Category: Flowers

goldenrod sunrise

goldenrod sunrise
hosta and orange lilies
praise for this day

home from the store
Queen Anne’s Lace
by fields of corn

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This is the day which the LORD hath made;
we will rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 118: 24

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yard work

for the begonia

and hosta petals
on the lawn

small vase of daylilies
for the sunroom

goldenrod grows tall
above the windowsill

bees, butterflies, and
hummingbirds visit
by the windows

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poems and photos

years of drought
and years of rain

July 2015

winds and warmth
summer reaching its fullness
after the longest day
in the North

July continues
with so much
summer beauty
along the roads

July 2019

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July Poem from 2015

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how a day
can begin
one way
and then change
skies are dark
power is lost
for a moment
rain . . .

and then
I open a window
a little

and the same
birds sing again

Ellen Grace Olinger

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hosta and daylilies

hosta and daylilies
goldenrod grows too
I sit in silence
and think about
what needs
to be done now
and what can wait
until Autumn and Winter

Years ago, an older friend said, “You learn to save some things for Winter.”

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Ellen Grace Olinger