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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Little Brown Rabbit

Little brown rabbit with a cotton tail Sitting in the grass beside the road Ears perked up, head turning from side to side, Are you thinking of hopping across? Little brown rabbit with twitching nose Making me smile when I … Continue reading

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Flan at Chile Verde

Rich and smooth custardy goodness- Perfectly shaped, precisely placed in the center of a gleaming plate- Drizzled with caramel sweetness, Topped by signature green ribbons of creamy frosting, sprinkled with sugar crystals for just a touch of crunch- Traditional, satisfying … Continue reading

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Thankful for a day full of wonderful moments, Having time to share with my daughter and son-in-law to be And taking them out to a Nice dinner to celebrate their engagement, laughing at how shy he was to Kiss her … Continue reading

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