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06/27/2016 PART 1 - Earth Bound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 387 Personification
06/27/2016 PART 2 - Earth Bound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 283 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret 1090 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 1074 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 939 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 788 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 531 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 981 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 922 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 711 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 905 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 973 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1551 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 1083 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1630 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 1165 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1553 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1499 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1464 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1193 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1517 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1494 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1402 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1576 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 1085 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1327 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1858 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1770 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1421 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1593 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1235 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1174 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1130 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1419 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2426 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1440 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 1040 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 1098 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 2097 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1527 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1182 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1568 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1702 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 2114 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1533 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1815 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2752 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1708 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1359 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1324 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2177 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1106 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1446 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 1021 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1096 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1717 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1401 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 2137 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 4405 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 2117 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2573 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1873 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2276 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1639 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2382 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2690 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 5495 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 2028 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2420 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2396 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2255 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3861 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2992 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3442 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 4108 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 2318 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1934 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 2143 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1945 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 2119 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1661 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1762 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1904 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1686 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 2268 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 2239 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 2195 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1513 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2779 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2726 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 2208 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2321 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 3921 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1527 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1698 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1648 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1923 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 2026 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 3174 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1886 Imagism

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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.