Brian Swaine

Rookie - 41 Points (10/29/1962 / Antigonish, Nova Scotia Canada)

Biography of Brian Swaine

I was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada on October 29th,1962, one of a set of fraternal twins. I was raised and educated in Canso, Nova Scotia. I received my diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology at the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, N.S. in June of 1983. I spent most of the next 19 years in St. John's, Newfoundland before moving to the Siouxland area in 2002. I've been writing poetry since the age of twelve (although some of that earlier work lacks structure) but I became really intrigued when I was introduced to the Shakespearean sonnet in seventh grade, hence most of my poems are in that format. I only write when I'm inspired so most of my work is about my faith those closest to me.

Brian Swaine's Works:

My poem, 'The River' is published in print in 'Reflections by Moonlight', Pictorial Press,1995 on page 380. Updates

The Greatest Gift

What is the greatest gift to give this Christmas?
What is the greatest gift we can ever receive?
What treasure is there that totally fulfills us?
What riches could ever satisfy our need?
What is truly the object of our desire?
What is it for which we hunger and thirst?
What is the fuel that kindles our fire?
What is it we crave foremost and first?
The answer doesn't lie in the pile 'neath the tree,

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