Poems

I don’t consider myself a master class poet but I do enjoy grouping words together from time to time when I am inspired.  Here are a few examples:

July 30, 2018

Walking to work the other day, I spotted an old tree that captured my attention standing against the backdrop of the breaking dawn.  I couldn’t resist snapping a picture.  Later, I felt compelled to garnish the image with a few inspiring words.

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The tree in me

 

 

 

April 17, 2018

Inspired by spring bulbs poking their way up through the thawing ground after a particularly cold spring, I wrote this poem.

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A flower’s notion

 

 

April 11, 2016

I got a little down yesterday when I considered that no matter how much time, energy or resources I was investing in mom, she was not going to get better. The human side of me said, “why keep trying.” The Spirit inside of me thought otherwise…

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Better

 

 

March 5, 2016

I wrote this poem amid the rapid decline of my mother’s health and her unexpected confinement to a nursing home.  It was, and still is, a family favorite.

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Favorite Words

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