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08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 342 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 630 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 509 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 830 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 482 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 900 Sonnet
09/18/2014 For now, I must Bid You Adieu 777 Prose
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 920 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 829 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 671 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 987 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 779 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 894 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1051 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 659 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 767 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1245 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1219 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 855 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 974 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 761 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 677 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 650 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 943 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 1843 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 914 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 542 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 583 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1484 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 906 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 743 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1036 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1156 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1403 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1008 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1319 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2249 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1136 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 782 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 808 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 1720 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 658 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 915 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 595 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 685 Prose
07/19/2011 When the Time is Right 2122 Prose Poetry
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1246 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 940 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1523 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 3244 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1413 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 1754 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1414 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 1780 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1201 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 1822 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2139 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 4373 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1562 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 1866 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 1821 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 1749 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3203 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2308 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 2713 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3341 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 1750 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1396 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1514 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1346 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1515 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1124 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1332 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1312 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1157 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 1696 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 1701 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 1631 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1050 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 1948 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2080 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 1461 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 1787 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 2631 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1069 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1161 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1076 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1298 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1347 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2447 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1411 Imagism
01/17/2010 Haiku - Poetry of the Noun 1926 Haiku
01/15/2010 A Winter Rose - A Sonnet 8961 Sonnet
01/13/2010 MY POEMS 1450 Personification
01/09/2010 I Give you My Heart 1362 Concrete
01/07/2010 Moved to Tears by Josh Groban 864 Verse
01/06/2010 The Captain and I 803 Narrative
01/01/2010 A Winter Haiku 930 Haiku
12/31/2009 Crystalline #1 622 Crystalline
12/30/2009 Wisdom (An Emily dedicated to Brian Strand) 605 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.