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Daily writing prompt for May 10, 2023

Daily writing prompt
What do you do to be involved in the community?

Small ways now – with blogs, and sharing my poems.

We donated many copies of Quiet Christmas Poetry. The poems can be read for free at the site.

Psalms to pray
and poems to read
sun on seawalls

Ellen Grace Olinger – October 2021
Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Dawn Returns
The Haiku Society of America
2022 Members’ Anthology
John J. Han, Editor
Haiku Society of America, New York

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Short Poems for Spring: Bulletin Boards and Lesson Plans

morning stillness
forget-me-nots and
daylily plants grow

ferns grow
in the spring garden
bird songs

small plants
in the May garden

small flowers
close to the ground
many ways to grow

gifts of beauty
and simplicity

reading poems
and writing too
the seasons
always new

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Daily writing prompt: April 17, 2023

Daily writing prompt
What is your favorite restaurant?

Over the years, we have enjoyed many good meals at restaurants in our area. Grateful for all. And I like being home now, and seeing the seasons in the yard when we share meals. Sometimes we bring good meals home from local places. I worked at a bakery in high school, and a restaurant in college. And I enjoyed shopping for my mother and preparing meals at her home during what I call “the caregiving years.”

And I will be watching for butterflies and bees in our gardens.

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