August poems and notes

warm August night
light fading –

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.

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Ellen Grace Olinger