On Father’s Day – A Haiku and A Poem for You


A tall oak hovers high Sun rays slip through its strong limbs I remember Dad!   Remembering My Dad   My dad was not a very tall man. But he was tall enough to protect us from harm.   He was our sunshine, everytime he smiled. His kindness was eternal; He’d always go the extra mile.   He befriended those who seemed to need a … Continue reading On Father’s Day – A Haiku and A Poem for You

If you understand others you are very smart


This is a poem I came across and I loved the title.   If you understand others you are smart, If you understand yourself you are illuminated If you overcome others you are powerful. If you overcome yourself you have strength If you know how to be satisfied you are rich. If you can act with vigor, you have a will. If you don’t lose … Continue reading If you understand others you are very smart

HAPPY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH


April is National Poetry Month and as always I try to attend as many poetry readings as I possibly can. When I taught high school I would also attend conferences and workshops for educators and poets. I have so many wonderful memories of those days. Another great activity this month is Poem in Your Pocket Day 2019 is on April 18 and is part of National Poetry Month. … Continue reading HAPPY NATIONAL POETRY MONTH