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I  am a writer.  My poetry is sad, I write death, but I can write happy if I want to. I love art, classical music, reading, nature, meditation, dancing. I collect books, vintage clothes and  jewelry.   I adore the old building where I live with Snuggles Kitty. The avatar statue you see on my poems honors my elderly cat Smudges who died at 20 years. She loved to lay in the shade of the garden. 

Ten poems that define me as a poet . . . (from thousands)

1. The Dream Lingers https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/the_dream_lingers_408612 This poem was written after a near death experience, it stills haunts me, I could hear my mother calling me.

2. Safe In My Heart Forever https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/safe_in_my_heart_forever_549494 My mother was my anchor, the wings beneath my feet and my best friend, I miss her so very much.

3. Tattered Pages https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/tattered_pages_688344 At the end of the poem, a baby born, died and I was told he was adopted, my parents lied.

4. Dad's Workshop https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/dads_workshop_714811 I wrote this poem in 1997 but only posted it when I was posting on poetrysoup- it is about Dad.

5. Beautiful Scars https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/beautiful_scars_735565 This poem gives you just a small glimpse of the pain and grief I carry with me every single day.

6. And That Comes From Within https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/and_that_comes_from_within_1127173 My health is not that good, never has been and never will be, and no money will change my outcome.

7. in my green dream https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/in_my_green_dream_762889 I love this poem, dreamy and spiritual, I am all about nature in this one, come on a green journey.

8. A Lost Feather https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_lost_feather_783977 This poem is very meaningful to me, it speaks of my Ojibwe roots and of my ancestors in the sky.

9. "Kindness is the Key" https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/kindness_is_the_key_848785 When awful things happen to us in life it is easy to become mean and resentful but kind is better.

10. I Write Fragments https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/i_write_fragments_1243058 This poem sums up my journey in writing, fragments, snippets that drip, drip from my pen and mostly at night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

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Let's Mix It Up Finalized

Blog Posted:10/29/2021 9:29:00 AM

Thank you to everyone who entered my contest.  The poems received were great and used the given themes well. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners.  I will be visiting your poems soon.

Constance



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Date: 11/1/2021 1:15:00 AM
Thank you, Constance, for my placement, I needed the boost of winning:) congratulations to other winners too:)
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Date: 11/1/2021 6:25:00 AM
Jo, congratulations on your win, you write such beautiful poetry ~ friendship and poetry _Constance
Date: 10/30/2021 11:31:00 AM
thank you SO much, Constance. I really enjoyed writing on the theme you gave us. Congrats to all the fine winners.
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Date: 10/31/2021 1:52:00 PM
Andrea, congratulations, your poem was awesome ~ friendship and poetry _Constance
Date: 10/30/2021 11:18:00 AM
Thank you for the fun contest and my placement Constance.
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Date: 10/31/2021 1:51:00 PM
Tania, congratulations and thanks for entering my contest ~ friendship and poetry _Constance
Date: 10/30/2021 2:07:00 AM
Thank you for my placement Constance amongst the amazingly wonderful entries … Belle
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Date: 10/30/2021 9:51:00 AM
Belle, congratulations and thanks for taking part in my contest ~friendship and poetry _Constance
Date: 10/29/2021 5:18:00 PM
Thank you so very much for my placement, Constance. Congratulations to all the winners. hugs eve
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Date: 10/30/2021 9:52:00 AM
Eve, congratulations and thanks for sharing your lovely poetry, hugs ~ friendship and poetry _Constance
Date: 10/29/2021 1:53:00 PM
many thanks for my placement Constance, my congrats to the winners:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/30/2021 9:53:00 AM
Jan, congratulations and thanks for thank part in my contest, hugs ~ friendship and poetry _Constance

