Category Archives: Poetry

Fall & Winter Verse

Another old post with a new twist. 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. Advertisements

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Just Because …

JABBERWOCKY Lewis Carroll ‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. ‘Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs

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 this isn’t a real anniversary.     Regardless of the disclaimers, love … Continue reading

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Today In History – America The Beautiful On this day in 1893, a professor stands atop Pikes Peak. She is struck by the beauty around her and is inspired to write a poem. Her poem is later set to music. Today, we all know that song … Continue reading

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A Lesson From David the Duck

This is a favorite photo that I found years ago, and that I (and Sundance) have used in posts from time to time. The poem seems to fit!

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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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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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