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An English poet in the open*(organic) form,creator of the FOOTLE

regular BLOGGER here since 2007 ,with 1205+ contests 

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My Past Blog Posts

Date Posted: 3/18/2023 1:22:00 AM
Date Posted: 12/25/2022 1:06:00 AM
Date Posted: 12/24/2021 11:12:00 AM
TITLES & poetry
Date Posted: 8/20/2021 5:50:00 AM
POETIC motivation
Date Posted: 8/14/2021 1:49:00 AM
POETIC DEVICES an observation
Date Posted: 8/13/2021 1:31:00 AM
Date Posted: 8/11/2021 3:13:00 PM
POETICS an observation
Date Posted: 8/10/2021 3:33:00 AM
READING ALOUD the apex of poetry
Date Posted: 8/2/2021 3:58:00 AM
IMAGIST impressions
Date Posted: 7/19/2021 12:21:00 AM
Date Posted: 7/15/2021 1:07:00 AM
PROSE an observation
Date Posted: 7/13/2021 12:21:00 AM
JULY 4 an historic event
Date Posted: 7/4/2021 9:16:00 AM
BYRON modesty & fishing for praise -a quote
Date Posted: 6/30/2021 12:54:00 AM
A B C D E of poetry
Date Posted: 6/27/2021 2:03:00 AM
TEST MATCH SPECIAL an historic event
Date Posted: 6/17/2021 3:55:00 AM
To rime OR not THAT is the question inc UPDATE
Date Posted: 6/14/2021 12:28:00 AM
SHOW not TELL always is POETRY done WELL
Date Posted: 6/9/2021 1:21:00 AM
Date Posted: 6/1/2021 12:48:00 AM
PERFORMANCE or when poetry became an art inc UPDATE
Date Posted: 5/26/2021 7:20:00 AM
Date Posted: 5/23/2021 1:18:00 AM
Date Posted: 5/17/2021 12:43:00 AM
SHAVUOT a historic event
Date Posted: 5/16/2021 12:11:00 AM
POETRY is it really an ART
Date Posted: 5/12/2021 12:22:00 AM
GOOD POETRY what is it
Date Posted: 5/5/2021 1:00:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
4/1/2023 imagist MVP moore Ekphrasispoets,
4/1/2023 SENTIMENT an open form Free versepoetry,
4/1/2023 WEEKEND RECITATION Free versepoetry,
3/31/2023 THE ROSE IN MY HEART a romancical Biomarriage,
3/31/2023 POETRYSOUP defined Coupletplaces,poetry,
3/31/2023 A ONE WORD hiku Haikuimage,poetry,
3/31/2023 ONE BITE SIZE poem tribute Imagismimage,music,
3/31/2023 imagist MVP fletcher Coupletimage,poets,
3/31/2023 MIXTURES an open form Free versepoetry,
3/30/2023 Jesus RESUMED Rhymechristian,growth,identity
3/30/2023 CREATIVITY a hiku Haikuart,inspiration,music,poe
3/30/2023 POETICS the essence Didacticpoetry,
3/30/2023 QUIRINUS a tribute Ekphrasispoetry,
3/30/2023 ANTECEDENTS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/30/2023 READING a memory Biochildhood,literature,teen
3/30/2023 imagist MVP doolittle Tristichpoetry,
3/29/2023 Q is for QUEST Biochristian,life,
3/29/2023 POETRY conceived Didacticpoetry,
3/29/2023 EKPHRASIS wols Didacticart,
3/29/2023 ekphrasis SNAPSHOT newman Tristichart,
3/29/2023 imagist MVP eliot Rhymepoets,
3/29/2023 VISIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/28/2023 OAP hiku Haikuage,dance,
3/28/2023 BINGO art nouveau Light Verseart,people,places,
3/28/2023 EKHRASIS snapshot ART nouveau Tristichart,
3/28/2023 EKPHRASIS gaudier-breska Ekphrasisart,
3/28/2023 WEEKDAY RECITATION Free versepoetry,
3/27/2023 THE VISITOR Dramatic Versefamily,
3/27/2023 SPONTANEITY an art form Ekphrasisart,
3/27/2023 MEMORIES fresh as yesterday Rhymechildhood,
3/27/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot BLOTS Tristichart,
3/27/2023 PASTICHE an open form Free versepoetry,
3/27/2023 imagist MVP aldington Coupletpoetry,
3/26/2023 P is for POVERTY Biofamily,history,
3/26/2023 OVERNIGHT VISITOR Tankanature,snow,
3/26/2023 imagist MVP soutar Quatrainimage,poems,
3/26/2023 SUNDAY thought Epigramart,literature,music,nove
3/26/2023 ANTICIPATIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/25/2023 AFTER THE STYLE OF A C Cinquainparody,
3/25/2023 A NAUGHTY BOY nursery rhyme Bionursery rhyme,poetry,
3/25/2023 FREED VERSE defined Didacticpoetry,
3/25/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot KOKOSCHKA Lanterneart,
3/25/2023 INTUITION hiku Haikuinspiration,
3/25/2023 EXPRESSIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/25/2023 imagist MVP flint Ekphrasispoetry,
3/25/2023 WEEKEND RECITATION Ekphrasisart,
3/24/2023 O is for OCEANS - of love Biolove,wife,
3/24/2023 BANTU number two Otherimagery,
3/24/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot ART Didacticart,
3/24/2023 IMPROMPTO an open form Free versepoetry,
3/24/2023 imagist MVP stevens Imagismimagery,
3/24/2023 FREE VERSE defined Tristichpoetry,
3/24/2023 FRIDAY memory Biomemory,
3/23/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot ROTHKO Tristichart,
3/23/2023 POIGNANCE an open form Free versepoetry,
3/23/2023 BANTU Otherpoetry,
3/23/2023 imagist MVP hulme Rhymepoets,
3/23/2023 LIFE a hiku Imagism2nd grade,life,
3/23/2023 IMAGISM in a verse Fibonacciimagery,poetry,
3/23/2023 THURSDAY memory Biolife,nostalgia,
3/22/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot LEIGHTON Lanterneart,
3/22/2023 imagist MVP wcw Free verseimagery,
3/22/2023 AFFECTIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/22/2023 WEDNESDAY memory Rhymechildhood,nostalgia,
3/21/2023 N is for NATURE a happening Rhymenature,
3/21/2023 GRAPHICS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/21/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshots MATISSE Haikuart,
3/21/2023 WEEKDAY RECITATION Coupletart,
3/21/2023 TUESDAY memory Biofood,memory,
3/21/2023 imagist MVP ezra Coupletpoetry,
3/20/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot GENTILESCHI Cinquainart,
3/20/2023 imagist MVP adelaide Rhymeboyfriend,in memoriam,poe
3/20/2023 MONDAY memory Coupletfood,nostalgia,
3/20/2023 CONSTRUCTIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/20/2023 SIMPLY READ Epigramparody,poetry,
3/19/2023 NOSTALGIA hiku Haikumemory,
3/19/2023 DIFFERENCES an open form Free versepoetry,
3/19/2023 sunday REFLECTION Cinquainsummer,
3/19/2023 FOOD MEMORIES Quatrainfood,
3/18/2023 HI-STORY of a HILL Personificationhistory,
3/18/2023 SATURDAY memory Biohorse,
3/18/2023 WEEKEND RECITATION Free versepoetry,
3/18/2023 CARPE DIEM hiku x 2 Haikuimagery,inspiration,
3/17/2023 QUINTILE cinquain Cinquainaugust,
3/17/2023 M is for MUSIC an appreciation Rhymemusic,
3/17/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot ARCHIMBOLDO Ekphrasisart,fruit,
3/17/2023 COUNTENANCE an open form Free versepoetry,
3/17/2023 HIKU quaternion 4x4 Haikuwinter,
3/17/2023 HIKU quaternion 3x4 Haikuautumn,
3/17/2023 HIKU quaternion 2x4 Haikusummer,
3/17/2023 HIKU quaternion 1x4 Haikuspring,
3/16/2023 RESURRECTION happenings Rhymechristian,easter,
3/16/2023 MOTHERS' DAY monologue Dramatic Monologuemy child,
3/16/2023 DEPICTIONS an open form Free versepoetry,
3/16/2023 BELOVED transfigured VIGNETTE Rhymechristian,history,
3/16/2023 CREATIVITY clasped Free verseimagery,inspiration,
3/16/2023 EKPHRASIS snapshot SATIE Ekphrasismusic,people,
3/15/2023 ANCHORED in a safe mooring Free versechristian,imagery,visiona
3/15/2023 EAR CANDY thoughts Free versemusic,word play,
3/15/2023 Ekphrasis SNAPSHOT vivaldi Ekphrasismusic,

