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Yes, I remember

Daily writing prompt
Do you remember life before the internet?

Yes, I remember. I am grateful for blogs, and enjoy reading and writing here. I also am reading library books, and books and poetry journals from my home library. I buy both new and used books.

We began Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin in December 2009. One of my goals was to reprint some of my poems, and say thank you to the editors and publishers. Perhaps a few new readers discovered their work as well.

Poems For Bulletin Boards began in April 2013. And now it is May 2023!

small crowd
waits for doors to open
the library

new day begins
ribbon bookmarks
from beloved books
rest on the wood shelf

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Two Poems

Lake Michigan winds
a tiny bird
seeks shelter
by the kitchen window

more colors of blue
in Lake Michigan today
than I can name
the wonder of always learning
dreaming new dreams

Two poems to follow my recent post, Short Poems.

They are examples of writing from observations, and may inspire others. Many writers note what they see, and perhaps later can craft a poem. Sometimes I look back at posts and see that I have accurate notes about the garden, for example. Perhaps I can try a poem.

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WordPrompt: Bridge

The WordPrompt for March is BRIDGE.


Blogs build bridges.

books on the shelf
supported by each other
kindness of friends

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evergreen light

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Sometimes I think of a few words to describe what I see. Today I look at the yard from my study window, and “evergreen light” is what I see. Some wind in the branches and blue sky. Then I may try a few poems.

December sunrise
evergreens in wind
and light

December garden
evergreen light
wind and blue sky

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