Category Archives: Poetry

Breaking for Spring

This week our “spin” is supposed to be about Spring Break.  Well, our youngest is 20 AND we are getting ready to open a restaurant so no Spring Break here.  Even when our kids were still school aged we didn’t … Continue reading

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Old Mr. Brown

When I was very young and needed to feel grounded I would run next door where old Mr. Brown lived I would spin him a tale and feed him a line The steps weren’t many from his house to mine … Continue reading

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In Honor of St. Patty

Okay, so you know I have a hard time following directions.  It’s Thursday so that means it’s time for Mama Kat’s and her awesome Almost World Famous Writer’s Workshop.  I chose prompt #4.)  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day looming … Continue reading

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Ode to my Valentine

A special day Is coming our way And for once in our marriage We’ll get to play You always work And are never here But for once in our marriage I get to have you near Looking forward to eating … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

I wake to the sound of thunder rumbling I pull the covers back over my head, grumbling “Is it still going to rain all day today?” NO, please no, let there be another way. Forecast calls for occasional storming And … Continue reading

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Oh, Black Kitty

Poor black kitty With the one good eye You sit by my back door And you cry and you cry I tried to be friendly I fed you each day But you bit the hand that fed you And I … Continue reading

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Where Are You Going?

Where are you going? When will you be back? I don’t know! Can’t you cut me some slack? But where are you going? Who will you see? I told you I don’t know! Can’t you just let me be? But … Continue reading

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