Favorite Short Poems – 2

new growth
on evergreens
dinner with old friends

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Summer 2010

late September
and time with old friends
afternoon sun
shines on leaves
turning gold

2011

These two poems were written for friends from Northern Illinois University and Northeastern Illinois University – we stay in touch and I am grateful.

Ellen Grace Olinger

rain today

rain today
how soon we reach
the end of what we know
and how deep
faith continues to grow

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Leaves on brown tarp
October 2017

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Iris
July 2015

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where once
I mourned
irises

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Ellen Grace Olinger

Found Art: Leaves

A few autumns ago, I saw the natural arrangements of leaves on Karl’s trailer.  The blue tarp is a beautiful background color for the leaves.

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October 14, 2016

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October 31, 2016

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November 4, 2016

Ellen Grace Olinger