Category: Poetry

purple

purple
in the mostly green garden
Autumn Joy Sedum

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Photo by Karl

Haiku by Ellen Grace Olinger

Memoirs

I enjoy reading memoirs.

Cynthia Reyes – the blog of Canadian author Cynthia Reyes – wrote A Good Home: A Memoir and An Honest House: A Memoir, Continued.  I reread both books this year, and you can learn more at her site.

Luci Shaw is another author I reread, her poetry and prose.  God in the Dark: Through Grief and Beyond is a classic.  Adventure of Ascent: Field Notes from a Lifelong Journey is another generous book.  Luci’s official website has more information; see the All Titles page.  She also has a page for New Releases.

reading memoirs
and then the view
outside today

Ellen Grace Olinger

Friends

So many ways to enjoy poetry: reading, writing, and reviewing what we have written so far.  These are poems from the archives on this site.

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sunrise
river of light
along the evergreens
the friends who stayed

August 29, 2010

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time with old friends
poems in a journal
from years ago

November 18, 2010

Also published by Cara Holman on April 19, 2012, at her site Prose Posies.

Haiku Poetry Day Celebration Post

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rearranging
art on the walls,
cards, and small gifts
from friends
I see them anew

January 19, 2016

Ellen Grace Olinger