SILK PURSE POEMS
by
Diane Kemp

We hope that you will enjoy these by Diane Kemp, written over the past 3 decades. These more than sixty poems reflect personal feelings from bleak despair to utter joy.

This website has been divided into the 6 different categories under which her wide range of poems fall. Please click on the heading of each category to see the poems in each of those categories. For those who prefer just a sampling of the available poems, please click here for Poet's Favourites.

LOVERS AND OTHERS
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy! Warm Friends and Candles
Silver Girl
Lonely Shadow
The Mountain
Dimanche, le 21 février
Wings
ANGUISH
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy! Sloth
Bitter Awakening
Songs of Sorrow
Job’s Derelict
It’s All a Matter of Time
Beast of Burden
Night Thing
Please Somebody, Read This Poem
Dusk
Nightmare Inheritance
Depression’s Child
The Ghosts
MOODS AND HOPES
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy! Today
To Hang Above the Fire
And Now . . . . .
The Moth
Encasement
And All the World Went Empty
The Temple
Among the Paper Clips
At the Water’s Edge
The Fading Days of Spring
White Moon
Tonight
Loving Comes Hard For Me
I Bought a Poppy
NATURE AND THE SEASONS
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy! Spring Showers
Sweet Innocent
Nipissing Mystery
New Sponge
Takaka Falls (B.C.)
Lake Louise
Lake Nipissing
The Road to Lynx Lake
Coming Spring
Muskoka Morning
Lynx Lake
Autumn Prelude
November
Prairie Massive
Dawn’s Poem
September Morning
July
Waiting August
CITYSCAPES
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy! The Hermitage at Leningrad
The C.P.R. to Winnipeg
Deserted Station
City Night
Windermere Encounter
Tiger
The Safari at Rockton
Hail to Mammon
Windsor Sacrament
OTHER TREASURES
Silk Purse Poems by Diane Kemb, a collection of poetry for you to enjoy!

Prairie Massive
The Tiger
At Rockton Safari
Last Days of a Baby Snatcher
The Reckoning

STORY
Story by Diane Kemp, Canadian poet and author Remembrance Day