My Past Blog Posts

 
B Forms Contest is Finalized
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''A'' Forms Contest Finalized.
Date Posted: 12/22/2021 2:55:00 PM
What is Writing ?
Date Posted: 12/21/2021 5:50:00 AM
''Z'' Poems, New or Old
Date Posted: 12/7/2021 7:05:00 AM
''Y'' Contest is Finalized
Date Posted: 12/3/2021 8:29:00 AM
''X'' - Xmas Contest, New or Old is finalized
Date Posted: 11/28/2021 11:56:00 AM
''W'' Contest, New Poems Finalized
Date Posted: 11/25/2021 11:52:00 AM
''V'' New or Old Standard Contest Is Finalized
Date Posted: 11/22/2021 6:30:00 AM
''U'' Contest, New Poems Finalized.
Date Posted: 11/16/2021 10:49:00 AM
''T'' Contest, New or Old is finalized
Date Posted: 11/9/2021 4:30:00 PM
''S'' Contest, New Poems Finalized
Date Posted: 11/5/2021 3:18:00 PM
Let's Mix It Up Finalized
Date Posted: 10/29/2021 9:29:00 AM
"R" Contest, New or Old Finalized
Date Posted: 10/7/2021 8:23:00 AM
''Q'' Contest, NEW ONLY Finalized
Date Posted: 10/4/2021 7:52:00 PM
''P'' Contest New/Old Finalized
Date Posted: 9/27/2021 7:48:00 AM
''O'' Contest, New Only is finalized
Date Posted: 9/24/2021 1:04:00 PM
"N" Poems, New or Old Finalized
Date Posted: 9/21/2021 5:18:00 PM
''M'' New Poems Finalized
Date Posted: 9/19/2021 9:05:00 AM
''L'' Contest New or Old is finalized
Date Posted: 9/16/2021 9:33:00 AM
''K'' Contest New or Old Finalized
Date Posted: 9/14/2021 2:08:00 PM
''J'' Contest, New or Old Finalized
Date Posted: 9/12/2021 12:20:00 PM
''I'' Contest, New or Old Finalized and New Contest
Date Posted: 9/10/2021 3:39:00 PM
''H'' Contest Old or New is finalized
Date Posted: 9/8/2021 2:50:00 PM
Kimo Form Old or New Finalized
Date Posted: 9/5/2021 10:07:00 AM
Favorite Nature Haiku Finalized
Date Posted: 9/3/2021 11:01:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
1/28/2022 NEW BEGINNINGS Senryuhow i feel,
1/28/2022 if you pause Free versedeath,imagery,life,
1/27/2022 The Precipice of The Unknown Verseintrospection,
1/26/2022 Destiny Cinquaingrief,
1/26/2022 frosty wonderland Free versebird,winter,
1/26/2022 Snowy The Snowman Versesnow,winter,
1/26/2022 Tomb-like Silent Rhymeinspiration,peace,silence
1/24/2022 The Beauty of Seasons Dodoitsuseasons,
1/24/2022 snowy rows Imagismgrief,love,
1/24/2022 Pride of Place Monorhymehouse,pride,
1/24/2022 I Choose Joy, Hope, Kindness Rhymehope,joy,
1/23/2022 Snowy Outside Trioletbird,snow,
1/23/2022 bleeding heart Crystallinesorrow,
1/22/2022 Keola - Free Verse Free versedeath,grief,sorrow,
1/21/2022 unwavering faith Free versefaith,
1/21/2022 God Gave Me A Book Free versefaith,
1/21/2022 Winter in Canada Shadormadecember,january,
1/20/2022 Can Still Hear Mom Yelling - HLM Monokufood,funny,memory,
1/20/2022 words with wings Free versepoetry,words,
1/20/2022 My Earthly Journey Balladeearth,life,spiritual,
1/18/2022 The Spider Who Changed Me Rhymeinsect,
1/18/2022 Best Vacation Ever Rhymevacation,
1/18/2022 Senyru Pleiadespoetry,writing,
1/18/2022 the storm clouds Haikunature,
1/16/2022 Chalice of Eternal Night Free versefantasy,horror,imagery,
1/16/2022 Winter Delights Sonnetnature,
1/16/2022 cardinal Haikunature,
1/14/2022 Hellboy Bio Biofantasy,
1/14/2022 winter falls Free versechildhood,memory,
1/14/2022 Whispering Butterfly Wings Free versebutterfly,girl,introspect
