Monthly Archives: December 2013

Waking Up To Frosted Trees

Bluing washed out of their hair, frosted silver-white branches, take a bow.

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Morning Geese,

Out my dull window, honking geese cut the fabric of blue-gray clouds.

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Winter’s Morning Sky

(Take your pick) Morning sky teases — swirling her flamenco skirt. Where are my dance shoes? OR: Flamenco skirt swirling Morning sky teases me. Oh! Where are my dance shoes.

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Dawn at the Rainbow Hill Ranch answer

The poet who wrote “Dawn at the Rainbow Hill Ranch” is the wonderful Colorado Poet, Joe Hutchison. I encourage you to check out his blog: http://perpetualbird.blogspot.com/

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Dawn At The Rainbow Hill Ranch In Phoenix, Oregon (a test)

This is not a poem by yours truly, but by a fellow poet. Can you tell me who wrote this? It was published in a small anthology in 1980, Windflower Home Almanac of Poetry, edited by Ted Kooser. DAWN AT … Continue reading

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Young Readers,Well Loved

A customer at our bookstore told us that a young couple with children 4 and 6, wrapped 24 books at the beginning of Advent and put them on the mantle. Some of the books were new and some were old … Continue reading

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Soup’s On! — “Where Are They Hiding?”

Perhaps, in sun falling flatly onto aluminum foil on the kitchen counter — or in these azalia flowers showing off their bouquet of fusia red blossoms; or nibbling teeth of the mouse sneaking sunflower seeds dropped by the birds? Staggering … Continue reading

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