Category Archives: Poems

Dominican Republic

I’m back from my trip to the Dominican Republic. While there, we worked at a Young Life camp in the mountains to get the camp ready for campers. I spent most of the week painting the laundry room and staining … Continue reading

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In Bloom

I have lived through the barrenness of winter But now the showers of spring fall down Gently washing me with their freedom And someday soon, I’ll be in bloom

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Ode to Those Days

Have you ever had a day that felt almost perfect? Skipping from sunbeam to sunbeam As you marveled at the greatness Living out the most happiest of daydream   Well, today is not one of those days. In just so … Continue reading

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Ode to the Dark Clouds

The clouds roll back in Along with the pounding in my head Stealing my thoughts, stealing my words, stealing my life

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Silly Little Poems vs. Odes

I write silly, little poems.  At least, that is what I call them.  I have no idea what other people call them.  I post some of them here.  I include some with birthday or Christmas presents.  I read some of … Continue reading

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ODE TO THE OVERWHELMED

Overwhelmed doesn’t even begin to explain All the stuff I’m trying so hard to maintain   Work life balance is a joke, I am here to tell I don’t know many, who know how to do it very well   … Continue reading

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Revisionist History of Humpty Dumpty

I tend to keep things light and fluffy here.  Typically, my aim is to make people laugh.  I jokingly say that I am not very deep since I write about escape artist hamsters (see here) and how to clear a McDonald’s … Continue reading

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ODE TO MY HAMMERING HEAD

  My head, it hurts So I want something that averts All the pain   The doctor does prescribe More medicines to imbibe For my brain   It doesn’t seem to work My life is going berserk I hate a … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Boys and Men

      Boys will be boys And they like to hang with the men   Everyone plays hard Because each of them wants to win   But little ones get tired As the older ones still work on their … Continue reading

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ODE TO THE ANTS

Silly poem about a war with the ants in my yard Continue reading

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