Category Archives: Poetry

Whispers of the Lakota – Some inspirational poems by Native American school children at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota

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Red Cloud Indian School is one of the largest privately funded indian schools in the United States, educating 600 students on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in a remote part of South Dakota since 1888. Tell Me About Your Story … Continue reading

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Our 17th wedding anniversary

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This poem describes how I feel about David and his “quiet eyes” after 17 years of marriage: Who Loves the Rain – Frances Shaw Who loves the rain And loves his home, And looks on life with quiet eyes, Him … Continue reading

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Spring Blossoms in Campbellsville

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…And in green underwood and cover Blossom by blossom the spring begins. – Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Spring in Our Home

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Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. – Robert Frost

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The Joy of Home – A Post in Honor of David’s 36th Birthday

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Who loves the rain And loves his home, And looks on life with quiet eyes, Him will I follow through the storm; And at his hearth-fire keep me warm; Nor hell nor heaven shall that soul surprise, Who loves his … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem Poems to Celebrate National Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry Month. It just so happens that we love poetry. Recently, David barged in when I was taking a bubble bath to read me a poem he really likes by Charles Bukowski. Bukowski is one of David’s … Continue reading

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Poems for Thinking Spring – Jacob’s Birthday Post

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I am posting these poems in honor of Jacob’s 9th birthday today. Before Jacob was born, his parents’ longing for him was just like this hopeful waiting for Spring. ¬†Every year on this day, the happy anticipation of Jacob’s birth … Continue reading

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Poems Singing Autumn’s Praise

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These melodious classics are selected from the poetry section of About Education (About.com). Poetry time is time to slow down and enjoy daydreaming! Sonnet 73¬†– William Shakespeare (1609) That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, … Continue reading

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