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06/27/2016 PART 1 - Earth Bound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 276 Personification
06/27/2016 PART 2 - Earth Bound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 204 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret - Italian Sonnet 981 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 1024 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 883 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 735 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 487 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 917 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 871 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 673 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 865 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 917 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1507 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 1048 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1578 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 1108 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1508 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1473 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1411 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1157 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1470 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1428 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1369 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1525 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 1057 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1279 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 1826 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1732 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1365 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1543 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1195 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1127 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1086 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1371 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2371 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1387 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 997 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 1046 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 2049 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1476 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1136 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1529 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1654 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 2023 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1499 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1767 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2701 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1643 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1319 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1275 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2128 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1066 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1411 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 982 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1074 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 1659 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1352 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 2084 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 4319 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 2049 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2506 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 1807 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2221 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1595 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2319 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2650 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 5411 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 1986 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2362 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2370 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2199 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 3784 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 2924 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3367 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 4027 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 2260 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 1894 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 2095 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 1893 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 2076 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1611 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1724 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 1841 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1651 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 2199 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 2195 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 2142 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1473 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 2674 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 2669 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 2141 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2270 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 3848 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1485 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1645 Haiku
06/18/2010 How a Blue Rose Came to be 1602 Narrative
06/06/2010 A Gift from God - A Haiku 1871 Haiku
05/25/2010 The Tide of Time 1959 Verse
01/22/2010 First Love 3102 Quatrain
01/18/2010 Unforgettable 1827 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.