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02/23/2016 One Regret - Italian Sonnet 584 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 626 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 545 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 423 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 268 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 536 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 591 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 430 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 499 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 617 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1139 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 786 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1177 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 785 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1225 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1164 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1116 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 925 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1241 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1074 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1119 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1264 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 846 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1003 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1583 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1470 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1098 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1231 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 963 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 864 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 854 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1142 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2105 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1110 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 756 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 794 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1766 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1178 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 928 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1274 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1383 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1759 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1221 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1524 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2468 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1376 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1043 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1038 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 1900 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 848 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1169 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 767 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 870 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1419 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1124 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1803 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 3801 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1712 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2062 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1612 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 1988 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1386 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2078 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2387 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 4949 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1758 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2133 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2092 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 1948 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3503 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2614 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 2996 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3686 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 1962 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1614 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1805 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1603 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1763 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1365 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1508 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1550 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1392 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 1904 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 1922 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 1868 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1246 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2335 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2349 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 1816 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2005 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 3369 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1257 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1420 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1345 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1581 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1646 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2738 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1590 Imagism
01/17/2010 Haiku - Poetry of the Noun 2217 Haiku
01/15/2010 A Winter Rose - A Sonnet 10665 Sonnet
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About the Author: Elaine Cecelia George

 

She was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in November of 1946. Her early child-hood years were spent living in Lorneville, New Brunswick, a small fishing village inhabited by many of her mother's family, situated along the Bay of Fundy. Many of her poems and short stories are about that place and time, and those wonderful people.

When she was 7 years of age, her father joined the army and the family moved to different parts of Ontario until her farther left the army and the family returned to Saint John, New Brunswick. She remained there until the age of 17, then moved to Vancouver in search of adventure and opportunity.

As a child Elaine, wrote poems and little stories in a wide-lined mammoth scribbler that she hid under her mattress. She never shared these with anyone. These writings were her private world and for her eyes only.

The only writing she ever shared, were the compositions she wrote for school assignments. In grade seven, her English teacher (Mr. Jacobs) told her she was born to be a writer. As much as this validation boasted her ego, it would be many years before she herself believed it and mustered up the courage to post one of her poems on Poetry Soup. The positive response she got from people around the world was all the encouragement she needed.

Since then, Elaine has gone on to win Three Poetry Soup International Awards, and countless awards for contests sponsored by Premium Members. She has written, designed, printed, published and sold two volumes of poetry: Where the Heart resides, and Where the Heart Resides – a Poetic Memoir, sold at Indigo's, Chapters an Cole's bookstores. Many of her poems and short stories have been published in magazines and books in both Canada and the United States.

Her poems: Violin, Snowflake, A Winter Rose, A Gift From God, and Where My True Love Lives, have been used as teaching tools for various schools and Universities providing English Poetry classes on line. Her poem, 'Snowflake', has been featured with art work in Art Galleries in New York. Her poem, Violin has been featured with art work on several websites as well as the World Wide Website, 'I Write the Music'.

She is, and will always be, eternally grateful to Poetry Soup and the members who helped her become who she was meant to be.

Currently, she lives in Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, with her husband, wee dog and two cats.

Her current projects consist of: Three novels in various stages of construction, a compilation of short shorties that will eventually be a book, and a third volume of poetry.

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                                                                 Here   

                                                In the peace a quiet of the night

                                             My mind falls still and fills with light

                                                      As once again I write.