A FUTURE & A HOPE(Jeremiah 29:11) Another year is almost gone,And with it go my fears.I’m closing out two thousand, twenty,By wiping away my tears.I will not let past loss and hurtInfringe on future years.God’s promised a future bright with hope:At His Word my heart cheers.
Well, Sundays now just never seem like Sundays‘Cause church online just isn’t quite the same.And Mondays don’t seem right ’cause I’m still homeInstead of working; what a lousy shame. When Tuesday rolls around, I think it’s ThursdayAnd start to wonder where the week has gone.By Saturday, I feel it must be Sunday;Go online to watchContinue reading “Might As Well Throw Out the Calendar”
The fields are ripe for harvest.Let’s be about our taskTo spread the Lord’s great mercyAnd love for all who’ll ask. Let’s tell the world of JesusAnd how He took our sin.How God’s granted forgivenessTo all because of Him. Let’s concentrate on lovingThe broken and the lostAnd demonstrate with actionsGod’s love at any cost. Let’sContinue reading “Harvest Time”
AUTUMN PERFUME Bonfire:Smoke drifting by,Fragrant with scent of leavesStill crisp and sweet from frost’s kiss.It’s fall. AUTUMN SONG Crunch, crunch.I love the sound.My fav’rite time of year.My walks are filled with song as leavesCrunch, crunch.
Well, here we are at day 7 of this series already. This poem will finish up our little coffee adventure. Hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. And today I’ve chosen to use Cinquain — one of my favorite poetic forms — to render my coffee thoughts. DELIGHTFUL DRINK Coffee:Delightful drink.Beverage of choiceContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 7”
THE HEALTHY BEVERAGE Coffee’s good for many things, according to reports:It stops a headache fast as any meds.Science tells us that it can protect from heart diseaseAnd certain kinds of cancer hold in check.Neurologists have proven coffee quickens brain responseAnd stress and tension it can help release.It’s nice to know my favorite bev’rage is soContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 4”
HOW TO SPELL COFFEE C is for the comfortThat comes from every cup.O for turn the switch ‘ON’ — leave it there.The first F is for fragrance;The aroma is unique.The second F for friends with whom I share.The first E is for eatingSomething yummy with each cup.The last E for erase: Gone are my cares!
BY THE POT Drinking coffee by the cup is fineIf my day is going well,And works getting done on time.But lately I’ve been having quite a lotOf days when I need coffee by the pot. A cup or two a day is pretty norm.And that satisfies my soulWith its fragrance rich and warm.But days thisContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 2”
How about a week of coffee poems? Are you up for that, Readers??? Well, I need to lighten my mood this week, and coffee does that for me. So get ready for 7 days of “Coffee Is A Poem.” HAPPY PLACE The mornings now are frosty;A nip is in the air.My favorite month — OctoberContinue reading “Coffee Is A Poem – Day 1”
Persistent breeze, Pressing on trees, Playing with branches, Tickling leaves. Not a wind: Not hard or mean, Nothing threatening. Quite crisp and clean. Lying at pause, Like a pup at rest, Or a dormant wave Before driven to crest, This playful breeze Turns off and on — Dances with branches And then is gone. ButContinue reading “Playful Breeze”
I posted this painting a couple weeks ago, but later I discovered that my muse just insisted on creating a little poem to go along with it. So here’s the poem and, of course, it’s only right that I show you the picture again, since it was the inspiration. LEMONADE STAND When life gives youContinue reading “Lemonade Stand”
Well, my three-week hiatus from writing for any websites — and focusing on my art instead — has done me some good. I’ll try to get back in the saddle now and focus on some things that have to be written out in words. But even if I’m back in the saddle, I think I’llContinue reading “Back In The Saddle???”
I have a little coffee poem for you today. Enjoy: LIFE’S NECESSITIES Of life’s necessities I’ve made a list. Coffee’s there, and at the top it sits. Some think I would give chocolate highest place; To their surprise that’s simply not the case. For chocolate, though my fav’rite candy treat, Which quite enthusiastically I greet,Continue reading “Focus on Coffee – Day 5”
The truth of Jesus Christ’s complete redemption can be told in any form. In this post I’ve set God’s truth into Cinquain — one of my favorite poetic forms. Virus: To lots of folks It is a scary word. But there’s a name that can kill it: Jesus! Disease By any name. Must bow toContinue reading “There Is A Cure”
A VESSEL OF STERLING While browsing antique shops, I made a great find! Unearthed a rare treasure. Never saw one in kind. An elegant bowl, with a handle and lid; Beneath so much tarnish, it’s true beauty hid. Though black with the ages, I hugged it to me; I paid the man gladlyContinue reading “Laughter Is Good Medicine — Day 5”