PAT DURMON, POET
February 26, 2018
All I know to do is wait. Wait, pray, ask for help, and hold these feelings.
I messed up on the computer. It means my pictures, documents, and files may be lost.
I have a saving place, but I have not backed up anything in a year or more. I planned on waiting until I’d fi...
February 19, 2018
“Good question. I write because I must.”
Later, when I am alone, I ponder the question. Why do I write? Writing certainly gobbles up my time. Takes me away from family, friends, housework.
It’s as if I have been called to write my observations: a brilliant sunset seen th...
February 12, 2018
Four people were sitting together under the television on the wall. I sat where I could watch the weatherman showing maps.
Five minutes later, I asked, “Did the weatherman say ice and maybe snow?”
The man responded, “Yes, and it looks like it’s coming our way.”
February 5, 2018
(The writing of this blog follows the viewing of a moving documentary called Touched by Auschwitz and a bad dream.)
When I was young, my family lived in either a town or city with houses all around us. We had a small garden, neighborhood friends, a corner grocery, and a...
December 2, 2019
One for the Boomers
November 25, 2019
Not Winter Yet, But…
November 18, 2019
"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
Jim Barton Arkansas poet
Jo McDougall, Arkansas Poet Laureate
Parable of the Lost Coin
Push Mountain Road in Baxter County
Rock Steady Boxing