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EMMA L words known so well - Brian Strand's Blog

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Youtube audio link to hear me recite from my PS anthology

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I am English and began writing poetry at the turn of this century.My early interest was in short forms,.I created and promoted quite a few here on PS (perhaps my best known is the Footle).With encouragement from a member here I moved onto to longer forms,publishing my poetry in print,blog ,twitter and kindle ebook form.I came to conclude that all poetry is structured prose and remains a work in progress until recited aloud, (the apex of our art form) when a unique experience 'an as is moment' occurs between voice and ear, much the same as the experience that happens when viewing a work of art

Check out my short forms @strandpoet on twitter and my kindle poetry guides on amazon and some of my artwork to  accompany my youtube clips of my poetry recited aloud

 

 

 


EMMA L words known so well


Blog Posted:8/13/2017 12:23:00 AM
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Date: 8/13/2017 6:45:00 PM
I listened to it, Brian. Famous beautiful words. A far cry from what I hear in today's America.
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Brian Strand
Date: 8/13/2017 11:52:00 PM
Yes Andrea, a kind of mission statement of that era.

My Past Blog Posts

 
CHARLES B very prolific like me
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MARGARET A has her say
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Let's meditate on TENNYSON
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FROM HER PEN EDNA st v m
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BEN J had much to say in many a way
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H W L can you tell
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MARK S a namesake I guess
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EMMA L words known so well
Date Posted: 8/13/2017 12:23:00 AM
SAMUEL B addenda twenty three
Date Posted: 8/12/2017 12:06:00 AM
WILLIAM S master of the cinquain
Date Posted: 8/11/2017 12:55:00 AM
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LANGSTON HUGHES a poet I choose
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THOMAS W so cool he broke the rule
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ELIZABETH D syllabics set free
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G H the master poet
Date Posted: 8/7/2017 9:30:00 AM
ROGER McG from my era you see
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RB with his reply
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EbB and her poem of love
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WB an accent for me
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
8/19/2017 LOOKING BACK Biobio,nostalgia,
8/19/2017 A SHORT TESTIMONY Cinquainbio,christian,poetry,
8/19/2017 A SHORT PSALM Versechristian,poetry,prayer,
8/18/2017 AS one Quatrainimage,marriage,
8/18/2017 AN IMAGE ON A LAKE Cinquainimagery,
8/18/2017 A CHANCE ENCOUNTER Versewords,
8/18/2017 ONLY BY GRACE Didacticchristian,people,poetry,
8/18/2017 IN THE BEGINNING an image Imagismimage,imagery,poetry,
8/17/2017 A tanka moment Tankapoetry,sorrow,
8/17/2017 A tanka tale Tankanature,poetry,winter,
8/17/2017 T is for tanka Tankadestiny,nature,poetry,
8/16/2017 WORRY a monostich Monokuanxiety,
8/13/2017 BEYOND IMAGINATION Imagismbirth,imagination,poetry,
8/12/2017 TO BE OR NOT a tribute poem Verseangst,poetry,poets,
8/11/2017 WILLIAM S a tribute vignette Versepeople,places,poetry,
8/10/2017 THIS AFTERNOON a happening Versesummer,surreal,
8/9/2017 HAIKU a description Versepoetry,
8/9/2017 HAIKU a conclusion Versepoetry,
8/9/2017 a TRIBUTE TO THOMAS W Quatrainpeople,poetry,
8/8/2017 A DARYUSH tribute verse Epigramencouraging,poetry,
8/7/2017 AFTER G H my tribute antiphon Versechristian,poetry,
8/5/2017 EbB my tribute take Sonnetappreciation,poets,
8/5/2017 EbB a poet for me Quatrainappreciation,poetry,
