Creative Note: Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Yesterday was the 12th Anniversary for POEMS FROM OOSTBURG, WISCONSIN. We began with WordPress.com on December 19, 2009.

Three posts there that may be of interest:

Achievement – 12 Years

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December Poems: 2009 – the present by Ellen Grace Olinger

And the first post for this site, POEMS FROM PSALMS AND NATURE, was on July 18, 2010.

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Poems For Bulletin Boards

This site may be an inspiration for lessons:

Poems For Bulletin Boards – April 2013 to the present time.

You are welcome to reblog and/or reprint my poems with credits.

Ellen Grace Olinger

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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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