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04/24/2018 Uncle Eldon 6 Narrative
04/17/2018 Re Joyce 99 Verse
04/16/2018 Lie Down on Me 120 Personification
04/12/2018 One of a Pair 184 Personification
04/11/2018 NOVEMBER ELEVENTH 82 Narrative
04/05/2018 Anonymous Angel 92 Verse
03/29/2018 Blinded by the Light 183 Alliteration
03/29/2018 At the Corner of Queenston Road and Nash 125 Alliteration
03/28/2018 The Piano 83 Verse
03/28/2018 Resurrected 145 Italian Sonnet
03/05/2018 The Miracle of Spring 148 Sonnet
01/16/2018 PART ONE - A Gunshot Wound to the Heat - A short story from my memoir 250 Narrative
01/16/2018 PART TWO- Gunshot Wound to the Heart- a short story from my Memoir - A journey of Roses and Thorns 228 Narrative
12/19/2017 Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One 211 Narrative
12/19/2017 Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - PART 2 150 Narrative
12/19/2017 The Throwaways 170 Rhyme
11/20/2017 VIOLIN 265 Personification
10/29/2017 America 244 Rondeau
10/28/2017 Midnight Romance 225 Sonnet
10/28/2017 He Waits for Me 336 Iambic Pentameter
05/01/2017 To be or not to be 375 Rhyme
12/10/2016 Java and Me 804 Sonnet
11/15/2016 CREEP 881 Personification
11/03/2016 The Maple Leaf 707 Verse
11/01/2016 Crimson Etchings 397 Verse
10/28/2016 Unbearable Beauty in the Color Grey 853 Rhyme
06/27/2016 PART 1 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 1147 Personification
06/27/2016 PART 2 - Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - An Epic 778 Personification
02/23/2016 One Regret 2449 Sonnet
02/17/2016 Along the Shore of Evermore 1641 Pastoral
02/12/2016 The Great Horned Owl 1789 Personification
02/12/2016 Haiku 102 1309 Haiku
02/11/2016 Positively Devine - PD 865 Verse
02/06/2016 The One That Survived 1815 Cinquain
02/02/2016 Lassie 1936 Sonnet
01/29/2016 Adrift - A Quatern 1038 Quatern
01/15/2016 1140 Royal Street 1254 Haibun
08/21/2015 A Change of Seasons - A HexSonnetta 1548 Sonnet
07/15/2015 The Essence of Rose 2372 Personification
03/26/2015 In Shades of Black and White 1856 Prose
03/21/2015 I am Your Destiny 2453 Personification
03/10/2015 I Am 1654 Bio
12/24/2014 Swan Lake 2216 Sonnet
09/15/2014 ASHES TO ASHES 1852 Narrative
09/15/2014 One Autumn Day 2000 Verse
09/09/2014 One Autumn Night 1834 Verse
09/09/2014 OBSESSED 1866 Personification
09/04/2014 Alice through the Looking Glass 2033 Free verse
08/26/2014 The Murder of Willow 1735 Narrative
08/23/2014 Who's the Fairest of Them All 1877 Personification
06/25/2014 Dundurn Castle 1378 Quatrain
06/25/2014 Haiku - Written June 25, 2014 1764 Haiku
06/09/2014 In a Field of Daisies - A Contemporary sonnet 2409 Sonnet
06/02/2014 Father's Day 2119 Prose
06/02/2014 Jack and Jill 1900 Limerick
06/01/2014 The Loss of Innocence 2019 Free verse
05/30/2014 The Butterfly Flutters by 1626 Prose
05/30/2014 Distant Thoughts 1505 Sonnet
05/23/2014 I Remember - 1 1452 Free verse
05/20/2014 Our Secret Rendevous 1707 Personification
05/19/2014 A Dozen Roses 2900 Personification
05/19/2014 Putting My Life on the Line 1871 Sonnet
05/17/2014 Upon Her Windowpane 1424 Verse
05/16/2014 The Poet 1523 Quatrain
05/13/2014 I was Adored Once too 2576 Sonnet
04/20/2014 The Memoir 2167 Sonnet
03/03/2014 All too Soon 1701 Quatrain
01/29/2014 The Essence of Linda-Marie - The Writer 1933 Sonnet
09/03/2013 Autumn - A Ballade 2012 Ballade
09/01/2013 A Halloween Sonnet 2846 Sonnet
08/31/2013 Night 2049 Sapphic stanza
08/30/2013 Summer's End 2183 Verse
08/23/2013 Autumn's Breath 3124 Personification
06/27/2013 At the Pawn Shop 2294 Personification
06/17/2013 The Love Note 1776 Tanka
05/14/2013 Reflections of You 1749 Prose Poetry
05/03/2013 Typewriter 2448 Personification
05/03/2013 The Price of Admission 1432 Free verse
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART ONE 1784 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART TWO 1344 Prose
04/24/2013 Tea and Poetry in the Ides of March - PART THREE 1352 Prose
07/08/2011 Lost in Dreams of Thee 2336 Verse
07/08/2011 The Unwritten Biography of Rambrandt -1620 - 1699 1742 ekphrasis
06/24/2011 The Glass Heart 2670 Free verse
06/24/2011 A Gift From God - A Sonnet 5327 Sonnet
06/02/2011 Rose and Rose Marie - A Re-post 2696 Personification
05/14/2011 My Destiny - A Traditional Cinquain 3083 Cinquain
05/08/2011 A Matter of Life and Death - An Epigram 2256 Epigram
04/25/2011 Sunrise 2739 Free verse
04/25/2011 Fatal Attraction 2018 Free verse
04/17/2011 In the Face of Death 2856 Free verse
04/15/2011 The Writer 3093 Sonnet
04/11/2011 Winter - Traditional Cinquain 6374 Cinquain
04/11/2011 The Kiss of Spring 2416 Acrostic
04/09/2011 First Love 2927 Rhyme
03/31/2011 How A Blue Rose Came to Be 2831 Rhyme
03/21/2011 The Army Beret 2600 Quintain (English)
03/21/2011 Good and Evil - Poetry form - Diamante 4682 Diamante
03/02/2011 That Old House at the End of the Road 3683 Couplet
03/01/2011 The Seasons - Rhyming Haiku 3921 Haiku



