Ann Beard

Veteran Poet - 1,170 Points [Roan B] (1944 / London. UK)

Ann Beard Poems

1. The School Of Sleep 11/18/2008
2. I Won, T Tell A Soul. 11/16/2010
3. The Pike River Mine. 12/29/2010
4. Remember Being There 5/29/2011
5. Inquisitive Clown. (N.Z Kea) 6/22/2012
6. The Reunion 5/20/2014
7. Dear Toetoe (Nz Tall Feathery Grass) 10/7/2015
8. State Of Mind 10/22/2015
9. The Passing Of A Friend 5/24/2016
10. A Mask. 7/1/2016
11. Time The Seeker Of Perfection. 2/24/2018
12. The Kahawai(KahawaikɑːhəˌWaɪ) 5/13/2019
13. Death. 5/1/2011
14. Every Soul 12/9/2012
15. A Young Poet 10/18/2009
16. Neither I, Nor The Spider 8/5/2011
17. Memory Laid To Rest 11/16/2016
18. This Tired Old Heart 2/21/2016
19. Not Listening 6/21/2009
20. The Middle Eye 9/27/2009
21. Mr Cool. (Monty 1st Jan1995 - 4th Aug.2009) 1/2/2009
22. Somewhere A Child Will Die. 11/9/2008
23. Alone, With The Passing Of Time 6/3/2013
24. Being Loved 1/8/2014
25. Morpheus Son Of Sleep. 3/29/2013
26. Where Poems Belong. 8/10/2012
27. Times Hungry Spender 8/24/2008
28. Blueness 9/8/2012
29. All The Gods 6/28/2012
30. Another, S Heart 10/29/2007
31. The Ocean Makes Love To The Shore. 6/29/2015
32. A Hunters Coat. 4/20/2009
33. Far Away 11/6/2009
34. Tarah, S Dollhouse 6/8/2009
35. My Words 3/12/2008
36. Textbook Love 10/15/2015
37. Such Ignorance 11/22/2015
38. A Nightmare. 2/26/2008
39. Silence In The Cemetery. 6/7/2009
40. Such Promise. 3/14/2015

Comments about Ann Beard

  • David Whalen David Whalen (5/25/2018 9:34:00 AM)

    Your poem lady With Cake' plucked a few heartstrings. Skillfully and artfully done!

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  • Terry Dawson (4/12/2015 7:00:00 AM)

    In the mould of Dora Wilcox. Well done!

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  • Colin J... Colin J... (7/7/2008 2:13:00 PM)

    your kind comment on 'The fox'
    I have made a small change...
    Do you like it?

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  • Philip Housiaux (4/14/2008 1:35:00 PM)

    Going home is a very fine piece of writing - both formal technique and idea communication. good work thanks

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  • Roger Cornish (11/23/2007 8:45:00 AM)

    All your Poetry is thought provoking and very well written! Can't wait for More!

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Best Poem of Ann Beard

First Love

“I would like to help”, little more than a whisper,
misty brown eyes turned to stare where I stood.
“I would like to try” the words came out crisper,
resolve filling all of the places it could.

I had watched him struggle to rise from a chair,
had felt the frustration that threatened his calm.
Firmly bracing myself to take on his glare
“I needed to come and I wish you no harm”.

Falling back in the chair his face turning ashen
his body was shrunken to quite half its size.
The illness had robbed him of life’s very passion,
apart from the last spark of ...

Read the full of First Love


Our world forever changes every second every day.
Nothing halts the pass of time; old age will have its way.
each mighty cliff or ancient tree will suffer the same fate
life seems just an experiment, a transitory state.

The planet earth its fertile soil, the mysteries of heaven,
all forever changing in more ways known to man.
From the wonder of first breath to surrender of the last,
Time becomes the enemy devours all moments past.

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