Category Archives: Poetry

Happy Birthday, Mom!

It doesn’t seem possible that my mom, Jessie, has been gone for almost 21 years. It can’t be so! Of course, she is still in my heart and my head, and will be until it is time for me to … Continue reading

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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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Poetry – The Beauty Of Language

What is the purpose of poetry?  Why do we write in verse, when we could say directly what we have to say much more easily? What has been said about the subject?  I found the following quotes: When power leads … Continue reading

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My Spring

In the cold North, Spring comes in gradually.  Maybe it is because Winter is overstaying its time, and I watch more carefully to spot Spring’s coming, but every year I notice the small things that tell me that we are … Continue reading

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Proverbs 6 – Warnings against folly

It deserves to be repeated (and needed).

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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

Originally, I wrote this in honor of my 50th wedding anniversary. Of course, I was divorced long ago and, even if I had not divorced, my ex-husband is no longer alive, so it wasn’t a real anniversary. Instead, I think … Continue reading

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