elysabeth faslund

Rookie (11/23/49 / Thibodaux. Louisiana)

elysabeth faslund Poems

521. Goodbye, Uncle Punt 7/25/2009
522. ..........................Dunces In A Confederacy 6/26/2009
523. ........Noah, His Pal, And The Ark 2/28/2009
524. ................................Caligula 7/1/2009
525. Cupid Needs A Spanking... (Humor) 7/22/2007
526. Earth-Woman 5/2/2007
527. A Winter Willow... Sonnet 9/10/2007
528. .........................The Book Of Lilith, Part 2 12/31/2010
529. Paula Deen...Racism 6/24/2013
530. ......................Call Me Wild Moon 12/24/2009
531. Walking In Sunshine...Are You Watching Me Now? 9/23/2008
532. Butterflies And Kites...Goodnight 6/5/2008
533. ......Bengal Tiger 8/24/2008
534. Blood Type Of Space 6/22/2007
535. Forgive 6/16/2007
536. Happy Hour Stew...If You Like Silly Poems..... 1/23/2008
537. ................Taming Of The Shrew 8/27/2008
538. I Hear The Cat. Listen. Listen.... 4/12/2009
539. 'The Lion In Winter'....A Takeoff Poem 12/12/2010
540. .......Everest...Growing Upwards 8/27/2008
541. ..............Strawberries And Divorce 8/28/2008
542. Katrina: Stairs On The Water 5/23/2007
543. Advice From My First Marriage 7/28/2007
544. The Gardener's Wisdom 4/16/2008
545. Parody Of John Keats 'On The Sonnet' 8/11/2009
546. Global Warming...Sonnet* 8/22/2007
547. .....Children's Eyes And Children's Toys 9/14/2008
548. Dumb Blondes...I'M One! ! ...(Humor) 6/27/2007
549. A Woman Says 'Talk Dirty To Me'...(Humor) * 6/5/2007
550. Friends Around The World 6/24/2013
551. Jabberwocky Grows Up 11/9/2008
552. Children's Eyes, Children's Toys 8/26/2008

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  • Elysabeth Faslund Elysabeth Faslund (6/26/2013 6:57:00 AM)

    Thanks to all of you! Never knew what to expect here. This made my Wednesday, June 26th,2013!

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  • Patti Masterman (4/13/2012 8:11:00 PM)

    What a cute lady, and such a bountiful and wonderful writer, we are blessed to have her here, all to ourselves, at Poemhunter! Nice to encounter someone so skilled at her craft.

  • Robert Howard (5/31/2008 8:20:00 PM)

    A poet of extraordinary range and skill who can shake our souls with the mysteries of the universe or give us a good chuckle with a light hearted verbal pastry.

  • Angela Barker (9/13/2007 1:52:00 PM)

    Moving and vivid. An ever changing landscape of poetry that sucks in the reader and holds them in gentle palms. Elysabeth Faslund's poetry is written to be savored.

  • Jerry Hughes (5/10/2007 8:47:00 PM)

    ...one of the joys of life is a pleasant surprise - it's been mine lately to find and read Elysabeth Faslund's poerty. Thank you ma'am

Best Poem of elysabeth faslund

Children's Eyes, Children's Toys

What are seasons but children's soft dreams, and
Sunrise, their opening eyes?
Seeing at a glance
The days and years open...waiting,
Fringed with softness, or
Laced with abandon...

Like playing dress-up in the attic
With Aunt Dorothy's hat and gloves...
Not remembering the season
She died in childbirth...
And yet,
Ready to hear the story and pass it
Beyond their years...
To other ages.

Like playing with 'Bunny' in a toy crib,
Feeding her, patting, hugging...
Not yet realizing it is their son or
Daughter's crib...in a ...

Read the full of Children's Eyes, Children's Toys

An Old Man Told Me This*

Walk with no shoes...walk quietly.
Walk like a new mother,
Watching her babe.
Walk, not speaking, as close to
Sunset as you can.
Walk when there are no clouds
In the sky.

Tiptoe to the waves' edge. Stop.

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