Tag Archives: Poetry

Today, so Long Ago (a poem)

Youth I smelled the color of the air so long ago today. Spring days with rabbits, horses and puppy dogs floating lazily across a bright blue mind. A bright wind lifts the kite with the rag tail beyond the power … Continue reading

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Sometimes – a poem

There are times when words fail. So many things that should be said. So many things that could be said. But in the cold light of day, silence, and a tear are all that cross the rift between broken hearts. … Continue reading

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Writing Poems

I’ve just added my sixth poem to my lectionary project.  It took a month to write and I don’t like it.  I have added it to the collection because I’ve stopped fighting with it and need to move on. The … Continue reading

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Why I Call Myself a Poet

I often hear the question, “why write?”  Thousands of bloggers ask this question everyday.  The answers are all over the map.  My answer is normally, “I write because I have stories to tell.” That make sense for a story-teller, but … Continue reading

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