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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 of poetry.  My poems are quite often sad. I write of death and grief. And 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 spiritual introspective themes, sometimes I write of romance. And people who know me, will verify that I like using quotes in my poetry and contests. I enjoy writing for PS contest themes and sponsoring my own contests. I love art, all classical music, research, nature, gardening and meditation.  I collect books, vintage clothing and jewelry. And stuff, lots of stuff.  I adore the creaking, moaning old building where I live with my Snuggles Kitty Cat.

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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Writing Challenge - Write A Christmas Poem - Finalized

Blog Posted:12/2/2022 10:30:00 PM

Thank you all who entered my Writing Challenge - Write A Christmas Poem - The poems were beautiful, wonderful, emotional, funny.  What a joyful challenge this was. Congratulations to all.  I will visit your poems soon.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays !

 



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Date: 12/3/2022 8:08:00 AM
Thank you so much for sponsoring this contest, Constance, and for my placement. I enjoyed it. Congratulations to all those poets who placed.
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Constance La France
Date: 12/4/2022 9:09:00 PM
Milt, thank you for sharing your poetry with me, blessings
Date: 12/3/2022 6:03:00 AM
Heartiest congratulations to your winners, Constance:-) This contest of yours filled up so fast it made my head spin. I didn't even get a chance to pen a stanza, teehee. Happy holidays to you and yours!
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Date: 12/4/2022 9:10:00 PM
Edward, it was fast, I agree, I did not expect that and what a lovely collection of Christmas poems it is, blessings
Date: 12/3/2022 5:56:00 AM
Thank you for my placement, Constance:) congratulations to all other winners too:)
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Constance La France
Date: 12/4/2022 9:11:00 PM
Jo, thank you for taking part with your lovely poetry, blessings

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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/3/2023 Memory Free versememory,
2/2/2023 How Does The Soul Enter Heaven Free verseheaven,
2/1/2023 ''I Shoulda Seen It Comin'' Free versefunny,snow,storm,
2/1/2023 hiku Haikunight,snow,winter,
2/1/2023 In The Frigid Blue Versebird,nature,winter,
1/31/2023 Be Like A Peaceful Tree Free versepeace,
1/31/2023 A Thousand Times Tankalove,
1/30/2023 Wolverine Narrativefantasy,
1/29/2023 Hit List, Mass Destruction, and Violence Narrativeworld,
1/28/2023 Dear Heart Rhymeheart,life,
1/28/2023 haiku Haikunature,
1/28/2023 It Was A Dream Rhymedream,
1/28/2023 hiku Haikunature,
1/27/2023 Eternal This Love Verselove,
1/26/2023 Navigating Through Life's Highway Rhymeintrospection,life,
1/25/2023 lost in the past Otherlife,
1/24/2023 A Swallow's Winter View Personificationbird,winter,
1/23/2023 letting go of the old me Free verseintrospection,
1/23/2023 Skiing Acrosticsports,
1/22/2023 love and lust Versekiss,love,lust,
1/22/2023 memories at her funeral Free verselost love,
1/21/2023 hiku Haikunature,
1/19/2023 bird angel Versebird,grief,
1/17/2023 Chain of Fear Sonnetfear,life,
1/17/2023 my source, strength and dream Free verseemotions,introspection,li
1/17/2023 Happy ''Birth'' Day, Mom Rhymebirth,mother,
1/16/2023 Valentine Shapevalentines day,
1/16/2023 Broken Verselife,
1/16/2023 Spring Garden Rictameterspring,
1/16/2023 Lovely Love Diamanteparents,
1/16/2023 The Evil of the Dark Dimension Narrativefantasy,
1/15/2023 EE, I Love You Free versepoets,
1/15/2023 for the robins still sing Free versewinter,
1/14/2023 I Am Sailing, Flying Free verseinspiration,
1/13/2023 the whisper- not your time Free versespiritual,
1/13/2023 Winter Horses Rhymehorse,snow,winter,
1/11/2023 The Other Side of the Veil Metrical Talefantasy,imagination,
1/11/2023 Life's Wavering Passage Sonnetinspiration,
1/10/2023 The Snow Is Falling - WS Sedokawinter,
1/10/2023 Within My Heart Verselost love,winter,
1/9/2023 God Grant Me Serenity Free verseintrospection,
1/9/2023 Respect and Kindness is the Way Versehumanity,life,
1/6/2023 Lune Poetry Versedream,
1/5/2023 Finding Mom Verselost love,
1/4/2023 Tatters Narrativesad,
1/3/2023 The Heavenly Blues Above Rhymeheaven,imagination,
1/3/2023 Muse, Is My Beating Heart Free versemuse,
1/2/2023 the gift Monokuwriting,
12/31/2022 I Love My Mittens Trioletfun,
12/31/2022 Taking a Chance Trioletlife,
12/31/2022 A Thousand Shattered Pieces Versegrief,
12/31/2022 Falling Tears Wash The Soul Rhymegrief,introspection,life,
12/29/2022 For Milton - A Tribute Versetribute,
12/29/2022 ice Haikunature,
12/28/2022 Leaves With Wings Rhymeautumn,nature,
12/27/2022 Beyond Reach Verseintrospection,
12/26/2022 Reverse Midas Touch Free verseintrospection,
12/26/2022 hiku Haikunature,
12/25/2022 Unto Us A Child is Born Versechristmas,
12/24/2022 Priceless to Me Sonnetcat,
12/24/2022 My Sweet Valentine Free versevalentines day,
12/21/2022 Arkham Asylum Narrativefantasy,
12/21/2022 hiku Haikusnow,
12/19/2022 Christmas in Heaven Rhymechristmas,lost love,
12/19/2022 Old Santa Limerickchristmas,fun,
12/19/2022 Zephyr Rhymenature,
12/18/2022 I Yearn For Rome Rhymetravel,
12/18/2022 Contemplation of Me Rhymeintrospection,
12/17/2022 Colors of Autumn Free verseautumn,
12/17/2022 Amber Moon Versemoon,
12/16/2022 The Fire Within Me Rhymefire,
12/16/2022 Dreamt of Being a Star Clerihewpeople,
12/15/2022 My 2023 Resolutions Free versenew year,
12/13/2022 Carolyn Devonshire, My Poetic Sister Versepoetess,tribute,
12/13/2022 Sad Christmas Quintain (English)christmas,sad,
12/12/2022 A Kitty Cat Tail Versecat,pets,
12/11/2022 A December Memento Quintain (English)christmas,december,
12/10/2022 fall park Haikunature,
12/10/2022 I Believe in Peace Curtal Sonnetfaith,nature,
12/9/2022 Christmas Joy With Family Acrosticchristmas,
12/9/2022 snowy owl Haikunature,
12/8/2022 Within My Psyche Sonnetdeep,introspection,life,
12/7/2022 Christmas Meaning Free versechristmas,
12/6/2022 winter deer 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 For Milton 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,
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11/20/2022 The Cali's Freedom Stand Versefreedom,
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Fav Poems

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