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Bio: Eve Roper



 

I grew up in Texas, where I developed a love for art.
At twenty-one I moved to a small town in Oregon with my family.
And I opened my own small business creating signs and oil paintings.
At thirty-eight I decided to go back to school
and attended college taking a course in Early Childhood Education.
Upon graduating I started teaching
and worked in the school system for sixteen years
as well as teaching "Prep" in the Catholic Church.
I had to quit work due to health issues and
ten years later I started painting and writing poetry.
My husband passed in August 29, 2018 and
I now reside in Texas with my children and grandchildren. 
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Menagerie of Poems, Beachcombers,
Rhapsody of Poems covers are my own work.
My grandchildren are the models for Menagerie of Poems,
my son and nephew for Beachcombers,
and my daughter in-law for Rhapsody of Poems.

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Eve Roper grew up in Texas, where she developed a love for art.

At twenty-one moved to a small town in Oregon with her family.

 

Living in Oregon she opened her own small business in signs and oil paintings.

 

At thirty-eight went back and attended college in Early Childhood Education.

Taught Prep in the Catholic Church and worked in the schools for sixteen years.

After developing a tumor, on the left side of the brain she decided to quit working.

 

Ten years later she started painting and writing poetry.

She resides in Texas with her loving husband, children, and grandchildren.

(My husband wrote my biography  to place in the back of my books, since then he has passed. In memory of my beloved husband and soul mate of thirty-eight years this is the biography I will place here on PoetrySoup.) 

BIOGRAPHICAL :

Favorite Artist – a biography of me; being an artist has let me see and feel into my human self
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/favorite_artist_1197475


A Vision of a Child - Catholic, recite my rosary every night, a desire   to be closer to Christ
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/a_vision_of_a_child_618986


Batter UP - tribute to my nine-year-old granddaughter and her love for sports and desire to succeed, my constant companion
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/batter_up_676545


White Roses Subtle Elegance - written for my son and his new wife of their wedding day, I finally didn't have to worry
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/white_roses_in_subtle_elegance_1191614


My Alphabet - poem I published, used as a teaching tool for preschools and kindergartens
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/my_alphabet__701180


Admiration for the Person You Have Become - dedicated to my three sons that I cradled in my arms and wish I still was
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/admiration_for_the_person_you_have_become_762345


Tribute :

Abandon – tribute to my husband, his love for the woods; my first experience of the Callahan Mountains
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/abandon_1035103


GRIEF :

The Voices Echo in Emptiness - inspired by the lonely nights that kept me awake with images of him
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/_the_voices_echo_in_emptiness_1091596


Wisp of Love - about my heartfelt mournful emotions I was feeling
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/wisp_of_love_1221138


Christmas Mourning – the hollow feelings I was experiencing on the first Christmas without my husband
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/christmas_mourning_1089154

4/19/2020

 

 

 





 


To Peter Duggan

Blog Posted:7/28/2022 8:54:00 PM

To Peter Duggan, Vera His wife just posted a few hours ago that he has passed. May his music and poetry live on in all our hearts.



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Date: 8/11/2022 1:51:00 PM
Hello Eve. I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Peter. I knew both he and Vera from another site a few years back. He was a beautiful writer who had so much respect for nature and he captured it well. I will always remember him and how much he loved Vera. May he rest in peace. I have lost touch so except with the passing of Peter I hope Vera's health is ok. Thank you.
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Date: 8/5/2022 4:02:00 PM
How sad. My condolences to Vera. I loved Peter’s Australian poems about nature. He will be dearly missed. SuZ
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Date: 7/31/2022 10:22:00 AM
I am sorry to hear of this. His name sounds very familiar to me, so I am sure I knew him here. Thanks for letting us know, Eve.
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Date: 7/31/2022 9:23:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Peter's Passing. My condolences to the family...
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Date: 7/30/2022 7:36:00 PM
I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Peter Duggan..He was a fabulous poet, singer, and creator of his own music and words. He sure could play the harmonica.. a Very talented man. He will be missed. A fellow poet Harriet Shea (Derena Bree)
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Date: 7/30/2022 3:22:00 PM
Thanks for letting us know Eve, Peter was a true gentleman and wonderful poet, rest in peace dear friend, blessings to his wide and family ~ Constance
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Date: 7/29/2022 1:12:00 PM
Sincerest condolences to you, Vera, and your dear family at this time. Thank you, Eve, for letting us know.
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Date: 7/29/2022 10:39:00 AM
Truly breaks my heart to find this sad news. My friend was a truly wonderful person and top class poet. I pray God's blessings upon all his family and friends. Vera my friend, I pray God's blessings give you relief , comfort and increased strength through this tragic loss.
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Date: 7/29/2022 9:16:00 AM
Dearest Peter, Bless you in your loss! Prayers for you, Peter. God Bless you. Panagiota xxx
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Date: 7/29/2022 5:52:00 AM
Dearest Vera, Such sad news, you have my deepest sympathy. He was a really good man, but then again, you knew that long ago. You and yours are in my prayers.
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Date: 7/29/2022 2:02:00 AM
Incidentally I came across the same post a while ago....such sad news. Although we never met in person, we were good friends, and I missed his presence on Soup once he stopped writing for various reasons. May he rest in peace. My condolences to to his wife Vera and family.
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Date: 7/29/2022 2:01:00 AM
Oh dear, My condolences also to his family, I have many of his poem as favourites. Will Miss him.
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Date: 7/28/2022 11:58:00 PM
Always sad to hear one of our own has passed, my condolences to his family. Tom
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Date: 7/28/2022 11:29:00 PM
So sad to hear of Peter, my prayers for Vera and her loved ones, and for having enjoyed the poems, time and again, Aloha~William
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Date Posted: 7/28/2022 8:54:00 PM
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8/8/2022 Just August Free verseaugust,day,feelings,grand
8/6/2022 Childhood Nostalgia Tankachildhood,
8/5/2022 Natures Blooms Delivery Abecedarianflower,
8/4/2022 I Lay Me Down To Rest Free verseage,
7/31/2022 Mysterious Moon Versemoon,
7/26/2022 Proposal Brought A Blush To Her Cheeks Free verseromantic love,
7/22/2022 To Honor My Hero Rhymehero,
7/16/2022 Bubbles Free versecelebration,
7/14/2022 Grandma's Dementia Limerickconfusion,
7/13/2022 His Spirit To Keep Rhymeremember,
7/13/2022 Silent Chimes Quatrainsorrow,
7/11/2022 Christmas In July Rhymechristmas,grandchild,
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7/11/2022 Farewell I Go to Dwell Rhymeabsence,
7/7/2022 Out Of Control Pleiadescrazy,
7/5/2022 Life Keeps Throwing Curve Balls Free verseanxiety,depression,
7/4/2022 Most Welcome Cool Breeze Monorhymepeace,
7/2/2022 dusk in July Haikusky,
6/30/2022 odd once Haikuanalogy,
6/29/2022 THANKSGIVING CRYSTALS Crystallinethank you,
6/28/2022 Summertime Cookout Favorites Epulaeryufood,summer,
6/27/2022 Forgiveness Rhymeforgiveness,
6/27/2022 Adam Senryufun,
6/26/2022 Mary's Fork is Flat and Harnessed Rhymefood,
6/23/2022 Rain Diminished Hexaverserain,
6/22/2022 redemption Senryurain,
6/22/2022 rain Haikuflower,summer,
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6/13/2022 A Wish Upon a Candle Seek for Peace Free versejesus,peace,war,
6/10/2022 BOAT Versesea,
6/7/2022 I Am Not Just A Dog I Am Family Personificationdog,pets,
6/5/2022 The Greatest Performance of My Life Biobaby,life,
6/3/2022 The Beast Free verseallusion,
6/3/2022 Tom Was Left Tied Up Limerickengagement,
6/2/2022 Busy Little Bees Abecedarianflower,nature,
6/2/2022 Rest In Peace Limerickcat,
5/31/2022 Pandemic Manic Depression Limerickcreation,
5/30/2022 Can I Have Blue Sprinkle Rubaiyatpets,rainbow,
5/27/2022 A Time When Color Has No Meaning Rubaiyatfreedom,
5/26/2022 Grace Hand of Nature Odenature,
5/26/2022 Sweet Sound of Laughter Pantoumgirl,sister,
5/19/2022 An Evening Stroll Free versetree,
5/13/2022 Prayer Verseprayer,
5/13/2022 War Free versewar,
5/9/2022 Sunflowers Verseflower,
5/2/2022 A Model Of Good Works Monokuteachers day,
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4/29/2022 Without Love We Are Nothing Verseinspiration,love,
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4/28/2022 amidst rustling leaves Haikubird,night,
4/26/2022 romantic night Haikugood night,
4/26/2022 A Mother's Love Free versemom,
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Fav Poems

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TERRIFYING TINA PART 2 - COLLABORATION WITH SONNY ROPER Rhymehumorous,wedding,
Tribute to TEN GREAT Community Builders Coupletfriendship,poetry,
TEACH THE CHILDREN THE ALPHABET A Dedication to Child Advocate Poet Teacher Eve Roper Rhyme1st grade,caregiving,chil
You're the Poem Sonnetlove,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR EVE ROPER Free versefriendship,
Becoming The Sea at Sunset Rhymesea,sunset,
Sea of Love Free versesea,
Paint me a dream - Eve Roper tribute Free verseanalogy,dedication,tribut
Escape of The Bluesman's Song Free verseafrica,america,grief,raci
The Lost Fisher Boy Coupletchristmas,
My Christmas Song Lyricchristmas,
THE WOMB TOMB Dramatic Versebaby,prayer,
Women In My Family Free versefamily,women,
History's Greatest Miracle Play Narrativejesus,
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