Adeline Foster

Gold Star - 7,438 Points (Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

Adeline Foster Poems

81. Bluebird 12/3/2015
82. Boomerang 1/14/2014
83. Brier Fever 9/7/2012
84. Camping 7/23/2013
85. Clowns 10/6/2008
86. Despair 2/1/2014
87. Enfant Gaté* 12/6/2012
88. Eternal Grief 9/3/2009
89. Everybody Has Had Somebody 10/25/2009
90. Flies Flies Flies* 7/23/2013
91. His Purposes Move On 7/8/2010
92. Hospital Visitors 2/24/2014
93. How Long Is Forever 9/25/2013
94. I Cannot Return 8/20/2008
95. I Have Delighted 6/9/2012
96. I Saw O’er-Mist 9/10/2007
97. I Worry Too 9/27/2011
98. Idle Folly 3/17/2016
99. If Only 8/13/2015
100. In Memory* 8/13/2015
101. In Season 10/26/2011
102. Legacy 5/19/2010
103. Makeshift Education 11/2/2015
104. Malgre Soi 1/13/2016
105. Martin’s Stand-Off 4/4/2013
106. Maternal Seasons 8/29/2007
107. Memories Of Childhood Are Sometimes Only Knowledge Later Learned 9/26/2013
108. Memory Is A Cheating Thing 10/27/2008
109. Mirror Mirror 3/22/2012
110. Mitigation 9/14/2012
111. Moment Of Life 7/3/2012
112. Mother's Chair 2/27/2012
113. Nam's Unmourned 10/25/2008
114. Night Shift 12/23/2008
115. Nouns 2/18/2010
116. O Night 9/17/2007
117. Of Dandelions And Tears 7/1/2010
118. One Gift 8/27/2007
119. Prolonged Sorrow 3/1/2010
120. Reciprocality * 7/12/2013
Best Poem of Adeline Foster

~if There Be No God

~ If There Be No God

If there be no God,
Then all the stars, that in their place
Have aeons roamed abroad,
Would long ago have lost the trace
Of orbits-if there be no God.

If there be no God,
Then justice in the heart of man
Would be a fake-a senseless fraud;
Each for himself alone would stand-
No honor-if there be no God.

Read the full of ~if There Be No God

Sonnet Beyond Love

Forever in the caverns of my heart
Roam spirits of the loves I leave behind.
Ever will the echo of their touch
Leave patterns of their footsteps in my mind.
With nicks from many partings in the past
Ever will those cavern walls be lined.
Drops of mem'ry build stalagmites of the cast
Of actors in my theater of time.
Ever have my footsteps shunned the paths

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