Tag: Always Poems

Encouragement

how quickly
another generation
grows
seems I only
looked away
for a moment

how good their work
how beautiful their art

These two poems are from my archives.

only now beginning
to find my place and poems
late-blooming rose
from the bush
planted long before
we came here

And what beautiful colors this time of year.

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Summer poems

Drawing from Reusable Art

tree with full leaves
providing shade
comfort of faith

loved for years
and now I know your name
blue chicory

wearing
my old sweater
worn thin
Queen Anne’s Lace
along country roads

Poems by Ellen Grace Olinger

“tree with full leaves”
Time of Singing poetry journal
Summer 2012

“loved for years”
Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog
Daily Haiku: May 27, 2017

I reprinted “wearing” at Large Print Poems. The post there was on August 8, 2020. My tanka was published at Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog on October 17, 2020.

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old and new flowers

old and new flowers
grow and bloom together
in the gardens

Yesterday afternoon, I heard this poem again (from July 2012).

recollections
of summers gone by
voices on the breeze

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Art, Poems, Hope

Every morning, I look forward to seeing and reading poetry. I began this post yesterday.

sometimes
the window
frames a picture

and other times
one small branch
is the poem –
ever green and a blue
background

Photos I select may reflect today, or look forward, or may be art that I simply think others would enjoy as well. An artist may be just beginning to publish, or may have a few followers or a thousand or more. Sometimes I can see that someone is staying with a theme, and trying new ideas. Or I can see how different artists create with similar themes.

For now, words are the major part of my days. And I have other ideas if I ever cannot read and write. Creativity will always be there in some form. Always hope.

There are new study window and kitchen window poems here every day. Some get written. So many ways to be creative. Thank you.

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