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06/27/2016 PART ONE - Stone Angels - An Epic 182 Personification
06/27/2016 PART TWO - Stone Angels - An Epic 128 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret - Italian Sonnet 916 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 942 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 817 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 654 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 455 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 851 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 822 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 632 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 793 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 818 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1423 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 976 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1438 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 979 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1415 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1383 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1320 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1086 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1399 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1333 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1286 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1462 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 993 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1200 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1759 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1659 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1290 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1439 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1128 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1065 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1016 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1298 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2294 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1296 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 926 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 959 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1964 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1355 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1075 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1458 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1566 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1935 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1412 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1690 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2630 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1559 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1230 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1191 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2061 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1005 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1346 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 932 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1029 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1582 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1285 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1988 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 4199 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1956 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2383 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1751 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2147 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1537 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2237 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2543 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 5292 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1919 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2291 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2292 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2141 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3711 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2832 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3247 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3934 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 2162 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1802 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1997 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1810 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1986 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1533 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1667 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1759 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1571 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 2088 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 2108 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 2039 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1414 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2558 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2557 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 2064 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2184 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 3722 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1407 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1577 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1532 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1793 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1870 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2990 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1744 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.