PAT DURMON, POET
November 25, 2019
Mid-week. I head down an aisle in Walmart. There, I see what looks like R2-D2. You remember him from Star Wars, right? He’s the short, squatty one.
I stand and stare.
What am I seeing?
A woman stops her cart next to the robot, which does not move an inch.
I ask, “What do y...
November 18, 2019
According to the weatherman, it’s not winter yet. But here I am with a blanket and huddled next to the fire, watching dried cottonwood leaves on trees as they gently fan back and forth.
My husband tells me it’s 18 degrees outside.
His words make me move closer to the fi...
November 11, 2019
We’d come from the doctor’s office. Guess we were hungry. Or was it the coziness of the café we needed?
The body knows about pain.
It has known that lesson since we were youngsters when we stubbed toes or had a rock in a shoe. Maybe my first encounter with pain was when...
November 4, 2019
My October was filled with dreams, leaves, critiques, a presentation, visit with a sister, maples, a retreat, and gathering books for a book signing in November at Barnes & Noble.
Not at all what I dreamed about 30 years ago. What would friends from that era think of wh...
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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