Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry & Black History Together!

Preparation by Effie Waller Smith  “I have no time for those things now,” we say;“But in the future just a little way,No longer by this ceaseless toil oppressed,I shall have leisure then for thought and rest.When I the debts upon … Continue reading

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Creating Peace

The holiday season is here! This poem really struck a chord with me, and seems to embody what the holidays are about – finding peace within. We must have inner peace to have peace in the home. To have peace … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month!

“If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.” David Carradine Why not carry a poem in your pocket? Or what about getting a poem every day? Celebrate National Poetry Month! Watch this video about people loving poems:  

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Star Bright

A Star It’s not the gifts, Or fancy trinkets We get on Christmas morn,  The true gift came that glorious day, When Jesus Christ was born. We rush around, To buy the things We think will bring us joy, But … Continue reading

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Glass Half Full

  “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” Henry Ford Making the Best of a Good Situation When I sit and think about it,I have all the tools I need,To become a … Continue reading

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Flower

Lightening will flash, Strong winds will blow, Storms will come into each life. Yet like God’s great world, Sunlight always returns; We can flower Despite trouble and strife. Remember that growth, Starts beneath the soil, Patiently waiting to spring forth. … Continue reading

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A World of Possibilities

    If we can build upInstead of tear down,Love when we want to hurt,Smile when we want to frownIfIf we can reach outInstead of push away,If we can open our heartsAnd stop living apartIf we can understandWhen we think … Continue reading

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