PAT DURMON, POET
November 26, 2018
Thanksgiving is still going on. Nice how that can happen. Four of us are older and leaning toward white hair if not there already. I’m trying to take whatever I see and hear to hold inside of me for another year. It’s that good.
I watch how everyone responds to a red-ha...
November 19, 2018
I am blessed to know a woman with the attitude of gratitude. Her name is Mary Kathryn Marcom.
She lives north of San Francisco where people are checking smoke levels, wearing masks, praying for rain, and staying indoors as much as possible.
Knowing Mary Kathryn to be a g...
November 12, 2018
Midmorning. We entered the parking lot at the church where we vote. We could not believe our eyes. So many cars. Wonderful turnout. We smiled.
We live in a rural area, so this does not fit with what we know. Usually, everything is brief. Briefly we enter the building, b...
November 5, 2018
It happens every October, but has it ever been more breathtaking than this year? Showy leaves, an extravaganza. It makes me feel quick and bouncy, like I did as a child.
I wake up and widen my eyes to see the spectacular.
So many colors. The dogwoods and hickories flaunt...
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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