Tag Archives: 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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Poetry of the Night

The soft sound of children laughing echoes through the halls, and I can’t help but smile, when the little footsteps fall. “I can’t rhyme!” I cried to the girls, in mock anxiety, “It always comes out wrong!” I’ll show you: … Continue reading

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Some Poetry in the Night

Snuggled and smuggled into the nightly bedtime routine is a book of fairy tales and poetry.  The girls, read one, I read the other. So with a little voice I hear: "For Every Evil Under the Sun For every evil … 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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Imagine This…

There's so much that happens to each of us all the time, that it's hard to share the vision that any single one of us has from his (or her) eyes. Imagine This: Imagine a moonlit beach, with glowing, crashing waves. … Continue reading

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The Wise Man

Today at Church I heard a story retold by a personal hero of mine, President Uchtdorf; the story, he said, originated in China a long time ago. A certain wise man in China had a boy, a house, a horse, and crops. One … Continue reading

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Mixtape

First, before I share with you songs that will move your world… you have to understand what a mixtape is… Once upon a time, there were not these compact discs or mp3 players, and no one had even daydreamed about iTunes … Continue reading

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Footprints, a Poem

Being from the great white north, I'm used to darkness at night, I grew up in a place without electricity after all.  The pure dark of a moonless night was like one of the 20 blankets I put over 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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Helping with Pickup Lines

My children are very supportive of the idea that at some point I may be dating, and to that end my oldest girl came up to me and said that she had been thinking of different things I can say … Continue reading

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