Tag Archives: memories

I Remember

I Remember I remember the man wiping his face and tear filled eyes. I remember his life-long work for justice and his work to ensure we do not forget. He’d want us to remember how it started with an election. … Continue reading

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Encircled

Encircled surprise in the pines fruit and flowers cover the ground surrounding Ganesh Cedar Hill was a retreat center established by a couple of Catholic nuns in Dawsonville, Georgia.  The book club I belong to was started at Cedar Hill. The … Continue reading

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Hanging On

unlike bats in covered places brown, dried leaves desperately hang to branches in a sprinkle of cold rain   Wrote this morning while waiting in the drive-thru at Starbucks. Some leaves and people find it easy to release and let … Continue reading

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Fishing and Swimming with Dwight

we fished from a shaded creek bank a can for worms, a jar for grasshoppers and a water bucket for the catch my younger brother, Dwight skillfully hooked the wigglers and hoppers the creek water was cold, deep, and dark … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Tour

Yay!  I’m joining a blog tour today, My Writing Process.  Thank you, Michelle Pond, for inviting me. Readers, you can find Michelle on her blog, MAPoet.  There you will find her poetry and a link to her published collection titled I Keep … Continue reading

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Blackbird’s Soar

Blackbird’s Soar on the wings of night moments arise that free the eyes to see what’s broken and dead in life in morning’s light  the blackbird’s soar frees the heart to see living possibilities ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Written for The Sunday Whirl.  … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle she leaves honeysuckle to weave its tangles around forsythia branches knowing the fragrance soothes her southern soul with scented memories of a long-ago girl who pulled wild honeysuckle blooms and sucked their sweetness ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Written for We Write Poems … Continue reading

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Remembering

Sometimes I miss being a family of three, but I trust the rightness of now living alone. It is an adventure to see what the future brings to my path of becoming a sage woman… a woman of years and hopefully, wisdom. Today, … Continue reading

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Twine Tied

I conjure memories that carry me back through time to a farm-house now neglected sitting in the bend of a dirt road grey smoke curled from chimneys twine tied bales filled the hay loft where birds carried twigs of vine and … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories

I remember life in a white farmhouse by the bend in a dirt lane.  Late afternoons my brother and I ran behind the barns and through the meadow to bring in the cows.  Down that lane past the white house and … Continue reading

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