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Since February 4, 2004
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Poetry to me is emotion. Writing it so the reader feels the emotion is my goal.  I base my poetry on my life and experiences of others near to me. Upon occasion, written from sheer whimsy.
Life, love, pain, frustration & despair make up my portfolio. Some poems you may find will help you deal with your life, at least let you know you are not alone in this world.
January 2020 I self-published a softcover book of 75+ poems. It is available for $15 + $6 S&H. Text me with subject "Book Purchase" to get a copy.
I really value all of your comments & reviews of my poems.  
Elby Wordsmith
PORTFOLIO
    Rated: E · Other · #2217008
    What is a reason and what an excuse
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #2216865
    Imaginary story today told in 1950s/60s speak. In slang, Google if you need to. Grin
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #810936
    My attitude on Love
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1518530
    A sequel to "Heart", another wound
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2203090
    My feelings when my darling is out during a normal day. While I miss her.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1502722
    Part 1 of the Somewhere Trilogy. We all seek the One! (prequel to Somewhere He)
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1502711
    Part 2 of the Somewhere Trilogy. We all search for the One, where is He
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2203092
    Part 3 of the Somewhere Trilogy. Searched for lover found.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2203217
    Warning to take care with instigating trouble.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2203109
    Strangers meeting, love that lasts
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2203096
    You never really know what a day will bring! How it can affect your life forever.
    Rated: E · Action/Adventure · #2203094
    Enemies take note, Friends take comfort!
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #1514150
    I was in Love with her and she with me. For a moment in time.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1514147
    I view her sleeping in my arms
    Rated: E · Other · #1529888
    Lost love always hurts, sometimes we just can't help it.
    Rated: E · Death · #2032243
    Why you should go to funerals
    Rated: E · Educational · #2003557
    Poetry aids I use. Long time for me to learn. Thought it appropriate as a free form.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2021943
    It comes but once a year, Why
    Rated: E · Adult · #2021182
    Everyone's legacy
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2003137
    Responsibility can be fun
    Rated: E · Opinion · #810940
    Celtic, Curses, warnings, life, self esteem, humor, Irish, threats, pride, strength, fun
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1533826
    Seizures, 100% life support, six times in 10 years!
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1533824
    Divorced with kids but see them every second weekend.
    Rated: E · Arts · #890120
    My essence. My Joy/Tragedy and perhaps the Worlds..upon my death all are done.
    Rated: 13+ · Comedy · #896195
    Humorous description of the frustrations of using a computer. (Canadian spelling)
    Rated: E · Other · #1502766
    Love's lost
    Rated: E · Experience · #1502748
    The past is done the future a blank canvas
    Rated: E · Other · #1502753
    Lost love and regret
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1502739
    What a woman is
    Rated: E · Experience · #891931
    Unable to communicate as the world sees fit. Trapped in a mind cage
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #896179
    Depression is all encompassing leaving the sufferer confused and brutally beaten.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #1986934
    Change can be overcome
    Rated: E · Family · #1544554
    Childrens view of divorce, a rewrite of an old poem of mine.
    Rated: E · Self Help · #1839155
    Relaxing and contemplation
    Rated: E · Other · #2027225
    heart ache over a lost love
    Rated: E · Adult · #1784509
    Reality not illusion is the basis of progress
    Rated: E · Psychology · #1561815
    I wonder what life will bring, I know not.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2024382
    Written for Writers Cramp
    Rated: E · Family · #2053456
    A new experience, flooding my life, beyond my greatest dreams
    Rated: E · Other · #895708
    No "o's" allowed in this poem.
    Rated: E · Contest · #895748
    Entry for Fall Contest of Legerdemain
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2210053
    Written for the Dear Me contest
    Rated: E · Writing · #2206925
    Take a look at what must change, this is only a small sample
    Rated: E · Thriller/Suspense · #2204537
    Intentions don't produce expected results
    Rated: E · Experience · #2223620
    the battle
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