Category: Time Of Singing A Journal Of Christian Poetry

Welcoming Hope: Poems for those in need

Welcoming Hope: Poems for those in need is a book that we published with Time of Singing poetry journal. I reread the book recently, and the poems are strong and timeless.

Lora Homan Zill and I served as the Editors. Charles A. Waugaman was the Art Editor and Illustrator.

The book includes poems by many poets. With the universal themes of faith and hope, the book continues to be a beautiful work of art.

The book can be ordered from The Blue Collar Artist Time of Singing. All proceeds benefit Time of Singing. You can also learn more about Time of Singing “quarterly Christian poetry journal from Wind & Water Press.”

Welcoming Hope: Poems for those in need
2007, Elin Grace Publishing
Oostburg, Wisconsin
ISBN 978-0-9729848-4-3

Incarnate Word by Charles A. Waugaman

Icon, image,
Portrait,
Scope.

Substance, promise,
Mirror,
Hope.

Christ holds Love,
Peace, for
All.

Earth, universe,
Palace,
Stall.

The painting and poem are by Charles A. Waugaman (1932 – 2010), from a Christmas card he sent years ago. The date on his card is November 5, 2002.

His poem was published by Time Of Singing, A Journal Of Christian Poetry. Winter 2006/2007.

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my large print Bible

my large print Bible
rests on the Thanksgiving tray
the bread of life

John 6: 35 (KJV):  And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life:  he that cometh to me shall never hunger: and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

Time Of Singing, A Journal Of Christian Poetry
Volume 43 “Intermezzo”
Fall 2016

Ellen Grace Olinger

looking at trees

looking at trees
I remember prayers
of friends

Publication Credits:

The Helping Hand Haiku Anthology (Including Senryu, Tanka, and Haiga). Edited by Robert Epstein (2020, Middle Island Press).

My haiku was first published at this site on May 16, 2012.

Karl and I reprinted the poem in Quiet Christmas Poetry (2014), which is both a site and large print chapbook.

Our book can be ordered from Time of Singing poetry journal, edited by Lora Homan Zill (Wind & Water Press).

Ellen Grace Olinger

August poems and notes

warm August night
light fading –
already?

Time of Singing (1996)

The light through the days and seasons is interesting and beautiful to watch.

wind sounds
and wildflowers
in Aunt Marie’s pitcher
gifts of late August

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin (2011)

My great-aunt was a pioneer in special education.

a few leaves
drift from the
birch tree
and reach the
last of the lilies

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin (2014)

I watch the birch tree in the yard for small changes this time of year.

Creative Note:

Yesterday, we reached 500 Posts at Poems For Bulletin Boards.

Photo by Ave Calvar Martinez on Pexels.com

Ellen Grace Olinger