Category Archives: poems

Olive Green

A random color Pulled from the crayon box Draws out memories. The green beneath my iron As it slides back and forth Over my military husband’s uniforms- An olive green labor of love Olives with pimientos Scattered across a silly … Continue reading

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Trees in March

The March morning sun falls on bare brown trees Setting them aglow, revealing the budding potential of the green to come

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She’s Married!

Love calls forth beauty Bride and groom softly glowing Joy will light their way

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Reflections on Peace

I am writing with sixth graders, reflections on peace. I shared stanzas from Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” (inspiration for the hymn “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”) I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Little Girl

Daddy’s little girl is getting married Mommy will be there as she walks down the aisle In her lovely white dress And she will smile at their girl Through happy tears And Daddy will be smiling, too From heaven above…

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Two Views of the Moon

At night The almost-full moon Golden cream Glows with warmth above Early morning Same almost-full moon Shiny white Shouts its glad greeting

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Simply Celebrating a Nice Day

Blue sky White clouds Warm air Bright sun Green trees Light wind Nice day!

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