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Poems by David Pekrul

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06/09/2017 The Skeptic 70 Rhyme
06/05/2017 Hockey War 288 Couplet
06/05/2017 And God Commanded 88 Free verse
06/05/2017 Murder In The Name Of God 130 Free verse
05/29/2017 Of Red And Of Blue 95 Couplet
05/20/2017 The Mountain Top 146 Rhyme
05/19/2017 Daddy, What Makes Them Fly 95 Rhyme
05/17/2017 A Rainbow In The Making 313 Couplet
05/16/2017 The Sacrifice 431 Couplet
05/09/2017 I Believe In Man 134 Rhyme
05/07/2017 Riding Fast 158 Rhyme
05/06/2017 She Dwells In Luxury 110 Free verse
05/06/2017 One With Nature 219 Choka
05/06/2017 The Words At The End Of The Hall 78 Rhyme
05/06/2017 Many Children 102 Etheree
04/30/2017 My Dearest Yesterday, I Have Found A New Love 102 Prose
04/30/2017 Big City Wilderness 226 Couplet
04/29/2017 Just Twelve Short Weeks 164 Rhyme
04/29/2017 A Metaphor Is Such A Bore 221 Rhyme
04/28/2017 I'm 86 Years Old Today 114 Rhyme
04/28/2017 A Lesson Never Learned 154 Blank verse
04/26/2017 The Rosebush And The Bricks 104 Rhyme
04/17/2017 The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him 199 Couplet
04/17/2017 Small Town USA 217 Rhyme
04/17/2017 Dark Reality 147 Free verse
04/17/2017 Creature In My Glass 101 Free verse
04/02/2017 With Pants Around My Knees 148 Sonnet
04/02/2017 Drugs Instead Of Hugs 187 Rhyme
04/02/2017 But No One Cared 134 Rhyme
04/02/2017 Razor's Edge 124 Couplet
04/01/2017 Gumpity Gump And Croakity Croak 173 Rhyme
03/31/2017 No More To Streak Or Turn The Cheek 100 Rhyme
03/31/2017 Well, Spit On Me Grave 102 Couplet
03/31/2017 A Land Called Evermore 88 Rhyme
03/31/2017 Country Farmer 979 Lyric
03/31/2017 Amish Way Of Life 203 I do not know?
03/30/2017 The Lie 113 Rhyme
03/29/2017 I Come To Give You Peace 117 Rhyme
03/26/2017 I Passed Away Last Weekend 243 Free verse
03/26/2017 Now, No More Excuses 129 Free verse
03/26/2017 Writer's Purgatory 119 Rhyme
03/25/2017 Pictures In My Mind 481 Free verse
03/25/2017 Freedom 471 Free verse
03/24/2017 The Beat Of Ancient Drums 295 Free verse
03/24/2017 Age And Remorse 166 Tetractys
03/23/2017 Christ Our Redeemer 106 Tetractys
03/23/2017 The Spirits Of The Bison 118 Free verse
03/22/2017 Pick A Door 214 Rhyme
03/22/2017 Welcome Home 530 Couplet
03/21/2017 The Man In A Speedo 202 Limerick
03/21/2017 Dirty Old Man 147 Rhyme
03/21/2017 The Boy Within 149 Prose
03/20/2017 Each One Has A Chair 180 Rhyme
03/20/2017 All Alone 185 Sonnet
03/20/2017 We All Look The Same - Only Dust 117 Rhyme
03/16/2017 Up Ahead 217 Free verse
03/16/2017 Mother's Apron 192 Rhyme
03/16/2017 He Complained, She Survived 177 Free verse
03/15/2017 The Rocks Cry Out 296 Rhyme
03/14/2017 Cruising Van Nuys 157 Light Poetry
03/14/2017 A Little Naked Button 196 Light Poetry
03/14/2017 A Wizened Witch Of Wizardry 313 Alliteration
03/13/2017 The Lord's Prayer For My Daily Life 177 Prose
03/13/2017 Mountain Majesty 488 Free verse
03/13/2017 He Sent A Letter Of Complaint 207 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Cowboys Never Quit 583 Cowboy
03/12/2017 Nobody Needs Me No More 198 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Mourning 111 Prose
03/12/2017 Someone Pulled The Plug 427 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Ink On Paper - Love Letters 142 Rhyme
03/11/2017 Modern-Day Reality 294 Couplet
03/11/2017 Been Here Once Before 363 Terza Rima
03/11/2017 Sorrow 172 Haiku
03/11/2017 Wealth Got In The Way 245 Rhyme
03/11/2017 And Do It God's Way 120 Lyric
03/10/2017 Hypocrite 270 Free verse
03/10/2017 To Her Daddy's Work Today 185 Free verse
03/09/2017 Majestique The Bull 144 Couplet
03/09/2017 Candyland 278 Couplet
03/08/2017 The Three Bears - Bares 185 Quatrain
03/07/2017 Vengeance Is Mine 261 Couplet
03/07/2017 My Mind Runs The Show 646 Sestina
03/07/2017 My Bonny True - A Scottish Stanza 112 Rhyme
03/07/2017 Easter Morn 665 Haiku
03/06/2017 Growing Old 359 Lyric
03/06/2017 God's Love Was Not In A Hurry 152 Free verse
03/06/2017 Knocking At My Door 182 Couplet
03/06/2017 Digital Music 116 Couplet
03/06/2017 To Touch The Sky 725 Sonnet
03/05/2017 When 140 Couplet
03/05/2017 The Chain Letter 156 Couplet
03/05/2017 Heather's Feathers 300 Limerick
03/04/2017 Young Lochinvar - A parody of the classic by the same title 253 Couplet
03/04/2017 God of Thunder 407 Narrative
03/04/2017 Scratches On The Wall 208 Rhyme
01/22/2017 You Are Perfection 309 Free verse
01/03/2017 Ashes to Ashes and Rust to Rust 274 Rhyme
01/01/2017 Winter Mistress 231 Free verse
01/01/2017 The Common-Place Stranger 177 Free verse

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David Pekrul was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada and raised and educated in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.

He spent most of his adult life working in the travel industry, first as a Travel Consultant, then with a major Canadian airline and retired in October 14, 2005.

Prior to his career in travel, David attended Bible College, played trumpet, both solo and in amateur groups, and preached whenever asked.

Since retirement he has tried a few different jobs, just trying to find out what he wants to really do.  He has worked in a funeral home and crematorium, front desk at a hotel, dispatcher for a moving company and projectionist at a theatre.  In 2007 he went back to working in a funeral home again,  as a Funeral Attendant, Cremationist and Funeral Celebrant, and knows that is the job he was always meant to do.  

David wrote his first poem in February, 2004, as an Anniversary card for his wife, Linda.  What started as a small act of love turned into a love-affair with words, and he soon realized that if used properly, they can paint a picture as well as any artist.

The pictures that his words paint may not always be pretty, but they are pictures worth viewing, for he writes about the world around him, whether they be things good, bad or otherwise.  He also writes about family, nature, God and faith.

Some of his works can be found in:

English Reader - A Coursebook in English STANDARD IX, published by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, India.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Course Companion: English by Kevin Morley,Kawther Saa'd Al Din, Tiia Tempakka and Jeejan Ab Awad, London, England.

Longman, Elect JS3B Plus - A Coursebook Companion, Hong Kong.

Numerous internet blogs.

He has published three books of poetry,
"Parts Of The Sum Volume One"
"Parts Of The Sum Volume Two" 
"Parts Of The Sum Volume Three"

David makes his home in the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies.