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TO READ MY ENTIRE BIOGRAPHY CLICK ON THE + BUTTON ON THE FAR RIGHT OF THE BLUE LINE.   I am a writer.  My poetry is often sad. I write of death and grief. I write about experiences in my life. But, I can write happy if I want to, and I love to write of nature and poems on a spiritual theme, sometimes even romance. And people who know me will verify I like using quotes. I love art, classical music, research, nature, gardening and meditation.  I collect old books, vintage clothing, jewelry and dishes. I adore the old building where I live with my fluffy cat called, Snuggles Kitty Cat. The avatar statue you see on my poems I use, to honor my elderly cat Smudges who died at 20 years old. I loved her very much. She was very sweet and tranquil and loved to lay in the shade of the flowers. 

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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New Writing Challenge Posted Today

Blog Posted:10/1/2022 7:40:00 AM

Hi Poets,

I have posted my new Writing Challenge, Past Memories, using any "T" form listed in Types of Poems.

Your poem must be new, single spaced, centered or not centered. 

A required quote is to be put on the top in quotation marks as provided in my contest description.

At the bottom, date written, contest and sponsor is required.

Near rhymes are acceptable but must be clear. 

Your title can be one to six words. 

For all other information see the contest description and instructions, please read top to bottom if your expectation is to place.

Presentation is important to me so make it tidy.

I will judge this Writing Challenge on November 1, 2022



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Date: 10/11/2022 5:19:00 AM
You are offering some good challenges. I just can't spend the time using the computer that I would need to do all of this. Sara
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Constance La France
Date: 10/11/2022 8:20:00 AM
Sara, I know you have a lot going on in your life, so, no problem if you cannot join my contests, I understand, God Bless Constance
Date: 10/2/2022 9:29:00 AM
Thanks for a new challenge for us, Constance. Have a beautiful day.
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Constance La France
Date: 10/2/2022 11:22:00 AM
Looking forward to reading your poem, Constance

