Tag: Remembrance and Hope

Haiku by Charles A. Waugaman

Blue and turquoise tears
sparkle on the Christmas tree . . .
card from cherished friend

by Charles A. Waugaman (1932 – 2010)

WITHIN The Circle of Seasons: Poems by Charles A. Waugaman
2003, Elin Grace Publishing (out of print)
Oostburg, Wisconsin

All Rights Reserved.

Perhaps because

perhaps because
it is Autumn
I think of my mother

the season when
her last illness
began many years ago
and the trees
outside her hospital
window

I read to her
from the Psalms
and poets she would
know from long ago
and new poets too

most of all
I remember her faith
and unconditional love
that is with me still

From the Psalms:

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty:
neither do I exercise myself in great matters,
or in things too high for me.

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself,
as a child that is weaned of his mother:
my soul is even as a weaned child.

Psalm 131: 1 – 2





Haiku and Photos

still life painting
outside my window
Autumn quiet

Windmill Park
Cedar Grove, Wisconsin
September 19, 2021

Stuart J. Mentink Memorial Park
Oostburg, Wisconsin
September 19, 2021

Photos by Karl

From Psalm 4

Hear me when I call,
O God of my righteousness:

thou hast enlarged me
when I was in distress;

have mercy upon me, and
hear my prayer.

Psalm 4: 1 (KJV)
I arranged the lines for this post, from the archives.

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