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My latest kindle poetry guide  book offerings is my CLERIHEW series,NEW CLERIHEW FOR YOU, A FEW CLERIHEW ,these complement my first kindle on this humorous quatrain  form ,CLERIHEW CLIPPPINGS

Youtube audio link to hear me recite from my PS anthology

I am English and began writing poetry at the turn of this century.My early interest was in short forms,.I created and promoted quite a few here on PS (perhaps my best known is the Footle).With encouragement from a member here I moved onto to longer forms,publishing my poetry in print,blog ,twitter and kindle ebook form.I came to conclude that all poetry is structured prose and remains a work in progress until recited aloud, (the apex of our art form) when a unique experience 'an as is moment' occurs between voice and ear, much the same as the experience that happens when viewing a work of art

Check out my short forms @strandpoet on twitter and my kindle guides on amazon and some of my artwork to  accompany my youtube clips of my poetry recited aloud




Blog Posted:8/23/2012 1:50:00 AM

fruit,vegetable fish  
       surreal as you could wish
portraits originally done..
    as unique visual pun

pen-picture of Archimboldo from my artists series
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  1. Date: 8/23/2012 9:06:00 PM
    Fun poem with this picture, Brian.

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  1. Date: 8/23/2012 7:52:00 AM
    Another artist I will need to research.

