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About Brian Strand
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Bloggers PhotoI am English,retired from work and am a committed evangelical Christian.My hobbies are art and poetry.Check out my regular short poetry on twitter@strandpoet and my periodic postings  of my art, on Flickr @Poiemapoet and my recent captioned cartoons here on PS as blogs.The poetry forms I've developed +/or promoted for educational purposes together with examples of my art ,et al are to be found,on my numerous pages on blogspot.com.(google ' Brian Strand poet' )  For hard copy,I have two poetry books on Amazon-'Flowers of Life' a selection of William Soutar's cinquains and 'Shorthand of the Heart 'a selection of Poetic form.
I have over forty books published on kindle inc twelve poetic form books ,SOUNDS ALOUD,FOOTLE FUN,MORE FOOTLE FUN,FULTON FRAMEWORK, POIEMA Ekphrasis , PHANEROS lanternes,SEQUENCE(fibonacci),VERSELET- over 80 poetic forms exampled) , A VERSE MISCELLANY,Vignette,ORIENT to occidental ,TIME-to rhyme;  all these twelve are  now available for 
 download on  Kindle together with 8 ebooks in (also available on Kindle) my Christianity Explained series and twelve so far in my Strand Guide on kindle series 'Poesie Pieces' a poetry help ebook & 'Art-a personal view' & 'Prayer-a personal experience'&Worship-a personal practice,Biblical Verse-a poetic perception, Books& Balance Sheets-go figure & Writing Christian Verse- a personal inspiration,Imagism-picture & pen;Strand on Poetry and Strand on Life;Strand on Artists;Strand on Art  plus another twelve in My Choice Strand verse also on kindle- Little Songs- a selection of my longer verse;Little Laughs-a selection of my lighter verse;Little Pictures-a selection of my imagist poems;Little Tags-a selection of my eopigrammatic poems;Little Memories- a selection of my nostalgic poetry;Little Battles-my war poetry;Little Landscapes-my pastoral poetry;Little Kisses-my love poetry;Little Me- my bio poetry;Two liners(monoku and doublets);Cinquains&Cinqku-for you;Four & more
I also edit Wiki pages on poetry/art and have 100+ book reviews on Amazon  and have two of my publications available to purchase here on PoetrySoup store

 

Most Recent Blog Post


CAPTIONED CARTOONS-JP
Blog Posted:8/11/2012 12:48:00 AM

 



drip by drip..
      with spontaneity..
yes somewhat random..
but so..so painterly

pen picture of Jackson Pollock from my artists series
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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 11:12:00 PM
    Cute poem, Brian. Some of these people you draw, I have never even heard of them. Hope you are having a lovely weekend!

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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 5:04:00 PM
    Greetings Brian, cool picture, wish you the best friend. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 12:35:00 PM
    I have heard that many oif his works are falling apart already due to the materials he used to construct them. Too bad.

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  1. Date: 8/11/2012 12:32:00 PM
    Interesting work..Sara

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My Past Blog Posts

 
A FAREWELL POETRY BLOG
Date Posted: 10/26/2012 6:52:00 AM
AN UPDATE FROM BRIAN
Date Posted: 10/23/2012 2:57:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/28/2012 1:49:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/27/2012 2:37:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/26/2012 1:45:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-P P
Date Posted: 8/25/2012 1:28:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON- E S
Date Posted: 8/24/2012 1:49:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOONS-G A
Date Posted: 8/23/2012 1:50:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOONS-L Da V
Date Posted: 8/22/2012 1:40:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOONS-JB
Date Posted: 8/21/2012 1:44:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOONS-MR
Date Posted: 8/20/2012 1:24:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-HM
Date Posted: 8/19/2012 1:24:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-BN
Date Posted: 8/18/2012 1:45:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-RL
Date Posted: 8/17/2012 1:47:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-EH
Date Posted: 8/16/2012 2:09:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-AW
Date Posted: 8/14/2012 11:46:00 PM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-WCW
Date Posted: 8/13/2012 11:58:00 PM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-JOHANNES V
Date Posted: 8/13/2012 12:44:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/12/2012 1:01:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOONS-JP
Date Posted: 8/11/2012 12:48:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-GIRL WITH A GLASS
Date Posted: 8/10/2012 2:11:00 AM
CAPTIONED CARTOON-THE LETTER
Date Posted: 8/9/2012 1:02:00 AM
CAPOTIONED CARTOON-JOHN
Date Posted: 8/8/2012 12:58:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/7/2012 1:20:00 AM
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Date Posted: 8/6/2012 1:58:00 AM

My Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
4/13/2014A DOMESTIQUE structured prose-recitedVersemarriage,
4/13/2014ART EKPHRASIS-Action Painting-recitedVerseart,
4/13/2014ART EKPHRASIS -expressionism -recitedVerseart,
4/7/2014IF ONLY a prose poem -recitedVersefilm,poetry,
4/4/2014RECITED EKPHRASISEkphrasis (Ecphrasis)poetry,spoken word,
4/4/2014IMAGIST EKPHRASIS-recitedEkphrasis (Ecphrasis)image,poetry,
4/4/2014HAIKU EKPHRAS-recitedEkphrasis (Ecphrasis)poetry,
3/27/2014ODYSSEY a structured prose -verse-recitedVersechristian,life,
3/25/2014BEETHOVEN PHRASIS recitedVersemusic,poetry,
3/18/2014WHO,WHAT,WHERE a structured verse -recitedVersechristian,poetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 1 recitedVersepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 2 recitedVersepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE 3Versepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 4 recitedVersepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 5Versepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 6 rectiedVersepoetry,
3/14/2014LANTERNE PHRASIS 7 recitedVersepoetry,
3/8/2014PHRASIS STREAMS part 1 recitedVersepoems,poetry,
3/8/2014PHRASIS STREAMS part 2 recitedVersepoems,poetry,
3/8/2014PHRASIS STREAMS part 3 recitedVersepoems,poetry,
3/8/2014PHRASIS STREAMS part 4 recitedVersepoems,poetry,
3/8/2014PHRASIS STREAMS part 5 recitedVersepoems,poetry,
3/7/2014A POETRY PHRASIS FOR TODAY recitedVersepoetry,
2/28/2014SEQUENCE PHRASIS part 1 recitedVersepoetry,
2/28/2014SEQUENCE PHRASIS part 2 recitedVersepoetry,poverty,
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The NoseConcreteart,life,on writing and w
Sailing LeafHaikunature
ShadowsHaikuangst
The RainHaikunature
ReflectionsFree verseon writing and wordswords
Lament Of The HeartFree verselife,love,passionwords,
Hippocratic OathRhymelost love,son,sympathywor
Ever AfterCinquainlove
Mortal SeasonFree versesea,seasonssummer,day,sum
A Whisper on the WindFree versenature
There Will Be MountainsCoupletfaith,lifemountains,
Tender MomentsQuatrainlovesweet,sweet,
Blush of the RosesCouplethope,nature
Haiku/Limerick number twentyHaikunature
Time MachineCoupletnostalgiamom,me,night,can
I AM THE ONEFree verseinspirationalme,
FinallyQuatrainlove,passion
The GiftCoupletintrospection,nature
footle .. Footle !!Light Poetryfunny
Believe!Coupletdevotion,faith,inspiratio
As Night Descends...Sonnetlove,mystery,passion
Lavender SoapNarrativefamily,happinesseaster,
The Love LetterQuatrainlovelove,passion,
cream seeps from the sunHaikuseasons
Yesterday's Rain~Coupletforgiveness,hope,inspirat
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