Tag: Writing

Bloganuary prompt for January 26, 2022

What is your favorite part about yourself?

Whatever gifts I may have are a gift, by God’s grace. I try to take good care every day. For example, I have an appointment with my eye doctor next month; and I may need new reading glasses. Sometimes I adjust the print on my computer, so I can read more easily.

Karl and I went to Walmart in Sheboygan last week, and I bought a new Bible with larger print. And I am praying the Psalms again, with good light.

Sometimes I reprint poems in larger print, as others may appreciate these posts, or know someone who would be able to read better with the large print.

At our site, Easter And Spring Poetry, this year I am reviewing posts and reprinting some poems in large bold print. I am grateful for the many ways to design posts and sites. So much more to learn!

I have always loved language.

“In the beginning was the Word . . .”  John 1:1

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Heart Poems

Poems to follow my Bloganuary: January 8, 2022 post.

Deep calleth unto deep *
filling my heart with hope
greater than my mind

* The first line of my poem is from Psalm 42: 7 (KJV).

another year
has passed since
my mother’s passing
I sit and quietly read
a book she would like too

tiny leaves
on trees
no prayer
in my heart
too small for God

early hours
of quiet and poetry
gardens overflow
and if some Winter
my mind forgets
my heart will know

“tiny leaves” is from my blog and reprinted last year:
Micro-poem by Ellen Grace Olinger – May 1, 2021
Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog

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Ellen Grace Olinger

reading poems

reading poems
from years ago
perennials bloom

My poem is the Daily Haiku: Dec. 9, 2021 at Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog.

Published in Visiting The Wind: The Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology 2021. Erin Castaldi, Editor.

I will add a few more of my poems about reading to this post.

reading journals
new generation of poets
since I began

reading old letters
reflections of Christmas lights
on the water

new space
on a few shelves
donated books

reading poetry
in the garden
summer school

“reading old letters” is from Quiet Christmas Poetry .