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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. 

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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Am I the only one getting advertising feeds on the comment list. I am getting very annoyed.. :( 

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So annoying, I click click click and they still come back, I don't want it shoved in my face, If I want to subscribe or buy something I'll go and look for it. It will put people off. Tom
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Date: 10/15/2019 8:14:00 PM
I understand fully.. It seems that they have stopped for awhile, lets see for how long
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Yes, I think for membership you can turn off the ads under your profile settings...I tried to turn them on because they ask you to so they can make some money to pay for programmers to update the software, but I just couldn't do it and turned it back off...worth the $3 a month right there to me.
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It is there in Manage your Profile/ settings. You can choose to hide ads.
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Date: 10/14/2019 5:06:00 PM
Suzanne, I do have it turned off..
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I paid for a lifetime membership and yes it is very annoying and should be corrected by administration. The sooner the better..
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Date: 10/13/2019 8:40:00 PM
My feelings are mutual. I cannot focus my attention when the ads are up, they take my vision away from the poems. Hugs Eve
Date: 10/13/2019 6:22:00 PM
This is how they make money. At least the flashing ones are gone. Those were nightmarish
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Date: 10/13/2019 6:53:00 PM
I understand, but it is supposed to be gone for some of us that have memberships:(
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Eve, me too and I find they are spoiling the experience.
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Eve, for me the ads are gone ?
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Date: 10/13/2019 6:52:00 PM
They are taking the joy of reading the poems. It is a shame :(
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Date: 10/13/2019 6:53:00 PM
Maybe TS will fix the issue
Date: 10/13/2019 3:57:00 PM
I'm right there with you, Eve. They're like mosquitoes or gnats buzzing around that you can't seem to swat. :-(
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Date: 10/13/2019 4:33:00 PM
I put in a complaint , but have not heard from them yet.

