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I am English and began writing poetry at the turn of this century.Read MY FOUR TENETS OF CREATIVITY ,a free ebook (in OPEN VERSE) & my ARTICLES ON POETRY   at BOOKS (print copies $25 postpaid )FLOWERS of LIFE  the american cinquains by William Soutar, isbn 978 1903203477 I edited and published in 2005 see original  link SHORTHAND OF THE HEART a selection of poetic form published 2005 isbn 1 903203422whilst the third POIEMA a selection of Ekphrasis published 2006 isbn19032035 read free @

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POETRY as an experience 13

Blog Posted:3/25/2020 1:07:00 AM

Chritina Rossetti- None other Lamb

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Date: 3/27/2020 8:54:00 AM
Brian, both links were wonderful, she certainly had a way with words _Constance
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Date: 3/25/2020 2:28:00 PM
Another hero of sorts for me, who has had a huge influence on me. Wonderful selections - thanks, B.
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Date: 3/25/2020 2:32:00 PM
Indeed Greg,her carol is a paticular favourite.

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
3/31/2020 ARRESTED MOMENTS leonardo Didacticart,words,
3/30/2020 LET YOURSELF GO a surreality Verseart,surreal,
3/29/2020 A KISS for this WORLD Versemusic,people,
3/28/2020 RING a DING DING Rhymecheer up,
3/27/2020 Bio Modified-Ancient Artist Bioart,introspection,
3/27/2020 THE INDWELLING SPIRIT wheels within wheels Didacticchristian,words,
3/26/2020 EARTHLY BLUES a pure happenstance Verseemotions,sometimes,
3/25/2020 LITTLE VIGNETTES an art narrative Verseart,
3/24/2020 HAZARDOUS LIVING Verselife,
3/23/2020 OPEN EYED Versechristian,history,poetry,
3/22/2020 PICTURE PORTRAITS Verseallusion,art,
3/21/2020 A vanished ARCADIA Verselost,paradise,
3/20/2020 AN OUTLINE in transit Verseidentity,introspection,
3/19/2020 ASSEMBLIES of ABSURDITY Versechristian,education,
3/18/2020 SONG for a SABBATH DAY a psalm Versechristian,music,
3/17/2020 A POETRY PIECE Versepoetry,word play,
3/16/2020 SADLY Versepoetry,sad,word play,
3/15/2020 HAPPENING a poetry experience Didacticpoetry,voice,word play,
3/14/2020 ENNUI UNBROKEN Verseanxiety,
3/13/2020 LIFE BREATH a psalm Versechristian,poetry,
3/12/2020 ENTITLED Versepoetry,word play,
3/11/2020 RHETORIC poetics in process Versepoetry,word play,
3/8/2020 MYSTICAL MOMENTS Verseinspiration,
3/8/2020 VERTICAL poem Didacticpoetry,word play,
3/7/2020 BEWICK and BLAKE beholden Ekphrasisart,people,poetry,
3/7/2020 CAMEO the genre Didacticpoetry,word play,
3/6/2020 INSPIRATION song of experience Verseinspiration,
3/6/2020 tail rhyme the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
3/5/2020 THE LIFE OF A PAINTER Verseart,emotions,
3/5/2020 an ODE TO MARCH Cinqkubird,celebration,nature,
3/4/2020 A TWIN EKPHRASIS Ekphrasisart,
3/4/2020 MONOSTICH the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
3/3/2020 SUBMIT the marriage myth Didacticbible,christian,myth,trut
3/2/2020 EMILY the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
3/1/2020 EVERYDAY a plea Kyriellechristian,poetry,
3/1/2020 SPRING today Verseseasons,spring,
2/29/2020 LEFT FIELD ART a turner tribute Ekphrasisart,people,
2/29/2020 POPE the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/28/2020 CONSTABLE catalogued a tribute Ekphrasisart,people,
2/27/2020 SIXAIN an example Didacticchristian,word play,
2/26/2020 ASHES to ASHES ash wednesday Versecelebration,christian,
2/23/2020 DARYUSH the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/22/2020 FIRST LOVE an analysis Verselove,love hurts,
2/21/2020 MAGNIFICENT in decay Ekphrasisart,people,
2/21/2020 BANTU the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/20/2020 CHRISTIAN didactic Didacticchristian,poetry,
