Category: Nature

robins

These are two of my first haiku, published in PEGASUS in 1994.

A few petunias
snapdragons, gold and white mums
the robins are gone.

Holding in my heart
as days become cold and dark
robins will return.

Ellen Grace Olinger

Summer 2018 – Three

The theme of this post is Butterflies and Wildflowers.

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July 17, 2018

Greenwing Drive retention ponds
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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August 5, 2018

Sheboygan Interurban Trail

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August 22, 2018

Kiwanis Park, along the Sheboygan River

Photos by Karl

Summer 2018 – Two

The theme of this post is Flowers in Town.

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These flowers are planted beneath a plaque honoring World War II veterans from Oostburg, Wisconsin. Their names are listed.  Karl took this photo on June 28, 2018.

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July 13, 2018

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August 12, 2018

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September 6, 2018

Stuart J. Mentink Memorial Park
Oostburg, Wisconsin

Photos by Karl

Summer 2018

I asked Karl to take new photos for the blog this summer, as I focus more on poetry again.  These are a few of my favorites.

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Memorial Park
“Dedicated to World War Veterans
1930.”
Cedar Grove, Wisconsin

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Oostburg Public Library
Oostburg, Wisconsin

KODAK Digital Still Camera

Lake Michigan
Oostburg, Wisconsin

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Kiwanis Park, along the Sheboygan River

Lake Michigan: September Photos

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Photo by Karl – September 10, 2016, after a stormy day
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September 20, 2016
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September 28, 2016

more colors of blue
in Lake Michigan today
than I can name
the wonder of always learning
dreaming new dreams

Ellen Grace Olinger