PAT DURMON, POET
May 28, 2018
A little headache. I’m wondering if it’s barometric pressure.
A sunny day, then boom! a cloud and sudden splats of rain, then the downpour.
Yesterday I was drenched walking back to the car at Walmart.
Memorial Day weekend. The parking lot, filled to the brim. And what was...
May 21, 2018
Pioneer Days in Norfork, Arkansas, population 511.
The town stretches a mile or so down the main street with post office, grocery store, café, thrift store, and food bank surrounded by mountains in every direction.
Norfork is in the North Central part of the state and is...
May 14, 2018
No one tells you when you get there. No one says: You are now entering the gate of Old Age. I guess we’re just supposed to figure it out for ourselves.
Guess what - it’s sort of a surprise.
Maybe because we didn’t expect to get here.
It takes great courage to face it.
May 7, 2018
We were living in emotional turmoil. My first husband and I were separated at the time.
I was busy being a mom and teaching sons to sit up straight, not play with their food, write a thank you note, not interrupt when someone was talking, to wait to eat until after the...
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