Portrait Poems

“If you can’t be a poet, be the poem.”

David Carradine

Poetry is a powerful tool for communicating intention, mood, past and future experience, inner and outer landscape, and observing all these movements with awareness and compassion. The world “out there” provides many symbolic and metaphoric perspectives of the world “in here.”

I bring this perspective and my word-crafting skills to my Portrait Poems.

For a small fee, I will create a priceless, personalized, one-of-a-kind poem and place it on a visually pleasing background. It can be a whole life, eagle’s eye view or a slice of life poem for you or someone you love.

What does a Portrait Poet do?

  • Provides a fresh perspective on the deeper meaning of your life experience. You will see your world with new eyes.
  • Becomes a mirror for your self-understanding.
  • Expresses heart-felt emotion
  • Creates the gift of a unique and special acknowledgement from you.
  • Shows acceptance and love for your friend, parent, partner, children.
  • Encapsulates the heart of a life on the page.

Why order a Portrait Poem?

With a word-crafted poem like this, you can:

  • Ensure your best friend, parent or partner will never forget that ‘you care’.
  • See an experience or your life from a different perspective.
  • Say “I love you” in a fresh way.

Who Needs this Service?

If you hear a voice in your head making statements like the ones below, then, you need this service.

  • “I’m not a poet. I don’t even understand poetry, but I am curious about the concept of a poetic portrait.”
  • “I don’t know what to say or how to express my feelings of love, sadness and fear.”
  • “I want to tell you who I am, but I’m afraid to risk being vulnerable.”
  • “I’ve heard it said that poetry will help me heal, but I don’t believe it.

Portrait Poem Sample

Click on the image below to see a larger sample of one of my Portrait Poems “The Song of Sammy Cat.”

Portrait Poem Testimonial from the owner of Sammy Cat

“Having Kathie create a customized poem was a fun, creative and easy process that yielded a very special keepsake that I will forever treasure. Kathie makes the process so simple. I had the best time answering from a menu of questions that Kathie provides. I also shared a photo of my cat, Sammy, which Kathie incorporated as the graphic background of the poem. She worked her magic to create a beautiful poem that so eloquently reflects what I shared. Her beautiful threading of words will forever memorialize my soul connection with my beloved pet. If you are looking to create a unique and customized expression in words, for yourself or as a gift for someone, I highly recommend working with Kathie.”

Lisa R.

Order / Request for More Information

For more information or to request a Portrait Poem, please go to my Contact page, fill out the form and I will get back to you right away, usually within 24 hours.