Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Poem by Janet Lilethia Harvey

Papa I’ve dreamt of coming face flushed eyes starry bright — but I dread coming home empty handed. The thought twists my nerves to threads many years my soul aches to see you again. This dreamland — illusion from across the shores only the waves of the ocean knew the secrets, if we had just… Continue Reading

My Father’s Birth into Eternity

by Elizabeth Glenn-Copeland My father left this world with a grace he rarely exhibited when living. Oh, I’m not talking about how it was for him after the stroke, as he lay on a hospital bed for days on end, with all manner of tubes sticking out of his body. That was not graceful. Nor… Continue Reading

A Poem by Patricia Anne McGoldrick

Glory Days In Schomberg Dad worked the farm hours long and hard from the days of Clydesdales and shocking the wheat by hand to harvesting corn and oats with huge green yellow-lettered John Deere combines following line after line in the fields of our farm. At the end of a day he was tired. But… Continue Reading

A Poem by Anna Sturgeon

Dad You are my dad You make me glad I am your child You are so silly Mom gives you wet willys And sometimes we go wild We have lots of fun Under the sun You make me smile You say, “It’s time to leave” I say, “Can we stay please?” You say, “For a… Continue Reading