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Poems by Caryl Muzzey

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
01/23/2017 Marooned on a Tropical Island 233 Blank verse
10/03/2016 True Love Waits 397 Sonnet
01/24/2016 Walking In Daddy's Boots 940 Quatern
01/23/2016 Spectacular 903 Acrostic
01/20/2016 My Simon - My Sam Bo 804 Couplet
01/19/2016 Winter's Window 722 Monoku
01/05/2016 Wonderful 800 Acrostic
01/03/2016 For Love of God Anacreontic Verse 2 728 Lyric
11/03/2015 Autumn Stroll 937 Cinquain
10/31/2015 Devil Beast 883 Acrostic
10/26/2015 No One Listens 803 Quatrain
10/26/2015 Ocean Waves 639 Quatrain
10/19/2015 Witches Brew 1197 Couplet
10/11/2015 Fiery Light-Andaree 845 Rhyme
09/18/2015 My Old Farm House 1202 Haiku
09/14/2015 Brutal World 601 Quatrain
09/13/2015 Breast Cancer Assault-PINKTOBER 2 1089 Villanelle
09/13/2015 Inside My Head 909 Quintain (English)
07/13/2015 I Walk To My Fate 826 Sonnet
07/07/2015 Divorce 1184 Footle
10/27/2013 Halloween Haunting 1143 Quatrain
10/27/2013 Pumpkin Patch 1354 Rhyme
08/09/2013 Japanese Geisha 1186 Dodoitsu
08/06/2013 Garden Fruit 1515 Triolet
08/06/2013 Beyond Midnight 941 Couplet
08/04/2013 Ice King 1130 Senryu
08/04/2013 Rowdy Wind 1203 Terza Rima
06/25/2013 Guide to Love 970 Footle
06/25/2013 I Named Her Clair 1280 Monorhyme
06/23/2013 Red Sun 1055 Dodoitsu
06/23/2013 Changing Sky 1417 Pantoum
06/22/2013 Woodland Trail 1175 Villanelle
06/19/2013 Above The Clouds 1461 Sonnet
06/18/2013 Remembering When 1020 Quatrain
06/02/2013 Fear The Night 1173 Quatrain
04/14/2013 Spring Showers 1104 Free verse
04/14/2013 Mountain Lake Inspiration 1516 Quatrain
04/11/2013 Vowel - Consonant 1181 Free verse
03/04/2013 Maker's Tapestry 1276 Haiku
03/02/2013 Insects A to Z 1498 ABC
02/26/2013 Summertime Ellip 2054 Haiku
02/25/2013 Who Murdered the Easter Bunny 1136 Quatrain
02/24/2013 Kiss The Rain 3869 Italian Sonnet
02/23/2013 Curled In Grandmother's Arms 1624 Pantoum
10/07/2012 Morning Walk - Rewrite 1227 Rhyme
10/07/2012 Fall Season 1252 Tanka
10/06/2012 Allhallows - Most Dreaded Night 1479 Rispetto
10/02/2012 Lucille Ball - Clerihew 1396 Clerihew
07/29/2012 What Dreams Are Made Of 1514 Rhyme
07/24/2012 Innocence Duo-Rhyme 1191 Rhyme
07/24/2012 Disquieting Tears 1143 Rhyme
07/22/2012 Out of The Darkness 1215 Rhyme
06/30/2012 Andromeda 1154 Verse
06/25/2012 Collaborating In The Clouds 1172 Rhyme
06/24/2012 An Impulsive Stroll 1379 Pantoum
06/10/2012 Earth's Calamity 1367 Haiku
06/10/2012 Breast Cancer 1140 Tanka
06/09/2012 Passages to My Heart 1140 Lyric
01/04/2012 A Dragon's Tale 1473 Narrative
01/01/2012 January - God of the Doorway 1152 Personification
01/01/2012 Hunger Games -Tracker Jackers 1144 Senryu
12/31/2011 Gift of Story 1256 Rondeau
11/15/2011 desert sun 1596 Haiku
11/14/2011 This Mortal World 1326 Free verse
11/13/2011 Hung My Christmas Sock 1358 Tanka
11/13/2011 Crisp Fall Rain 1284 Haiku
11/12/2011 Let Me out on Halloween 1177 Quatern
11/12/2011 My Son 1175 Rhyme
11/11/2011 Christmas Shopping 1208 Couplet
11/11/2011 I can't wait for Christmas 1133 Rhyme
11/11/2011 Christmas Tree 1199 Quatrain
11/09/2011 new puppy restless 1446 Haiku
08/31/2011 September - Harvest Moon 3809 Acrostic
08/31/2011 Another Hand 1422 Couplet
08/26/2011 Long Cold Winter 1698 Haiku
08/26/2011 Another Hand 1183 Rhyme
08/25/2011 A Poet's Pen 1531 Quatrain
08/24/2011 Morning Sunrise 1552 Senryu
08/17/2011 Cranky Boss 1723 Limerick
08/17/2011 Carnival Night 1333 Verse
08/03/2011 Conscience 1098 Free verse
08/03/2011 Just Hangin' Around 1340 Quintain (English)
07/19/2011 Celestial Site 1384 Haiku
07/13/2011 I Once Had a Gray Cat That Could Clog 1830 Limerick
07/12/2011 Backseat Lovers 1222 Tanka
07/11/2011 Possum Stew 1570 Epulaeryu
07/11/2011 Bag of Trash 1410 Pantoum
07/11/2011 A Fairy's Tale 1196 Rhyme
07/10/2011 Into My Dream 1294 Pantoum
06/28/2011 Blue Brine Horizon 1334 Couplet
06/27/2011 Nature Protects 1441 Cinquain
06/26/2011 Beach Blanket Bingo 1450 Acrostic
06/26/2011 Love Notion 1445 Senryu
06/21/2011 Teetotaler 1622 Limerick
06/20/2011 Mountain Lake Inspiration 1647 Light Poetry
06/11/2011 Jailed Innocent 1570 Quatrain
06/09/2011 My Eco Echo 1198 Sonnet
06/09/2011 Kicking Up Stones 1393 Quatrain
06/06/2011 Woodland Rhapsody 1577 Quatrain
06/05/2011 Sorcerer's Staff 1313 Free verse



