My Hidden Voice


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Children's Poems

All Black And White

Baby Brother

Ben And I

Bumblebee, Chickadee And Robin


Gumpity Gump And Croakity Croak

I'm Five Years Old

Little Red Wagon

Little Spider

Little Sunbeam

My Name Is Frosty

Mr. Meece

The Insect Is A Creature, Small

The Tiny Elf

The Tired Toad


Wiggly Worms

Historical Events

Klondike Gold Rush

Laura Secord

Poems About Canada

Let Patriotism Stir

My Canada

My Country, Strong And Free

The Great White North


A World Of Machines

Computer Logic

My Computer, My Friend

Our Lives On A Chip

Simulation, Stimulation

Someone Pulled the Plug

Human Drama

A Little Cough

A Victim Of Abuse

Attack On The Amish

Awaiting My Fate

Broken Glass; Broken Lives

But No One Cared

Chain Gang

Criticized Into Suicide

Country Boy's City Downfall

Devil's Brew

Dirty Old Man

Driving Drunk (Just A Fool)

Drugs Instead Of Hugs

Dumb And Blind

Dying In Vain

Dying Inside


Fallen In A Hole

Ghosts Of Yesterday

Growing Up Angry

Guilt Will Not Let Him Be Free

Human Drama

He Wanted More

His Full-House Is Prison

Honest Employment


I Can't Get Up

I Don't Want To Be Addicted

I'm Not Involved

In The Heat Of The Moment

It Was Just A Ship

Just Being Me

Just Like Daddy

Just Twenty-Five

Leaving El Paso

Many Nightmares In The Night

My Bonny True

My Next Attack

Never Going Home Again

Now He Knows That He Can Win

Our Town Was Once A Peaceful Place

Outside These Walls

Poker Face

Ramblings Of A Madman

Human Drama

Razor's Edge

Scratches On The Wall

Sifting Ashes

Sinking Low

Street-Hardened Bum

The Asylum

The Coal Miner

The Day I Got Drunk

The Execution

The Farmer In The dell (The darker side)

The Edge Of Life

The Lighthouse

The Moonshine Runner

The Perfect Couple

The Prisoner

The Rose Bush And The Bricks

The Words At The End Of The Hall

They Walk That Country Lane

Troubled Nation

Vengeance Is Mine

Washed Away


A Child Is A Wonder

All for One and One For All

Emotional Overload

Help Us

Neighbours And Friends

Out Of Sight And Out Of Mind

The Clock Goes Ticka Ticka Tock

The Good Samaritan

The Rights Of Child

Two Little Boys In The Field

We Worry And Complain

What Money Can't Buy

World Brigade Of Buckets


A Nation Divided

Both North And The South

Canada, What Are You Thinking?



Living, Giving

Modern-Day Reality

With Crimes Never Ending


A Hell Of A Game

A Legend In My Time

A Little Naked Button

A Pleasant Day

Airport Blues

An Epitaph For Mr. Bee

Ashes To Ashes And Rust To Rust

Between The Lines

Caught By Love

Cruising Van Nuys

Daddy Bought A Little Horse

'Death Row'

Free Falling

Gimme Good

I Love Pie

Jack Of All Trades

Late For A Date


Little Gophers (Dodging Traffic)

Majestique The Bull

Magic Mushrooms


Monday Morning Blues

Nature's Call


Redneck Man

Roy Loved The Ladies

Silly, Sweet Susanna

That Certain Age

The Chain Letter

The Diet

The Handyman

The Ice Blues

The 'Late' Mr. Brown

The Little Bee

The Pest

The Race Car Blues

The Three Bears (Bares)

There's A Difference, Mr. Barnes

Through Eyes Of Love


What A Girl With PMS Can Do

What Rhymes With Purple?

Young Lochinvar (A parody)

Labour and Industry

A Smack On The Chin

Behind This Desk

Blind Leaders

Corporate Downsizing

Death Of A Mining Town

Enjoy Your Retirement

Everyday Intrusions

Fabled Years Of Leisure

Graveyard Shift

He Sent A Letter Of Complaint

My Awful Greed

No Time For The Chorus

On The Night-Shift

Public (Dis)Service


Retirement Day

The Big Picture

The Weekend

The Workers vs The Company

Weekend Dreamer

Whipping Boy


Miscellaneous Poems

A Land Called Evermore

A Lesson Never Learned (A Dorsimbra)

A Metaphor Is Such A Bore

A Paradigm

A Plate Of Corn

A Sound That Tells Me All Is Well

A Winter Lament

A Wizened Witch Of Wizardry


Alone With The Shrink

And Still It Isn't Done

Another Day! Another Day!