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About the Author: Elaine Cecelia George


She was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, in November of 1946. Her early child-hood years were spent living in Lorneville, New Brunswick, a small fishing village inhabited by many of her mother's family, situated along the Bay of Fundy. Many of her poems and short stories are about that place and time, and those wonderful people.

When she was 7 years of age, her father joined the army and the family moved to different parts of Ontario until her farther left the army and the family returned to Saint John, New Brunswick. She remained there until the age of 17, then moved to Vancouver in search of adventure and opportunity.

As a child Elaine, wrote poems and little stories in a wide-lined mammoth scribbler that she hid under her mattress. She never shared these with anyone. These writings were her private world and for her eyes only.

The only writing she ever shared, were the compositions she wrote for school assignments. In grade seven, her English teacher (Mr. Jacobs) told her she was born to be a writer. As much as this validation boasted her ego, it would be many years before she herself believed it and mustered up the courage to post one of her poems on Poetry Soup. The positive response she got from people around the world was all the encouragement she needed.

Since then, Elaine has gone on to win Three Poetry Soup International Awards, and countless awards for contests sponsored by Premium Members. She has written, designed, printed, published and sold two volumes of poetry: Where the Heart resides, and Where the Heart Resides – a Poetic Memoir, sold at Indigo's, Chapters an Cole's bookstores. Many of her poems and short stories have been published in magazines and books in both Canada and the United States.  Earthbound Angels Made of Stone - an epic written for a collection of photographs by the Canadian photographer, Darren Creighton, was published in June of 2016.

Her poems: Violin, Snowflake, A Winter Rose, A Gift From God, The Promise of Spring and Where My True Love Lives, have been used as teaching tools for various schools and Universities providing English Poetry classes on line. Her poem, 'Snowflake', has been featured with art work in Art Galleries in New York. Her poem, Violin has been featured with art work on several websites as well as the World Wide Website, 'I Write the Music'.

She is, and will always be, eternally grateful to Poetry Soup and the members who helped her become who she was meant to be.

Currently, she lives in Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada, with her husband, wee dog and two cats.

Her current projects consist of: Three novels in various stages of construction, a compilation of short stories that will eventually be a book, and a third volume of poetry.



                                                In the peace a quiet of the night

                                             My mind falls still and fills with light

                                                      As once again I write.