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The Eagle

Fond memories of teaching 4th grade Language Arts were brought to mind as I took a stroll around the pond: The Eagle by Tennyson He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with … Continue reading

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The Leaf

Your fragile beauty caught my eye As by the pond I padded by Bold red against sky so blue Your thin skin worn through and through Tattered and bruised, your surface scorched Still shining brightly like a torch In your … Continue reading

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Oh That I Had Wings Like a Dove!

The Spider as an Artist Has never been employed — Though his surpassing Merit Is freely certified By every Broom and Bridget Throughout a Christian Land — Neglected Son of Genius I take thee by the Hand — Emily Dickinson … Continue reading

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The Tree

Tall stands the Tree beside the stream Where living waters flow. Wide-flung the branches, cool the shade Where all the weary go… Sing praise to God, the gardener Whose labors never cease To make beneath the Tree of Life For … Continue reading

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The Last 36 Hours

High As high as a kite Way, way up in the sky Close As close as shaving cream on Warm, wet skin Peace As deep as a canyon gorge Far, far below Shattered As a rock through a windowpane Sharp, … Continue reading

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Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord Anonymous The wind’s not always at our back, The sky is not always blue. Sometimes we crave the things we lack, And don’t know what to do.Sometimes life’s an uphill ride, With mountains we must climb. … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Do you ever get the blahs?  A blah day is not a bad day really, but it’s not a good day either.   It just is.  Today was one of those days for me.  I woke up in a fair mood.  … Continue reading

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The (Not So Merry) Month of May

I want to preface my “lament” by saying that May is really one of my favorite months.  Two of my beautiful children were born in May, making it incredibly special to me.  In the fifth month, we celebrate Mother’s Day.  … Continue reading

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