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English was one of my favorite subjects in high school. I enjoyed pouring my thoughts into a journal, and have continued that practice off and on for years. I suppose that blogging is in some ways just a continuation of the creative writing … Continue reading
The peaceful water A silken mirror Invites me out To paddle silently In the heat of summer Late afternoon. So still Before the storm Breaks the glass. To my daddy, Bob Maxwell, for Father’s Day, 2013.
I see the glass Half full Of something That will quench my thirst, A cooling sip, Liquid beauty, And I am happy. I see the glass Half full And know that others See half empty, Talk half empty, Feel half … Continue reading
What’s the first poem that you remember hearing? Not a nursery rhyme, but a “real” poem, written by a named poet. For me, it could have been Odgen Nash’s Tale of Custard the Dragon, that I remember my mother reading: … Continue reading
Candlelight services Hung wreaths Red ribbons Iced gingerbread Sleigh bells Trimmed trees Manger scenes Angels singing Silent Night