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02/06/2016 The One That Survived 65 Cinquain
02/05/2016 The Rise and Fall of an Empire 91 Free verse
02/02/2016 Lassie 177 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 192 Quatern
01/24/2016 An Unmarked Grave 196 Personification
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 237 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 468 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 790 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 635 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1012 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 613 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1038 Sonnet
09/18/2014 For now, I must Bid You Adieu 888 Prose
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1018 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 934 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 787 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1100 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 881 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 997 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1141 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 749 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 875 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1414 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1327 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 962 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1084 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 838 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 760 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 738 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1031 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 1935 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 997 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 625 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 665 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 1622 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1017 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 822 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1150 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1282 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 1615 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1105 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1398 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2339 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1229 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 876 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 892 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 1792 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 746 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1020 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 665 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 782 Prose
07/19/2011 When the Time is Right 2237 Prose Poetry
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1322 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1030 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 1643 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 3488 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 1549 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 1872 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1494 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 1867 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1278 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 1920 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2237 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 4651 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1643 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 1989 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 1935 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 1837 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3346 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2448 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 2854 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 3485 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 1844 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1489 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 1638 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1460 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 1613 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1223 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1403 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1426 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1258 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 1811 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 1791 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 1722 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1138 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2142 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2191 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 1580 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 1869 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 2904 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1149 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1274 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1166 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1438 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1469 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 2591 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1497 Imagism
01/17/2010 Haiku - Poetry of the Noun 2061 Haiku
01/15/2010 A Winter Rose - A Sonnet 9930 Sonnet
01/13/2010 MY POEMS 1530 Personification
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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.

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                                                                 Here   

                                                In the peace a quiet of the night

                                             My mind falls still and fills with light

                                                      As once again I write.