Poems About Reading

reading the poets
of my parents’
generation
their voices
return

SMILE, 2010

From They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku; Edited by Robert Epstein (2017, Middle Island Press).

reading poetry
my coffee gets cold
guess I made it
for the fragrance

Time Of Singing
Volume 43, “Intermezzo”
Fall 2016

reading
in a sunny corner
of the house
I could be
any age

WestWard Quarterly
Winter 2016

Ellen Grace Olinger