Category Archives: Poems

The Clock: An Etheree

Several years ago Allan and I purchased a grandfather clock. We had talked about having one in our home for years, but then came the rhythms of growing into a marriage that put the clock into that “someday” category. Now … Continue reading

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Progressive Poem Line #20

Earlier this month Margaret Simon asked if I would be interested in participating in the 2020 Progressive Poem during the month of April. I quickly agreed (Why not? It’s poetry!), not really knowing what I was getting into. I soon … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Trail Calls

Happy Poetry Friday! During the month of April I’ve been following Amy Ludwig Vanderwater’s Poems Can project. Each Day Amy rolls three word dice and uses those words to inspire a poem. She also has a theme for each day. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Morning Fog

This week I offer another poem about hope. It’s been on my mind a lot lately. One morning last week I woke to a sea of fog swirling through the trees, the grass, the trail path. Later it lifted, leaving … Continue reading

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Rusty and Rosie: A Little Love Story

I love challenges, especially writing contest challenges! They give me a focus and help me stretch as a writer. So today, I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s 5th Annual Valentiny Writing Contest. The challenge: write a Valentine story in which … Continue reading

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