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Elizabeth's Words

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Elizabeth's Words

I open her book of poetry
When I need to run away.
Serenity washes over me,
Banishing stresses of the day.

Her melodic rhymes entice me,
My imagination begins to soar.
The kind of poet I strive to be,
Her work leaves me wanting more.

Passionate words and phrases
In rhyme and rhythmic flow.
Each poem awes and amazes
Causing my inspiration to grow.

She writes with flourish and with flair.
A poetess beyond compare.





for Elizabeth Wesley, poetess beyond compare

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  1. Date: 6/23/2012 3:28:00 PM

    thankxx for this lovely example Francine to guide our pens for the contest.. she is my very favorite poetess as well... working on an entry for u now..luv..

  1. Date: 6/22/2012 12:35:00 PM

    I can't believe someone thinks of me like that, but miracles do happen and I will just for a moment, bask in the message lovely poem gives to me!.

  1. Date: 6/20/2012 4:20:00 PM

    We all need to read a book like that. Keep up the good work on all your poems.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 6:04:00 PM

    Elizabeth will be smiling, Francine. Great entry and I wish you success. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 3:33:00 PM

    Is ANY KIND of sonnet OK? Please let me know..Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 11:18:00 AM

    Beautiful dedication... I'll have to read her work.

  1. Date: 6/13/2012 7:41:00 AM

    nice tribute to a great poetess...and a lovely sonnet too...

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 8:48:00 PM

    Yes, she is a wonder, isn't she?? YOu chose a good poetess for your example poem. I am sure I can come up with something. I just need to think on it! great example of a non-traditional sonnet.

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 6:51:00 PM

    Very nice tribute to Elizabeth. For the contest, will you want the sonnet in iambic pentameter, or will any meter suffice, as in oyur example?

    Roberts Avatar Francine Roberts Date: 6/11/2012 9:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    any meter
  1. Date: 6/10/2012 10:05:00 PM

    I love this tribute,goes out to one of my favourite writer on the soup,oxox Elizabeth,great write Francine

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 9:58:00 PM

    Honestly Francine, I am humbled by your words and don't deserve the praise you so lavishly give. How can I thank you for this sweet tribute. I surely feel so fortunate to have met so many wonderful people here on Soup and you are among the best. Thank you my darling, I'm amazed more than you might know! Luv, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 9:38:00 PM

    Entirely in agreement with you; this is a beautiful tribute.