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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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Blog Posted:1/15/2020 3:10:00 AM

Our genre today is epic,my example thereof!_behold_your_son_!_90922

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My Past Blog Posts

FGI christian
Date Posted: 2/20/2020 12:14:00 AM
F F I series 76 eap
Date Posted: 2/19/2020 12:27:00 AM
F G I proverb
Date Posted: 2/18/2020 2:05:00 AM
F F I series 75 englyn
Date Posted: 2/17/2020 12:24:00 AM
F T I obsession
Date Posted: 2/16/2020 12:32:00 AM
F F I series 74 amergin
Date Posted: 2/15/2020 1:56:00 AM
F G I emotive
Date Posted: 2/14/2020 2:22:00 AM
F F I series 73 quatwo
Date Posted: 2/13/2020 2:36:00 AM
F T I tragedy
Date Posted: 2/12/2020 2:44:00 AM
F F I series 72 tercet
Date Posted: 2/11/2020 2:05:00 AM
COMMUNITY prompted by Line's comment
Date Posted: 2/10/2020 9:24:00 AM
F G I carpe diem
Date Posted: 2/10/2020 1:56:00 AM
F F I series 71 fifer
Date Posted: 2/9/2020 2:01:00 AM
F T I writing
Date Posted: 2/8/2020 12:20:00 AM
F F I series 70 triadic
Date Posted: 2/7/2020 12:13:00 AM
F G I descriptive
Date Posted: 2/6/2020 2:42:00 AM
F F I series 69 echo
Date Posted: 2/5/2020 2:51:00 AM
F T I valentine
Date Posted: 2/4/2020 2:44:00 AM
F F I series 68 rhetoric
Date Posted: 2/3/2020 2:53:00 AM
F G I confessional
Date Posted: 2/2/2020 4:33:00 PM
F F I series 67 v v v
Date Posted: 2/1/2020 12:21:00 AM
F T I february
Date Posted: 1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM
F G I SPECIAL tribute
Date Posted: 1/30/2020 12:49:00 AM
F F I series 66 chiasmus
Date Posted: 1/29/2020 12:18:00 AM
F T I passion
Date Posted: 1/28/2020 12:04:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/19/2020 eap the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/18/2020 BOOKS Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/17/2020 ENGLYN the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/15/2020 AMERGIN the form Didacticchristian,word play,
2/15/2020 POETRY and the PICTURESQUE Verseart,poetry,
2/14/2020 VALENTINE define Coupletlove,
2/13/2020 CONTEMPORARY CONSCIOUSNESS Verseinspiration,
2/13/2020 QUATERNION an example Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/12/2020 TRAGEDY twas ever thus Versewar,
2/11/2020 WITH TONGUES AFIRE Didacticchristian,teacher,
2/11/2020 P S a community of one and many Versecommunity,people,perspect
2/11/2020 TERCET the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/10/2020 SEIZE the DAY the genre Didacticinspiration,
2/8/2020 ABCDERIAN the form in short Didacticchristian,word play,
2/8/2020 WRITING to be or not Verseinspiration,word play,
2/7/2020 EQUISITE ETCHINGS Verseart,
2/6/2020 DESCRIPTIVE the genre Didacticpeople,poetry,
2/5/2020 ECHO the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/3/2020 RHETORIC line paraphrase Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/3/2020 RHETORIC the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
2/1/2020 V V V the form Didacticpoetry,visionary,word pla
1/29/2020 CHARISMA cultivated Versecharacter,
1/29/2020 CHIASMUS the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/28/2020 POETRY trad and modern Versepoetry,writing,
1/28/2020 PASSION as a theme Versepassion,
1/27/2020 HELPMEET HAVEN Versechristian,love,
1/26/2020 EZER KENEGDO a didactic Didacticchristian,creation,
1/26/2020 plus 1 the Form Didacticpoetry,
1/25/2020 WRITE OF PASSAGE new birth Verseinspiration,poetry,
1/24/2020 METAPHYSCIAL the genre Didacticeducation,poetry,
1/23/2020 COLLECTIONS an open verse Verseinspirational,poetry,
1/22/2020 ONE APRIL DAY Versefamily,war,
1/21/2020 LITANY prayer poem Didacticcelebration,christian,poe
1/18/2020 PSALM a life breath Versecelebration,christian,
1/16/2020 PER CHANCE or what Cinquainpeople,perspective,
1/15/2020 EPIC the genre Epicbible,people,
1/14/2020 ERGO the EGO Didacticangst,self,
1/12/2020 CENTRES of THOUGHT Ekphrasisart,people,
1/10/2020 ELF the form Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/9/2020 DISTICH Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/8/2020 QUATORZAIN the name Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/7/2020 quat sequ Didacticlove,
1/6/2020 A CITYSCAPE remind Ekphrasisamerica,poetry,tribute,
1/6/2020 QUINZAINE try me Didacticpoetry,word play,
1/5/2020 JANUARY the month the form Didacticseasons,
1/4/2020 A N D you Free versedesire,first love,passion
1/4/2020 A Poulters measure Quatrainpoetry,word play,
1/2/2020 FREE FORM sonnet Sonnetlove,poetry,
1/1/2020 tristich PARALLELS Didacticpoetry,word play,
12/31/2019 Anacrostic Acrosticpoetry,word play,
12/30/2019 A SONG OF EXPECTATION Versechristian,forgiveness,
12/29/2019 TIEN for today Monokuchristian,
12/28/2019 VERBLESS wordless Didacticpassion,poetry,
12/27/2019 quaternion Didacticseasons,
12/26/2019 PS 1 2 3 Didacticart,
12/25/2019 spaces the FORM Imagismimagination,
12/24/2019 FORTIES CHRISTMAS Narrativecelebration,christmas,nos
12/23/2019 MY LOVE the quintile Cinquainamerica,poetry,
12/22/2019 EPIGRAM the form Epigrameducation,poetry,word pla
12/21/2019 septimal A B B A Versepoetry,
12/20/2019 LOST IN WONDER a naga uta Verseinternational,poetry,
12/19/2019 CHRISTMAS kyrielle Kyriellecelebration,christian,
12/18/2019 EMMANUEL the hymnal form Versechristian,music,
12/18/2019 A TIME of renewal Rhymechristian,spring,
12/16/2019 A 3 cubed EMMANUEL Versecelebration,christian,
12/9/2019 RESONANCE released Bioinspiration,
12/5/2019 LOVE KISS 41 kuhlmann form Versepeople,poetry,
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,
11/12/2019 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,

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
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,

Fav Poets