Author Archives: Diane Anderson (newtreemom)
A regrettable habit has crept into my morning routine. The snooze alarm. Like habits do, it has become entrenched and hard to break. I can analyze it and see some factors that led to it. I can think of so … Continue reading
Here is a poem I wrote a long time ago. As I was looking back through my blog I found I had written several times about watching storms with my dad. I also discovered that most times that I wrote … Continue reading
More than a year of cloudy days. Grayness hanging over us. Thick and heavy clouds. And yet, light breaks through.
It was a long difficult week at school last week after the sudden death of one of our colleagues. We began the week with a crisis team at school with us for two days. By midweek, we had details about … Continue reading
How do you find hope? Do you even know what it is? Is it the fleeting thing, the thing with graceful feathers? A shimmering thing that flutters in and perches delicately in the soul? Hope alights and quietly sings, whispers … Continue reading
I awake and hear Birds singing… Spring serenade At recess I hear Kids laughing and shouting… Spring serenade It’s evening and I hear Lawnmowers humming… Spring serenade!
I have been reading tweets for #NationalPoetryMonth on Twitter, and this morning I saw one from Laura Purdie Salas. She is doing equation poems this month- a perfect choice for all of us who are worn down by the pandemic … Continue reading
Raindrops gently fall, Sun slowly rises through clouds, Rainbow glows softly Each day holds promise, Gifts to claim, rainbow reminds, Just open your heart
Crescent moon, bright star Lighting early morning sky Herald a new day Singing birds join in Glad chorus cheering us on You have a new day
A repeat blog post… an eternal truth.