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CAPOTIONED CARTOON-JOHN - Brian Strand's Blog

About Brian Strand
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Youtube audio link to hear me recite from my PS anthology

http://www.youtube.com/user/ichthyschiro/

I am English and began writing poetry at the turn of this century.My early interest was in short forms,.I created and promoted quite a few here on PS (perhaps my best known is the Footle).With encouragement from a member here I moved onto to longer forms,publishing my poetry in print,blog ,twitter and kindle ebook form.I came to conclude that all poetry is structured prose and remains a work in progress until recited aloud, (the apex of our art form) when a unique experience 'an as is moment' occurs between voice and ear, much the same as the experience that happens when viewing a work of art

Check out my short forms @strandpoet on twitter and my kindle poetry guides on amazon and some of my artwork to  accompany my youtube clips of my poetry recited aloud

 

 

 


CAPOTIONED CARTOON-JOHN


Blog Posted:8/8/2012 12:58:00 AM


apostle,disciple,writer John
with so much to say
about 'love' and agape-
that still speaks to us,
each and every day

pen picture of John after Van Der Weyden's painting from my famous faces series

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Date: 8/8/2012 9:28:00 PM
Oh, I meant to say. I enjoyed your writing of John the disciple.
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Date: 8/8/2012 8:32:00 PM
I wrote a comment to you today and saw tonight it was removed. Do you know how that could happen, Brian??
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My Past Blog Posts

