Edmund V. Strolis

Edmund V. Strolis Poems

201. Dig In 8/26/2017
202. With The Nourishing 8/26/2017
203. Beneath The Spires 2/17/2017
204. Before The Zinnias 8/14/2016
205. Home Sweet Home 4/2/2017
206. In The Land Of Elm 4/5/2017
207. City Lights~ 4/19/2017
208. Merry Men Of Italy 4/12/2016
209. Sparkling Memories 4/16/2016
210. Oliver Twist- A Mere Germ Of Inconvenience 5/12/2016
211. Love Street 5/3/2016
212. The Mystic In Me 6/17/2017
213. Budding Lilacs 4/12/2017
214. Christmas Cabin 12/23/2016
215. Going Mobile. 5/14/2017
216. A String Of Days 6/28/2017
217. Poemhunters And Poemgivers 7/8/2017
218. Acorn And Oak 5/14/2017
219. A Friend Indeed.... 6/10/2017
220. Unflinching Eyes 8/14/2016
221. We Orbit Each Other 8/6/2016
222. My Italian Mother's Dream 5/7/2016
223. My Neighbors Are Not Red Or Blue 3/12/2016
224. Laugh And Live 11/15/2015
225. Home Enough 10/28/2015
226. Theodore Roosevelt's Voyage 10/19/2015
227. Seeds Of Wonderment 4/2/2016
228. A Tin Cup Life 2/6/2017
229. Painted Smile 1/27/2016
230. Toast Sweet Solitude 6/16/2016
231. The Prize 10/4/2015
232. Patchwork 5/12/2017
233. Safe Travels 6/21/2017
234. Edgar Allan Poe 10/24/2015

Comments about Edmund V. Strolis

  • Norah Tunney Norah Tunney (4/7/2017 3:54:00 PM)

    I wish I could write like Edmond Strolis original, imaginative and brilliant he is one of my favorite poets on PH.
    Poems such as seeds of wonderment a tin cup lifeor a pair of shoes open a door into the heartbreaking beauty of the most simple things.
    His sense of rhyme does not constrict it opens a wide space which is a rare gift. He is a deep thinker, a mystic, an amazing poet who draws you in to the essence of things. I agree with Theodora he is a delight to read.

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  • Theodora Onken (5/9/2016 9:53:00 PM)

    Edmund, now i see what i have been missing...love your stories...and yes, your intelligence. You have the makings of a brilliant modern day poet. This site is very large and it tends to swallow many up but have been digging around and am glad because i found you! You are such a delight to read.

  • Terry Dawson (2/14/2016 10:37:00 AM)

    Here is a poet and storyteller, both, who unfolds his tales with a marvelous clarity of view and a boldness of stroke that carries the reader along enraptured! Full of freshness and novelty; Great work Edmund!

  • Pamela Sinicrope Pamela Sinicrope (11/19/2015 9:17:00 AM)

    Edmund is a poet with equal doses heart, intelligence, and passion. He conveys all of these characteristics in his writing, which spans a spectrum including, but not limited to: experimentation with language and imagery, childhood memories, love and nature, and AMAZING character portraits. Some of my favorites are his writings about Teddy Roosevelt, his mother, and what originally pulled me in: the cool side of the pillow, a tribute to a boyhood summer. I am a fan of Edmund and his work. BRAVO EDMUND!

Best Poem of Edmund V. Strolis

Edgar Allan Poe

They all wash over me with pitying eyes, they think that I don't see.
Yet they are only crude jagged faces on the canvas of my dreams.
Empty their wishes float, as they seem to pray my safe return.
How can they know the fever that within this prison burns.

For what is this sinister slow waltz to hell without my sweet Lenore?
My wish which any fool can guess, I must be with her once more.
How my heels find their way to that vacant tomb beyond the bedroom door.
Now I curse the promise of that desperate hour! not to join my love Lenore.

Hooves over ...

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The Long Shadow

Now with possessions so few, hoisted and bundled on wagons secure.

The measured remains still too many, to flee from the thunder of war.
His family their faces so tired, will need all their strength to endure.
As westward they travel the miles, can life ever be like before?

Goodbye to the bench in the garden where she joyfully accepted his hand.
Farewell to the arch in the hallway with holes where the mistletoe hung.
No more will he stop at the long gate that led to

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