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I started writing poems in 2011 and find it an excellent hobby. 

Where I live is in France, but I am English.

My poetic philosophy is this -

Understatement in poetry gives the readers more to think about than overstatement.

 


Ten out of Fifty

Blog Posted:7/6/2019 6:22:00 AM

You can be very proud, the ten winners out of fifty poets who entered my "Favourite Poem from May 2019" contest.

May was special for your imagination, evidently, and continuing the "special" word in a crafty way, I can say MY special news for May 2019 - that I became a grandmother for the first time.

Julia

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Ten out of Fifty
Date Posted: 7/6/2019 6:22:00 AM
So, what name means "Driver of Victory"?
Date Posted: 6/2/2019 9:41:00 AM
Premiere Contests - My View
Date Posted: 4/4/2019 1:49:00 AM
Flour Doll
Date Posted: 3/24/2019 5:16:00 AM
My "Intensity" Poetry Contest
Date Posted: 3/23/2019 12:15:00 PM
Moon Party
Date Posted: 2/24/2019 10:52:00 AM
"Expectation and Experience"
Date Posted: 2/20/2019 9:55:00 AM
"Unrest of Spirit" put to bed
Date Posted: 12/9/2018 1:04:00 AM
Two Stanza Optimism
Date Posted: 11/15/2018 4:00:00 AM
Wolves and the Moon
Date Posted: 8/19/2018 1:01:00 AM
"Mary had a little lamb" - A Variation
Date Posted: 8/15/2017 1:21:00 AM
The Beauty of Rules
Date Posted: 8/14/2017 12:42:00 AM
At the Footbridge - Explanatory Poem
Date Posted: 6/17/2017 1:12:00 AM
At the Footbridge - A Reminder
Date Posted: 6/16/2017 1:55:00 AM
At The Footbridge - A Reminder that my contest title was composed by me BEFORE the Limerick Collaboration
Date Posted: 6/14/2017 4:06:00 AM
What Do We Want From A Poem?
Date Posted: 3/16/2017 1:45:00 PM
Mark Massey has put music to my "Song For Beulah" and it's now embedded on my poem page.
Date Posted: 2/25/2017 11:20:00 AM
Touch and Go - Flash Fiction
Date Posted: 11/24/2016 3:27:00 AM
Self-indulgence
Date Posted: 8/22/2016 2:41:00 AM
THOUGHTS ON CLERIHEW
Date Posted: 8/13/2016 2:15:00 PM
"BE PREPARED"
Date Posted: 8/2/2016 7:53:00 AM
Second Try or Second Chance Contests - A Request to Judges
Date Posted: 6/6/2016 4:35:00 AM
Thinking about Last Line Prompt - 2
Date Posted: 6/2/2016 9:28:00 AM
WATERY SUN
Date Posted: 12/18/2015 12:27:00 AM
GRAMMAR AND POETRY
Date Posted: 12/9/2015 12:21:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
7/11/2019 The Custard Tart Rhymefood,
7/10/2019 a crimson sunset Haikured,sunset,
7/9/2019 The Old Jalopy Rhymecar,
7/6/2019 Segovia and Madrid Light Versefun,
6/23/2019 Jane and the Hot-Dogs Free verseperspective,
6/22/2019 At the Fruit Place Free versewriting,
6/9/2019 Dim People's Go-To Versewriting,
5/28/2019 Imagined Kiss Senryukiss,
5/26/2019 Driver of Victory Versemystery,
5/5/2019 To My Sister - Lawn on D Lyrichappiness,
5/2/2019 Back to Front Senryumissing,stress,
5/2/2019 Regard the Moon Free verselonging,love,
4/27/2019 The Statue Free versebeauty,
4/5/2019 Looking for Button Free versecat,
3/17/2019 A Billion Ponds Free verseemotions,
3/3/2019 Why I should win 1st Place Rhymepoems,poets,
2/28/2019 Shovels Free versemystery,
2/20/2019 The Man at the Fair Rhymescary,
2/4/2019 Taking Stock Personificationencouraging,wisdom,
1/29/2019 Blue Lady Narrativemystery,
1/25/2019 Entertainment in Heaven Monokuheaven,
1/12/2019 A Bus Stop Called LOVE Rhymecute love,fun,
1/9/2019 A Waitress's First Day Imagismgirl,work,
1/2/2019 Wisdom a la Sophie Rhymeinspirational,wisdom,
1/2/2019 January Acrosticjanuary,smart,
