poet Adeline Foster

Adeline Foster

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Born in Calandar, Ontario, in the far north of Canada, Adeline Foster was deeply influenced by the poetry of Robert Service who wrote many of his ballads for the Yukon. She spent her early childhood years in New Brunswick with her grandmother. She adopted her grandmother's name as the pen-name for her poetry volumes. She reminisces fondly about the snowdrifts and Northern Lights, after returning to the North-country. Educated near Toronto, in Oshawa, Ontario, she went back to the north as a grammar teacher. Twice widowed, she moved south to Ottawa and then to Hagersville, in southern Ontario, and is now residing in Hagerstown, Maryland, USA. After graduating in 1997 with a degree in ... more »

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (11/19/2019 4:22:00 AM)

    Adeline Foster is really one of the great poetess, I love her for her simply greatest poetic expressions

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  • Beth K. Lamont (3/29/2016 5:54:00 AM)

    Adeline foster, your thoughts touch my heart and connect with those of my own still unwritten. Thank YOU! In appreciation from Beth :)

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  • Vanita Allgood (12/11/2015 9:57:00 PM)

    I really liked your poem O Dearest love Wow so you teach poetry no wonder I should have known the way you write. Do you have any books or eBook's on the poems you have written. I

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  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/7/2014 6:53:00 AM)

    nice poems. you are great in showing feels.that shows a good improvement. i invite you to read my poems at my poets page. that is a friendly invitation

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  • Mark Walters (5/13/2014 9:28:00 PM)

    Hey:

    This is Mark Walters. I read your poem, If there be no God. Very nice, I like the rhyme and two stanzas is a good length. I use the reference to eagles in my poem A sign of life because at times in Scripture God has been compared to a soaring eagle. Thanks,
    Mark Walters

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  • John-peter Creighton (5/12/2014 9:38:00 PM)

    Hello Adeline:
    I did read Indebted. I liked it very much. It's cheeky, funny elegantly terse, with a nice rhyme scheme and structure.

    I feel honored that you left me a comment, and invited me to read one of yours. I think your poems must be like Lay's Potato Chips. A person is not satisfied with just one.

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  • Xavier Knevitt Wytherkaye (12/15/2013 3:35:00 PM)

    You are my first, i will love you forever..

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  • Geetha Lakshmi (9/29/2013 2:23:00 AM)

    I read many of your poems. Very nice, inspired me lot

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  • Richard Lackman (8/24/2013 11:46:00 AM)

    Adeline, Thanks so much for you kind comments. The next best thing to writing poetry is having someone else enjoy your poems. I had not come across your work before but I am happy to have found your poetry. The quality of your poems is striking and the skill with which they were written is obvious. I read about 15 of them this morning and enjoyed all of them. I will keep you on my list to continue reading. Thanks again,
    Dick Lackman

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Best Poem of Adeline Foster

^ We The Unencumbered

^ We The Unencumbered

Tattered misfits, we are called,
We ask not hate nor love;
Survival is our handbook
Stitched with suspicion's glove.
....We the unencumbered -
........We the homeless rove...

Nomads of an affluent age,
Life viewed from simple stance;
Lacking wage or praise of skill
We use what comes of chance.
....We the unencumbered -
........We the homeless stand...

Exiled by necessity,
We accept what has to be.
Yet beats a heart within us
That bleeds as others bleed.
....We the unencumbered -
........We the ...

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