PAT DURMON, POET
February 25, 2019
When I awakened this morning, I recalled a friend from church sharing her back exercises with me months and months ago. I’m not sure if it was a dream I’d caught by the tail or a piece of a memory.
But friends do that. They help each other.
Today I made a pot of coffee a...
February 18, 2019
The list from my church grows longer and longer. That’s where I see names of those to be prayed for in this tangled world with its troubles.
The list cannot capture all the struggles, but it’s a beginning: cancer victims, the grief-stricken, lost ones, the poor, the car...
February 11, 2019
No one calls it a reunion, but two brothers and a sister (with spouses) come together. They are in their seventies and still have one another.
Each one, aware anything can happen to any one of them. Two couples contend with the whizzing freeway world to get here and hid...
February 4, 2019
(in memory of Karen Hayes)
a familiar photo pops up
with the death announcement
of the queen of
Read it more than once.
This woman helped me
with a poem days ago.
How I want to share
with the world about
her sincerity, humility,
And the people stayed home
April 6, 2020
I Salute Grandparents!
March 30, 2020
March 23, 2020
"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
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