we hold the door

Poems For Bulletin Boards

we hold the door
for older people
memories of Mom


This poem was published in the book They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers &Others in Haiku; Edited by Robert Epstein (2017, Middle Island Press).

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bearing much fruit

Haiku Art Site


bearing much fruit
with years of being pruned
old apple orchards

Haiku by Ellen Grace Olinger

Apples on a Branch drawing is by Lucy Fitch Perkins, courtesy of Reusable Art.

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HARVEST acrostic

Grief And Acceptance

H  ard work
A  nd hope
R  ealized, and
V  ery grateful
E  ternally, with
S  ongs
T  o sing

Psalm 126: 5 (KJV):  They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

This is one of the most read poems on my blogs.  Thank you.


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