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Happy Birthday to our Nette Onclaud
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Lighthouse Contest Finalized
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Shape Poem
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Shape Contest
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Happy Birthday John Wulf
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Upside Down World Winners
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New Book
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Christmas Story
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
12/12/2019 Peanut Sonnetdog,friend,
12/12/2019 Foraging Bee Rhymeflower,rain,
12/11/2019 Born to Save Me Rhymebaby,birth,jesus,
12/9/2019 Arguments and Rants Prosechildren,conflict,wisdom,
12/9/2019 Contagious Laughter Lost Tempers Free versechildren,
12/9/2019 Friend Free versefriendship,
12/7/2019 Birth of Jesus Rictameterjesus,star,
12/5/2019 Twas the Night Before Christmas Rhymecat,christmas,fantasy,
12/1/2019 Nativity of Jesus Rictameterangel,jesus,
12/1/2019 How to write a Pantoum Rhyme Pantoumpoems,
11/30/2019 A Tragedy Quintain (Sicilian)death,imagery,
11/30/2019 Can't Keep a Secret Epigramclothes,feelings,
11/29/2019 Surrendered Love Love Me Like You Mean It Free verselove,
11/29/2019 Amid the Jagged Shadows Free versefear,imagery,sin,
11/26/2019 Absence of Complication Free versemuse,
11/25/2019 In the Absence of Complication Free versemuse,
11/25/2019 JAN ALLISON McWhirtlefriend,
11/25/2019 Stuck In a Christmas Globe Free versechristmas,imagination,jes
11/24/2019 Poets titles 2 Free versemuse,
11/22/2019 Santa Soars Above the Sky Rhymechild,christmas,dog,
11/22/2019 Seagulls Sip the Morning Sunshine Pantoumimagery,muse,
11/18/2019 brutal nature of war Senryuwar,
11/18/2019 die for what they believe in Senryuwar,
11/18/2019 lordism Senryuwar,
11/18/2019 Turkey Dinner Turn Tail and Run Limerickthanksgiving,
11/15/2019 To The Ends Of The Earth Kimolove,
11/14/2019 Dawn Love Arise Sonnetlove,
11/12/2019 SCENTED LEAVES Free versenature,weather,
11/11/2019 Unconditional Love Free versegranddaughter,grandparent
11/11/2019 Favorite Artist Free verseart,career,
11/9/2019 classy chassis Metaphor Of Love Personificationcar,
11/7/2019 Consciousness of Life Epigrampoets,
11/7/2019 dream becomes reality Sexyku Haikulove,
11/7/2019 Quid Pro Quo Rhymesurreal,
11/7/2019 gripping excitement Senryukiss,
11/7/2019 In Deep Dejection Free verseloneliness,son,
11/7/2019 It's Wet to be Cold Coupletrain,weather,winter,
11/7/2019 We Got Tonight Rhymedance,music,
11/6/2019 its sweet best into winter Haikuimagery,
11/6/2019 I Carry Your Heart Rhymelove,
11/2/2019 Prize Roses Nonetrose,
11/1/2019 Kit Kat for a Tootsie Pop Rhymecandy,halloween,sister,
11/1/2019 Did Nothing but Stare Rhymelove,
10/31/2019 It's a Halloween Spook, Charlie Brown Rhymefun,halloween,
10/31/2019 Happy Birthday on Halloween Senryubirthday,bullying,celebra
10/30/2019 welcome winter Haikulove,winter,
10/29/2019 Twinkle Fairy Rhymefairy,fantasy,garden,
10/29/2019 Thus Did Bequeath Senryuabsence,love,pain,
10/29/2019 Future Page a Golden Age Senryuage,old,
10/28/2019 Thanksgiving Memory Thanks Rhymefamily,memory,thanksgivin
10/28/2019 Welcoming October Sun Rhymeoctober,sun,
10/27/2019 White Roses Subtle Elegance Free versegarden,love,rose,wedding,
10/24/2019 Rise, Thankful for Light of Tomorrow Quatrainautumn,summer,
10/22/2019 Baby's Tiny Hands and Feet Free versebaby,
10/21/2019 remorseless sea PM2 Monokubible,imagery,
10/20/2019 Burst Bubble Not Acceptable Alliterationfeelings,
10/20/2019 Favorite Teacher Proseteacher,
10/18/2019 Insights Into Behavior Depression Questionkudepression,
10/17/2019 Ghost Witchful Thinking Limerickfantasy,
10/17/2019 Sleepwalking Descending a Staircase Limericksleep,
10/16/2019 1st Corinthians 13:13 Free versefaith,hope,inspiration,lo
10/16/2019 Boxing Gloves Free versebrother,bullying,candy,
10/14/2019 Happy Birthday Dear Husband Free versegrandchild,happy birthday
10/14/2019 Smartphone Rhymedream,
10/13/2019 Seagull Rhymebird,ocean,sky,sunshine,
10/8/2019 October Stroll Haikucat,love,october,
10/7/2019 If Only We Could Turn Back the Hands of Time Rhymedesire,love,
10/6/2019 One Lone Firefly Rhymeimagery,moon,
10/5/2019 Happy Birthday to My Son Shapebirthday,son,
10/3/2019 Somewhere Around Midnight of October Pantoumhouse,
10/2/2019 Butterflies, Butterflies Rhymeboy,butterfly,garden,
9/30/2019 Memories of My Youth Sonnetmemory,mountains,youth,
9/30/2019 Start of Spring SIX Free versespring,tree,
9/29/2019 Sunshine Doth Quench a Beautiful Day QD Verseautumn,beautiful,day,sky,
9/28/2019 The Ravens' Rhymeimagery,poems,
9/28/2019 Story of My Life Rhymeanger,bereavement,
9/28/2019 My Wedding Day Acrosticdance,wedding,wife,
9/28/2019 My Dog Peanut Rhymedog,love,pets,
9/27/2019 Intimate Hawaii Sonnetimage,love,nature,ocean,
9/26/2019 In the Backstreets of My Mind Free versegrief,love,
9/24/2019 Halloween Moon Free versehalloween,moon,
9/23/2019 Sipping the Morning Sunshine Free verseautumn,mountains,river,
9/23/2019 My Beloved Eternally Free versei love you,
9/22/2019 Maid of the Sea Free versedeath,fantasy,love,
9/21/2019 Cross Silent Splendor Tetractyssolitude,winter,
9/20/2019 Dear Heart- Wiishkobe Ode Free versebutterfly,cat,dance,emoti
9/19/2019 Town Children Free versechildren,fun,games,
9/17/2019 The Lord Waits at the Crossroad Free versespiritual,
9/15/2019 Happy in Love Narrativebereavement,family,love,
9/15/2019 Strands of Glitter Free verseage,old,
9/13/2019 MY HEART IS FULL Rhymebereavement,children,gran
9/9/2019 Sometimes Love Is Not Enough Free verselove hurts,
9/9/2019 summer autumn winter Haikuautumn,summer,winter,
9/9/2019 Farewell Summer Free verseautumn,imagery,
9/9/2019 FAREWELL SUMMER Free verseautumn,imagery,
9/7/2019 Overcoming Mistakes Free versemotivation,
9/6/2019 Prisoner's Guilt Quatrainchocolate,goodbye,
9/5/2019 A Collaborated Love Free verselove,
9/5/2019 Rowdy Night Rhymeearth,moon,universe,
9/3/2019 Storm Enclosed Rhymeimagery,nature,storm,

