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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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It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

A gift your graduate will long remember!  With his or her photo in it! The piece shown below is printed.  Insert your graduate’s photo in the opening.  If you want, we can even put his or her name in it, though only on an etched piece. This will require a special order, as we need the name […]

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The Legacy: A Poem from an Organ Donor to His or Her Family

The Legacy: A Poem from an Organ Donor to His or Her Family

It is still Organ Donation Month.  I am re-running “The Legacy.”  This is a poem written from the perspective of a donor to his or her family.  It is intended to provide words of comfort to the family, and as a tribute to both donor and the family. Donate Life: Your life will go on living! […]

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March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

Written by on March 7, 2012 in Health, Love & Family, Memorial Poems, News with 0 Comments

It seems hard to believe, but it has been a year since the tsunami hit Japan and severely damaged the nuclear reactor. I am re-running “Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory”. Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory How now shall the living live with so much life now gone? Nature moved the water’s […]

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For Valentine’s Day:  A Love Poem Revisited

For Valentine’s Day: A Love Poem Revisited

Written by on February 14, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s a poem for those in love, and those who want to be:   A Thousand Dreams I have dreamed a thousand dreams in vivid colors with brilliant hue, with still blue waters on golden sand, with mountains rising from the land, and endless flowers waving then in gentle […]

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