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Norse Blood

Day 11. Since we referenced ancestors in yesterday’s stamp-poem, today let’s use the NaPoWriMo recommended prompt, “write a poem of origin.” My DNA test says I am 55% Norwegian and Swedish. The rest of me is mostly German (typical for … Continue reading

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Slim Moon of Lent

I haven’t practice giving up something for the month of Lent since I was a kid. This year Lent seemed like a good way slim down by resisting refined sugar. I make the no sugar pledge to myself often with … Continue reading

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Feats of Snow

The snow keeping coming and the snow poems keep coming. Another foot of snow yesterday. Everything is white and smooth. The wind has done its magic which inspired this poem. Enjoy! Feats of Snow Feats of snow with feet of … Continue reading

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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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Snow Flurries

Winter really is here. Snow flurries today, so lovely and dreamy (and hard to photograph). Here’s the fun little poem they inspired… Snow Flurries Snow Flurries like snow fairies, like winged maple seeds fluttering downward, like a swarm of white … Continue reading

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