12/29/2018 Rhein II - The Photograph Verseperspective,river,
12/22/2018 Snakes and Ladders Monokugames,
12/22/2018 Together Monokucute love,
12/20/2018 Winter Haikudog,tree,winter,
11/11/2018 Gorse Verseflower,imagery,
10/15/2018 Seen You Shapesimple,
9/30/2018 Rumination Free verseanimal,anxiety,remember,
9/28/2018 Wendy Versegirl,
9/15/2018 Pink City Rhymehappy,
7/10/2018 I Know the Land Lyricfantasy,nice,
7/4/2018 Missing the Beauty Haikubeauty,
6/25/2018 Summer Cooking Verseangst,
6/23/2018 Why There Are Stars Free versebeautiful,meaningful,
6/2/2018 Poor People Didacticchristian,nice,
5/28/2018 Ice-Cream Tree Versefood,sensual,simile,word
5/10/2018 haiku Haikusea,storm,
5/3/2018 Drawing Haikuart,river,
4/29/2018 Jangling Haikufeelings,
4/23/2018 haiku Haikuintrospection,
4/16/2018 Pointer Verseinspirational,
4/15/2018 Haiku Haikubird,sea,
4/14/2018 Yesterdays Acrosticdream,school,
4/12/2018 Lady on the Tree Versemystery,
4/1/2018 Again and Again Lyricangst,
3/24/2018 Watery Violin Rhymemusic,myth,
3/22/2018 Lovers on the Pier Lyricfun,love,
3/14/2018 Red Tomato Market Versefruit,inspiration,
3/8/2018 Mostly Bluebells Monorhymeemotions,flower,spring,
3/5/2018 A Look Out Haikuwater,women,
3/4/2018 Poor Mice Verseanimal,science fiction,
2/27/2018 In Wait Haikufear,
2/17/2018 Mother Versehumorous,mother,relations
2/6/2018 Valentine Cometh Monokuvalentines day,
2/5/2018 Little Old Lady Number Light Versetechnology,
1/16/2018 Weather Forecast Rhymehow i feel,humorous,weath
8/3/2017 In Search of Lost Boys Free verseangst,,memorial,
7/28/2017 A Lourdes Arrival Haibunjourney,
7/17/2017 Aquarium Date Free versegoodbye,relationship,
7/13/2017 A Childhood Memory Quintain (English)imagery,
6/11/2017 Multicultural Vespers Free versereligion,
6/5/2017 Bells for Saint Barbara Concreteprayer,
5/13/2017 The City of Toulouse Versecity,
5/2/2017 Goddess of Beer - Mythology Coupletdesire,drink,
4/24/2017 ART - Henri Matisse Quaternart,cat,fish,
4/5/2017 The Candy Lady Dramatic Versedark,murder,
4/5/2017 Ode to a Pansy Odeflower,
4/3/2017 Your Favorite Song - Lilacs Lyricinspirational,song,
4/3/2017 A Scarf From South Africa Free verseafrica,culture,
3/25/2017 Deep Down Lyriclove,love hurts,
3/21/2017 March Middleness Rhymemarch,wind,
3/18/2017 Beauty Queen Senryutechnology,
3/14/2017 Lavender Light Verseinspiration,poetry,
3/14/2017 Blue Eyes Versebeauty,
3/13/2017 To A Non Nature Lover Rhymenature,
3/9/2017 If Wishes Were Horses Light Versehorse,
3/9/2017 Turn Water Into Wine Lyriccute love,
3/6/2017 Nail Polish Personificationfun,
3/4/2017 Rainbow Colored Camouflage Narrativeimagination,inspirational
2/28/2017 Toothpaste Tube Versefeelings,
2/21/2017 Triad in 7 Beats Verseallusion,nature,
2/20/2017 If We Were Trees Free versecreation,tree,
2/20/2017 Sexy Expletive Haikuclothes,sexy,
2/18/2017 The Hare and the Tortoise Verseinspirational,
2/18/2017 Heartbreak Verseheartbreak,
2/17/2017 Dude ---- Rhymetravel,
2/16/2017 A Nun Sat Me Down - 2 Versefun,perspective,
2/16/2017 Just a Little Bit of Sugar Versebullying,metaphor,prison,
2/12/2017 A Castle Outline Versesuicide,
2/11/2017 Yours Truly Versebaseball,black african am
2/7/2017 A Nun Sat Me Down Verselife,men,poetry,
2/7/2017 A Chocolate Sponge Wedding Cake Rhymechocolate,food,humorous,w
2/5/2017 Playing Football Limerickboy,car,father son,footba
2/2/2017 The Washer Woman Haibunmystery,new york,
1/31/2017 Song For Beulah Lyriccute love,dance,song,
1/30/2017 If Earth Became Sugar Lyricgod,magic,prayer,

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