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
10/25/2016 REFLECTION tristichangst,
10/24/2016 STILL LIFE quatrain Ekphrasisart,
10/23/2016 IMAGINATION IS NATURE Verseimagination,
10/22/2016 IMPRESSIONS Ekphrasisart,image,
10/21/2016 IMAGIST IDEAS Quatrainart,poetry,
10/20/2016 IMMORTELLE structured prose Versechange,imagery,
10/19/2016 MY ABSTRACTS Ekphrasisart,
10/18/2016 TRUE BUT INEXACT-impressions of reality Quatrainimage,poetry,
10/17/2016 a recitative HAIBUN Haibunpoetry,
10/17/2016 LEAF TAKING Coupletseasons,
10/16/2016 ON THAT DAY a tercet tristichallegory,christian,
10/15/2016 MINiMALIST tercet tristichart,
10/13/2016 WILD LIFE words Free versebereavement,nature,
10/13/2016 IMAGIST QUATRAIN Imagismsunset,
10/12/2016 IMAGIST TERCET Imagismangst,seasons,
10/11/2016 OPAQUE HOURS a structured enigma Cinquainart,bereavement,
9/14/2016 CLERIHEW for today Clerihewhumor,poetry,
9/1/2016 CLERIHEW OF AMERICAN CINQUAINERS Clerihewbio,poetry,
9/1/2016 A COUPLE OF CLERIHEW SIBLINGS Clerihewbio,family,
8/30/2016 CLERIHEW no 5 Clerihewpoets,usa,
8/30/2016 CLERIHEW no 4 Clerihewpoetry,sports,
8/29/2016 SPOKEN PERCEPTION Coupletimagination,spoken word,
8/22/2016 A CLERIHEW FOR TODAY Clerihewfunny,poetry,
8/19/2016 FORM IN A NAME a tribute Clerihewpoetry,tribute,
8/18/2016 STICKNEY structured prose Prose Poetryimagery,innocence,
8/12/2016 A POINT TO MAKE Ekphrasisart,
8/2/2016 THE AWAKENING a structured quatrain Quatraininspiration,poetry,
7/24/2016 LOOK and SEE a structured tercet Verseimagery,
7/20/2016 MISSING THE POINT a structured cinquain Cinquainfreedom,imagination,
7/4/2016 A PASSIONATE PROCESS in structured prose Prose Poetrypassion,poetry,poets,
6/30/2016 A MONET MOVEMENT Ekphrasisart,garden,
6/24/2016 PEOPLE POWER Odecelebration,freedom,
6/21/2016 MORE MOORE a structured prose phrasis Prose Poetryparody,places,
6/18/2016 A MODERN MONOSTICH Epigramconfidence,environment,fu
6/14/2016 MONA LISA an ekphrasis Ekphrasisangst,
6/10/2016 DUTY BECOMES HER a royal tribute Coupletanniversary,art,birthday,
6/8/2016 SENYRU SAID ALOUD Coupletpoetry,
5/21/2016 EXPRESSIVE COUPLET Coupletemotions,feelings,
5/15/2016 INTERNET POETRY as a monostich Monokuinternet,poetry,
5/14/2016 A PASSIONATE PROCESS a structured quintain Cinquainpoetry,writing,
5/13/2016 JUST AN EMPERICAL THOUGHT Epigrambooks,
5/11/2016 BEING - BECOMING: a kyrielle Kyriellechristian,faith,
5/11/2016 SOUL OF A POET structured prose Prose Poetrypoetry,poets,
5/10/2016 INSIGHT in structured prose Prose Poetryallegory,introspection,
5/9/2016 REALISM REVEALED Prose Poetryintrospection,
5/8/2016 POETRY ALOUD a tien monostich Monokuappreciation,poetry,
5/7/2016 MOODS ALOUD in a structured cinquain Cinquainfeelings,
5/6/2016 EXPRESSIONIST RECITATIONS a structured tercet Prose Poetryemotions,poetry,
5/5/2016 OUR IMAGIST WORLD a structured quatrain Quatrainart,imagery,poetry,
5/4/2016 Ekphrasis tercet JA P and P Ekphrasisbooks,film,writing,prejud
5/3/2016 CARTOON CAPTIONED VERSE an early form Ekphrasisart,internet,poetry,
5/2/2016 MY PHRASIS FORM piece de resistance Prose Poetryinternet,poetry,
5/1/2016 TWO FORMS BY DENNIS G promoted here by me Crystallineinternet,poetry,
5/1/2016 EVEN MORE FORMS I PROMOTED TO MY PS PEERS over the years Tristichinternet,poetry,
5/1/2016 FORMS I PROMOTED TO MY PS PEERS over the years Verseinternet,poetry,
5/1/2016 EVEN MORE OF MY SHORTFORMS a definition Verseinternet,poetry,
4/30/2016 SOME MORE OF MY FORMS by definition Verseinspirational,poetry,
4/29/2016 MORE OF MY SHORT FORMS a definition Versepoetry,poets,
4/28/2016 METAPHYSICAL MARVELS a couplet aloud Couplethistory,metaphor,poetry,
4/28/2016 MY POETRY FORMS by definition Monokupoems,poetry,
4/26/2016 O ENGLAND a lament Elegaic Lyricamerica,betrayal,england,
4/23/2016 THE ENLIGHTENED ELITE part four Dramatic Versebetrayal,community,corrup
4/22/2016 THE ENLIGHTENED ELITE part three Rhymeamerica,betrayal,england,
4/22/2016 THE ENLIGHTENED ELITE part two Quatrainbible,christian,creation,
4/21/2016 THE ENLIGHTENED ELITE a dogma for today Quatrainengland,international,lea
4/21/2016 EGO TRIPS an epigram for 2016 Epigramsatire,
4/20/2016 AN EXISTENTIAL TIEN a monostich question Prose Poetryidentity,inspirational,po
4/19/2016 A PERSONAL TESTIMONY OF THANKS Monokuchristian,thanksgiving,
4/14/2016 MOMENTS STAYED a phrasis tribute Prose Poetryimagery,inspiration,poetr
4/13/2016 A POETIC PYSCHE a structured prose quatrain Imagismimagery,poetry,
4/12/2016 DUTCH DELICACIES suggestions of reality Ekphrasisart,
4/11/2016 PURE POETRY in structured prose Coupletpoetry,
4/10/2016 Poetry a structured prose couplet Coupletpoetry,
4/9/2016 HAIKU structured prose monostich Monokuinspiration,introspection
4/8/2016 EXPRESSIONISTIC a tien monostich Ekphrasisart,
4/7/2016 IMPRESSIONIST structured prose couplet Coupletart,
4/6/2016 EKPHRASIS TIEN Dutch realism Ekphrasisart,
4/6/2016 UNREAL a structured couplet Coupletart,
4/5/2016 REMINDERS a monostich Monokulost love,
4/4/2016 SELF CENTRED a structured couplet Coupletdevotion,self,
4/3/2016 SHORT FORM PHRASIS COUPLET in structured prose Coupletpoetry,
4/2/2016 TIEN TERCET sequence about today Monokulife,today,
4/1/2016 NATURE MORTE a structured quatrain Quatrainart,introspection,
3/30/2016 FLUX a cinquain structured prose Cinquainimagination,
3/30/2016 INTERACTION a tercet Trioletart,inspiration,poetry,
3/29/2016 THE LONGING structured prose Prose Poetryangst,
3/23/2016 OPUS pt 1 without from within Structured prose Prose Poetryinspiration,poetry,
3/23/2016 OPUS pt 2 inspiration Prose Poetryinspiration,poetry,
3/23/2016 OPUS 3 where did that come from Prose Poetryinspiration,poetry,
3/23/2016 OPUS pt 4 Chaos conceived Prose Poetryinspiration,poetry,perspe
3/23/2016 OPUS pt 5 beyond reason Prose Poetryinspiration,poetry,
3/22/2016 TIEN4TODAY living water Monokuchristian,health,
3/22/2016 DAYDREAMS a structured prose Prose Poetryangst,
3/21/2016 TIEN4TODAY cadence Monokupoetry,
3/21/2016 OUT OF THE BLUE structured prose Prose Poetryart,
3/20/2016 TIEN4TODAY Sonnet a defintion Monokupoetry,
3/20/2016 A TIME OF DISCOVERY a structured prose Prose Poetrydream,hope,
3/19/2016 TIEN4TODAY Bliss Monokulove,marriage,
3/19/2016 MUTUALITY structured prose Prose Poetrylove,marriage,
3/18/2016 TIEN4TODAY Frustration Monokulost love,

