PAT DURMON, POET
June 26, 2017
Yesterday was a day of possibilities. Pillowy clouds against a blue sky.
Then a storm shoved its way through, snapping arms off maples, birches, cottonwoods, slamming red cannas face-down on the ground.
On looking at the aftermath, my husband and I stared long at the yar...
June 19, 2017
Pancakes. My husband and I sit at the table while grandchildren serve our waiting plates.
It’s sprinkling rain outside. Hospitality from God. I am presently relieved about the willow tree. Will she make it or not? She is losing leaves.
Today I’ll sauté yellow squash and...
June 12, 2017
Oh my! I think I was handed what I did not ask for, but maybe what I needed. Most of us are aware of tragedy and comedy in Shakespearean plays, but it’s all over our lives.
My family has been blessed this week with a son and granddaughter visiting, a house full of laugh...
June 5, 2017
If we only knew the load each person bears, we’d likely become more loving, giving, caring.
I wonder if God is bringing more and more needy people my way or if I am growing more sensitive. Some are strangers, some not. What do I do with all this?
They seem outside the ga...
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"Alzheimer's" a poem by Bob Hicok
"Carnival Evening: Poems" by Linda Pastan
"In Pursuit of God" by A. W. Tozer
"Into My Heart"
"Jesus Loves Me"
"Lights & Shadows in a Nursing Home" by Pat Durmon
"Loving Someone Who Has Dementia" by Pauline Boss
"Push Mountain Road" by Pat Durmon
"The Climbers" by Shel Silverstein
"The Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams
"The Weight of Glory" by C. S. Lewis