Tag: Wisconsin Beauty

Psalm 122, photos and poems

Peace be within thy walls,
and prosperity within thy palaces.

For my brethren and companions’ sakes,
I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Because of the house of the LORD our God,
I will seek thy good.

Psalm 122: 7 – 9

Rose Photo by Karl

These are two poems that I posted before. Over time, I am learning the poems for a new book, with Karl’s photos. It is interesting to see which poems work well in different posts, and that I remember easily. Sometimes I rediscover poems in my archives.

poems we read
again and again
washing an old plate
the pattern
still new

clouds and yet
enough light
to fill a jam jar
with the last
of the carnations

“Peace be within thy walls.”

Ellen Grace Olinger

Rose Photo by Karl

Psalm 119

Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119: 54

The earth, O LORD,
is full of thy mercy:
teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 119: 64

There are 176 verses in Psalm 119.

Veterans Park
Oostburg, Wisconsin
June 19, 2020
Photos by Karl