another summer

another summer
art on the wall
by someone
long ago still
speaks to me

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin
May 31, 2014

Scarlet Dragonfly Journal
A Daily Journal of Japanese Short-Form Poetry
June 6, 2022

For my review, I thought “another summer” would follow the previous two poems I posted well: paintings of trees and spruce tree branches.

I also want to mention my Poet Profile at The Haiku Foundation Haiku Registry. I served as a volunteer in Education.

Thank you

Ellen Grace Olinger

spruce tree branches

spruce tree branches
by the windows
each day a painting

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin
September 14, 2020

WestWard Quarterly, Winter 2021

2022 Review – I am memorizing the sequence of poems as I create these posts. Perhaps for a chapbook in the next year or two. How do poems from over the years work together? I also hope to remember the journals and editors. And a cover art photo by Karl . . .

Some Time To Review

Review – 1

Fragrance of Leaves

seasons repeat

Friday afternoon

Karen’s Whimsy

Fragrance of Leaves

fragrance of leaves
in the gardens
what good friends
we became
as we grew older

“fragrance of leaves” is from my post for November 12, 2010.

And also published in a print book, print journal, and online.

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

Time Of Singing – Volume 46, Fall 2019
Lora Homan Zill, Editor

Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger
Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog
August 8, 2020

So including today, the publication dates for this poem so far are from 2010 – 2022.

Thank you

Review – 1

As I review, I am grateful to see how some poems I wrote for Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin have been reprinted by journals (print and online), books, and other sites. Thank you for your feedback and encouragement, and also thank you to the editors and publishers. This is one example, and I will add more in future posts.

sunrise . . .
some water
for the chrysanthemum

Published first here on August 30, 2020.

hedgerow #133, autumn 2020 – Caroline Skanne is the Editor.

Daily Haiku: February 16, 2021
Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog 

Poem by Ellen Grace Olinger