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Winter Moment

A bonus poem today. Same observations as the poem earlier today but shorter and with a thoughtful finish. Enjoy the poem, and enjoy all life’s little moments. Loves. Winter Moment The constant humm of wind over the chimney. Sleepy nods … Continue reading

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January Thaw

Okay the Thaw came to Wisconsin this first week of February but “January Thaw” is the familiar term.  This morning, I was worrying over the rain melting our beautiful skiing/snowshoeing snow.  The phenomenon of mid-winter thaw helped me to trust … Continue reading

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Listening to Trees

Yesterday, we spent the day in the woods cutting up trees toppled by a storm last spring.  Being the “logging assistant,” I had time to play with the live trees between cutting and hauling.  Snuggling up to a beautiful tall … Continue reading

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Is There Beauty in all Struggle?

A poem from my recent Oregon trip to teach at the Oregon Poetry Association conference. Best part of the trip was three days with my sister hiking and kayaking in the Cascade Mountains.  Here is a poem that came from … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Roots

This poem had two inspirations. One is getting my ancestry.com results (Norwegian, German and a little Swedish). The second is my hometown gearing up for the second annual Wisconsin Ginseng Festival this fall. As you know Ginseng is a root, … Continue reading

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Peace Giver

Who doesn’t love trees. This poem calls them the most loving creature on earth. Did you ever notice how calm you feel walking among them? How your lungs relax and breathe deeper? How your stress disappears? Enjoy this stamp-poem in … Continue reading

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Tracks in the Woods

Winter really is a wonderland especially on a walk in the wood. Enjoy the poem inspired by the winter woods. Tracks in the snow Stillness it seems like time frozen as if nothing is moving. All is covered in perfect … Continue reading

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