cold winds in predawn hours
gentle music and a cup of coffee
stir-fried vegetables in olive oil

Autumn so swift this year
time now for a long project or two
let the days grow short, read and rest

clouds hover over small space for sun
wear a bright sweater, look at the gold leaves
store it all for a winter of faith

October 11, 2012 – Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin

Ellen Grace Olinger

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September 2017

The corn is tall, and soybean fields are beginning to turn gold.  Some leaves on trees are showing autumn colors.  I am grateful for the seasons.

The light is beautiful.

I am reading a lot these days.


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