Asphalt Prison

Banshee Spirit


Big City Wilderness


Birth And Death

Black Water

Bless The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

Building Stuff

But Now She's Gone

Caught Up In A Craze

Change Your World?

Digital Music

Don't Back Up

Each One Has A Chair

Ethical Thinking

Everything I Sow

Follow Your Path

Forever, I Will Be The One (A Quatern)

Free Speech

Giving The Chase

God Of Thunder (A Legend)

Gone Fishin'

Growing Old

Happy Music

He Toured Manhattan

Miscellaneous Poems

Head And Soul

Head In The Sand

Here I Go Again!

His "Home On The Range"

I Cannot Fly, Oh Why? (Little Penguin)

I Lost My Mind In Vegas

I Stared Death In The Face

I Travel The Planet

I Walk On Air

I Want To Eat A Pork Chop

I Would Be Set Free

If People Were Like Puppies

If'n When

I'm 86 Years Old Today

In A Mess (A Triolet)

In Slipperyslope Of Fallenback

It's A Bridge

It's Calling Me

Johnny-Come-Lately (A Triolet)

Just A Dream

Just A Pup

Just Speak Your Mind

Just To Be Yourself

Just Twelve Short Weeks

Knocking At My Door

Let's Leave It To God

Life's Tunnels

Living In Someone's Mind

Love Is

My Choices May Be Different

My Claim To Fame

My Little Song

No Intelligent Life

No More To Streak Or Turn The Cheek

No Relatives Of Mine

Nobody Needs Me No More

Not Bourgeoisie

Now They Are Free

Miscellaneous Poems

Of Red And Of Blue

On The Bayou

One Of {A Kind}

One Small Voice

Opulence To Survive

Or We Will Bid Our Earth Farewell

Our Lives Are An Open Book

Pick A Door

Pinch A Penny

Pinocchio And Jonah

Plain Speaking

Pride Of The Humble And Great

Puppy's In, Kitty's Out

Recession Hits The Nursery Rhymes



Rockin' To The Rhythm

Rocky Mountain Paradise

Rolling The Dice

'Round And 'Round

Rushing By

Sayings Cannot Mend


She's Glad When I Come Home

She's Here Today


Small Town USA

So Many Questions

Speak With Me

Stating Opinions With Kindness

Step Up And Be Counted

Strength And Faith

Miscellaneous Poems

The Beat Knows My Name

The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him

The Entity

The Guardian

The Henny-Penny Blues

The Lessons Of Another Time

The Power Of Music

The Raven Lives Up In A Tree

The 'Stalker'

The Ups And Downs Of Life

The Wheat And The Chaff

The Words We Choose

Things Once Said

Thinking Many Things

Those Eyes

Those Lovely Girls

Time Rushes On

Turn The Wheel

Unseen Things

Use The Golden Rule

Voices Of My Past

Water Colours

We All Look The Same

Weather Raging

Well, Spit On Me Grave!

What About The Sponge?

What Is Water?


Where Beauty Lives

Where I Can Be Free

Woodland Weather Watchers

Words Of Wisdom

You'll Make It Through

You'll Wonder Who I Am

Interesting People

A Special Instrument

Ant-Hill Bullies

Calendar Girl

Caught In The Holocaust

Chronic Complainers

Country Farmer

Cowboys Never Quit

Encounters Of The Sweetest Kind

From Desert Sands To Canada

Little One

Little Sis'

Me and Ol' Sam

Memories Of My Granddad


My Father, My Hero

My Favourite Actress

My Little Baby Girl

Our Children

Railroad Bum

The Amish Life

The Flaneur

The 'Genius'

The Jester

The Kids In Our Lives

The Man Who Would Be Santa

The Nude

The Riches Of The Pauper

The Runner


A Dream Within The Dream

Been Here Once Before (A Terza Rima)

Blessed To Write

Childhood And Treehouses

Childhood Memories

Do You Ever Stand And Wonder?

