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Poetry in the Bible: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

ECCLESIASTES 3 A Time for Everything  1 There is a time for everything,        and a season for every activity under heaven:  2 a time to be born and a time to die,        a time to plant and a time to uproot,  3… Continue Reading “Poetry in the Bible: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8”

Favorite Poem: “The Death of a Ball Turret Gunner”

An exceptional poem leaves an imprint on the reader. My college professor read this poem to the class, and after many years, I still remember it—vividly. When I started teaching, I had language arts/history blocks. I used poetry to supplement the American history text,… Continue Reading “Favorite Poem: “The Death of a Ball Turret Gunner””

Poet: A.F. Stewart

A.F. Stewart is from Nova Scotia, Canada. She works part time as a writer, hoping for full time, and pays the bills with various other jobs. She is a very prolific and talented writer. Find out more about her and her books on the… Continue Reading “Poet: A.F. Stewart”

Poet: Marianne

Today I’m featuring Marianne, my friend from across the Pacific. She is a wonderful lady, and you can enjoy more of her poetry here.   Forever mine forever yours ~ – breath upon breath silent whispers heart-shaped drops of crimson flow fill the cavern… Continue Reading “Poet: Marianne”

Poet: Kimberly Blackadar

My bio 🙂   “The Element of Surprise” by Kimberly Blackadar   spring sits silently under suffocating snow waiting to…to jump   Photo taken by Diane Huizenga   Today’s Response: My little haiku reflects a Minnesotan’s anticipation for the arrival of spring. Are signs of… Continue Reading “Poet: Kimberly Blackadar”

Poet: David Wainland

David Wainland lives in South Florida, but was born and raised in the Bronx. He is a part-time published writer and fully retired. His was a professional artist and welded metal for over thirty years. David is working on a novel and posts his writings on his Gather profile.   A LEGACY… Continue Reading “Poet: David Wainland”

Poet: E.J. (my son)

E.J., my homeschooled seond grader, penned his first poems this week. Like his mom, he is taking a hiatus from fiction and trying his hand at verse. E.J. loves sports and reading and is starting to appreciate poetry more. “My Lord, Jesus” by E.J.   As… Continue Reading “Poet: E.J. (my son)”

Poetry from the Bible: “Psalm 23”

 “Psalm 23” A Psalm of David.  1 The LORD is my shepherd;          I shall not want.  2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures;          He leads me beside the still waters.  3 He restores my soul;          He leads me in the paths… Continue Reading “Poetry from the Bible: “Psalm 23””

Favorite Poem: “We Real Cool”

“We Real Cool” by Gwendolyn Brooks THE POOL PLAYERS.  SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL. We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon. Daily Response: This is a great poem to… Continue Reading “Favorite Poem: “We Real Cool””

Poet: Sara Pounds

Sara Pounds lives in Florida. I met her when she was in the sixth grade; I was her language arts teacher. I am so proud of her writing and wanted to share a poem that she posted on Facebook recently. I feel an uncertainty about… Continue Reading “Poet: Sara Pounds”