Category Archives: Ellen Grace Olinger

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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Daily Haiku: March 2, 2020

broccoli for lunch . . . bright winter sun days grow longer by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) https://ellenolinger.wordpress.com/

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 4, 2019

garden journal through the seasons every photo a prayer by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 21, 2019

light falls through yellow maple leaves the mercy of God by Ellen Grace Olinger  (USA) Full of Moonlight: Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2016

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 14, 2019

autumn leaves the caregiver finds time to rest by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)

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