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05/31/2016 A BETTER VIEW 21 Free verse
05/31/2016 ON GUARD 32 Free verse
05/30/2016 RIPENING 42 Free verse
05/27/2016 SECRETS OF THE GLASS MENAGERIE 57 Free verse
05/22/2016 THE CHRONICLES OF A PHONOPHOBIC 169 Free verse
05/07/2016 KISS - ABLE 115 Free verse
05/03/2016 HOW TO BE A GOOD SOUP POET---SATIRE 384 Prose
04/21/2016 HISSY 238 Free verse
12/23/2015 SYMBOLOGY IN DA HOUSE 368 Ekphrasis
06/18/2015 Cabinet Card, 1884 646 Sonnet
05/25/2015 MY POEM, MY CHILD 904 Light Poetry
05/06/2015 TAIL SPIN, REVISED 1001 Free verse
04/25/2015 PIXIE MARAUDERS 680 Free verse
04/13/2015 PUCKISH 725 Verse
03/28/2015 MOOSE IN HEADLIGHTS 648 Free verse
11/10/2014 CHAN 995 Free verse
08/25/2014 HOSTEL, 1978 1022 Free verse
06/07/2014 TORRENT 866 Sonnet
04/08/2014 ROOTS 982 Free verse
04/04/2014 GINGHAM AND LACE 1012 Verse
03/24/2014 50 GODS 1004 Free verse
03/15/2014 WINTER IN PORTLAND 954 Free verse
02/25/2014 PITY THE PIRANHA 1027 Free verse
02/02/2014 WORD ON THE STREET, 2009 951 Sonnet
01/29/2014 DIVINE STEEPLES 905 Sonnet
01/26/2014 MUSE 997 Sonnet
01/14/2014 MY HEART BELONGS TO MONTREAL 1095 Iambic Pentameter
01/13/2014 EDUCATED 2203 Free verse
01/06/2014 THE STAND 882 Prose
12/19/2013 EXPLORING THE BASEMENT 763 Free verse
12/12/2013 THE POET'S PRAYER 887 Verse
12/10/2013 UNHOLY 923 Verse
12/03/2013 LA VIE EN ROSE 1166 Light Poetry
11/29/2013 RIPPLES 840 Free verse
09/28/2013 EMILY DICKINSON 1148 Sonnet
08/06/2013 THE OTHER-WISE 972 Free verse
07/24/2013 PIMPED 880 Free verse
06/05/2013 BAIT, 1986 911 Free verse
06/03/2013 COME AND PLAY ME 1078 Lyric
05/31/2013 haiku 6 934 Haiku
05/28/2013 BLAMELESS 1651 Personification
05/22/2013 ALL FALL DOWN 2402 Sestina
05/05/2013 SUNDAY SOJOURN 1008 Haibun
04/28/2013 WOMEN 1016 Free verse
04/26/2013 SYLVIA 1260 Crown of Sonnets
04/20/2013 THE POET'S CREED 1345 Free verse
04/18/2013 THE TYPESET OF ANAIS 1143 Free verse
03/21/2013 PALADIN 879 Free verse
03/12/2013 ALLUSIVE PEARL 1065 Free verse
03/11/2013 ELIZABETH'S DIARY 952 Prose Poetry
03/06/2013 HIS-STORY 1063 Free verse
02/22/2013 haiku 3 952 Haiku
02/17/2013 BIDALSANA 1124 Free verse
02/12/2013 GURO, MAHAL KITA 1039 Sonnet
02/07/2013 haiku 1 892 Haiku
02/03/2013 ALCHEMY 1149 Verse
01/08/2013 HIGHWAY OF TEARS 1334 Rhyme
12/20/2012 THIS BLEAK HEREAFTER 940 Terzanelle
12/06/2012 CASTING HIS LINE 1239 Rondeau
11/20/2012 HOMER'S HUES 841 Free verse
11/14/2012 happy haiku 2 716 Haiku
11/05/2012 THE SONG OF DEBORAH 765 Sonnet
11/04/2012 SHADOWLANDS 810 Free verse
10/30/2012 RIBBON TIED 950 Sonnet
10/29/2012 LADY LIBERTY 784 Sonnet
10/29/2012 THIS TIME 742 Sonnet
10/23/2012 THREE QUILLS 713 Rhyme
10/18/2012 DAVID 777 Sonnet
10/13/2012 POETIC TART 631 Light Poetry
08/28/2012 VERS LIBRE, A CONSTANZA 935 Rhyme
08/27/2012 BLUE NOTES 671 Sonnet
08/24/2012 INSENSED 691 Sonnet
08/19/2012 haiku 202 510 Haiku
08/15/2012 PEOPLE OF AUTUMN 592 Sonnet
08/15/2012 AUTUMN COLOURS 596 Acrostic
08/12/2012 DARFUR 601 Sonnet
08/07/2012 A VISIT TO THE NURSING HOME 676 Ballad
08/06/2012 JE PRIE, I PRAY 622 Free verse
07/31/2012 A TAPESTRY WOMAN 753 Acrostic
07/25/2012 WINDOWS 2694 Shape
07/18/2012 A MINER'S PRAYER 834 Kyrielle
06/06/2012 A TRIP TO EGO 615 Free verse
05/25/2012 IMMIGRANT 505 Sonnet
05/23/2012 BURY ME IN BRAMBLE 587 Free verse
05/01/2012 SISTERHOOD OF SIGHS 609 Free verse
04/22/2012 ODE TO FIREFIGHTERS 1082 Ode
03/02/2012 PERFECT BLEND 836 Sapphic stanza
02/06/2012 BOUNDLESS 586 Free verse
01/12/2012 CYANIDE 718 Villanelle
11/26/2011 Whispers of Moogsmoorwood 647 Free verse
08/17/2011 TIM HORTONS: A CANADIAN THING 2110 Free verse
06/11/2011 WHAT IF I JUST STOPPED WRITING 773 Free verse

