reading books
from my library
enough to last years
and room for more

May 7, 2022

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

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Prompt for April 10, 2023

Daily writing prompt
If you could be a character from a book or film, who would you be? Why?

My mother taught literature and read novels. When she was no longer able to read, I read to her. And found old movies that she would enjoy, and that would recall her life chapters. We also watched current programs.

I have read all of Jan Karon’s novels. Wonderful characters. Good examples of faith through many stories. You can learn more about Jan’s books at Jan Karon’s Mitford site.

trees in bloom
some in pink
a color Mom loved
to see me wear
picture Easter

I posted this poem yesterday at Grief And Acceptance.

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Morning Poems

Daily writing prompt
What are your morning rituals? What does the first hour of your day look like?

predawn and watching
the sky grow light
gift of another day
to read and write

for as long
as I can remember
the wonder of books

breakfast and music
when a song begins
I know the words
Amazing Grace

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Always room to grow

Daily writing prompt
Which aspects do you think makes a person unique?

I believe God has given us all gifts, and the expression of the gifts can change over time. My parents were teachers and then volunteers after they retired.

Gratitude and hope continue to grow.

Many aspects to consider, for another good question. Always room to grow.

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Steady Growth With Poetry

How would you rate your confidence level?

Daily writing prompt

I can say: steady growth with poetry, because of practice with blogs. I also read blogs, books, and poetry print journals. Reading is an important part of growing as a writer, as many have observed. Practice helps with “confidence level.” Always more to learn, a poem can be revised, and an editor may have a good idea.

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us:
and establish thou the work of our hands upon us;
yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
Psalm 90: 17

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