My Photos


Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
Leaving Me Behind Rhymefeelings,
This I Vow Rhymelove,
DREAM COME TRUE Sonnetblessing,
In my sanctuary Rhymelife,psychological,symbol
The Wind Free verselove,
Blackbirds In The Rain Free versebird,insect,music,nature,
What's up with Santa Rhymechristmas,fantasy,fun,fun
LIGHT OF CHRISTMAS Epigramchristmas,light,love,
Love Harvest I do not know?love,
Where Roses Never Die Free versebeautiful,life,love,rose,
Tea Cup Concreteart,
The ABCs of Peace and Joy Acrosticfaithme,life,me,
Grey Skies are Raining Poets Light Versedeath,introspection,metap
Holy Ruins Free versesymbolism,
Farewell to summer Rhymesummer,
In The Moment I do not know?grief,life,love,
Frozen Howl Free versebeauty,dream,emotions,hea
THE POND Epigraminspiration,truth,wisdom,
Not Missing Loves Beat Free verseallegory,beauty,emotions,
GOD'S GIFT Epigramblessing,introspection,
SOUL EYES Epigramgod,inspirational,
Wind From The Sea I do not know?conflict,depression,forgi
Faith Is A Powerful Thing Acrosticfaith,
Stand by me my Lord Rhymegod,
Sweet Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Bars Alliterationaddiction,candy,fantasy,f
Magic Beans Free verseadventure,chocolate,love,
IS IT TRUE Epigramgod,love,sorrow,
and that comes from within Narrativedrug,introspection,univer
YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE Rhymededication,son,
WOODLAND WONDERLAND - VISUAL 6 Sijonature,spring,
This is not a poem--- A singled out page Blitzafrica,america,community,
Love in the Silence of the Soul Narrativedeath,love,sorrow,
After the interim Free verselost love,
Any Old Poem Contest: echoes and whispers uncut Free verseautumn,senses,spring,summ
Aurora and Avalanche Coupletnatural disasters,
My Three Mirrors Coupletreligious,
Beginnings Matter I do not know?poetry,
WINTERS END Epiclife,loneliness,longing,l
A Drop of Relief Fibonaccibreak up,cry,depression,h
To Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Free verseabuse,
THE LEAF AND THE TREE Personificationpride,thanksgiving,truth,
- Wings On An Elephant - Light Versemetaphor,poetry,
Tears from my Ancestors Rubaiyatsorrow,perspective,
Soft Chains - Cold Steel Rubaiyatamerica,change,perspectiv
Slave Quatraincourage,death,slavery,per
The Scent Of Your Soul Free verseabsence,love,
The Infinitude of the Private Man Versereligion,
COME MY BROTHER Free verselove,peace,world,
THE LIFE OF JESUS CHRIST LORD Pastoralamerica,religious,tribute
Blossoms and Bubbles Sonnetchildhood,garden,
YOUNG WICKED AND BLACK Rhymecrazy,hip hop,life,spoken
Dancing Haikuappreciation,dance,tree,
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND Personificationbeautiful,fantasy,imagery
The Other Side of Winter Villanellebeauty,snow,winter,
An Open Window Free versefaith,imagery,inspiration
Beauty and the Beast Epicadventure,animal,beautifu
UNDRESSED BY NATURE - FOR ARTHUR VASO Versebeauty,nature,
DRESSED BY NATURE Haikubeauty,nature,
LUNAR NIGHT'S BEAUTY Haikubeauty,light,moon,night,
Mum Coupletcaregiving,joy,mother,mot
WAVE INTO YOU Rhymedesire,kiss,love,metaphor
Carrie R Biointrospection,
JAN ALLISON Coupletmum,
Broken Wings Versedeath,life,writing,
Peter Holmes Free verseidentity,
My Waltz With Life Verse 
My lacking Quatrainemotions,river,
The Clouds Narrativeangel,beautiful,beauty,bl
HANDS THAT DIPPED ME Free versefathers day,inspiration,m
My day as a woman Rhymeencouraging,feelings,jour
The Maid of Orleans Coupletchristian,conflict,courag
My Father Was Iambic Pentameterdad,father,inspiration,li
Like A Girl Free versebeautiful,girl,identity,r
The Way Of The Cross Quatrainchristian,death,easter,li
You Are The Cedar Of Lebanon Free versebeauty,blessing,child,my
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 7 Free verseabuse,adventure,allusion,
Ohoo, little butterfly Light Versebutterfly,
Quarantine of the Soul Free versedepression,emo,future,met
- You Must Be Brave - Free verseemotions,feelings,light,l
I Write Free versedream,imagination,love,
Apply Within - For Contest Listfriend,love,soulmate,drug
Black Bird and Midnight Butterfly Free versebaptism,beauty,
Love is Free verseallegory,emotions,feeling
The Child Verseangst,feelings,
FREEDOM'S CALL Acrosticamerica,
AN INNOCENT MAN - FOR CONTEST Senryuinnocence,murder,
VietGodnam Light Versededication,heartbroken,lo
THE LOWEST OF THE LOW Free versecareer,drug,identity,life
Make It Count Monorhymeart,education,encouraging
Wings Shapedream,
In Opulence You Lie and Dream Epiclove,sensual,
ENGELBERT EFFLEFLUMP FOR DR SEUSS CONTEST Coupletfantasy,flying,kids,mum,
The SnaffyLaffy Swiger Rhymefantasy,,cute,
THE CURSE OF BLACK BEARD Free verseadventure,boat,evil,fanta
Dirty Laundry Epicabuse,betrayal,devotion,h
Eagle out of Egypt Blank versebible,blessing,freedom,
INTELLIGENCE'S USE Senryucorruption,philosophy,
BORED IN MANHATTAN NOT FOR CONTEST Limerickcity,humorous,
The Birthday Party Narrativebirthday,
Solemn Seduction - for contest Personificationbeauty,nature,strength,

