Tag: Poets

December Poems

I created this collection for our site, Easter And Spring Poetry. I am staying in touch there through the seasons now. This is a reprint of the post yesterday.

“These poems are from posts at POEMS FROM OOSTBURG, WISCONSIN this year.”

peaceful time
with my blogs
remembrance

Midwest seasons
decades of life
each familiar
and yet always
new

reflections of lights
in the windows
with Norway Spruce
tree branches
and pine cones

new place
for the Christmas cactus
sunroom window

tall weathered tree
clouds and blue sky
fill the spaces
where branches
no longer grow

December sunrise
evergreens in wind
and light

December garden
evergreen light
wind and blue sky

Ellen Grace Olinger

Photos, Memories, New Poems

photos of sunflowers
the field on the way home
from my mother’s home
years and years ago
gave me strength

I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.

Psalm 18: 1

My poem is from a new sequence at Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin:
August days go by.

Another idea is a haiku or two – perhaps writing prompts for a poetry lesson. With a general beginning, writers can add their own images and reflections. I was viewing photos at the WordPress.com free photo library.

photos of sunflowers
field on the way home
from my mother’s home

photos of flowers
gardens and fields
on my way home

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