Monthly Archives: April 2016

Exquisite Corpse 29 April 2016

All month I’ve been trying to post some poetry every day, starting with the poetry of our wedding! My students are busy, tonight, putting the finishing touches on their month long projects, and this morning, this was on my desk. … Continue reading

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Reflection & Packard Place 28 April 2016

Two poems today-one is a whimsically fun ‘reflection’  and t’other is one I wrote about good friends who took care of me after a major surgery, along with APG. Enjoy. Reflection by Alex Goerner Oh how lovely they look, Staring … Continue reading

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Eulogy & Mary Oliver 27 April 2016

  A good friend of mine wrote this for her grandfather and I continue to be moved by it: November 18, 2005 First Presbyterian Church Wilmington, NC My granddaddy loved light. He was born and raised on a small farm … Continue reading

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Interview & 54 Million 26 April 2016

In trying to get my foot more firmly in the door of online teaching, I apply for jobs available every week. This last week, I had a response to my resume that came with an invitation and a link for … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading 25 April 2016

I hosted a poetry reading, the first ever, for my high school students at a local coffee shop (where else?!) last week. Fifteen students showed up and ten of those read poetry. It was interesting as we competed with the … Continue reading

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Tractor 21 April 2016

Tractor Corn harvest is life in a John Deere tractor. I begin each day with mocha, a 7-ll special. Friday’s are fresh, warm cinnamon knots melting in your mouth, God will bake them in my heaven. I gulp the last … Continue reading

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Sometimes, in the Fog 20 April 2016

National Poetry Month continues with a poem by a dear friend from high up on a mountain! Sometimes, in the Fog   Sometimes on damp foggy mornings   when trees coated with hoarfrost can be seen from the porch I … Continue reading

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