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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

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Blog Posted:8/13/2012 12:44:00 AM

 its Vermeer, my dear  
           wink..wink..
or so the experts
         like to think

pen picture from my painters series
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  1. Date: 8/13/2012 6:37:00 PM
    The poem really fits the picture. Clever poem.

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  1. Date: 8/13/2012 1:43:00 PM
    A lively poem that brought me asmile.

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My Past Blog Posts

 
A FAREWELL POETRY BLOG
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My Poems

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8/11/2014NOW MUST ART recited structured proseVerseart,
8/5/2014ECLECTIC ENIGMA part 1Verseart,
8/5/2014ECLECTIC ENIGMA part 2Verseart,
8/5/2014ECLECTIC ENIGMA part 3Verseart,
8/5/2014ECLECTIC ENIGMA part 4Verseart,
8/5/2014ECLECTIC ENIGMA part 5Verseart,
8/1/2014RETROSPECTIVE BLOG PHRASIS part 1Versepoetry,
8/1/2014RETROSPECTIVE BLOG PHRASIS part 2Versepoetry,
8/1/2014RETROSPECTIVE BLOG PHRASIS part 3Versepoetry,
8/1/2014RETROSPECTIVE BLOG PHRASIS part 4Versepoetry,
7/31/2014THE TIME IS NOW a structured proseVersechristian,
7/21/2014PERSONAL AND PRAYERFULLY part 1Versechristian,
7/21/2014PERSONAL AND PRAYERFULLY part 2Versechristian,
7/21/2014PERSONAL AND PRAYERFUL part 3Versechristian,
7/21/2014PERSONAL AND PRAYERFUL part 4Versechristian,
7/15/2014ENCHAINED UNFREE recited structured proseVersechristian,
7/14/2014AN ECLECTIC SUMMERS DAY recited structured proseVersesummer,
7/10/2014CHARIS structured proseVersechristian,life,
7/8/2014SAVING GRACE structured proseVersechristian,jesus,
7/6/2014AS THE FATHER structured proseVersechristian,life,
7/5/2014CONFESSIONVersechristian,life,
7/3/2014WORSHIPVersechristian,life,
7/2/2014GRACE GIFTS structured proseVersechristian,life,
7/1/2014IN CHRIST ALONE structured prose recitedVersechristian,life,
6/29/2014HEAR THISVersechristian,
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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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