Category: Language Arts

Short Poems for July

recollections
of summers gone by
voices on the breeze

From 2012

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country cemetery
trumpet vines
growing taller
than the gravestones

Time Of Singing
Summer 2012

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

From 2015

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loved for years
and now I know your name
blue chicory

“loved for years” was reprinted by Charlotte Digregorio for the Daily Haiku: May 27, 2017.

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chicory_illustrationImage: wpclipart

Acrostic for LIBRARY

L ove of literature
I nspires countless
B eautiful hours of
R eading many
A uthors, and sometimes
R ereading beloved books
Y early

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Acrostic poem:  Ellen Grace Olinger

“clematis wallpaper blue” is courtesy of wpclipart.

Language Arts

Another idea I have for a large print chapbook is a collection of my short poems for all ages about the language arts.

B eautiful way to
O pen hearts and
O pen minds to
K now new stories and
S ongs

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R est
E ducate
A dmire
D ream
I nspire
N ew
G oals

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reading Psalms
in the sunroom
fragrance of daffodils

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writing an essay
all I deleted
to say what I mean

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Ellen Grace Olinger