1/13/2022 Who Am I You Ask Rubaiyatintrospection,
1/13/2022 Haiku - tree Haikunature,
1/12/2022 The Ghost in My House Rhymegranddaughter,grandmother
1/11/2022 dappled horses Crystallinehorse,
1/11/2022 I Will Love You - Buzzwords Coupletlove,
1/11/2022 My Spiritual Snake Free versespiritual,
1/10/2022 non traditional haiku - beyond Haikunature,
1/8/2022 A Mare Usque Ad Mare Rhymehow i feel,
1/8/2022 Valentine Love Free versevalentines day,
1/8/2022 Wintle Memory Limerickfun,
1/6/2022 Transcendence Rhymepoetess,success,writing,
1/6/2022 TEARS I GIVE TO THE LORD Dramatic Monologuefaith,grief,
1/6/2022 Snow ruined Haikunature,
1/5/2022 non traditional haiku -beneath Haikunature,
1/5/2022 my soul is a shoreless sea Free verseintrospection,voyage,
1/3/2022 Forever With Us Epitaphtribute,
1/3/2022 ''New'' Year Me Versenew year,
1/2/2022 My Ocean and True North Rhymelove,
1/2/2022 Snowy Weather Rhymesnow,storm,weather,
12/30/2021 Coronavirus Free verseearth,endurance,health,
12/30/2021 in my memory Free versememory,
12/30/2021 snowflakes Haikunature,
12/30/2021 I Dream of Journeys Versedream,
12/26/2021 a hunger and a need Versewriting,
12/26/2021 Paulette - 2 Triolethappy,
12/23/2021 O, Christmas Tree Rhymechristmas,
12/23/2021 A Christmas Tree for Jesus Versechristmas,
12/22/2021 IMAGINE Acrosticchristmas,memory,
12/18/2021 Often, I Cried Rhymelife,
12/17/2021 In Bethlehem Free versechristmas,
12/17/2021 ''Not My Time'' Haibunlife,
12/17/2021 In Memory of My Mother Free versemother,
12/14/2021 Alberta, Canada Listdeath,heartbreak,world,
12/14/2021 Xmas Blunder Limerickchristmas,funny,
12/13/2021 Beyond Explanation Versemystery,spiritual,
12/12/2021 Christmastime Is Like A Dream Quintain (English)christmas,winter,
12/8/2021 Doublethink Beliefs Quatrainlife,
12/8/2021 New Year's Promises Listnew year,
12/7/2021 Wandering, not lost Verselife,
12/6/2021 One Blessed Dark Night Lyricchristmas,song,
12/6/2021 Jesus, You Lift Me Up Rhymefaith,
12/5/2021 down the garden path Versegarden,
12/2/2021 My Thoughts on Human Rights Verseprejudice,
12/2/2021 A Child of Winter Wishes Haibunwinter,
12/1/2021 Christmastime Versechristmas,
11/30/2021 Christmas Where Are You Rhymechristmas,
11/28/2021 my colors of the wind Verselife,
11/24/2021 Leap Every Wall Lyricsong,
11/24/2021 the death of nature - hiku Haikunature,
11/23/2021 Awed Delight Free versenature,
11/23/2021 It Happened on a Spring Hike Versefear,
11/23/2021 The Past Haibunlife,wisdom,
11/20/2021 O, look at the trees Imagismimagery,winter,
11/19/2021 On My New Car, A Scar Coupletfunny,
11/19/2021 wings of a dove Balladlove,
11/17/2021 My Heart, Soul, and Spirit Versespiritual,
11/15/2021 Like A Folded Rose Rhymeemotions,feelings,
11/13/2021 Christmas Holiday Lights Haikuholiday,
11/13/2021 Where Poppies Grow Narrativewar,
11/10/2021 December Quatraindecember,
11/10/2021 Paulette - 1 Monorhymeanger,girl,sad,
11/8/2021 Painted Words- Kitty In The Garden Verseart,words,
11/8/2021 Tomorrow, At Dawn- Demain, des l'aube Versegrief,
11/7/2021 finding strength Free verselife,
11/7/2021 leave me alone Senryulife,
11/6/2021 Of Infinity Rhymegrief,love,ocean,sky,star
11/6/2021 Tenebrific Visit Free versegrief,
11/5/2021 Finding ''Me'' Versenature,
11/5/2021 still loved Senryulove,
11/5/2021 today Haikunature,

