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Poems by Carolyn Devonshire

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
09/17/2017 Windswept Heart 251 Rhyme
04/10/2017 Spring's First Leaf 406 Lanterne
04/09/2017 Your Favorite Song - England's Fairest Rose 377 Rhyme
04/04/2017 His Kitschy Ways 194 Kimo
03/28/2017 Unshackle My Verse 303 Free verse
03/26/2017 Deliquescence: To Thaw a Frozen Heart 172 Free verse
03/24/2017 Losing Signifiance 223 Free verse
03/24/2017 Prowling the Jungle 290 Jueju
03/05/2017 At Play on a Moonlit River 335 Free verse
02/25/2017 Who's on First 543 Rhyme
02/23/2017 In Pursuit of Reason 324 Free verse
02/13/2017 Pre-Wedding Sugar Rush 370 Rhyme
02/09/2017 Nature's Advocate 352 Free verse
02/04/2017 A Promise Fulfilled Beyond the Breakers 655 Free verse
02/03/2017 Stepping through Time 649 Quatrain
01/30/2017 Just Love 441 Rhyme
01/27/2017 Children of War and Peace - written with Paul Callus 321 Verse
11/05/2016 Ormond Beach 605 Verse
11/01/2016 For Paul Callus 407 Rhyme
11/01/2016 Peaceful Dreams 532 Rhyme
10/31/2016 After the Election 507 Rhyme
10/24/2016 Autumn Fire 672 Rhyme
10/22/2016 Five Fabulous Fun Footles 423 Footle
10/20/2016 Dinner Time 452 Couplet
10/20/2016 Monster Mash 694 Limerick
10/20/2016 The Void 423 Rhyme
09/14/2016 Taboo Tattoo 511 Sonnet
09/14/2016 The Day She Disappeared 931 Rhyme
05/24/2015 Forever Bachelors Larry and Harry 1076 Limerick
05/05/2015 What Mom Hears 928 Free verse
05/03/2015 I Am an Iris 715 Rhyme
05/03/2015 Ability Not Implied 1185 Limerick
05/03/2015 Show Me, Don't Tell Me RUMI 677 Free verse
04/27/2015 Flapping Away 626 Couplet
04/25/2015 North Star 654 Free verse
04/25/2015 Unwanted Gaze 905 Limerick
04/24/2015 Waste of Haste 593 Free verse
04/19/2015 Choices 689 Verse
04/15/2015 Mature Women Versus the Water Park 845 Rhyme
04/15/2015 Disadvantaged 860 Limerick
04/12/2015 Infamous Icon 742 Quintain (English)
04/01/2015 Angst on the Big Screen 1042 Rhyme
03/15/2015 Amazing Art of Ansel Adams 976 Lyric
03/15/2015 Unbroken Chain of Love 1102 Acrostic
03/15/2015 Blue Jean Derelict 827 Verse
03/15/2015 Extinction Is Forever 919 Free verse
03/14/2015 A Penny for Your Thoughts 1185 Sonnet
03/14/2015 Smiles from heaven 785 Fibonacci
03/14/2015 The Enemy's Child - co-write with Paul C 649 Rhyme
03/03/2015 The Obscurity of Peace 884 Sonnet
03/03/2015 Dusty Heart 629 Quintain (English)
02/28/2015 Beyond Selma 1279 Rubaiyat
02/21/2015 Crowning Glory--Co-write with Paul 743 Verse
02/21/2015 Curiosity's Danger 664 Tanka
02/21/2015 Waking to Warmth 931 Abecedarian
02/21/2015 Florida Nature 1075 Free verse
01/17/2015 This Year 797 Quintain (English)
01/03/2015 Bah Humbug 1308 Limerick
12/02/2014 A Child Again 875 Monoku
12/02/2014 Christmas Angel 1469 Tanka
12/02/2014 A Christmas Snow 914 Rhyme
11/21/2014 Betrayed 1196 Rhyme
11/16/2014 Belle of the Ball 824 Rhyme
11/13/2014 Eulogy for a Quarterback's Reputation 1930 Limerick
11/10/2014 Employment for an Elf 1102 Sonnet
11/08/2014 Rain on the Scarecrow 1069 Quintain (English)
11/06/2014 Invisible Co-write with Paul Callus 1273 Free verse
11/05/2014 Kissed by Katy 1096 Sonnet
11/05/2014 My Friend in Need 1037 Free verse
10/26/2014 An Italian Thanksgiving 1217 Epulaeryu
10/26/2014 She Lived in the Moment 1147 Rhyme
10/21/2014 Too Fast for Me 992 Rhyme
10/18/2014 A Good News Day 1025 Rhyme
10/18/2014 Fearless or Foolish 1381 Bio
10/16/2014 Haunting Spirit at Monmouth University 734 Rhyme
10/15/2014 Grandfather Speaks with Eagles 1384 Free verse
10/13/2014 Making Memories 1255 I do not know?
10/11/2014 Pie Chart Chaos 1426 Limerick
10/11/2014 Around the Corner 793 Lyric
10/08/2014 A Twisted Ploy 877 Rispetto
10/08/2014 Quest for Gold 1193 Free verse
10/06/2014 Just a Bit 955 Free verse
10/06/2014 November Dreams 1145 Sedoka
10/06/2014 Cowboy Hoe Down 956 Rhyme
10/04/2014 Terror from New Jersey's Devil 947 Rhyme
10/04/2014 Halloween's Mask of Comfort Co-Write 933 Rhyme
10/04/2014 Connecting Genius and Madness 898 Haiku
10/04/2014 In Praise of the Holy Spirit 1086 Tanka
10/02/2014 Windows to Willie's Soul 670 Sonnet
10/01/2014 Sinister Encounter 745 Rhyme
10/01/2014 Ingredients for Memories 1002 Free verse
09/28/2014 Misty's Wild Ride 1259 Rhyme
09/28/2014 I'm a Three 839 Than-Bauk
09/28/2014 God's Kind of Poetry 672 Free verse
09/23/2014 Holy Is the Lamb 640 Free verse
09/04/2014 Stairway to the Stars 2159 Free verse
09/04/2014 Merry-Go-Round Alouette 662 Verse
09/03/2014 A Prayer for Humanity 698 Free verse
09/03/2014 Well, I Declare 1017 Limerick
09/01/2014 A Sonnet for Jack 888 Sonnet



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Bloggers PhotoBorn in New Jersey, I now live in Florida.  I was a journalist for many years and joined Poetry Soup to share poems and make new friends.  

My poetry is very direct and to the point, even if I am sometimes a bit long winded.  I am struggling now to master the shorter verse forms.  Most of my poems tell stories, all are inspired by deep feelings on a very wide range of topics. 

I have written four novels, so writing a narrative verse is a nice change for me.  I love hearing from other writers and always try to respond when someone makes a comment.  I enjoy reading others' works as much as I enjoy writing my own.

Fishing, furry creatures and football are among my greatest loves.  I have no tolerance for bigotry and hatred.  "Judge not lest ye be judged" is my favorite quote.

I have few fears, but sharks and alligators are among them.  I also fear for the future of our world.