Author Archives: Diane Anderson (newtreemom)

Magic

When it seems darkness May defeat you Keep moving forward Unexpectedly the light May shine on you… Magic  Photo by BAH, my sister-in-law

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Be Well, My Friend

We met on the sidewalk In Panama City (Panama, not Florida!) Army wife, Marine wife Both mommas too nervous to Let our kiddos go to the bus stop Alone Together Exploring that new city, that country Finding so much in … Continue reading

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The Light of Evening

The light of evening takes me back The light of evening on the neighborhood houses takes me back The light of evening on the neighborhood houses takes me back to the light of evening on the buildings of the city … Continue reading

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One Is Not Like The Other

Two birds perch on the peak of the roof One ruffled and plump The other sleek and and skinny They stand apart Yet Together they sing Together they claim a place in the world And then each flies In its … Continue reading

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What’s Making You Smile?

These are serious days, but there are still things that make us smile. Here are a few of mine: •my friend brought chicken soup from our favorite Mexican restaurant •another friend brought a loaf of cinnamon bread so fresh from … Continue reading

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Little Voice

In a little voice She says, “I’m OK…” But I wonder… It’s such a little voice…

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Hallelujah

The lily trumpets Hallelujah! Christ is risen! The lily trumpets Hallelujah! He is risen for you!

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Share the Light

Look to creation Find peace and calm in your heart Beauty surrounds us Watch the birds flying Fulfilling their life purpose We have purpose, too See the sun setting Spreading its bright golden glow Share the light we have

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Coronavirus Butterflies of Indiana

Our governor says IF We all hunker down THEN We’ll make it through SO We’re cocooning at home UNTIL The day we fly freely Written based on “This Photo Wants to Be a Poem” at Margaret Simon’s Reflections on the … Continue reading

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Birdsong

Birds trilling their songs Nudge the day into waking With a thrill of hope

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