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I was born in Leavenworth, KA in 1950 and lived in Valley Falls, KA on my grandparents' dairy farm until I was five years old.  I am the 3rd of 5 children.  I am now living in Aabama and have 2 children and 3 grandchildren with one more on the way and have been married for 33 challenging and very content years.

I have always been very passionate about writing, especially poetry.  My love for writing began at the age of 14.  I wrote a poem about John F. Kennedy and sent it to Mrs. Kennedy.  In reply, Mrs. Kennedy sent me a black and white photo of the family in front of their church doors; this kind gesture was quite an honor for me and I believe that was what started me to pursue poetry in greater depth. 

Writing is my first passion, my second passion is art.  I have always loved art but never took lessons.  Just like poetry, it was a gift, a passion; I acquired from my mother and she from her mother.  When I married, I stopped drawing but did not stop writing.  In 2006, I was diagnosed with stage 3 / 4 breast cancer; after my mastectomy, chemo treatment, and radiation; I had a dream which prompted the poem, "My Most Awesome Paranormal Experience" to go back and draw again.  When I'm not writing, I'm drawing for grandkids or some member of the family, someday I will draw for myself.  I would love to paint but my mastectomy prevents me from stroking with a brush; however, I do use colored pencil some but mostly graphite and pointillism.  I am a member of CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America).

When I joined Poetry Soup, I was looking for challenges and I found it here; lots of challenges!  I am a realistic artist as well as a realistic writer.  I write on real events or something that triggers a memory, emotion, or I place myself in another person's shoes and write what I feel they are thinking.  I pretend to have a good sense of humor too and try to use it at every opportunity.