Tag: Poems

October Poems

October goes by
one day at a time
lowering
storm windows
here and there

2013

soft grey sky
and waves to shore
autumn songs

2014

a small card
in a devotional book
from a thrift store

words of encouragement
from one person to another

I keep the card with the book
and its history today
and tomorrow

2017

L ove of literature
I nspires countless
B eautiful hours of
R eading many
A uthors, and sometimes
R ereading beloved books
Y early

LIBRARY

WestWard Quarterly
Fall 2018

fragrance of leaves
in the gardens
what good friends
we became
as we grew older

Time of Singing poetry journal
Fall 2019

They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku. Edited by Robert Epstein. Middle Island Press, 2017.

Poems are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

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names and addresses

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names and addresses
for dear friends
no longer on earth
old address book

not yet written
in the overflowing book
cards and envelopes
with last known
addresses

still wanting to remember
what may no longer
be current – places I was
people I knew

Ellen Grace Olinger
Time Of Singing A Journal Of Christian Poetry
Volume 45  Number 1
Spring 2018

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