PAT DURMON, POET
September 25, 2017
I did not put on makeup today. Just didn’t waste the time or makeup.
I have a self-imposed deadline. Focused. Busy. Putting a manuscript together. And it’s not going well. My house, a mess. Not my priority.
My husband calls from two doors down the road.
“Well, I met the g...
September 18, 2017
We are in the middle of the story. What is is, but we are not at the end of the story.
No more than the hummingbird I’m watching.
What triggered this thought was a pileup of people in need of prayers: a friend’s call about an upcoming procedure, a mom puzzling over her d...
September 10, 2017
I live in the Ozarks of Arkansas, but my thoughts and prayers have been in Montana and Florida this week. Before that, they were in Texas and Louisiana. It feels like an aching song I cannot get out of my head. Can anyone identify?
I know, it’s grief.
I am familiar with...
September 4, 2017
I have been intoxicated all summer by wonder-winged butterflies. They bring me so much happiness.
What grabs me first is how gorgeous their stained-glass wings are. And I am simply charmed by their swerving and curving in flight. I stand in awe of them.
What do I gain fr...
I Salute Grandparents!
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"A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron
"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
"Women Resilient Women" by Pat Durmon
2009 Ice Storm Arkansas
Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home
Child of God
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas
Help! Thanks! Wow!
Hesychia, place of rest
Jacob and Esau