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September silence

September silence
reading books
by Carol Purington

small study
and Autumn light
quiet hours

Ellen Grace Olinger

Three New Books by Carol Purington is a beautiful post by her family at Woodslawn Farm. She asked her family to complete this work for her. Excellent work by all.

Please visit Woodslawn Farm for more information.

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September morning

September morning
new arrangement
of Fall poetry journals *
from past years
in my study

Poem by Ellen Grace Olinger

* Time of Singing – Lora Homan Zill, Editor

You can view ARTWORK “Stained glass mosaics by Lora Zill” at The Blue Collar Artist.

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Poems from the September Archives

home from mailing
poetry notes
monarch butterfly
greets me
at the back door

2010

mid-day sun
in the south window
geese in flight

2011

still life painting
outside my window
autumn quiet

2012

morning rain
rereading familiar
poems of faith

2013

above
the old garage
autumn treetops

2014

Bible on my shelf
a ribbon holds my place
in the Psalms

2017

rain and wind
flower petals
on the wood porch

2019

new picture
on my study wall
calendar for September

2020

Poems by Ellen Grace Olinger

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quiet poems

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

pink clouds
over Lake Michigan
as I listen to old hymns
my heart gathers peace
for this day

how small the song
of an unknown bird
quiet memories

paintings of trees
on old pine walls
quiet music

Oak Branch & Acorns from Reusable Art

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“paintings of trees” was published inFour Hundred and Two Snails, Haiku Society of America Members’Anthology2018, edited by Nicholas M. Sola.

Poems by Ellen Grace Olinger

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