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Spring – 13 Tarot NaPoWriMo

Lucky Day 13 of National/Global Poetry Writing Month (AKA NaPoWriMo). Lucky rainy day. Spring showers and such. The sound of the rain and gentle thunder last night was comforting. Today is what my dad would call “an all-day soaker.” With … Continue reading

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Frost Tea

Today is my birthday. A celebration of my life and all the lives who touch mine. In 53 years, I have never worked on my day. Today is about writing, relaxing, getting back in touch with my core self and … Continue reading

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Three Days of Wind

It has been windy here in Central Wisconsin for three full days. The wind chime is tingalingalinging and we are lulled to sleep by the whistling windows. It must be change of seasons. Enjoy the poem! Three Days of Wind … Continue reading

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Magic Brew

During that hand-off between autumn and winter, it is often a damp cold. This seems the coldest of colds as it penetrates into your own body-water. A wet cold day is perfect for a mug of hot tea or even … Continue reading

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Hear the Buzz

Second poem inspired by the abundance of Goldenrod and the bees that love it. Despite being stung at one point in my life, bees are some how calming and nurturing. Knowing which are the friendly bee and which ones to … Continue reading

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Goldenrod – Busting the Myth

Turns out Goldenrod isn’t the cause of hay-fever and fall allergies. We can enjoy its beauty and healing properties. This year is a bumper crop of goldenrod. It makes a great addition to wild flower bouquets and the bees come … Continue reading

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Unruly Garden

A great gardener I will never be, because I don’t insist on order and don’t like being in the sun. Luckily gardens have a will of their own and are driven to do what they do – produce. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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A Poet’s Garden

This poem came out of my Sunday morning gardening time. In the course of writing it, I figured out why I have never been a great gardener. It is not so much about production as creating a place, a place … Continue reading

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