Elizabeth Ridge

Hello! I am a self published author from Iowa. I am a wife and a mother of two, Roland and Arthur. I have three poetry books published so far with four and five in the works. Here you’ll find updates, links to my work, and my blogs. My hope is that somewhere in my work you find a piece of yourself, that you can sit and get lost in some words, and that those words may inspire your own.

Everyone has a story to tell… here are some of mine…

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Latest from the Blogs

What Burned First? – a piece of an epic poem in progress

Final Act – Oblivious Ode and Deaths Dirge “What burned first?” asked the Air to the Dirt. “Must have been man” interjected a falling Star. “The Earth coaxed the Wind on the embers like a Siren and blew Them across creation with fiery” the Dirt revealed. “But who started the fire?” The Atmosphere pleaded with…

Bottom of the List

A lifetime of last I write this not to boast or brag about a cleaned office. Not to say depression got me here and this is how I overcame it. Not to say I will never let it get this bad again. And definitely not to say that I will never put myself last again.…

The Quiet

The Melody has Gone to School The Quiet There are missed notes of memories here Part of the cycle of youth There is less energy here For a third of the measure to sun to the moon Less delay Less rush Repeat for five bars a week And the Quiet The Quiet stole the memories…

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Chicago 2019
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