During The Times That I Write

Good-Ol'-Boys On The Farm

Harvest Of Love

Heart Of A Poet

I Write The Words

I Write What I Feel


Just A Barn Full Of Hay

Lost In Havana

Many Small Moments

Me And Granddad

Mother's Apron

My Hidden Voice

My Time At School

My Words

One Dark, One Blonde

Out In The Cold


Poetry Of Passion

Riding Fast

Simple Things

Snow Rush

Some Things Remain The Same

Tahiti Dreaming

The Garden Shed

The Little Boy In Me

The Smell Of New Paper

Those Old Dirt Roads

Visiting Aunt Maud

With Pen In Hand

Writer's Purgatory

Special Events

Birthday Celebration

Halloween's Evil Spell

I Dreamed It Was Christmas

My Older Little Sis'

The Big Three-O

Thirty-Two Years Ago

Your Anniversary


A Simple Life

Another Day

Another Week In Hell


Curse The Man

Dead And Gone

Feelings Of My Heart (A Villanelle)

Fickle Friendship

Frolic In The Night

Happy Ever After?

I Don't Remember

I'll Live Another Day

Is That What My Life Is?

Like A Brother

Lonely, Alive and Fighting

Looking Back To Laugh


Love Shack

Love Sick

Noises In My Head

One Small Universe


Something's Missing

The Awful Things You Said (A Villanelle)

This Goddess Is A Devil

Too Much To Drink

Wealth Got In The Way

Where Ya Goin', Huh?

Wife Beater

Without Your Love

Your Beauty Is Temptation


A Girl Like You (A Quatern)

Balance Of Nature

College Romance

Ever Wonder?


Her Face Could Launch A Thousand Ships

Hey There, Girl

I Love You, Dear

If Not For Thee

Ink On Paper (Love Letters)

Just Infatuation?

Mending Fences

My Lady

My Valentine

Never Far From You (A Triolet)

Seasons Of Love

She's A Classic


She's My Best Friend

Skin Deep

Those Baby Blues

Tiddily Dee, Tiddily Dum

What A Shame!


Yesterday's Future Today

War and Peace

Explosions Lead The Way

God Was With Them

Hockey War

Life Is A Dance

My Bonny Lassie

The Colours Of War

The World Band




A Hypocrite On Judgment Day

A Man Of Great Simplicity

A Rainbow In The Making

Abundant Blessings

Abundant Life

Adam's Sin

All Over The World

Amazing Love

And Do It God's Way

And It Comes

And They Sang

Back Home On The Living Foundation

Choose You This Moment

Creation Or Evolution?

Daddy, What Makes Them Fly?

Damnation For The Snake

Darkened Caverns

Faith Without Works

Forgiveness Brings Freedom

Giving Thanks, Thanks Giving (A Palindrome)

God's Word

He Sees From Afar


Holy War

I Believe

I Believe In Man

I Come To Give You Peace

I Found The Grace Of God Today (A Pantoum)

I Had A Dream

I Know My Creator

I Serve The God Of Israel

I Testified For Him

I'm Forgiven

I'm In Love

I'm Saved

In Jesus' Name?

In The Mosques Of Middle East

It Is I Who Will Live With My Choice

Just A Blip (On The Radar Screen Of God)

Just As I Am

Looking For Some Truth

Lord, Hear My Prayer


Now That Is Love

O, God, I Needed You

O, God In Heaven

O, Heavenly Light

One Little Step

Playing With Fire

Pleading With God


Preacher Preaching, Spirit Speaking

Reflection In The Mirror

Religion Counts for Naught

Religion Is Religion

Satan's Promise

Soul Train

Take No Thought For Tomorrow

Thank You, Lord, For My Children

The Better Life

The Billboard

The Christ Of Calvary

The Lie

The Mountain Top

The Need To Worship

The Nemesis

The Proof

The Rocks Cry Out

The Sacrifice

The Skeptic

There Is A God

Welcome Home

When I Am Weak

Ye Devil Flee

Poetry By Tanna Lynn Pekrul

Broken Vows

Hamlet (Act 1, Scene 1)

Hamlet (Act 1, Scene 2)

Hamlet Parody (Act 3, Scene 1)

Love Is Found

Love Of Hamlet (Act 2, Scene 2)

New World Jungle

One Country

Ophelia (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 5)

Shane's Birthday Present - July 30, 2001


The Meaning Of Christmas

Under The Arch

What Is Man?

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