8/4/2017 IDIOM WB a tribute Ekphrasislanguage,poetry,spoken wo
8/2/2017 THE VOICE OF POETRY Versepoetry,
8/1/2017 PUNCTUATE and poetisize Epigrampoetry,sound,
8/1/2017 SENSE OF SOUND II a monstich Epigrampoetry,
8/1/2017 THE SENSE OF SOUND a monostich Epigrampoetry,writing,
7/27/2017 PHRASIS the form Monorhymepoetry,
7/26/2017 AN IMAGIST monostich Monokuimage,poetry,
7/19/2017 HOLLYWOOD BIO-PICS a list List art,film,people,
7/19/2017 TALKING TO HIMSELF v v g Epitaphdepression,imagination,
7/19/2017 A STY-EYE-LISED IMPRESSION Ekphrasisart,places,
7/18/2017 THOSE WERE THE DAYS Versechildhood,history,nostalg
7/18/2017 FIRST DATE a love story Coupletlove,true love,
7/17/2017 A LIVING MEMORY Versepeople,political,
7/16/2017 A MAGEE PHRASIS tribute Versepoems,tribute,
7/14/2017 TIME RUNNING OUT a Jobim tribute poem Quatrainappreciation,poetry,
7/12/2017 A WHISPER BRINGS A KISS Quatrainlove,romance,
7/12/2017 AS I SAID BEFORE Quatraincolor,fantasy,
7/12/2017 IMAGINATION TAKES HOLD Verseimagination,inspiration,m
7/11/2017 A SOJOURN IN THE EXOTIC Verseimagery,sea,
7/11/2017 NATURE CONFIDES Versenature,wind,
7/10/2017 DREAM STREAMS Quatraindream,night,
7/9/2017 THE SIEVE OF INSPIRATION Verseinspiration,life,
7/7/2017 VANITY the modern ego trips Verseaddiction,world,
7/6/2017 END OF THE ROAD Verseaddiction,allusion,analog
7/6/2017 RANDOM THOUGHTS Verseinspiration,
7/2/2017 An open poem sans punctuation Free versepoetry,war,
6/28/2017 WHAT A SHAME it was all a game Narrativelost love,love hurts,myth
6/28/2017 A VERY OLD RHYME FORM Rhymelost love,
6/26/2017 HIGHLIGHTS OF SUMMER the butterfly List animal,butterfly,
6/22/2017 SILENT SOLILIQY Elegaic Lyricdeath,funeral,sorrow,
6/20/2017 ANOTHER ETHEREAL MONOSTICH Monokuday,dream,
6/18/2017 SIGN OF THE TIMES a monstich Monokuhumor,humorous,social,
6/18/2017 ANOTHER ethereal monostich Monokufood,humor,
6/18/2017 A COFFEE monostich Monokudrink,food,humor,humorous
6/17/2017 TORMENTED and TORTURED Quatrainart,people,
6/16/2017 MY TITLES ONCE AGAIN Verselost love,love hurts,
6/16/2017 MY TITLES AGAIN Verseaubade,fantasy,
6/14/2017 MY TITLES in phrasis form Versefantasy,imagery,
6/13/2017 LEONARDO'S LISA Clerihewart,
6/10/2017 KALEIDOSCOPE Quatrainimagery,
6/7/2017 ANOTHER POSTIVE MONOKU Monokuhope,
6/7/2017 A POSTIVE MONOKU Monokuage,
6/6/2017 D DAY REMEBERED a repost Balladeulogy,freedom,
6/5/2017 AMERGIN a kyrielle form Kyriellechristian,
6/3/2017 RYTHMIC UNITS you see Monokupoetry,
6/2/2017 QUINTILE the form Cinquainlove,poetry,
6/2/2017 ANOTHER SENRYU Senryuself,
6/2/2017 YET ANOTHER ONE WORD HAIKU Haikuweather,
6/2/2017 ANOTHER ONE WORD HAIKU Haikupoetry,
6/2/2017 ONE WORD SENRYU an example Senryupoetry,
6/2/2017 ONE WORD HAIKU the form Haikuweather,winter,
5/29/2017 A light to the world Ekphrasisart,christian,
5/29/2017 A SEQUENCED EKPHRASIS lanterne Lanterneart,
5/26/2017 a CONTEMPORARY conclusion Kyriellesocial,society,
5/25/2017 A CINQUAIN cinqku Cinqkuanimal,work,
5/25/2017 A CINQKU cinquain Cinqkuseasons,summer,
5/24/2017 AMERICAN CINQUAIN in sequence Cinquainnature,poetry,
5/21/2017 PASTORAL harmony Pastoralnature,
5/21/2017 PASTORAL perfumes Pastoralflower,
5/21/2017 PERSONIFICATION portrayed Personificationimagination,
5/21/2017 PAINTINGS personified Personificationart,
5/20/2017 A TEXT POEM Versepoetry,
5/20/2017 ONCE EMERGED FROM THE GREY OF NIGHT Ekphrasisart,poetry,
5/16/2017 NOISES OFF an abstract of sounds Versesong,sound,
5/16/2017 A LIFE AFLOAT Narrativefamily,history,
5/16/2017 WHEN THE LARK DEPARTS Narrativefamily,
5/16/2017 THE LACE MAKERS Narrativefamily,
5/12/2017 OPEN POETRY after Marianne Moore Free versepoetry,
5/12/2017 TETRACTYS the form Tetractyspoetry,
5/10/2017 A BLANK VERSE from my maturity Blank verselife,poetry,
5/10/2017 A BLANK VERSE poem Blank verselife,poetry,
5/10/2017 AN ODE TO LOST LOVE Odelost love,
5/9/2017 A TALE OF ANNOYANCE beware Versephilosophy,
5/9/2017 WALLPAPER MUSIC Cinqkumusic,
5/8/2017 WINTER SPORTS a spaces form Versesports,
5/8/2017 GOLF defined Cinquaingolf,sports,
5/6/2017 A BUTTERFLY AS A POEM Verseanimal,