My Photos

Fav Poems

The Nose Concreteart,life,on writing and w
Sailing Leaf Haikunature
The Rain Haikunature
Reflections Free verseon writing and wordswords
Hippocratic Oath Rhymelost love,son,sympathywor
Ever After Cinquainlove
Mortal Season Free versesea,seasonssummer,day,sum
A Whisper on the Wind Personificationnature,
There Will Be Mountains Coupletfaith,lifemountains,
Tender Moments Quatrainlovesweet,sweet,,sweet lo
Haiku/Limerick number twenty Haikunature
Time Machine Coupletnostalgiamom,me,night,can
I AM THE ONE Free verseinspirationalme,
Finally Quatrainlove,passion
The Gift Coupletintrospection,nature
footle .. Footle !! Light Versefunny
Believe! Coupletdevotion,faith,inspiratio
Lavender Soap Narrativefamily,happinesseaster,
The Love Letter Quatrainlovelove,passion,
cream seeps from the sun Haikuseasons
Yesterday's Rain~ Coupletforgiveness,hope,inspirat
Winter Pond Free versenatureautumn,
Restoration Free versenatureme,me,
requiem to my hero Elegyloss
Bed of Roses Rictameterlove
Spring Tango Haikunature,seasons
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
Rain Free verseintrospection,peopleday,d
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,
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,music,
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,
Blue Tears On Parchment Prose Poetrydevotionwords,

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