AutumnJoy 004

in the mostly green garden
Autumn Joy Sedum

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Photo by Karl

whatsoever . . .

Originally posted on Poems From Psalms And Nature - Ellen Grace Olinger:


things are true,

whatsoever things are honest,

whatsoever things are just,

whatsoever things are pure,

whatsoever things are lovely,

whatsoever things are of good report;

if there be any virtue,

and if there be any praise,

think on these things.

~ from Philippians 4: 8 (KJV) ~

The dahlia and wheatfield pictures are courtesy of wpclipart.

Post updated on September 14, 2014.


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all that lives


all that lives
in memory
as I read at home

Today I wrote this poem for the Writing Prompt for Issue 14.2 at TINYWORDS Haiku & other small poems.

Update: the “block print border” I added to this post is courtesy of Reusable Art – Breathing New Life Into Old Art.

Acrostic for LIGHT

L  ove
I  nspires
G  oodness
H  ope and
T  ruth

A favorite acrostic.  One of my great blessings is to watch the light throughout the seasons.

treasures stored


treasures stored
here and there -
homemade chapbooks

The Cornucopia Block Print Border is courtesy of Reusable Art – Breathing New Life Into Old Art.

My goal this fall is to make a little book from Quiet Christmas Poetry.

another day

Ellen Grace Olinger:

I saw this poem again this week – fewer boats on the water now.

Originally posted on Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin:

another day
of grace
settling down
towards sunset
seagulls rest on water

Published in Sea Bandits; Aubrie Cox, Editor and Publisher (September 2012).
A free on-line collection at Aubrie’s blog:  http://www.yaywords.wordpress.com.

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Dragonfly Days

Originally posted on naturephotopoems:


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early morning

Originally posted on Grief And Acceptance:


early morning –
I water the plants
and read a few Psalms

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The picture is courtesy of Karen’s Whimsy.

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Acrostic Poem for BOOKS


B  eautiful way to
O  pen hearts and
O  pen minds to
K  now new stories and
S  ongs

This is a favorite poem from my site, Poems For Bulletin Boards.

Flowers and Stars Repeating Pattern is courtesy of

Reusable Art – Breathing New Life Into Old Art.

wind songs


wind songs
and wildflowers
in Aunt Marie’s vase
August gifts

The “Canada thistle” and “Goldenrod” pictures are courtesy of wpclipart.



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