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08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 205 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 557 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 456 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 741 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 430 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 837 Sonnet
09/18/2014 For now, I must Bid You Adieu 720 Prose
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 859 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 761 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 626 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 940 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 710 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 858 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 991 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 613 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 724 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1127 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1185 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 811 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 895 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 711 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 631 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 598 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 884 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 1762 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 859 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 490 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 539 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1439 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 839 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 700 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 967 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1101 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1199 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 949 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1271 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2167 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1084 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 719 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 767 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 1656 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 610 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 881 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 544 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 650 Prose
07/19/2011 When the Time is Right 2085 Prose Poetry
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1195 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 901 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1468 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 3122 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1320 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 1653 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1368 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 1742 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1168 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 1754 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2081 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 4192 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1516 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 1816 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 1788 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 1699 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3088 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2233 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 2625 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3256 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 1675 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1344 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1437 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1277 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1460 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1071 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1291 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1259 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1113 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 1632 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 1659 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 1599 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 998 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 1835 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2008 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 1394 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 1744 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 2518 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1024 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1103 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1017 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1229 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1286 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2388 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1365 Imagism
01/17/2010 Haiku - Poetry of the Noun 1839 Haiku
01/15/2010 A Winter Rose - A Sonnet 8392 Sonnet
01/13/2010 MY POEMS 1391 Personification
01/09/2010 I Give you My Heart 1290 Concrete
01/07/2010 Moved to Tears by Josh Groban 803 Verse
01/06/2010 The Captain and I 757 Narrative
01/01/2010 A Winter Haiku 870 Haiku
12/31/2009 Crystalline #1 574 Crystalline
12/30/2009 Wisdom (An Emily dedicated to Brian Strand) 548 Epigram

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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.