we hold the door

Poems For Bulletin Boards

we hold the door
for older people
memories of Mom

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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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how gentle the wind

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

how gentle the wind
in predawn rose light
after the harvest moon
I begin October
with small and growing hopes

Ellen Grace Olinger
Time Of SingingFall 2012

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