My Photos

Fav Poems

The Nose Concreteart,life,on writing and w
Sailing Leaf Haikunature
Shadows Haikuangst
The Rain Haikunature
Reflections Free verseon writing and wordswords
Lament Of The Heart Free verselife,love,passionwords,
Hippocratic Oath Rhymelost love,son,sympathywor
Ever After Cinquainlove
Mortal Season Free versesea,seasonssummer,day,sum
A Whisper on the Wind Personificationnature,
There Will Be Mountains Coupletfaith,lifemountains,
Tender Moments Quatrainlovesweet,sweet,
Blush of the Roses Couplethope,nature
Haiku/Limerick number twenty Haikunature
Time Machine Coupletnostalgiamom,me,night,can
I AM THE ONE Free verseinspirationalme,
Finally Quatrainlove,passion
The Gift Coupletintrospection,nature
footle .. Footle !! Light Poetryfunny
Believe! Coupletdevotion,faith,inspiratio
As Night Descends... Sonnetlove,mystery,passion
Lavender Soap Narrativefamily,happinesseaster,
The Love Letter Quatrainlovelove,passion,
cream seeps from the sun Haikuseasons
Yesterday's Rain~ Coupletforgiveness,hope,inspirat
Winter Pond Free versenatureautumn,
Restoration Free versenatureme,me,
In Reverence to Vivaldi's "Storm" Free versededication,love,musiclove
requiem to my hero Elegyloss
Bed of Roses Rictameterlove
Spring Tango Haikunature,seasons
Farewell, alas Free versedeath,i love you,
An Idyll of the Past Versehistoryme,child,me,
Unconditioonal Love - the short version Rhymeloveme,me,
The Old Homestead Lyricfamily,history,introspect
The Red Rabbit I do not know?life,
Perspective Coupletintrospection,natureheart
God's Orchard Senryuimagination
Ode to a rose on a sunset Quatraincaregiving,dedication,dev
The Beauty of Peace Chokanature,seablue,
In Your Kiss... Free verselove,timelove,
When Violins Weep Verselost love,love
Where are you so soon, my love Quatrainlove,i love you,
Within The Clouds Free versechildhood,life,sadheart,d
Basho Senryudedication
Maxine Free verselove
Weather Observations Free versenature
Lovers Utopia Quatrainfantasy,happiness,imagina
Melancholy Mists Free versephilosophy,sad
Nightfall Free verseimagination,naturebird,bi
Cricket Free versepoliticalred,
The Reader Free verselove,on writing and words
Coiled Spring External Narrativelife,mystery,placesblue,b
The Conciliator's Cry Free versecaregiving,devotion,inspi
My heart Quatrainfriendship,hope,loveheart
Haste! Personificationallegory,confusion,life,l
Whispers Free verseintrospection,life,passio
Masterpiece Senryupeace
The Ambiance Free verseeducation,happiness,passi
Movements of Beginnings Free versehistory,philosophy,politi
Poetic Waters Haikunature,sea
A Bit of Joy Senryuhappiness,life,nature
Before & After the Lull Verseseasea,sea,
Diamond in the Bud Lanternenature
NIGHT IS NOT LIKE DAY Terza Rimamusic,mystery,nature,sea,
Ghetto Summer (redo) Fibonacciplaces
Night's sentry Free versecaregiving,imagination,my
Rain Free verseintrospection,peopleday,d
Dreamtime: flowers never bloom Quintain (Sicilian)imagination
Grandfather's Arbour (revised) Sonnet 
It was on June Tankaloss,lost love
Awaiting Dawn Chokanaturenight,night,
Cubic Romance Senryuart,imagination,love
Symbiosis Rhymeadventure,nature,peace
Falling in Love Haikulove,nature
Eternal Witness Haikuadventure,inspirational
Autumn's Breeze Coupletnature,peace,sea,seasons,
Destination Tetractyslife
The Power Tail-rhymeallegory,love
Hopscotch Concretelife,
The Walk We Take Crystallinehappiness,hope,inspiratio
Winters buds Free versepassion
Solace of Nature Haikunature,peace
The Old Painter Couplettime,
A Change of Season - A Haiku Haikunature
Morning Baptism Haikunature
Reflection Monokuintrospection,naturemay,
Evening Grace Free versepeaceme,
Haiku - Mirror Reflection Haikunature
Quiet Comfort Parts 1, 2 and 3 Crystallineintrospection,life
Flying My Kite of Prose Free verseon writing and words
Winter Footprints Quatrainseasons
Sienna Eyes Narrativeanimals
Eye of the storm Free versefaith
Uncaring Wind Free versenature
Brighter Senryufaith,inspirational
Causalities of War Elegydeath,war,
Snails Pace Shapelife,nature
Sweetly Fragrant Sonnetdevotion,faith,father,ins
It is Written in a Star Concretehistory,love,peace

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