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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 32 Verse
02/10/2016 A Web of Destruction 51 Personification
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 162 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 194 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 204 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 263 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 477 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 799 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 647 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1015 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 624 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1049 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1022 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 939 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 792 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1103 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 885 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1002 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1145 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 752 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 883 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1416 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1331 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 970 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1091 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 841 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 762 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 742 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1036 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 1944 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1002 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 627 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 672 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1634 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1022 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 826 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1157 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1286 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1623 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1108 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1401 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2344 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1232 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 879 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 898 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 1794 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 748 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1025 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 672 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 788 Prose
07/19/2011 When the Time is Right 2243 Prose Poetry
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1327 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1036 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1651 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 3501 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1551 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 1874 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1495 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 1874 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1283 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 1927 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2240 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 4670 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1646 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 1993 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 1937 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 1840 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3348 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2451 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 2857 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3490 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 1850 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1493 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1645 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1461 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1624 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1224 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1404 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1428 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1262 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 1814 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 1793 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 1727 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1145 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2147 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2195 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 1581 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 1870 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 2915 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1152 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1281 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1171 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1444 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1472 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2597 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1500 Imagism
01/17/2010 Haiku - Poetry of the Noun 2070 Haiku
01/15/2010 A Winter Rose - A Sonnet 9970 Sonnet
01/13/2010 MY POEMS 1533 Personification
01/09/2010 I Give you My Heart 1448 Concrete

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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.



                                                In the peace a quiet of the night

                                             My mind falls still and fills with light

                                                      As once again I write.