Tag Archives: poetry

Garden: Saturday Morning

Mary/ April 14, 2016

I’m sitting in the garden. It’s Saturday morning. I made it halfway out to my office, which is in my garage, out back. I’m weeping. I’m weeping because my heart is spilling over.

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Way to go, Mom!

Mary/ November 20, 2015

My mom celebrates her 88th birthday this coming week. No, she is not a vibrant can’t-believe-she’s-88 kinda gal. She has advanced dementia and cannot communicate with words any more. But, her eyes light

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Every Leaf

Mary/ November 16, 2015

Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. ….. – Emily Bronte I’ve always loved this poem. Particularly the

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Mary/ April 7, 2015

I revel in the earlier daylight, in spring, in the hint of warmth in the air. Now that I’m able to wake up around sunrise, instead of crawling out of bed in the

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Words to Live By

Mary/ December 11, 2014

  I fell in love with poetry at 40. In my new role as an emerging artist, I discovered poets and their (now) amazing, profound words and phrases. As my art started to

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