cold country night

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

cold country night
two deer in the front yard
graze in starlight

Quiet Christmas Poetry

The cover art photo of the winter Lake Michigan beach is by Karl.

Beachgrass

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Verses from the Psalms

Poems From Psalms And Nature

I will love thee, O Lord, my strength.

Psalm 18: 1 (KJV)

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Wait on the Lord:
be of good courage,
and he shall strengthen thine heart:
wait, I say, on the Lord.

Psalm 27: 14 (KJV)

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Thy statutes have been my songs
in the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119: 54 (KJV)

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Ellen Grace Olinger

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praise

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

…to give unto them
beauty for ashes,
the oil of joy for mourning,
the garment of praise
for the spirit of heaviness…

from Isaiah 61: 3 (KJV)

Hydrangea images are courtesy of wpclipart – Clip art and photos.

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lilac bushes

Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

lilac bushes
with fading leaves
in fall sun

beautiful today

with no worries
about whether or not
they will bloom

again

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Perhaps a meditation on creativity over many years . . . as I have experienced both the fallow and fruitful years.

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