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Poems by Janis Thompson

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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
05/24/2017 The Speed of the Metronome 17 Rhyme
05/24/2017 Elegy to a Weeping Willow 14 Elegy
05/13/2017 Your Place and Mine 63 Blank verse
05/09/2017 Descry, A Pleiades 58 Verse
05/07/2017 Ode to Odd 152 Ode
05/06/2017 May Showers 175 Couplet
04/30/2017 Neighbors 111 Verse
04/30/2017 A Ninette 66 Ninette
04/27/2017 song bird 122 Haiku
04/26/2017 Defeating Fear 63 Terzanelle
04/24/2017 Heaven's Silence 126 Quatrain
04/24/2017 It's Here 225 Free verse
04/19/2017 Marriage 101 Verse
04/19/2017 Easter Lily 113 Haiku
04/16/2017 Broken Soldiers 84 Rhyme
04/15/2017 Loyalty 179 Verse
04/13/2017 Gazing at the Dawn 118 Tanka
04/13/2017 Moment of Splendor 88 Monorhyme
04/08/2017 A Leaf Picture 170 Lanterne
04/01/2017 A Virgin's Keepsake 142 Kimo
03/30/2017 Unshackle my Verse 132 Verse
03/29/2017 Ode to Flowers 320 Ode
03/26/2017 In the Corner 126 Rhyme
03/23/2017 The In Between 123 Free verse
03/21/2017 Green Jungle War 196 Jueju
03/21/2017 The Vernal Equinox 174 Couplet
03/20/2017 Mosher 160 Free verse
03/20/2017 New Day 112 Couplet
03/19/2017 Spring Is Coming Soon 159 Acrostic
03/15/2017 Crescent Moondreams 246 Verse
03/09/2017 Transition - Upside down world 220 Free verse
03/09/2017 Images 366 Couplet
03/09/2017 Kismet 162 Verse
03/07/2017 Millennium Noises 183 Rhyme
03/04/2017 River Line 198 Verse
03/04/2017 Deja Vu 231 Couplet
03/04/2017 Journeys 258 Verse
03/01/2017 Being Nana 156 Couplet
03/01/2017 WHAT THE EYE SEES THE HEART CANNOT FORGET 299 Rhyme
02/27/2017 Daydream Melody 700 Iambic Pentameter
02/25/2017 Just a Little 196 Couplet
02/25/2017 Anxiety 112 Acrostic
02/24/2017 Impatience 160 Verse
02/21/2017 TRIAD IN 7 BEATS-Necklace 197 Verse
02/19/2017 On Becoming Immortal 404 Iambic Pentameter
02/19/2017 THE POET'S PLUCK - Langston Hughes 135 Quatrain
02/19/2017 History 321 Verse
02/12/2017 The Absurdity 427 Free verse
02/12/2017 Good Morning Heartache - Billie Holiday 428 Heroic Couplets
02/08/2017 Saved 177 Monorhyme
02/08/2017 The Living Guitar 273 Rhyme
02/07/2017 My Last Lost Love 318 Couplet
02/06/2017 Beyond the Breakers 208 Couplet
02/06/2017 A Random Act of Kindness 245 Couplet
02/05/2017 Prayer for the City 324 Free verse
01/29/2017 SEVEN FOR CHAOS AND ORDER-Town Tempest 168 Verse
01/26/2017 Fragile Find 182 Fibonacci
01/25/2017 A Glimpse of Eternity 183 Fibonacci
01/24/2017 My Dad 326 Fibonacci
01/23/2017 Modern Days 315 Couplet
01/23/2017 Afterthought 188 Rhyme
01/21/2017 Michelangelo's David 245 Couplet
01/18/2017 The Melody of Love 229 Monorhyme
01/17/2017 Find Me in Six-Adrift 271 Verse
01/15/2017 What's in a Name 281 Ottava rima
01/12/2017 Governments 419 Monorhyme
01/12/2017 QUADRO Sky Laser 184 Verse
01/11/2017 Travel Light 409 Rhyme
01/11/2017 BUTTERFLIES OF BEAUTY 203 Couplet
01/10/2017 True Love 231 Diminished Hexaverse
01/08/2017 New Year's Resolutions 161 Rhyme
01/07/2017 Mr Cupid 186 Rhyme
01/07/2017 Loveless 350 Ottava rima
01/05/2017 Evening's Serenade 277 Monorhyme
01/04/2017 ROOTS 180 Monorhyme
01/02/2017 Winter Queen 378 Couplet
01/01/2017 Winter Magic 235 Free verse
01/01/2017 Welcome 2017 241 Quatern
12/29/2016 Lovely 327 Sonnet
12/26/2016 The After Party 206 Rhyme
12/24/2016 Happy Holidays 216 Acrostic
12/23/2016 I Dream a Time 230 Rhyme
12/21/2016 Manger 162 Verse
12/20/2016 Chitterlings 221 Verse
12/17/2016 Courage is 316 Couplet
12/14/2016 The Season for Angels 219 Terzanelle
12/10/2016 A Story of Love 229 Couplet
12/09/2016 The Christmas Visit 321 Free verse
12/08/2016 MY FONDEST MEMORY 327 Blank verse
12/08/2016 Declaration of a Paper Weight 190 Couplet
12/07/2016 Duplex 191 Verse
12/06/2016 Life in Indigo Mood 286 Couplet
12/06/2016 Still Life 307 Light Poetry
12/04/2016 My Solitude 429 Couplet
12/02/2016 Parallel Universe 604 Free verse
11/30/2016 Three Rivers 327 Verse
11/30/2016 Gratitude 235 Verse
11/29/2016 Unrequited Love 217 Light Poetry
11/27/2016 The Heart of Christmas 331 Blank verse
11/26/2016 The Fault Limit 272 Verse
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Janis Thompson is a retired educator whose career involved teaching high school English, being a reading specialist and an administrator.   She is a mother and a grandmother of two who has been writing poetry since childhood.