Category Archives: Writing & Poetry

Poems in the Night

We can blame it on the pillow, or blame it on my plight, perhaps a curse for days gone by that sends the poems in the night. Across the tides of midnight, I sail the lonely sea, Across the shadows of the … Continue reading

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Without Rain

I spent an hour writing, only to make the post private.  Funny how sometimes you scratch too deep. I love the rain, but there are people who do not, they consider it a curse, an insult, a slap in the … Continue reading

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Poetic Heart

What does it mean to have a poetic heart?  Does it mean you have a very extensive vocabulary and a penchant for rhyming?  (Not spelling, obviously, I may have to download another spell checker) When I say "I'm a poet" … Continue reading

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A Time for Poems

I really like poetry, movies about poetry or that speak in a poetic style reach deeper into me than just words or action… clever musicals pay for their price of admission, and even the children know that I can destroy … Continue reading

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Mangled Poem – Rescue Epitaph

Everyone once and awhile, (monthly) there’s an uplifting magazine that offers uplifting words of advice, and spiritual messages that have a way of making your life better, and the lives of those you care about.  In this months magazine there’s … Continue reading

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The Beauty that Doesn’t Fade

Sometimes, words fail. When I say you’re beautiful, it’s not just your face I see.  It’s decades down the road, perhaps even eternity.  I see the light of morning, in energetic eyes.  I see the sweet remembering, of painful long … Continue reading

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The Story of Autumn

Once upon a time, there was a leaf, and it began its life in a brilliant display of blossoming majesty, after that he grew as most leafs do. His favorite game was dancing with the wind, and he would spend … Continue reading

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Book Review – Rangers Apprentice

I read a lot of books, and when possible I like to read them with the children, thank heavens for Audible so that we can often “read” them together while still doing things. (like driving, you get the dirtiest looks … Continue reading

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Book Review – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Sometimes I read books, sometimes I listen to books, but very rarely a book stands out from the crowd as a piece of literature worth sharing with the world.  This is that kind of a book! I’m a sucker for a … Continue reading

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Not All Who Wander are Lost

There are words that stay with us, that you can embroider on the pillows of your home because they are already written on the inner chambers of your heart.  (Not literally)  For me, some of the following phrases define my … Continue reading

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