2/19/2020 eap the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/18/2020 BOOKS Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/17/2020 ENGLYN the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/15/2020 AMERGIN the form Didacticchristian,word play,
2/15/2020 POETRY and the PICTURESQUE Verseart,poetry,
2/14/2020 VALENTINE define Coupletlove,
2/13/2020 CONTEMPORARY CONSCIOUSNESS Verseinspiration,
2/13/2020 QUATERNION an example Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/12/2020 TRAGEDY twas ever thus Versewar,
2/11/2020 WITH TONGUES AFIRE Didacticchristian,teacher,
2/11/2020 P S a community of one and many Versecommunity,people,perspect
2/11/2020 TERCET the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/10/2020 SEIZE the DAY the genre Didacticinspiration,
2/8/2020 ABCDERIAN the form in short Didacticchristian,word play,
2/8/2020 WRITING to be or not Verseinspiration,word play,
2/7/2020 EQUISITE ETCHINGS Verseart,
2/6/2020 DESCRIPTIVE the genre Didacticpeople,poetry,
2/5/2020 ECHO the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/3/2020 RHETORIC line paraphrase Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/3/2020 RHETORIC the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/1/2020 V V V the form Didacticpoetry,visionary,word pla
1/29/2020 CHARISMA cultivated Versecharacter,
1/29/2020 CHIASMUS the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/28/2020 POETRY trad and modern Versepoetry,writing,
1/28/2020 PASSION as a theme Versepassion,
1/27/2020 HELPMEET HAVEN Versechristian,love,
1/26/2020 EZER KENEGDO a didactic Didacticchristian,creation,
1/26/2020 plus 1 the Form Didacticpoetry,
1/25/2020 WRITE OF PASSAGE new birth Verseinspiration,poetry,
1/24/2020 METAPHYSCIAL the genre Didacticeducation,poetry,
1/23/2020 COLLECTIONS an open verse Verseinspirational,poetry,
1/22/2020 ONE APRIL DAY Versefamily,war,
1/21/2020 LITANY prayer poem Didacticcelebration,christian,poe
1/18/2020 PSALM a life breath Versecelebration,christian,
1/16/2020 PER CHANCE or what Cinquainpeople,perspective,
1/15/2020 EPIC the genre Epicbible,people,
1/14/2020 ERGO the EGO Didacticangst,self,
1/12/2020 CENTRES of THOUGHT Ekphrasisart,people,
1/10/2020 ELF the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/9/2020 DISTICH Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/8/2020 QUATORZAIN the name Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/7/2020 quat sequ Didacticlove,
1/6/2020 A CITYSCAPE remind Ekphrasisamerica,poetry,tribute,
1/6/2020 QUINZAINE try me Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/5/2020 JANUARY the month the form Didacticseasons,
1/4/2020 A N D you Free versedesire,first love,passion
1/4/2020 A Poulters measure Quatrainpoetry,word play,
1/2/2020 FREE FORM sonnet Sonnetlove,poetry,
1/1/2020 tristich PARALLELS Didacticpoetry,word play,
12/31/2019 Anacrostic Acrosticpoetry,word play,
12/30/2019 A SONG OF EXPECTATION Versechristian,forgiveness,
12/29/2019 TIEN for today Monokuchristian,
12/28/2019 VERBLESS wordless Didacticpassion,poetry,
12/27/2019 quaternion Didacticseasons,

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footle .. Footle !! Light Versefunny
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cream seeps from the sun Haikuseasons
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Restoration Free versenatureme,me,
requiem to my hero Elegyloss
Bed of Roses Rictameterlove
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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
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Dreamtime: flowers never bloom Quintain (Sicilian)imagination
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
Coloring Page Sonnetallegorylove,

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