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How Could We Have Ever Known?

How Could We Have Ever Known?

Written by on February 6, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions, Wedding & Love Poems with 0 Comments

  A real life love poem. For Valentine’s Day. For love. For a wedding. For my wedding. For my beautiful wife. From almost 24 years ago.  She’s still the best.  Happy Valentine’s Day, sweetie! The best thing I ever did.  How could we have ever known?   How Could We Have Ever Known?   How […]

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May This Love: Valentine’s Day

May This Love: Valentine’s Day

Written by on January 31, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

                      Here is another poem to celebrate love, in honor of Valentine’s Day.  Called “May This Love,” the poem was originally commissioned as a gift for a newly married couple.  Happy Valentine’s Day, especially to those who get married or engaged on February 14!  Insert […]

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The Juvenile Diabetes Walk for a Cure is this Weekend

The Juvenile Diabetes Walk for a Cure is this Weekend

Written by on October 11, 2012 in Health, Juvenile Diabetes Poems, Love & Family with 0 Comments

This coming Sunday, October 14, is the JDRF Walk in Chicago.  Walk.  And donate what you can. In a very strange political climate,  it is more important than ever that those who most need our help receive it. This includes, especially, those children who have special needs for medical care, educational needs, physical therapy, and mental health care. This […]

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That You Remember Me: An Alzheimer’s Poem

That You Remember Me: An Alzheimer’s Poem

Written by on September 15, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

It is World Alzheimer’s Month. Donate to Alzheimer’s Research. http://www.alzfdn.org/     Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia are frightening and devastating diagnoses for victims and their families.  How frightening it must be to know that the mind is failing.  I think the worst thing would be that, as the victim recognizes that he or she is having […]

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Back to School!

Back to School!

“For You, Our Child” This is for all the students who are returning to school, and their parents. I hope you like it!     You are the child of our love and the vision in our dreams. You are curious, strong and beautiful, and filled with such potential. We long to see you when […]

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Happy Father’s Day to All Dads!

Written by on June 14, 2012 in Special Occasions with 0 Comments

June 17 is Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to my dad, and to all fathers! Enjoy it! My dad has always been very good at fixing things—windows, cars, bicycles, etc.  I am not, and never have been. Here’s a poem to honor his “fix-ability.”        My Father Can Fix Anything My father can fix anything. […]

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All That Is Beautiful

All That Is Beautiful

One more graduation poem for a daughter:  All That Is Beautiful. Congratulations, Class of 2012! All that is beautiful, you take it all in: stars in the heavens; sweet morning dew. Life is to live—not lose or win— and no one loves life as much as you. See the world with your own eyes; there […]

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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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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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Donate Life: So Hope Will Live

Donate Life: So Hope Will Live

So Hope Will Live  This poem was written as a “thank you” from the perspective of an organ recipient to his or her  donor and donor family.  It is called “So Hope Will Live.”  It can be etched with room for a photograph.   Disclaimer: I am not an organ recipient, but I know someone who is, […]

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