PAT DURMON, POET
August 27, 2018
Dear Dwight and Kathy,
I don’t know many people who have “made it” together for fifty years. Fifty years is a long time. And you made it!
I was married twice. Many of us have been married two or three times, trying to get it right. Some sadly lose a spouse bef...
August 20, 2018
Today is the first day of school in Norfork, where I live. I’m thinking about children, teachers, schools.
I am not numb to the blue skies looking like a flat-top table.
A day to recall memories of teaching grades 7–11 in Needmore, Indiana. Needmore is situated between B...
August 13, 2018
We were excited. She was coming home.
We had housed 15 horses over the years, looking for a super gentle one. We wanted to trust a horse to be safe with our little grandchildren. Again and again, we were disappointed.
Bill Adams of Norfork, a cowboy friend, said, “I’ve g...
August 6, 2018
Our leader called it a circle-story.
The beginning of the video was about a little boy receiving a gift of soap in a shoebox. The closing focused on that same person as an adult giving a bar of soap to another as one gift item in a shoebox.
That same evening, ten of us p...
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
Searching for Light Group