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Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player:  A Tennis Poem

Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player: A Tennis Poem

Written by on July 6, 2012 in Sports with 0 Comments

  Serena Williams v. Agnieszka Radwanska in the Ladies’ Final. Roger Federer v.  Andy Murray in the Gentlemens’ Final.  Should be great matches!  A tennis poem.   A Blessing for a Tennis Player   May the net always be friendly. /a> May your serve always be true. May your strokes always be quicker than the shots hit […]

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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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Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

         Today I am running “Your Guiding Star,” another graduation poem to honor       2012 high school and college grads.  Congratulations, Graduates! You are burdened with the likelihood of overwhelming student loan debt, and you are inheriting a world far more complicated, selfish, angry and economically and politically divided than ever.  Fix it, please!  […]

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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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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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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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Off (or Back) to College – ‘Tis the Season

Back to School! Well, it’s back to school time.  All over the country, our students are preparing for another school year.  It’s an exciting, scary, exhilarating and expensive time.  Yet, these young people are the finest and best hope for a nation so in need of hope.  We need to be there for them, and […]

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For You, Our Child

Written by on September 1, 2010 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things with 0 Comments

For You, Our Child 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 we are old: to know the places you have seen; to know the wisdom you have known; to see the […]

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