Tag Archives: Gratitude

An Ode to Moss Landing

I wrote this poem in the guest book at Moss Landing, Ocean Shores, Washington. I took a picture of it to keep a copy and decided to share it today for Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub. ________________________ An … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Sound

Sitting on the bank of the Sound I listen for the wonderful sounds of nature all around White-crowned Sparrows pour out song Harbor porpoises splash along Bald eagles soar high and strong Sea otters cavort shores where they belong My awe of … Continue reading

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Servant Leader

Serving is a blessing when those you serve are not expecting what they so deserve Put a happy smile on another’s face Go the extra mile by showing them grace

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Deep Roots

“It was majestic in beauty, with its spreading boughs, for its roots went down to abundant water.” Ezekiel 31:7 I sink my roots deep in the Word of God for nourishment and strength I grow stronger each day spreading boughs … Continue reading

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Where Division Begins and Ends

I watched the children at their play Left to their own devices Selfishness and pride ruled the day They seemed to forget what nice is I saw the ones who had no toys Longingly eye the others The rich, the … Continue reading

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More Fun Than a Slinky

Wittiness is his forte Always a surprise ending And what he had meant to say Not always what he’s thinking Of the sonnet he is king I wish I could write as he Does with poetry that rings One liners … Continue reading

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I’m 95 Today

Today is my 95th birthday and I’m tired I can’t catch my breath and my chest feels tight And I’m tired, so very tired It’s good to be out of that awful hospital bed At my daughter’s house instead The … Continue reading

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