Archive for the 'Poetry' Category

Flowery Poetry

I am slowly working on my flower photography book. I was encouraged to add some poetry or words of inspiration. I have decided that I liked that idea. There will be a limited amount of poetry included, and will include two from the old-school masters, one from the Bible, one from each of my Psalms […]

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Trinity

I pick up my cello To compose a new song Plucking, bowing, Singing along Praising the ones Who love me most The Father, Son And Holy Ghost

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The Reason I Like Chocolate by Nikki Giovanni

I honor of National Poetry Month, I share one of my favorite children’s poems by one of my favorite poets. It’s fun.¬† I have used it with middle school students as inspiration for their own writing. I ate chocolate in front of them, licking my fingers, smiling. That got their attention. Especially when I gave […]

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National Poetry Month

After reading yesterday’s blog post by Audrey Havlin, I realized eleven days late that it’s National Poetry Month. I have sorely neglected the free writing poet in me, so I will try at least once each week to share an original poem. This one is not new. The next ones will be.   My Wounds […]

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Water Me Papa

Water me, Papa God, please send the rain The dry, cracked earth Calls out in pain Help me to birth The flowers and grain Water me, Papa   Water me, Papa Send down your rain Water me, Papa Help me grow again   We try to make our own rain But, our efforts are in […]

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Poetry Friday

One of my devotionals asked these questions one day this week: What are you willing to release? What are you willing to receive? I wrote this in response: Pack Your Bags and Get Out! Today I say goodbye to some old acquaintances It’s time to get them out of my life Move on Anxiety, You […]

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Poetry Friday-O Captain, My Captain

I was in the children’s room at the local library today and saw a huge book that was open to Walt Whitman’s, “O Captain, My Captain” with photos of Abraham Lincoln. I love Dead Poet’s Society, but realized I had never read that poem. I thoroughly enjoyed it. My eyes were wet by the time¬† […]

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Poetry Friday: Six Word Poem

Poetry Friday penning fresh prose. Floundering.        

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Poetry Fridays

Cooley High Harmony Your music resonates through my body My spirit Awakening my senses and precious memories “Uh..Ahh..Ohhhh” You’ve been out of my life for over 20 years But one push of a button Brings you back to me.. “I’ll be there for you when you call my name…..” A young mother throroughly enjoying the […]

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Poetry Friday

The Great Artist my life an open page my future as blank as the next pages in my journal the great artist picks up his brush and begins my tomorrow designing magnificence

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