Rest and Renewal

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Ellen Grace Olinger

I am blessed by the seasons in our perennial gardens.  I like the photos at this time of year as much as when different plants flower through the spring, summer, and fall. I took this photo of one of the daylily gardens yesterday.

And a look back at the daylilies this year – always nice to visit the archives too.

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memories – 2

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

longer still
since my father’s
passing when I was
twenty-nine

his parents came
here from Sweden
a long time ago

we called them
Nanna and Poppa Ernie

many conversations
we never could have
yet he too is with me

still

for Harold A. Borgh (1915 – 1983)

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Thanksgiving

Poems From Psalms And Nature

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November Wisconsin countryside
Bare trees elegant against the sky
Colors in the landscape muted now
October’s glory is gone
And love grows eternally

Ellen Grace Olinger
Published in SMILE
(Fall/Winter 2008 – 09)

SMILE, a large print poetry journal, was edited and published by Joyce M. Johnson for many years.

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