Category Archives: Poetry

A poem for today – Spring

Spring Nothing is so beautiful as Spring – When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring The ear, it strikes like … Continue reading

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Where bluebonnets grow …

“This is the only place on Earth bluebonnets grow, and once a year they come an’ go at this old house here by the road. And when we die, we say we’ll catch some blackbird’s wing, and we will fly … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs for Valentine’s Day

Dedicated to lovers! Regardless of the disclaimers, love is one of the best things about being alive, and a big part of life’s memories.

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Autumn’s last hurrah – a poetic tribute

A repeat, but a good one! With all the talk about the weather and cold southerners, I remembered my mother’s poem about Florida (the last one, below). PS: I don’t like the cold either, but I’m used to it. I … Continue reading

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. The grass is green, the trees and flowers are blooming, birds are singing, bugs are buzzing. And a favorite poem that reminds me of these … Continue reading

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Proverbs 6 – Warnings against folly

It deserves to be repeated (and needed). So I am repeating it!

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Is Spring really here?

Have you ever noticed that one sunny day when you are driving or walking down your street there seems to be a green haze in the air, as the leaves unfurl? Even though you have been waiting and watching for … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs for Valentine’s Day

Dedicated to lovers! Regardless of the disclaimers, love is one of the best things about being alive, and a big part of life’s memories.

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My favorite poems (redux)

This is a repeat post (redux), but I don’t believe any of these poems can be read too many times! Besides, I need a short rest from politics to think about those things that are more important. They are varied … Continue reading

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Christmas Verse

A repeat from a couple of years ago. Hope you enjoy it! There have been so many poems and songs written for the Christmas season, both religious and secular, that the difficult part about this post is choosing what to … Continue reading

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