ancient lilacs

ancient lilacs
cover the graves
Memorial Day

memories
of memories
lilacs in bloom

knowing
they cannot stay
but will return
lilacs

“ancient lilacs” was published in SMILE (edited/published by Joyce M. Johnson); and Humoresque (for the United Amateur Press Association of America, edited/published by Jean Calkins).

Poems to share again – thank you.

Ellen Grace Olinger

two haiku

frost soon –
cutting flowers
generously

The TOP The Tournament of Poetry
1995

new garden
in October
Autumn light

Ellen Grace Olinger
September – October 2018
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