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Poems by David Pekrul

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06/09/2017 The Skeptic 36 Rhyme
06/05/2017 Hockey War 190 Couplet
06/05/2017 And God Commanded 54 Free verse
06/05/2017 Murder In The Name Of God 58 Free verse
05/29/2017 Of Red And Of Blue 65 Couplet
05/20/2017 The Mountain Top 101 Rhyme
05/19/2017 Daddy, What Makes Them Fly 58 Rhyme
05/17/2017 A Rainbow In The Making 229 Couplet
05/16/2017 The Sacrifice 278 Couplet
05/09/2017 I Believe In Man 116 Rhyme
05/07/2017 Riding Fast 128 Rhyme
05/06/2017 She Dwells In Luxury 87 Free verse
05/06/2017 One With Nature 177 Choka
05/06/2017 The Words At The End Of The Hall 64 Rhyme
05/06/2017 Many Children 83 Etheree
04/30/2017 My Dearest Yesterday, I Have Found A New Love 78 Prose
04/30/2017 Big City Wilderness 182 Couplet
04/29/2017 Just Twelve Short Weeks 133 Rhyme
04/29/2017 A Metaphor Is Such A Bore 163 Rhyme
04/28/2017 I'm 86 Years Old Today 84 Rhyme
04/28/2017 A Lesson Never Learned 117 Blank verse
04/26/2017 The Rosebush And The Bricks 78 Rhyme
04/17/2017 The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him 176 Couplet
04/17/2017 Small Town USA 153 Rhyme
04/17/2017 Dark Reality 98 Free verse
04/17/2017 Creature In My Glass 85 Free verse
04/02/2017 With Pants Around My Knees 137 Sonnet
04/02/2017 Drugs Instead Of Hugs 162 Rhyme
04/02/2017 But No One Cared 108 Rhyme
04/02/2017 Razor's Edge 113 Couplet
04/01/2017 Gumpity Gump And Croakity Croak 148 Rhyme
03/31/2017 No More To Streak Or Turn The Cheek 79 Rhyme
03/31/2017 Well, Spit On Me Grave 95 Couplet
03/31/2017 A Land Called Evermore 78 Rhyme
03/31/2017 Country Farmer 735 Lyric
03/31/2017 Amish Way Of Life 160 I do not know?
03/30/2017 The Lie 105 Rhyme
03/29/2017 I Come To Give You Peace 105 Rhyme
03/26/2017 I Passed Away Last Weekend 191 Free verse
03/26/2017 Now, No More Excuses 111 Free verse
03/26/2017 Writer's Purgatory 103 Rhyme
03/25/2017 Pictures In My Mind 429 Free verse
03/25/2017 Freedom 411 Free verse
03/24/2017 The Beat Of Ancient Drums 257 Free verse
03/24/2017 Age And Remorse 136 Tetractys
03/23/2017 Christ Our Redeemer 85 Tetractys
03/23/2017 The Spirits Of The Bison 88 Free verse
03/22/2017 Pick A Door 177 Rhyme
03/22/2017 Welcome Home 455 Couplet
03/21/2017 The Man In A Speedo 153 Limerick
03/21/2017 Dirty Old Man 127 Rhyme
03/21/2017 The Boy Within 121 Prose
03/20/2017 Each One Has A Chair 161 Rhyme
03/20/2017 All Alone 170 Sonnet
03/20/2017 We All Look The Same - Only Dust 104 Rhyme
03/16/2017 Up Ahead 153 Free verse
03/16/2017 Mother's Apron 175 Rhyme
03/16/2017 He Complained, She Survived 161 Free verse
03/15/2017 The Rocks Cry Out 248 Rhyme
03/14/2017 Cruising Van Nuys 127 Light Poetry
03/14/2017 A Little Naked Button 177 Light Poetry
03/14/2017 A Wizened Witch Of Wizardry 275 Alliteration
03/13/2017 The Lord's Prayer For My Daily Life 134 Prose
03/13/2017 Mountain Majesty 448 Free verse
03/13/2017 He Sent A Letter Of Complaint 191 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Cowboys Never Quit 500 Cowboy
03/12/2017 Nobody Needs Me No More 149 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Mourning 98 Prose
03/12/2017 Someone Pulled The Plug 340 Rhyme
03/12/2017 Ink On Paper - Love Letters 127 Rhyme
03/11/2017 Modern-Day Reality 264 Couplet
03/11/2017 Been Here Once Before 311 Terza Rima
03/11/2017 Sorrow 146 Haiku
03/11/2017 Wealth Got In The Way 210 Rhyme
03/11/2017 And Do It God's Way 96 Lyric
03/10/2017 Hypocrite 234 Free verse
03/10/2017 To Her Daddy's Work Today 154 Free verse
03/09/2017 Majestique The Bull 125 Couplet
03/09/2017 Candyland 250 Couplet
03/08/2017 The Three Bears - Bares 165 Quatrain
03/07/2017 Vengeance Is Mine 230 Couplet
03/07/2017 My Mind Runs The Show 577 Sestina
03/07/2017 My Bonny True - A Scottish Stanza 98 Rhyme
03/07/2017 Easter Morn 635 Haiku
03/06/2017 Growing Old 340 Lyric
03/06/2017 God's Love Was Not In A Hurry 131 Free verse
03/06/2017 Knocking At My Door 160 Couplet
03/06/2017 Digital Music 103 Couplet
03/06/2017 To Touch The Sky 634 Sonnet
03/05/2017 When 126 Couplet
03/05/2017 The Chain Letter 130 Couplet
03/05/2017 Heather's Feathers 245 Limerick
03/04/2017 Young Lochinvar - A parody of the classic by the same title 208 Couplet
03/04/2017 God of Thunder 368 Narrative
03/04/2017 Scratches On The Wall 173 Rhyme
01/22/2017 You Are Perfection 248 Free verse
01/03/2017 Ashes to Ashes and Rust to Rust 229 Rhyme
01/01/2017 Winter Mistress 210 Free verse
01/01/2017 The Common-Place Stranger 160 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.