A New Zealand Poet.
keen gardener with a passion for arts and crafts, light novels, music (easy listening and light opera) and simple poetry.
Finds inspiration from life and nature

Ann has recently self published a poetry book. with the American company Xlibris presently advertising on Poemhunter. and has this to say.

I would like to advise all would be authors to carefully research all offers of self publishing especially - where the company distributes from, selling price, print quality and marketing assistance included in price.

a preview can be found by Googling Roan B
Poetry Unpretentious Beginnings.

December 2015 - Introducing Ann's second published book
Poetry Borrowed Time.
A continuation of personal thoughts and impressions.

Previews and option to purchase details found in
Facebook. Roan B Poetry

Web site address www.roanpoetry.co.nz


Ann Beard Poems

First Love

“I would like to help”, little more than a whisper,
misty brown eyes turned to stare where I stood.... more »

A Letter To My Dad

If I could write a letter to my Dad.
I’d ask him, are you watching over me?
Seeing through my eyes the life, I’ve had.
Translating all the worldly sights, I see.... more »

As I Used To Be.

A sombre day made only for reflection,
every second lasts the longest hour.
My mind a trap for kindest moments
is a garden full of every kind of flower.... more »

Ann Beard Quotes

Comments about Ann Beard

David Whalen 25 May 2018 09:34
Your poem lady With Cake' plucked a few heartstrings. Skillfully and artfully done!
Terry Dawson 12 Apr 2015 07:00
In the mould of Dora Wilcox. Well done!
Colin J... 07 Jul 2008 02:13
your kind comment on 'The fox' I have made a small change... Do you like it? Colin...