Biography of Edwina Reizer
I am 76 years old and have been writing poetry for seven years. I taught music in the public schools in NJ for 25 years. I am married and have 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. Many of my poems are in 16 published books and I have also published 5 children's books written in poetic form. To purchase my books please visit: http: //stores.lulu.com/reizerj
I have written 170 songs and 149 of them are available for you to listen to along with videos on You tube.com They are under my name Edwina Reizer.
Edwina Reizer's Works:
16 poetry books Reflections on Living BK.1 and Bk.2
The Unfolding Beauty of Poetry, A Flicker in the Dark,
The Journey, The Perplexity of my Poet's Mind, Unmasked Thoughts, It's All About Love, Poetry For the Soul, Shorts, The Highways of Life Vol.1 and Volume 2, Love, Sweet and Bittersweet and Collected Poems. by Edwina Reizer, and my newest Thoughts of Poetry
Edwina Reizer Poems
Beauty Of Life
I wonder as I look around at all the beauty that I've found. I've found it in the smallest places. I've found it in the smiles on faces.
A Ballad For Helen Keller
How can I know what I can't see? It's never been a part of me. How can I know what I can't hear?
What Is Family?
A family is love That puts itself above Everything else in this world.
Amelia, Amelia where did you go? They’ve searched and searched but still we don’t know. Oh the courage to fly in the air
The Death Of A Tree
When I see a tree cut down whose life was not yet done I look upon it with a frown and then look at the sun.
You want to have fear? Listen to what you hear emanating on sound waves approaching your ear.
America, My America
America, my America land of liberty, what can you say has happened to thee? Can you still say with pride just how you feel?
The Game Of Life
Life is a game at which we play. We make our moves on every day. Some are right and some are wrong.
Survival Of The Fittest
When the lion roars and makes himself heard all in the jungle shall listen As he stalks his prey from hunger he feels on his face his eyes do glisten.
Liar, Liar Pants On Fire
Liar, liar we see the fire coming from your mouth each day. The fire that burns the truth as we struggle along our way,
Just The Two Of Us
Just the two of us making memories all our own, Just the two of us have memories that have grown
The frightened ballerina, standing on her toes stood behind the curtain in a dainty pose.
A Boy Or A Man?
When does a boy become a man? Only when he understands that who he is has never changed. His priorities are just rearranged.
A Closed Book
A book unopened leaves words to die. A book unopened leaves words to lie
She died in a house
Empty and alone.
They found her there
As cold as a stone.
A stone knows its place.
It stays on the ground.
But it's never alone.
Other stones are around.
But a woman alone
Who simply dies
Is out of place
'Cause no one cries.