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I am English and began writing poetry at the turn of this century.Read MY FOUR TENETS OF CREATIVITY ,a free ebook (in OPEN VERSE) & my ARTICLES ON POETRY   at BOOKS (print copies $25 postpaid )FLOWERS of LIFE  the american cinquains by William Soutar, isbn 978 1903203477 I edited and published in 2005 see original  link SHORTHAND OF THE HEART a selection of poetic form published 2005 isbn 1 903203422whilst the third POIEMA a selection of Ekphrasis published 2006 isbn19032035 read free @

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F T I series 25 food

Blog Posted:11/11/2019 12:45:00 AM

Our theme today is food,an example

Usual FTI entry by PS link in a soupmai


Tania Kitchin

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Dear Heart


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My Past Blog Posts

F G I series 23 tragedy
Date Posted: 12/6/2019 1:23:00 AM
F T I SPECIAL december
Date Posted: 12/5/2019 2:27:00 AM
F G I series 22 comic
Date Posted: 12/4/2019 12:06:00 AM
F G I series 21 bucolic
Date Posted: 12/3/2019 12:10:00 AM
F G I series 20 epic
Date Posted: 12/2/2019 12:07:00 AM
F T I SPECIAL for advent
Date Posted: 12/1/2019 12:03:00 AM
F G I series 19 satire
Date Posted: 11/30/2019 12:01:00 AM
F G I series 18 allegory
Date Posted: 11/29/2019 1:03:00 AM
F G I series 17 tongue twister
Date Posted: 11/28/2019 12:20:00 AM
F G I series 16 elegy
Date Posted: 11/27/2019 2:54:00 AM
F G I series 15 occasional
Date Posted: 11/26/2019 12:04:00 AM
F G I series 14 ditty
Date Posted: 11/25/2019 12:38:00 AM
F T I SPECIAL for thanksgiving
Date Posted: 11/24/2019 11:30:00 AM
F G I series 13 surreal
Date Posted: 11/24/2019 12:15:00 AM
F G I series 12 panegyric
Date Posted: 11/23/2019 12:06:00 AM
F G I series 11 riddle
Date Posted: 11/22/2019 12:14:00 AM
F G I series 10 parody
Date Posted: 11/21/2019 12:54:00 AM
F G I series 9 idyll
Date Posted: 11/20/2019 12:17:00 AM
F G I series 8 imagism
Date Posted: 11/19/2019 12:09:00 AM
F G I series 7 lament
Date Posted: 11/18/2019 1:04:00 AM
F G I series 6 acrostic
Date Posted: 11/17/2019 12:34:00 AM
F G I series 5 shape
Date Posted: 11/16/2019 12:29:00 AM
F G I series 4 narrative
Date Posted: 11/15/2019 12:58:00 AM
F G I series 3 epitaph
Date Posted: 11/14/2019 12:07:00 AM
F G I series 2 ode
Date Posted: 11/13/2019 12:01:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
12/5/2019 LOVE KISS 41 kuhlmann form Versepeople,poetry,
12/2/2019 Feelings Epigramfeelings,life,
12/2/2019 DAY of the LORD an epic to come Versechristian,destiny,hope,
12/1/2019 A BREATH of God Didacticchristian,inspiration,
11/30/2019 A SATIRE in kyoka song Odesatire,
11/25/2019 THE MOST FAMOUS HAIKU Haikuimage,poetry,
11/22/2019 UNTIL IT PLEASES song of songs tribute Ekphrasislonging,love,
11/18/2019 VISIONS OF ACTUALITY pictures of Zechariah Ekphrasischristian,perspective,
11/14/2019 ODE to a poeme Odepoetry,
11/13/2019 BROTHERS THREE larger than life 1450 Ekphrasishistory,
11/12/2019 PLANH a lamentation in verse Ekphrasischristian,places,
11/11/2019 LASTING IMPRESSIONS art made manifold Verseart,
11/10/2019 LADIES in silenced imagination Versesenses,sensual,
11/8/2019 LITTLE SONGS of love Ekphrasischristian,eulogy,love,
11/8/2019 WHO IS HE a riddle rhymed Didacticchristian,
11/4/2019 QUARTET of vertical visual verse Shapepeople,poetry,
10/30/2019 a POETIC bio Biopeople,poetry,
10/30/2019 SONGS PT 1 pound tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/30/2019 SONGS pt2 pound tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/30/2019 SONGS pt 3 pound tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/29/2019 AFTERWORDS a tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/29/2019 MEDITATIONS a tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/28/2019 ORGANIC HAPPENINGS Versepoetry,
10/28/2019 ORGANIC abstract happenings Versepoetry,
10/28/2019 ORGANIC portraits Verseart,poetry,
10/28/2019 ORGANIC ART Verseart,people,poetry,
10/28/2019 A sense of the ORGANIC Versepeople,poetry,
10/27/2019 CHOICES a frost tribute Ekphrasispeople,poetry,
10/26/2019 OBSERVATIONS on the bridge Ekphrasisliterature,people,
10/26/2019 PRAYER of DESPAIR ash wednesday tribute Ekphrasischristian,literature,peop
10/25/2019 EXUBERANCY Verseliterature,people,
10/24/2019 FRAGMENTS Versepeople,poetry,
10/23/2019 DEATH a requiem Versedeath,
