roll Over Beethoven
    10th Place--Editor's Choice
    Topic--Husband and Wife

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  • Locusts and Wild Honey
    --Sept 1, 2014 -- The Sentimental

    Prelude
    --Fall 2012 -- Journey Magazine -- a publication of Emmaus Bible College

    The Passover Lamb
    --Spring 2010 -- Journey Magazine -- a publication of Emmaus Bible College
    --March 31, 2010 -- The Adair Country Free Press - Greenfield, Iowa

    Pride and Prejudice
    -May 15, 2009 -- The Dalhart Texan -- a newspaper that has served the Texas Panhandle for over a century
    -Topic -- Cousins

    The Christmas Goose
    -December 2008 edition of ithirstnw --a Christian ezine with a small town attitude
    -Topic--Christmas baking / cooking

    The Idiot's Guide
    -FaithWriters 500 Front Page Showcase article October 8, 2007
    -FaithWriters Magazine--A Merry Heart page -- May/June 2008
    -Topic -- Confused

    Wellington, The Talk of Baxter County
    -February 2008 edition of The Copper Penny Press
    -Topic -- Homespun Wisdom: A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

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  • Beth's poetry blog Laughing at the Days


CONTACT ME
 Beth LaBuff  
   
 , Arizona  Contact: beffbuff[at]hotmail[dot]com

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