Posts Categorized: Poetry

POETRY CORNER: Maple Queen

Maple Queen 2-12-02 When Autumn comes, she cries And her tears are crimson and gold, They drop to the frosty Earth And lie there in the cold. All through the long winter Months she stands Her arms are outstretched and frozen, Bony are her lovely hands, Deathlike, encased in crystal bands. But when the Spring… Read more »

THE WATERFALL

This is the first poem I ever wrote. I was a freshman in highschool, and had never had much use for poetry. Then our English teacher gave us an assignment to find a picture that sparked our imagination and write a poem based on it. I had no idea what to do. I knew of… Read more »

MEMORIAL DAY

Thank you to all of our soldiers, past, present, and future, for the sacrifices you have made so that I might sleep in peace and safety each night. May we never forget and never take for granted the courage and selflessness of our soldiers. This is a set of song lyrics that I created for… Read more »

Award-Winning Poem

Goodreads (one of my favorite ways to waste time these days) has lots of groups, threads, discussions, and competitions. I joined a writing competition for the month of January – the topic was “the fae.” I entered, just for fun… but I actually managed to pull 3rd place! I don’t think I’ve ever won anything… Read more »