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11/15/2016 CREEP 402 Personification
11/03/2016 The Maple Leaf 307 Verse
11/01/2016 Crimson Etchings 155 Verse
10/28/2016 Unbearable Beauty in the Color Grey 362 Rhyme
06/27/2016 PART 1 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 534 Personification
06/27/2016 PART 2 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 346 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret 1389 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 1230 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 1097 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 902 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 641 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 1136 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 1072 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 808 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 968 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 1131 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1674 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 1183 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1754 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 1280 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1709 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1584 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1589 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1372 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1594 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1641 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1505 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1654 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 1167 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1430 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1927 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1861 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1551 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1704 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1328 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1266 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1234 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1514 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2550 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1573 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 1141 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 1227 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 2241 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1675 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1334 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1665 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1797 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 2218 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1635 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1901 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2864 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1844 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1499 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1424 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2240 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1203 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1536 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 1096 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1150 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1970 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1498 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 2277 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 4548 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 2221 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2689 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 2006 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2399 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1750 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2540 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2781 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 5653 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 2147 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2542 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2480 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2353 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 4043 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 3186 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3575 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 4234 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 2432 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 2033 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 2252 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 2069 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 2234 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1780 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1867 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 2040 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1746 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 2399 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 2333 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 2315 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1632 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2932 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2852 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 2333 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2446 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 4097 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1607 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1816 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1744 Narrative

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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, The Promise of Spring 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.