Edmund V. Strolis


Edmund V. Strolis Poems

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

Read the full of Edgar Allan Poe

The Yellow Cup

Her tiny hands held the mug, fingers traced each crack and scrape.
Twas rare to find it out of sight for two moments in a day.

Worn was the handle, near vanished the rose, a mere hint of pink inlaid.
but the cup of yellow still held its' brilliance, as if by angels made.

Was it true the story of a mother lost and the depth of her dear sorrow?
Empty cup waiting for a yesterday, yet too full to hold tomorrow.

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