 
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SOME FREE VERSE POETS
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WHAT POETRY IS
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MY APPROACH TO CONTESTS THAT I SPONSOR
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SENRYU the alternative to haiku?
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DO YOU HAVE A POETIC VOICE?
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
6/22/2017 SILENT SOLILIQY Elegaic Lyricdeath,funeral,sorrow,
6/20/2017 ANOTHER ETHEREAL MONOSTICH Monokuday,dream,
6/18/2017 SIGN OF THE TIMES a monstich Monokuhumor,humorous,social,
6/18/2017 ANOTHER ethereal monostich Monokufood,humor,
6/18/2017 A COFFEE monostich Monokudrink,food,humor,humorous
6/17/2017 TORMENTED and TORTURED Quatrainart,people,
6/16/2017 MY TITLES ONCE AGAIN Verselost love,love hurts,
6/16/2017 MY TITLES AGAIN Verseaubade,fantasy,
6/14/2017 MY TITLES in phrasis form Versefantasy,imagery,
6/13/2017 LEONARDO'S LISA Clerihewart,
6/10/2017 KALEIDOSCOPE Quatrainimagery,
6/7/2017 ANOTHER POSTIVE MONOKU Monokuhope,
6/7/2017 A POSTIVE MONOKU Monokuage,
6/6/2017 D DAY REMEBERED a repost Balladeulogy,freedom,
6/5/2017 AMERGIN a kyrielle form Kyriellechristian,
6/3/2017 RYTHMIC UNITS you see Monokupoetry,
6/2/2017 QUINTILE the form Cinquainlove,poetry,
6/2/2017 ANOTHER SENRYU Senryuself,
6/2/2017 YET ANOTHER ONE WORD HAIKU Haikuweather,
6/2/2017 ANOTHER ONE WORD HAIKU Haikupoetry,
6/2/2017 ONE WORD SENRYU an example Senryupoetry,
6/2/2017 ONE WORD HAIKU the form Haikuweather,winter,
5/29/2017 A light to the world Ekphrasisart,christian,
5/29/2017 A SEQUENCED EKPHRASIS lanterne Lanterneart,
5/26/2017 a CONTEMPORARY conclusion Kyriellesocial,society,
5/25/2017 A CINQUAIN cinqku Cinqkuanimal,work,
5/25/2017 A CINQKU cinquain Cinqkuseasons,summer,
5/24/2017 AMERICAN CINQUAIN in sequence Cinquainnature,poetry,
5/21/2017 PASTORAL harmony Pastoralnature,
5/21/2017 PASTORAL perfumes Pastoralflower,
5/21/2017 PERSONIFICATION portrayed Personificationimagination,
5/21/2017 PAINTINGS personified Personificationart,
5/20/2017 A TEXT POEM Versepoetry,
5/20/2017 ONCE EMERGED FROM THE GREY OF NIGHT Ekphrasisart,poetry,
5/16/2017 NOISES OFF an abstract of sounds Versesong,sound,
5/16/2017 A LIFE AFLOAT Narrativefamily,history,
5/16/2017 WHEN THE LARK DEPARTS Narrativefamily,
5/16/2017 THE LACE MAKERS Narrativefamily,
5/12/2017 OPEN POETRY after Marianne Moore Free versepoetry,
5/12/2017 TETRACTYS the form Tetractyspoetry,
5/10/2017 A BLANK VERSE from my maturity Blank verselife,poetry,
5/10/2017 A BLANK VERSE poem Blank verselife,poetry,
5/10/2017 AN ODE TO LOST LOVE Odelost love,
5/9/2017 A TALE OF ANNOYANCE beware Versephilosophy,
5/9/2017 WALLPAPER MUSIC Cinqkumusic,
5/8/2017 A CHILDHOOD FOOTBALL GAME Versesoccer,sports,
5/8/2017 WINTER SPORTS a spaces form Versesports,
5/8/2017 20 20 the game Versesports,
5/8/2017 GOLF defined Cinquaingolf,sports,
5/6/2017 A BUTTERFLY AS A POEM Verseanimal,
5/5/2017 AN ENGLISH ODE Odehistory,
5/5/2017 BELOW THE GLASS CEILING an ode Odefamily,history,
5/5/2017 A 'FIFTIES ODE Odebio,history,memory,
5/3/2017 A WALL of BRICK an emblem poem Versechristian,poetry,
5/3/2017 Home a familiar place List bio,home,
5/3/2017 A Footle I've only just begun Footlehumorous,poetry,
5/3/2017 FOOTLE HYBRID I 've only just begun Footlehumorous,poetry,
5/3/2017 FOOTLE HYBRID I did it my way Footlehumorous,poetry,
5/1/2017 LIMERICK FORM an example Limerickpoetry,
5/1/2017 THE LIMERICK its origin and history Limerickhistory,people,poetry,
5/1/2017 A MAY DAY FIELD OF OLD Crystallineflower,life,
5/1/2017 A MAY DAY REFLECTION Cinquainflower,life,
5/1/2017 MAY FLOWERS Cinquainflower,life,
4/30/2017 MY POETIC AMBITION in sonnet form Sonnetbio,poetry,
4/30/2017 DEMI-SONNET the free form Sonnetbio,poetry,
4/28/2017 IN MEMORIUM Versedeath,family,war,
4/28/2017 FANCY FREE a fifties remenisence Quatraindeath,
4/28/2017 IN THE MIDST OF DEATH ---- life Monokudeath,life,nature,
4/25/2017 A POEM sans punctuation marks Free versepoetry,
4/24/2017 JOHANNES VERMEER a trio of his girls Ekphrasisart,girl,
4/24/2017 JOHANNES VERMEER more of his girls Ekphrasisart,girl,
4/24/2017 JOHANNES VERMEER and his girls Ekphrasisart,girl,
4/23/2017 WISTERFULLY YOURS Verselost love,memory,
4/22/2017 OLD AGE a perspective Bioage,
4/21/2017 BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING a quatrain Didacticchristian,spiritual,teach
4/21/2017 CONTRAST a tanka phrasis Tankainspiration,poetry,
4/21/2017 MOOD SWINGS Cinquainemotions,inspiration,intr
4/20/2017 IMAGISM the form Imagismimage,imagery,poetry,
4/16/2017 A BLANK VERSE RHYME Blank versepoetry,
4/15/2017 AN EASTER PRIMER Didacticchristian,truth,
4/15/2017 FRIDAY to SUNDAY a crystalline Crystallinechristian,day,
4/13/2017 MARY'S GOOD FRIDAY Balladechristian,death,
4/13/2017 COLLECTIONS in verse List animal,bird,fish,insect,
4/13/2017 MORNING STAR my guide to life Biobio,christian,star,
4/13/2017 ANOTHER CHILDHOOD HERO Versechildhood,hero,
4/13/2017 MY CHILDHOOD HERO Narrativechildhood,hero,
4/12/2017 and then Dramatic monologuefamily,
4/12/2017 A FIRST ON PS for me I GUESS Lanterneimagery,
4/9/2017 ADVERSITY BEGONE a haibun Haibuncancer,christian,
4/9/2017 TANKA awhile Tankaimagery,
4/9/2017 TANKA the form Tankahealth,peace,
4/8/2017 CINQUAIN a didatic Didacticpoetry,teacher,
4/8/2017 POETRY a didatic Didacticimagination,inspiration,p
4/8/2017 A SYLLABIC FREE VERSE Didacticbeauty,
4/7/2017 NAGA-UTA the lyric form Lyricchildhood,dream,lyric,
4/7/2017 LIST the form List sound,
4/7/2017 LANTERNE as a quaternion Lanterneseasons,
4/7/2017 LANTERNE in three forms Lanterneart,
4/5/2017 OUR POETIC dna Quatrainlife,poetry,
4/5/2017 AN EASTER dna Versechristian,easter,

My Photos


Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
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,
Blush of the Roses Couplethope,nature
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 Poetryfunny
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
Grandfather's Arbour (revised) Sonnet 
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,naturemay,
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,holidaymusic,mu
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

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