Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

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Dorothy (Alves) Holmes Poems

1121. Acrostic #5 Phone 5/20/2007
1122. The Zoo Keeper 5/2/2007
1123. A Bed Time Story 2/2/2007
1124. #248 Haiku Cactus 3/12/2008
1125. Telling You Again - You Matter To Me 3/20/2015
1126. Let Me Tell You About Spring 3/25/2013
1127. Haiku Silent Ballet 12/23/2014
1128. #288 Haiku Garden Sunset 5/1/2008
1129. It's A Brand New Day 10/11/2009
1130. #87 Poetry In Motion Heaven's Laughter 8/9/2008
1131. Haiku #59 Dragons 7/11/2007
1132. My Red Poem 5/2/2007
1133. #325 Haiku Fox Hunt 6/22/2008
1134. The Scent Of A Rose 10/9/2009
1135. The Heart Of A Child 4/7/2008
1136. In High Gear (Cruising Down Life's Highway...) 2/23/2007
1137. My Pink Poem (Written With My Pink Pen) 3/1/2007
1138. #337 Haiku 'Crossing Bridges' 8/18/2008
1139. Farewell 8/5/2008
1140. #272 Haiku It's April I Know 4/8/2008
1141. I Sing A Sad Song 3/13/2007
1142. Pretty Little Brown Skin Girl 7/21/2013
1143. #287 Haiku The Giraffe 4/27/2008
1144. Holiday Alliteration 12/19/2009
1145. Snow Days Snow Days 12/24/2009
1146. Acrostic #4 Shoes 5/20/2007
1147. A Garden's Poem For Spring 3/21/2007
1148. #359 Haiku River River 10/3/2008
1149. #192 Haiku Palm Trees 1/8/2008
1150. Acrostic #3 Phone 5/20/2007
1151. #217 Haiku Happiness Found 2/7/2008
1152. I Owe A Debt To Spring 2/22/2008
1153. #188 Haiku The Mountain Lion 1/6/2008
1154. We Said Goodbye 8/13/2008
1155. My Ode To Love 9/11/2011
1156. I Owe A Debt To Spring Ii 5/12/2012
1157. Hurry Hurry Spring 3/17/2013
1158. A Salute To Spring...Spring Time The Best Time 6/11/2011

Comments about Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • Roletha Hargrove (4/19/2007 10:51:00 AM)

    I read your book 'People Talk' and finding it again I make note here of what was said of you at that time and I want to say you have only gotten better.

    'Mrs. Alves is a versatile and spontaneous writer, which gives her work universal appeal'

    Dorothy's poetry is important, I believe, because it deals with real people and describes real situations with much warmth and sincerity.

    'Dorothy's poems are sensitive insights into the soul.'

    I salute you for still sharing your gift.

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  • Gary Witt (2/25/2007 12:18:00 AM)

    Ms. Holmes: You have a startling, and extremely versatile voice, with a range that goes from sensuous to sad and back in about 6.5 seconds. Thank you for sharing.


Best Poem of Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

A Salute To Spring...Spring Time The Best Time

Spring in my step
Spring in the air
Lingering everywhere.

Spring fever to follow,
But I don't care,
Spring, for new journeys,
I'll meet you there!

By the garden gate,
You silly thing,
It's an invitation to frolic
So let's begin to sing.
It's Spring!

Written first day of Spring 2010

Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing

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A Bed Time Story

Once upon a time
Once upon a dream
Once upon a heart break
Once uppon a tear
The world closed down.
Where were all the fairy god-mothers?

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