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
Healed Wings Quatrainblessing,faith,flying,fri
A Tribute To Broken Wings Rhymepoets,tribute,
On Poetry Soup Free versefriend,poems,poetry,poets
PoetrySoup Heroes Quatrainhero,poetry,
Her Broken Wings Free versetribute,
fourth tribute Monorhymeart,beautiful,dedication,
To broken wings Light Versedeath,feelings,hope,
To Constance--broken wings Tankaappreciation,butterfly,ca
Shine On Me, Sunshine - Poetry Writing 1 Free versefriend,write,
Suzanne in the Clouds Verseabsence,family,heart,loss
SHATTERED LIFE Cinquaindeath,for her,heartbreak,
The Nurse Tankaappreciation,
Shouting In Raging Silence Free verseanger,death,silence,
Let My Quill Always Write Even If Unheard Rhymeconfidence,how i feel,poe
ALONE AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM Free verseholocaust,
THE MYTHICAL FISHER WOMAN - INSPIRED BY CONTEST Rhymebeach,fantasy,humorous,wo
One Silent Word Free versehow i feel,poets,tribute,
INVICTUS Free versepride,uplifting,
'I Was the Last One' Rhymebetrayal,death,
The wizard's wisdom Rhymefear,friend,hope,sad,
Lighthouse On The Shore Sonnethouse,light,love,
Behold Death Free versedeath,loss,love,
The White Roses Died With You Rhymechange,sad,
The Christmas Mule Narrativeanimal,god,mother son,
Our Last Night Free versedesire,heartbreak,i love
A Curious Cat Roams At Peace Imagismchristmas,imagery,
Cherokee Tears Free versenative american,
Flood Gate Of Memories Haikumemory,
An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight Free verseangst,animal,death,fate,g
My heart has found a home-song version Lyricfor her,heart,loneliness,
Sepia Dreams Free versemissing,
Let me go Dramatic Verseboyfriend,break up,desire
Sharks in the Soup Rhymeanalogy,conflict,desire,f
Define Yourself Free versetruth,wisdom,
Our World Changing, Not For The Better - POTD Dramatic Monologueanger,emotions,life,polit
Machinating The Manger Scene Rhymebible,
a lightness of hunger Fibonacciallegory,analogy,apprecia
Wolf's Song Rhymediscrimination,loss,murde
The Queen and Her King Free verselove,
The Voices Echo in Emptiness Rhymedeath,loneliness,nature,v
High at the Library Rhymebooks,
The Lighthouse And Me Versecrazy,fun,health,identity
How much love Free verselove,
Thankful Enclosed Rhymefather daughter,forgivene
On Rescuing An Injured Pigeon Personificationanalogy,animal,pain,
Thankful for Four O'clocks Enclosed Rhymemother daughter,thanks,
I Send You My Love Rhymebereavement,death,son,
My perfect lover Rhymei love you,love,
Purple Makes Me Cry Rhymeappreciation,nature,purpl
The Sounds Of A Rose Free verseflower,rose,
listen for the drum Rhymeappreciation,culture,envi
YOU ARE NOT DEFINED BY- ANOTHER'S PERCEPTION Free verseabuse,
A Putrid Expanding Abyss Sonnet10th grade,angst,anxiety,
She Is Not Defined By Poetry Alone Free verseidentity,
Too Many Echos Free versebereavement,birth,childre
Poetry Cats Monorhymeanimal,cat,conflict,humor
I Thought It Was Me Free versechild,
Backyard Entertainers Tritinabird,nature,
Daddy's Snowman Shapefather,inspirational love
My Christmas Tree Proseblessing,christmas,love,
THE LITTLE FIR TREE'S FIRST XMAS Rhymechild,christmas,inspirati
Sentiments on Aging Free verseage,emotions,
Soul Ink Alliterationaddiction,corruption,moon
HELLO AND GOODBYE COCO Rhymedeath,dog,love,
Broken People Free versepeople,
September 1945 Free verselonging,war,
Universal Brilliance Prose Poetryimagination,stars,visiona
The first day of Spring Rhymespring,
Desert Dreaming Free verseanxiety,nature,suicide,
Heaven Will Manifest Rhyme10th grade,anxiety,death,
My Little Lioness Free verseinspirational,
The Storm Quatrainage,memory,storm,
- Go Fly A Kite - Lanternejoy,wind,
Heavens Eternal Love Monokuheaven,inspirational,love
The Perfect Christmas Tree Enclosed Rhymebeauty,bird,christmas,
Heart Snow Rhymelonging,love,
The Maple Leaf Forever Limerickpride,
Deep Purple Sensation Rhymelove,
Many, many long years ago Rhymecry,fantasy,garden,
Dreams of India Free versebeauty,culture,desire,dre
Rider On The Storm Free versemusic,sad,storm,
The Inflated Nation Rhymefood,health,inspiration,
To Heal A Vacant Heaven Free versefantasy,
Humility In America Proseappreciation,football,god
King Rhymeafrica,animal,men,
My Angie Baby Sonnetdaughter,
Night Shoes Iambic Pentameternight,
Slave to Love Free verseabuse,slavery,
Snippets Of The Mind Prose Poetryallusion,appreciation,int
Cinder Man Free verseage,
Humanity Free versehumanity,life,
The Gift Of Quietness Rhymeuplifting,
My Aunt Rosy-FV Free verseflower,remember,rose,
Dancing with the Devil Rhymeangst,introspection,psych
A HA MOMENT Free verseengagement,
a POETIC bio Biopeople,poetry,
Between the whispers and the sighs Lyricdesire,love,romantic love
An Occult Niche Rhyme10th grade,11th grade,ang
WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE Lyricdestiny,hope,how i feel,k
The Autumn Man Verseautumn,men,

