Category Archives: Ellen Grace Olinger

Special Poem by Ellen Grace Olinger

prayer plantawakening so quiet I listen   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)Hummingbird,  2001

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 16, 2021

sunrise . . .some waterfor the chrysanthemum       by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) Hedgerow, #133, Autumn 2020  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 10, 2021

Sunday silenceraindrop in sunon a leaf   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)                                                        https://ellengraceolinger.wordpress.com/

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 10, 2020

peaceful morning a prayer from childhood still with me       by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) Bundled Wildflowers Haiku Society of America 2020 Members’ Anthology  

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Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

Tanka wearing my old sweater worn thin Queen Anne’s lace along country roads by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) https://largeprintpoems.com/

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Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

readingin a sunny cornerof the houseI can beany age by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) First published: WestWard Quarterly, Winter 2016 (Edited for this blog) https://largeprintpoems.com/

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Tanka by Ellen Grace Olinger

Tanka   fragrance of leaves in the gardens what good friends we became as we grew older   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku

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Daily Haiku: May 19, 2020

May sunrise a few more flowers on the Christmas cactus   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) https://ellenolinger.wordpress.com/

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Free Verse by Ellen Grace Olinger

Poem for Georgia O’Keeffe   The ripples of a life: Your black iris hangs In my study– (the walls are grey and you would approve); How could you know the beauty You would bring into our lives You, who painted … Continue reading

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A Simple Thought for Readers & Creative Writers

Many readers of this blog  are probably doing a bit more reading than usual, staying at home during the coronavirus crisis. I was reading Ellen Grace Olinger’s blog and I spotted an interesting thought in a long poem of hers … Continue reading

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