Archive for May, 2012

Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

  Graduation season is, amazingly, almost over!  Most high schools and most colleges now hold graduation ceremonies in May.  Today I am re-running “Each Day You Write Your History,” which was put up at the end of April.  This was originally written for a young lady’s high school graduation, but I think it works also […]

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Soon to Bloom

Soon to Bloom

  Soon to Bloom: Another Graduation Poem for Daughters Thank you to all who viewed “Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum”, a poem to honor our servicemen and women, past and present. Today, I am running “Soon to Bloom,” another graduation poem especially for girls. If you like it, you can order one for your […]

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Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum   Memorial Day: Remember Them

Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum Memorial Day: Remember Them

Written by on May 25, 2012 in Love & Family, Memorial Poems with 1 Comment

  Memorial Day Weekend.      This poem was inspired by a visit to Arlington National Cemetery several years ago.   Memorial Day: A time to remember. Remember those who served. Remember those who were wounded, some horribly and forever. And some were wounded in ways not so visible to the rest of us. Remember those who perished. Remember their […]

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It Wasn’t Very Long Ago – Graduation Poem for a Daughter

It Wasn’t Very Long Ago – Graduation Poem for a Daughter

High school and college graduations are milestones in a young person’s life. They should be celebrated, and the work of your student should be appreciated.  These young people have worked very hard, under much stress, and they face a future that offers no guarantees.  Let’s hope they take better care of our world.  We need […]

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Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

It’s graduation season again, a time of looking back, a time of looking forward, a time of reflection, a time of anticipation. It is a time of celebration. A milestone is reached, as new paths move into view. “Learning to Fly” was originally written for my nephews when they graduated from high school. It is actually […]

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You Are Love:        A Poem for Moms

You Are Love: A Poem for Moms

Written by on May 4, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

    Here is a poem I wrote for my mom a couple of years ago.  The text is below, but to the right is a sample of the framed picture poem. Below is the same poem printed on a picture of some flowers. Celebrate your mom. Tell her you love her and appreciate her in […]

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