reading poems aloud

reading poems aloud
raindrops on windows
I remember how Helen Keller
learned water

SMILE – 2010

This version appeared in another journal:

reading poems aloud
raindrops on the windows
reminds me how
Helen Keller
learned “water”

Time Of Singing
Volume 38, Number 2
Summer 2011

I appreciate the ideas of editors and publishers. And I remember the moment that inspired the poems!

Ellen Grace Olinger

Short Poems and Vintage Images

fresh water
for the lily 
Good Friday

E  ternally
A  dored
S  avior
T  ruly
E  ternally
R  isen

He is not here; for he is risen, as he said.
Matthew 28: 6a (KJV)

Sunday afternoon
rereading
Gospel accounts
of His Resurrection
imagine being there

The poems are by Ellen Grace Olinger.

The images are courtesy of Reusable Art.

morning prayer

morning prayer
water birds flying north
stay close to water

My haiku was first published in SMILE, 67, 2010. SMILE was a large print journal edited and published by Joyce M. Johnson for years.

And published in Take-out Window: Haiku Society of America 2014 Members’ Anthology, edited by Gary Hotham.

Ellen Grace Olinger

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