My Past Blog Posts

 
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Writing Challenge - Write A Christmas Poem - Finalized
Date Posted: 12/2/2022 10:30:00 PM
Writing Challenge - A Christmas Poem Reminder
Date Posted: 11/27/2022 9:38:00 AM
Writing Challenge - V Forms - Finalized
Date Posted: 11/23/2022 11:00:00 AM
Reminder: Writing Challenge - "V" Forms (contest)
Date Posted: 11/17/2022 7:11:00 AM
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Date Posted: 11/12/2022 8:14:00 AM
My contest poem disappeared !!!
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Writing Challenge - T Forms
Date Posted: 11/2/2022 7:42:00 AM
New Writing Challenge Posted Today
Date Posted: 10/1/2022 7:40:00 AM
Writing Challenge- In My Heart- S Forms Finalized
Date Posted: 10/1/2022 4:29:00 AM
A Reminder About My "S" Forms Challenge - Gone to Heaven
Date Posted: 9/16/2022 7:36:00 AM
Farewell, Dear Poet
Date Posted: 9/15/2022 3:12:00 PM
Writing Challenge - Let Your Muse Be Inspired - R Forms Finalized.
Date Posted: 9/1/2022 2:43:00 PM
Let Your Muse Be Inspired Writing Challenge Information
Date Posted: 8/13/2022 6:33:00 AM
It's All About Three Q's contest is finalized
Date Posted: 7/31/2022 5:26:00 PM
It's all about Q's - White space, theme, rhyming
Date Posted: 7/14/2022 6:59:00 AM
Internet down
Date Posted: 7/8/2022 2:57:00 PM
Pet's Talking Personification is Finalized
Date Posted: 7/1/2022 6:25:00 AM
Ode Contest Finalized
Date Posted: 6/1/2022 8:32:00 AM
Ode Contest Note
Date Posted: 5/4/2022 12:23:00 AM
Narrative Contest is Finalized
Date Posted: 4/27/2022 2:42:00 PM
Monchielle Contest Finalized
Date Posted: 4/14/2022 2:06:00 PM
Form L - Lay is Finalized
Date Posted: 4/4/2022 10:18:00 AM
Form K - Kimo Finalized
Date Posted: 3/28/2022 1:44:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
12/8/2022 Within My Psyche Sonnetdeep,introspection,life,
12/7/2022 Christmas Meaning Free versechristmas,
12/6/2022 Winter Haiku Haikunature,
12/6/2022 Colors In The Sky Rhymebird,sky,
12/6/2022 Birds Chatter Versebird,nature,
12/5/2022 Always and Forever Verselost love,
12/4/2022 Coming Home For Christmas Rhymechristmas,
12/1/2022 Foe of Moon Knight - Morpheus Biofantasy,
11/29/2022 Footle - Nature Footlenature,
11/28/2022 Writing Poetry Pantoumpoetry,writing,
11/27/2022 Waiting For Santa Limerickchristmas,funny,
11/27/2022 footsteps Free versedog,lost,winter,
11/27/2022 frozen Imagismnature,
11/25/2022 Pretty Winter Birds - Nursery Rhyme Limerickbird,children,poetry,wint
11/25/2022 Writing to Heal Pantoumpoetry,writing,
11/22/2022 hiku Haikunature,
11/21/2022 Don't Quit Your Daydream Rhymedream,
11/20/2022 The Cali's Freedom Stand Versefreedom,
11/19/2022 Oh, Writing Poetry Rhymepoetry,writing,
11/19/2022 snow has fallen Free versewinter,
11/17/2022 Silent Pain, Screaming Rhymedeath,grief,pain,silence,
11/16/2022 And In My Dreams Rhymenight,
11/15/2022 Merry Xmas from the CAT Limerickcat,christmas,
11/15/2022 A Fantasy Dream Tankadream,fantasy,
11/14/2022 Now, I Am a Writer Tail-rhymebullying,child,destiny,wr
11/14/2022 Dot To Dot Free versewriting,
11/14/2022 Christmas Poem Versechristmas,faith,
11/13/2022 2022 Blessing Free versefaith,life,love,
11/13/2022 Awed By Nature Rhymefaith,life,nature,
11/13/2022 Oh, In My Mind Rhymebeautiful,memory,nature,
11/11/2022 like red tears cascading Free versehistory,war,
11/10/2022 November Sunset Quatrainbeautiful,november,sunset
11/10/2022 Rain Waters My Soul Enclosed Rhymeinspirational,rain,
11/9/2022 November 'Waiting' Nonetnovember,
11/8/2022 First Winter Snowstorm View Villanellebeautiful,snow,winter,
11/8/2022 The Only Star For Me Free versegrief,lost love,strength,
11/8/2022 Fluffy Friends - Nursery Rhyme Rhymecat,children,nursery rhym
11/8/2022 November Morning Monorhymenature,
11/7/2022 Estonia's Fifth Season Free versenature,
11/7/2022 Enchanting November Trees Free versenature,november,
11/6/2022 The Purple Man Narrativefantasy,
11/4/2022 I Turn Away Rhymehow i feel,
11/4/2022 Fat Cat Limerickfunny,
11/4/2022 nature's decay Tankanature,
11/3/2022 I Have Beautiful Scars Rhymelife,
11/3/2022 Stained Glass Scarlet Free versefantasy,
11/2/2022 November Sun Quatrainnovember,sun,
10/31/2022 Oh, Death is Unforgiving Rhymehorror,october,scary,
10/29/2022 Renascence Imagismnature,
10/29/2022 Tell It Like It Is Rhymetruth,
10/28/2022 beyond my window Coupletnature,
10/28/2022 Glass Mountain House Dizainimagination,
10/27/2022 A Note In The Wind - NW Free versegrief,love,parents,
10/27/2022 Tranquility Found Verseblue,green,life,nature,pe
10/25/2022 Mine Dodoitsugrandmother,
10/24/2022 Yesterday There Was Love Free verselost love,song,
10/22/2022 fluttering decay Quatrainnature,
10/22/2022 Fall's Decay Dizainautumn,nature,
10/22/2022 From Dreams of You Dizainlost love,
10/21/2022 the ornament of grace Free versehow i feel,introspection,
10/18/2022 the autumn leaves Imagismautumn,nature,
10/17/2022 metamorphosis Free versechange,introspection,
10/15/2022 Halloween Visitors Rhymehalloween,scary,
10/15/2022 Venus Dreamer Sonnetdream,love,
10/14/2022 A Parakeet Green Otherbird,funny,happy,
10/13/2022 Living Just Once Free verselife,
10/13/2022 Wear What and Go Where Rhymefun,funny,halloween,
10/11/2022 Home is My Beating Heart Quintain (Sicilian)home,
10/11/2022 exactly as I am Free versehow i feel,
10/8/2022 Captivation Rhymehow i feel,
10/8/2022 The Eagle Versebird,
10/6/2022 Merlin The Magic Cat Versecat,fun,magic,
10/6/2022 Breath to Breath Rhymedeath,dream,lost love,
10/5/2022 Tree Memories Monorhymetree,
10/5/2022 deafening silence Monokusilence,
10/5/2022 this bloody thing Senryulife,
10/4/2022 the abandoned garden Quatraindream,
10/2/2022 The Left Fist of Khonshu Free versefantasy,
10/1/2022 oh, listen Rhymeautumn,
9/29/2022 From My Words Written Rhymemuse,poetry,writing,
9/29/2022 empathy Monokulife,
9/27/2022 of yang and ying Sonnethow i feel,
9/27/2022 Come Back Sweet Dream Rhymedream,love,memory,
9/25/2022 An Angel Inspires Me Rhymetribute,
9/25/2022 One From the Dark Side of My Poetry Versedark,prison,scary,
9/23/2022 Farewell, Painted Birds Coupletbird,
9/23/2022 My Journey Quatrainhow i feel,
9/22/2022 The Court Jester Becomes Serious Versedeath,fate,future,humanit
9/21/2022 The Queen's Long Journey Narrativefunny,
9/20/2022 I Talked To Mom Last Night Free versespiritual,
9/19/2022 I Wandered Lonely As a Butterfly Rhymebutterfly,lonely,
9/19/2022 wind collection Haikunature,
9/17/2022 The Purse Light Versefun,
9/17/2022 Take Me To Nirvana Rhymeheaven,
9/16/2022 Autumn - Constanza Rhymeautumn,
9/15/2022 Chapter 1, Grumpy Cat Narrativebooks,cat,childhood,
9/14/2022 Farewell, Dear Poet Rhymetribute,
9/14/2022 maple leaf brooch Free versehistory,
9/13/2022 In a Meadow Hush Enclosed Rhymebeautiful,death,
9/12/2022 City Street Travelers Rhymejourney,

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Fav Poems

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

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Richard Pickett United States Flag United States Read
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