Tag: Ellen Grace Olinger

early morning

early morning
sunflowers wait
for the sun

early morning
fragrance of carnations
in the sunroom

the word
I seem to say
most often
these days —
grateful

August 4, 2018

Ellen Grace Olinger

Poetry

tree branches
and leaves
in predawn breeze
sorrows begin to soften
and heal

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They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Psalm 126: 5 (KJV)

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reading poetry
my coffee gets cold
guess I made it
for the fragrance

(Time Of Singing
Volume 43, “Intermezzo”
Fall 2016)

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stack of art books
not needing to read today
just need them there

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looking at trees
I remember prayers
of friends

Quiet Christmas Poetry

Ellen Grace Olinger

 

Haiku

country roads
reflections of light
from new steel roofs

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Published in on down the road, Haiku Society of America 2017 Members’ Anthology, edited by LeRoy Gorman.

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I first wrote this poem for EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2015: The Year of Light, The Haiku Foundation.

Last year, I wrote a new haiku lesson for the Education Resources feature at The Haiku Foundation.  Thanks to Jim Kacian for his work in publishing the lesson.

Haiku Lesson for All Ages: EarthRise Collaboration Themes and Poems

Ellen Grace Olinger