Category Archives: Poetry

Fall & Winter Verse

It seems like a poetry kind of day. Poetry. Thoughts that travel from the head through the heart and out through the fingers to become words on paper.

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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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Today’s poem (and social commentary)

A repeat – but just as pertinent today. From the poem by W.B.  Yeats, “The Second Coming”. “Turning and turning in the widening gyre    The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is … Continue reading

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My favorite poems

A repeat from a couple of years ago. My favorites haven’t changed though! They are varied in topic, mood and complexity, spanning the centuries and my exposure to poets and poetry at various times in my life, and with various … 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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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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