Fav Poets

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Katherine Stella United States Flag United States Read
Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
Andrew Crisci United States Flag United States Read
Edmund Siejka United States Flag United States Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Barbara Gorelick United States Flag United States Read
Raul Moreno United States Flag United States Read
cecil hickman United States Flag United States Read
James Peranteau United States Flag United States Read
David Smalling Jamaica Flag Jamaica Read
Joe Inka United States Flag United States Read
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen United States Flag United States Read
James Fraser United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
shirin neshat United States Flag United States Read
kabuteng P.iNk k. Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Joyce Johnson United States Flag United States Read
Misty Penton-Leccese United States Flag United States Read
john freeman United States Flag United States Read
Jared Pickett United States Flag United States Read
Doris Culverhouse United States Flag United States Read
C.C Bloomsfield Cyprus Flag Cyprus Read
Billy TheKidster United States Flag United States Read
Francine Roberts Canada Flag Canada Read
Ravindra K Kapoor India Flag India Read
Richard Pickett United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Rigoler United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Robb A. Kopp United States Flag United States Read
Robert L. Hinshaw United States Flag United States Read
Paula Swanson United States Flag United States Read
Michael J. Falotico United States Flag United States Read
linda milgate United States Flag United States Read
Charles Henderson United States Flag United States Read
Amy Green United States Flag United States Read
Sharon Ruebel United States Flag United States Read
Deb Wilson United States Flag United States Read
Chuck Keys United States Flag United States Read
harry horsman Australia Flag Australia Read
Joe Flach United States Flag United States Read
Daniel Cwiak United States Flag United States Read
Wilma Neels South Africa Flag South Africa Read
Tahera Mannan India Flag India Read
Joe Maverick United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Cami Hostetler United States Flag United States Read
Eamon Duffin Ireland Flag Ireland Read
Charlotte Puddifoot United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Dana Smith United States Flag United States Read
Poet Tacito United States Flag United States Read
kash poet India Flag India Read
Walayee Poet Lay Whitlock-Ishway United States Flag United States Read
James Tate United States Flag United States Read
deb radke United States Flag United States Read
Afolabi Taiwo Nigeria Flag Nigeria Read
Sarah Casey Canada Flag Canada Read
Robert Pettit United States Flag United States Read
A Rambling Righting Riley - Shauna Riley United States Flag United States Read
Rose Colling United States Flag United States Read
nick faber United States Flag United States Read
Kory Calhoun United States Flag United States Read
Judy Konos United States Flag United States Read
Gerard Keogh Jr. United States Flag United States Read
HGarvey Daniel Esquire United States Flag United States Read
Brian Strand United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
john loving iii United States Flag United States Read
iolanda Scripca United States Flag United States Read
Laura Mckenzie United States Flag United States Read
arthur vaso Canada Flag Canada Read
Thomas Martin United States Flag United States Read
Tim Ryerson United States Flag United States Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Sandra Haight United States Flag United States Read
Eve Roper United States Flag United States Read
Lu Loo United States Flag United States Read
Vladislav Raven United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Charlie Smith United States Flag United States Read
M Asim Nehal India Flag India Read
Walter T. Ashe United States Flag United States Read
Sara Kendrick United States Flag United States Read
Sunshine Smile Norway Flag Norway Read
Daniel Turner United States Flag United States Read
Connie Marcum Wong United States Flag United States Read
Gordon McConnell United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Laura Leiser United States Flag United States Read
Lin Lane United States Flag United States Read
Winged Warrior Canada Flag Canada Read
Funom Makama Germany Flag Germany Read
Carlene Simpson Virgin Islands (British) Flag Virgin Islands (British) Read
Brian McClain United States Flag United States Read
Hansteven Selfa Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Richard Lamoureux Canada Flag Canada Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
rob carmack United States Flag United States Read
John Hamilton Canada Flag Canada Read
Nayda Ivette Negron Flores Puerto Rico Flag Puerto Rico Read
Duke Beaufort United States Flag United States Read
Ravi Sathasivam Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka Read
Sarita Milliner United States Flag United States Read
Janice Canerdy United States Flag United States Read
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