Creative Note: Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Happy Summer, from the Midwest, USA.  I enjoy following the seasons around the world.

For new readers here, my primary blog is Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin.

The garden is growing, and you are welcome to visit my Oostburg, Wisconsin site.  Yesterday, I saw rose petals on the ferns.

I’ll repost some of the photos I took yesterday – my haiku photos.

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Ellen Grace Olinger

In Loving Memory – Three Haiku

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These are haiku for my mother, Enola M. Borgh (1917 – 2004).  She would be so happy to know I am using my teaching gifts again at The Haiku Foundation.  She also volunteered after she retired; she taught English as a second language and worked at a nursing home.

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gentle spring winds
in evergreen trees
the friendship we grew

Mother’s Day
sorrow has become
stars

forget-me-nots
bloom everywhere
love endures

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Photos and poems are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

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“gentle spring winds” was published in Time Of Singing (Spring 2012).

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For Mother’s Day 2017