Fav Poets

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Tim Smith United States Flag United States Read
Brenda Meier-Hans Canada Flag Canada Read
Pandita Sanchez United States Flag United States Read
RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY India Flag India Read
Paul Callus Malta Flag Malta Read
Timothy Hicks United States Flag United States Read
Vera Duggan Australia Flag Australia Read
Demetrios Trifiatis Greece Flag Greece Read
David Meade United States Flag United States Read
Hannington Mumo Kenya Flag Kenya Read
louis brown United States Flag United States Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
Sunshine Smile Norway Flag Norway Read
Emile Pinet Canada Flag Canada Read
Miraj Raha India Flag India Read
Dear Heart - Wiishkobi Ode Canada Flag Canada Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
The Grahamburglar United States Flag United States Read
Richard Lamoureux Canada Flag Canada Read
David Brooks United States Flag United States Read
Ravi Sathasivam Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka Read
Sandra Haight United States Flag United States Read
Brian Cecil United States Flag United States Read
Teppo Gren Finland Flag Finland Read
BL DEVNATH India Flag India Read
Kelly Deschler United States Flag United States Read
Carol Eastman United States Flag United States Read
Lu Loo United States Flag United States Read
Becca Teagan United States Flag United States Read
Winged Warrior Canada Flag Canada Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
Iris Elizabeth Sankey-Lewis Belize Flag Belize Read
Mark Ackerson United States Flag United States Read
Shadow Hamilton United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Julia Ward France Flag France Read
Cona Adams United States Flag United States Read
Allan Asante United States Flag United States Read
Veronica Capo United States Flag United States Read
Chantelle Anne Cooke United States Flag United States Read
Shane Cooper Australia Flag Australia Read
Manmath Dalei India Flag India Read
Jo Daniel India Flag India Read
Nandita Das India Flag India Read
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Sandi Maddox Hoot United States Flag United States Read
john fleming United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Robert Lindley United States Flag United States Read
Litty Lokanath India Flag India Read
Karam Misra India Flag India Read
mukumbu munyasya Kenya Flag Kenya Read
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Mohit Raj India Flag India Read
Viv Wigley United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
David Smith New Zealand Flag New Zealand Read
Janis Thompson United States Flag United States Read
Shawn Munoz United States Flag United States Read
Cindi Rockwell United States Flag United States Read
ANTHONY MARK United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
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Gary Bateman Germany Flag Germany Read
Chris Green United States Flag United States Read
Gordon Alexander United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Space Cadet United States Flag United States Read
Michelle Corbin United States Flag United States Read
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Chelcie Darling United States Flag United States Read
Dah Helmer United States Flag United States Read
White Wolf Australia Flag Australia Read
JEAN MURRAY Ireland Flag Ireland Read
Sunita U.D Palawon Mauritius Flag Mauritius Read
Anindya Mohan Tagore India Flag India Read
Tanis Troutman Canada Flag Canada Read
Mark Paul van der Merwe South Africa Flag South Africa Read
Sonia Walker United States Flag United States Read
AFZAL NUSKER India Flag India Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Robert Stoner Jr United States Flag United States Read
Steven Henderson United States Flag United States Read
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Kim Rodrigues United States Flag United States Read
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Sara Ella United States Flag United States Read
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Lucilla Carrillo United States Flag United States Read
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Darren White Netherlands Flag Netherlands Read
arthur vaso Canada Flag Canada Read
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Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Australia Flag Australia Read
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