10/23/2019 NOSTALGIA recalled Versememory,
10/22/2019 HOMILY and epistle Versechristian,writing,
10/21/2019 SO SORRY a tautogram Alliterationsorrow,sorry,sympathy,
10/20/2019 BIOS revealed Versecourage,
10/19/2019 NONET nine lines down Nonetpoetry,wedding,
10/19/2019 SEXTET the form Verselove,poetry,
10/19/2019 OCTET eight lines down Versechristian,poetry,
10/19/2019 ANOTHER seven liner Sonnetcreation,poetry,
10/18/2019 landay the couplet form Coupletinternational,poetry,
10/18/2019 quartet the form HOLY SPIRIT Quatrainchristian,poetry,
10/18/2019 englyn the Welsh quatrain form Quatrainpoetry,
10/17/2019 fifer the form Didacticart,poetry,
10/16/2019 a DEMI SONNET bio Didacticchristian,poetry,
10/14/2019 A LEONINE for today Didacticappreciation,poetry,
10/11/2019 SPRING renku tribute pt 4 Versepeople,poetry,
10/11/2019 SCENES of AUTUMN renku tribute pt 3 Versepeople,poetry,
10/11/2019 SUMMERSOLILIQUY renku tribute pt2 Versepeople,poetry,
10/11/2019 WINTERSWIND renku tribute part1 Versepeople,poetry,
10/10/2019 TRANSLATION interpretation Didacticchristian,word play,writi
10/9/2019 MARRIAGE a unit of one Didacticchristian,marriage,
10/8/2019 POETRY in contest Versepoetry,
10/7/2019 A SEASONED song Versechristian,
10/6/2019 DIVINE INTERVENTIONS in song Versechristian,
10/6/2019 FLOWERING in the mind Imagismimagery,
10/5/2019 VORTEX FORSEEN Ekphrasisart,august,
10/4/2019 EDUCATED hours of art Verseart,
10/3/2019 IN A DREAM landscape Verseinspiration,
10/2/2019 LITANY a 7776 form Didacticpoverty,
9/30/2019 THUS says A perfect Revelation Didacticchristian,
9/27/2019 SAMUEL PALMER enriching the actual present Ekphrasisart,
9/26/2019 FIRST viewing Ekphrasisart,poetry,
9/25/2019 POIEMA perfected Biochristian,
9/24/2019 LIVING IMAGES a pre raphaelite tribute Ekphrasisart,people,
9/23/2019 a POET uncovered Biopoets,
9/22/2019 THE creative PROCESS Verseart,creation,poetry,
9/21/2019 FATE BY THE THROAT a Beethoven tribute Ekphrasismusic,people,
9/20/2019 IMAGINATION illumed Ekphrasisappreciation,art,
9/15/2019 STAY CURIOUS in an open form Verseart,poetry,
9/14/2019 THE LORD is there Versechristian,truth,
9/5/2019 THEOPHANIES prophets today Biochristian,people,
9/4/2019 NATURAL IRONY a hardy tribute Ekphrasisliterature,people,
9/3/2019 A state OF grace Biochristian,people,
9/1/2019 in THE beginning a FAMILY HIStory Narrativechristian,inspiration,
8/30/2019 WHISPERED words Biochristian,tribute,visiona
8/29/2019 WASTELAND a personal view Ekphrasisliterature,poetry,tribute
8/28/2019 has he said it SHALL HE NOT DO IT Versechristian,
8/27/2019 NUMBERED DAYS relevant ways Ekphrasischristian,thanksgiving,tr
8/26/2019 BLAKE an isolated genius Ekphrasisart,people,poetry,
8/25/2019 LeViTiCuS his abiding call Ekphrasischristian,people,
8/23/2019 ART a recipe for sanity REMBRANT ekphrasis Ekphrasisart,people,tribute,
8/22/2019 exOduS a providential pilgrimage parta Ekphrasischristian,tribute,
8/22/2019 eXoDuS a providential pilgrimage partb Ekphrasischristian,tribute,
8/22/2019 ExOdUs a providential pilgrimage partc Ekphrasischristian,tribute,
8/22/2019 eXoDuS a providential pilgrimage partd Ekphrasischristian,tribute,
8/20/2019 CONTEMPLATIONS on four quartets Ekphrasispoetry,tribute,
8/19/2019 PSALMS testimonies of grace Ekphrasischristian,poetry,song,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt1 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt2 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt3 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt4 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt5 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/17/2019 SPECIAL REVELATION deuteronomy detailed pt6 Ekphrasischristian,poetry,
8/16/2019 Here and NOW the coming king Ekphrasischristian,people,
8/13/2019 SHADOW OF YOUR WINGS a petitionary of praise Versechristian,poetry,prayer,
8/11/2019 ROSSETTI cornicopia of fantasy Ekphrasispoetry,tribute,
8/8/2019 POEMS IN PAINT Imagismart,august,poetry,
8/7/2019 BROKEN BRIDGES an ekphrasis tribute Ekphrasistribute,

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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
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 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,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
Coloring Page Sonnetallegorylove,

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