Category Archives: Poetry

Happy birthday, Jessie!

Forgive me while I indulge myself with memories and thoughts of the most important person ever in my life – my mother – on her birthday. My mother, Jessie, was born on a farm in the Michigan ‘thumb’ on April … Continue reading

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SIXTY: Bill’s Excellent Government-Regulated Birthday Adventure

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Is Spring really here?

I left my windows open last night, and the heat off. It was 62 degrees when I got up, so I closed the windows and turned on the heat. The cat is still in front of the heat register! Then … Continue reading

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My Spring

The vernal equinox, also known as “Spring”, officially occurs today just before 6:00 pm EDT. 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 … Continue reading

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Favorite Bible Verses. What are yours?

A couple of us were talking about our favorite Bible verses yesterday on the General Discussion thread, because one of the pictures I used was a meme derived from the Love Chapter, I Corinthians 13. It went like this:

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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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Christmas Verse

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 include! We first acknowledge that the reason we celebrate Christmas is to … Continue reading

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