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The Nose Concreteart,life,on writing and w
Sailing Leaf Haikunature
The Rain Haikunature
Reflections Free verseon writing and wordswords
Hippocratic Oath Rhymelost love,son,sympathywor
Ever After Cinquainlove
Mortal Season Free versesea,seasonssummer,day,sum
A Whisper on the Wind Personificationnature,
There Will Be Mountains Coupletfaith,lifemountains,
Tender Moments Quatrainlovesweet,sweet,
Blush of the Roses Couplethope,nature
Haiku/Limerick number twenty Haikunature
Time Machine Coupletnostalgiamom,me,night,can
I AM THE ONE Free verseinspirationalme,
Finally Quatrainlove,passion
The Gift Coupletintrospection,nature
footle .. Footle !! Light Poetryfunny
Believe! Coupletdevotion,faith,inspiratio
Lavender Soap Narrativefamily,happinesseaster,
The Love Letter Quatrainlovelove,passion,
cream seeps from the sun Haikuseasons
Yesterday's Rain~ Coupletforgiveness,hope,inspirat
Winter Pond Free versenatureautumn,
Restoration Free versenatureme,me,
requiem to my hero Elegyloss
Bed of Roses Rictameterlove
Spring Tango Haikunature,seasons
Farewell, alas Free versedeath,i love you,
An Idyll of the Past Versehistoryme,child,me,
Unconditioonal Love - the short version Rhymeloveme,me,
The Old Homestead Lyricfamily,history,introspect
The Red Rabbit I do not know?life,
Perspective Coupletintrospection,natureheart
God's Orchard Senryuimagination
Ode to a rose on a sunset Quatraincaregiving,dedication,dev
The Beauty of Peace Chokanature,seablue,
When Violins Weep Verselost love,love
Where are you so soon, my love Quatrainlove,i love you,
Basho Senryudedication
Maxine Free verselove
Weather Observations Free versenature
Lovers Utopia Quatrainfantasy,happiness,imagina
Melancholy Mists Free versephilosophy,sad
Nightfall Free verseimagination,naturebird,bi
Cricket Free versepoliticalred,
The Reader Free verselove,on writing and words
The Conciliator's Cry Free versecaregiving,devotion,inspi
My heart Quatrainfriendship,hope,loveheart
Haste! Personificationallegory,confusion,life,l
Whispers Free verseintrospection,life,passio
Masterpiece Senryupeace
The Ambiance Free verseeducation,happiness,passi
Movements of Beginnings Free versehistory,philosophy,politi
Poetic Waters Haikunature,sea
A Bit of Joy Senryuhappiness,life,nature
Before & After the Lull Verseseasea,sea,
Diamond in the Bud Lanternenature
NIGHT IS NOT LIKE DAY Terza Rimamusic,mystery,nature,sea,
Ghetto Summer (redo) Fibonacciplaces
Night's sentry Free versecaregiving,imagination,my
Rain Free verseintrospection,peopleday,d
Dreamtime: flowers never bloom Quintain (Sicilian)imagination
Grandfather's Arbour (revised) Sonnet 
Awaiting Dawn Chokanaturenight,night,
Cubic Romance Senryuart,imagination,love
Symbiosis Rhymeadventure,nature,peace
Falling in Love Haikulove,nature
Autumn's Breeze Coupletnature,peace,sea,seasons,
Destination Tetractyslife
The Power Tail-rhymeallegory,love
The Walk We Take Crystallinehappiness,hope,inspiratio
Winters buds Free versepassion
Solace of Nature Haikunature,peace
The Old Painter Couplettime,
A Change of Season - A Haiku Haikunature
Morning Baptism Haikunature
Reflection Monokuintrospection,naturemay,
Evening Grace Free versepeaceme,
Haiku - Mirror Reflection Haikunature
Quiet Comfort Parts 1, 2 and 3 Crystallineintrospection,life
Flying My Kite of Prose Free verseon writing and words
Winter Footprints Quatrainseasons
Sienna Eyes Narrativeanimals
Eye of the storm Free versefaith
Uncaring Wind Free versenature
Brighter Senryufaith,inspirational
Causalities of War Elegydeath,war,
Snails Pace Shapelife,nature
Sweetly Fragrant Sonnetdevotion,faith,father,ins
It is Written in a Star Concretehistory,love,peace
To VC Free versehope,love,mysteryheart,he
Transition Kimonature
Christmas Eve of Old Couplethappiness,holidaymusic,mu
Baby Girl (For Asante Indira) Free versedaughter,education,intros
Ode to Winter Odefaith,happiness,hope,natu
Wisdom (An Emily dedicated to Brian Strand) Epigramdedicationmay,
Buried Rhymeangst,death,imagination
Glare Ice Haikunature
The Sun Rises--The Moon Sets Acrosticlife,naturemoon,
She Danced Quatrainimagination,inspirational

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