Tag Archives: national poetry month

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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Nature 19 April 2016

Nature What is second nature? Is it like first nature, once-removed? I understand it to be those things that come naturally. There are certain things that are second nature to me: Horses: brushing, saddling, mounting, riding-both of us feeling the … Continue reading

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The Owl 14 April 2016

National Poetry Month continues with this poem written by Alex Goerner, artist and writer. The Owl Rain hit the dark cold pavement in rhythmic fashion, the storm rolling in from the bay. The sidewalk glistened, anticipating the tiny pitter patter … Continue reading

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The Fog 13 April 2016

The rain showers with thunder and lightning last night reminded me of this poem I wrote a few years ago: The fog settles in to stay, unpacking thick, gray, wet; settling in the nooks and crannies of the mountains. It … Continue reading

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