Category: Creativity

July Poems and Pictures

robin on the branch
outside my window
rain-washed air

July 15, 2010

Peonies In July
July 8, 2011
Photo by Karl

Deep calleth unto deep … *
filling my heart with hope
greater than my mind

* from Psalm 42: 7 (KJV)

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July 24, 2012

dragonfly rests
for a moment
on the tree branch
long enough for me
to see each wing

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July 18, 2013

wildflowers grow
by fields of corn
words of poetry
uplift my soul
keep me strong

Queen Anne’s Lace
along the roads
missing my mother
she somehow
seems near

July 17, 2014

strength for the iris
while waiting to bloom
daylily

July 16, 2015

early hours
of quiet and poetry
gardens overflow
and if some winter
my mind forgets
my heart will know

July 30, 2015

Gerbera Daisy Plants
July 4, 2016

Ellen Grace Olinger

morning music
bird songs more present
than sounds from the highway

July 7, 2017

Flowers
July 29, 2018
Photo by Karl

as I create a post
and prepare to publish
I see the themes
of my life so far

art, beauty, creativity, encouragement, faith, flowers, gratitude, grief, health, hope, love, nature, poetry, seasons. . .

July 23, 2019

Ellen Grace Olinger

poem

wearing
my old sweater
worn thin
Queen Anne’s lace
along country roads

(favorite old poem)

Queen Anne’s Lace
Sheboygan Interurban Trail
July 27, 2018
Photos by Karl

calendar

calendar
on my study wall
June days going by

all we could not know
when we bought the calendar
and how life would change

yet gardens grow
birds sing
and soon it will
be summer here

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lunch
at the kitchen table

healthy food
and conversation
about the news
and gardens

then we each work
on other things

anniversary

yesterday

Mandevilla Plant was from The Home Depot in Kohler, Wisconsin.

Photo by Karl – July 2019