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Quote Left As a fiction writer, I allow jerks to think they have the last word. Eventually, aspects of their vapid personalities are sprinkled into my work... my villains sound more true to life, thanks to them. I have deep gratitude to the petty, mean and ugly people I've met. They have allowed me to develop petty, mean and ugly antagonists. I get the last word in every story I write and have published. Success always speaks louder than angry babble. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sentiment is NOT a synonym for poetry; though a short piece of writing may tug at the heart, poetry requires figurative language, ambiguity, wordplay or a unique perspective of the very familiar. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference between a poet and a published poet is just one revision. A single word can change an entire verse. Never discourage any poet who says, 'I want to do better.' Telling a poet to stay status quo is to tell them to stop growing. It is sabotage. Quote Right
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Quote Left Careful, there. If you cheese off a fiction writer, she just may immortalize you. And then you'd be a jerk for all time. Quote Right
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Cyndi MacMillan poetry has been published in The Fieldstone Review, Issue 2015, Grain Magazine, issue 42.4, Summer 2015, Passed Signs/New Fields  , The Steel Chisel, April 2016,  She has poems forthcoming in ROOM and the Centrifugal Eye. She participated in the 20 Poem Challenge at The Ekphrastic Review: Writing and Art on Art and Writing, and twelve of her poems have been published by the journal.

Her fiction has appeared in local newspapers and has won contests. Her short story, Missed Steps, is forthcoming in the Windsor Review. She enjoys reading literary journals, and she is actively pursuing further publication within their glossy covers.

Verse is both magnetic and kinetic. She attempts - madly- to give equal attention to her poetry, short stories, and a novel-in-progress, the Trim of Wicks.  Regardless of genre, she focuses on language. One word has the power to repel or pull. She never forgets the reader and does her best to make their ride interesting.

Poetry soup is a friendly forum which enables people from around the world to share their writing. It has some great resources and provides a nice space for people to connect.

Cyndi lives in a small town in Ontario with her husband, young daughter and far too many books.