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Poems by Joyce Johnson

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
07/16/2017 As the Year Matures 121 Monorhyme
05/03/2017 May Showers 246 Couplet
04/26/2017 My Loved Hero 294 Quatrain
04/25/2017 Twenty Years From Now 224 Sonnet
04/21/2017 Losing the Race 153 Rhyme
04/18/2017 Easter Haiku 151 Haiku
04/18/2017 Easter Season 149 Acrostic
04/10/2017 Springtime 265 Tanka
04/07/2017 Shy Unicorn 306 Free verse
04/06/2017 Unwelcome Guest 328 Rhyme
04/03/2017 Welcoming Spring 305 Quintain (English)
02/18/2017 God's Equality 460 Quatrain
11/03/2016 Immortality 512 Rhyme
10/08/2016 My Mama's Hair 454 Kimo
10/02/2016 Little Tear 305 Rhyme
09/29/2016 Blissful Interlude 551 Rhyme
09/23/2016 The Twilight 484 Quatrain
09/13/2016 Muffin 480 Rhyme
08/18/2016 The Rio Games 1022 Rhyme
08/07/2016 Fabrications 519 Rhyme
07/25/2016 Alone 442 Etheree
07/17/2016 Summer Treasures 433 Lyric
07/14/2016 To a Mouse 548 Rhyme
07/11/2016 Best Rondeau 340 Rondeau
06/18/2016 A Pretty Red Rose 715 Villanelle
06/13/2016 Fearful Meeting 530 Triolet
05/21/2016 Summer Pleasures 581 Quatrain
05/19/2016 Flying Fairies 591 Blank verse
05/18/2016 Sad Dizain 398 Dizain
05/18/2016 Garden Treasure 624 Rhyme
05/16/2016 Searching for My DNA 568 Quatrain
04/29/2016 I Feel Invisible 941 Rhyme
04/28/2016 Rapunzel Really Ruby 548 Prose
04/25/2016 After the Tulip Tour 708 Free verse
04/23/2016 Dear Mom 680 Rhyme
04/21/2016 A Nook and a Storybook 636 Quatrain
04/18/2016 Outside of the City 664 Lyric
04/13/2016 Spring Flowers 846 Abecedarian
04/11/2016 Spring Wealth 689 Abecedarian
04/10/2016 Preterition 624 Rhyme
04/08/2016 April Showers 738 Lyric
04/07/2016 Tit for Tat 785 Sonnet
04/06/2016 God's Vast Sky answer me 690 Rhyme
04/04/2016 The Seasons 706 Quatrain
04/01/2016 Letting Go 655 Verse
03/31/2016 Tulip Tour Time A Pantoum 723 Pantoum
03/29/2016 Thirteen Syllables or Less 732 Haiku
03/29/2016 Love Without Hope 693 Rhyme
03/29/2016 Reading to Grandpa 537 Monorhyme
03/29/2016 Wearing the Green 714 Limerick
03/17/2016 A Senendipity Happening 794 Couplet
03/15/2016 The Fugitive 607 Free verse
03/12/2016 Heartsick For You 751 Ghazal
03/10/2016 Breathtaking 579 Acrostic
03/10/2016 Colourfication 635 Romanticism
03/06/2016 Black and White 4 656 Rhyme
03/05/2016 Good Care for Element Earth 847 Rhyme
03/05/2016 Gloriously Simple Wedding 662 Rhyme
03/03/2016 Menagerie of Footles 628 Footle
03/03/2016 Suffusion of Yellow 755 Rhyme
03/03/2016 Sailor's Lore 921 Haiku
03/01/2016 The Color of Spring 1032 Free verse
02/29/2016 Unfair to Kittens 917 Pantoum
02/29/2016 John, the Work Horse 946 Personification
02/29/2016 Famous Last Lines 1266 Rhyme
02/28/2016 Leap Year 984 Rhyme
02/25/2016 Grandma's Hand Sewn Quilt 1188 Narrative
02/14/2016 Valentine Day 2016 853 Villanelle
02/13/2016 Loveliness 793 Acrostic
02/13/2016 Two Lenses 817 Rhyme
02/13/2016 My Lovely Children 813 Couplet
02/06/2016 The One Who Survives 1121 Cinquain
02/01/2016 Home Sweet Home 868 Free verse
01/31/2016 Mount Baker 786 Monoku
01/30/2016 Valentine Wedding 682 Rhyme
01/26/2016 Birthday Party 1083 Rhyme
01/25/2016 Forty 1000 Rhyme
01/24/2016 When I Was Ten 960 Rhyme
01/20/2016 My Loving Heart 1024 Villanelle
01/18/2016 Rainbow's End 959 Couplet
01/18/2016 Response to Potpourri 782 Rhyme
01/18/2016 Words 823 Tanka
01/18/2016 Spectacular 667 Acrostic
01/09/2016 Christmas Abecedarian 994 Abecedarian
01/06/2016 Poet's Dozen 846 Verse
01/03/2016 Breathe 999 Rhyme
12/29/2015 Beautiful 977 Acrostic
11/29/2015 Jack Frost 1118 Acrostic
11/23/2015 Holy Christ Child 878 Rhyme
11/09/2015 Unaware 977 Lyric
11/08/2015 Winter Escapade 827 Dodoitsu
11/08/2015 Apple Pie 1099 Verse
11/01/2015 A Poet's Dozen 978 Verse
10/27/2015 If I Were Rich 995 Rhyme
10/20/2015 Thanksgiving Day 1087 Quatern
10/18/2015 Call of the Wild 1096 Rhyme
10/12/2015 Kids Love Funny Dogs 1067 Rhyme
10/12/2015 Daylight Saving Time Andaree 836 Rhyme
09/22/2015 Seasonal 1264 Rhyme
09/12/2015 Titles 914 Rhyme



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What can I say?  My picture above shows you that I have lived a long time.  It was taken in 2008 for our church registry. 

I was a stay at home mom until my last child was in school.  I was widowed when I was forty four and was glad that I was already employed at the local radio station.  I stayed in the same job for thirty years and after I retired at 65 and took a trip to Europe with a friend, I started working again and stayed for another ten years.  I have only been writing poetry since 1999 when I wrote to relieve my grief when my only son died.  I married again four years after my husband died and was widowed again in 1995.  I am an avid gardener and belong to two local garden clubs and am on the board of the district club and state garden club so have lots of meetings to attend. I have my own poetry corner in the state garden club's publication. I live in my home by myself and rent my farm land to a local bulb grower.  I am surrounded by beauty.  All of mv family lives close to me.  Two daughters, six grandchildren,
eleven great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. We live in Washington State in Northwest Washington and love it here.