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12/10/2016 Java and Me 339 Sonnet
11/15/2016 CREEP 479 Personification
11/03/2016 The Maple Leaf 358 Verse
11/01/2016 Crimson Etchings 187 Verse
10/28/2016 Unbearable Beauty in the Color Grey 479 Rhyme
06/27/2016 PART 1 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 629 Personification
06/27/2016 PART 2 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 411 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret 1529 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 1360 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 1220 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 1027 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 690 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 1233 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 1202 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 875 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 1021 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 1262 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 1759 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 1248 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 1874 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 1414 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 1831 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1660 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 1696 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1475 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1639 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 1755 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1556 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1717 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 1255 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1512 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 2003 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 1966 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1652 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 1785 Prose Poetry
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1393 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1340 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1307 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1569 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2651 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1650 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 1211 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 1299 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 2345 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 1858 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1423 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1740 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 1866 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 2305 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 1717 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 1968 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 2959 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 1966 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1603 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1498 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2300 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1267 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1578 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 1151 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1198 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 2087 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1568 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 2396 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 4652 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 2296 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 2798 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 2109 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2600 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 1834 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2648 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 2919 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 5778 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 2260 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2708 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2546 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2468 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 4151 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 3314 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3699 Haiku
02/28/2011 Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade 4331 Ballade
02/11/2011 In the Old Testament 2508 Senryu
02/06/2011 A Haiku - From my Window 2118 Haiku
02/02/2011 Change of Seasons - Haiku 2348 Haiku
01/28/2011 Frosted Panes - re-post 2181 Quatrain
01/24/2011 Swan Lake 2310 Verse
01/22/2011 A New Beginning 1870 Etheree
01/21/2011 A Prince 1975 ekphrasis
01/20/2011 Haiku 2188 Haiku
01/18/2011 barren limbs - haiku 1823 Haiku
01/18/2011 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia 2510 Prose Poetry
01/17/2011 The Raven's Revenge 2398 Narrative
01/16/2011 Frosted Panes 2504 Quatrain
01/15/2011 Where the Raven Reigns 1708 ekphrasis
10/19/2010 In the Autumn of My Life 3032 Elegy
08/05/2010 Snowflakes 3042 Tanka
07/20/2010 Broken Eyes 2441 Rhyme
07/17/2010 Captains Log Book - July 16, 1798 2543 Narrative
07/01/2010 Laid to Rest 4260 Elegy
06/23/2010 The Harlem Rose 1676 Elegy
06/20/2010 A Change of Seasons - Haiku 2 1904 Haiku

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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.  Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - an epic written for a collection of photographs by the Canadian photographer, Darren Creighton, was published in June of 2016.

Her poems: Violin, Snowflake, A Winter Rose, A Gift From God, The Promise of Spring 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 stories 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.