In my book Merry Christmas Stories, I included one of my mother's poems 'Think of Me.' It was in my short story 'Loneliness is My Mistress.' A number of readers emailed me about how they could obtaining a copy of her book Gentle Hills. Her book is now available as a paperback or eBook. Check out the Amazon site where a few of her poems are available for preview. I believe you will enjoy them.
These poems are the voice of a woman who loved God, life, her children, and the beautiful small town of Logan, Ohio, where she was born and lived. Here are short, lovely poems that will warm your heart, bring a smile to your face, and a nod of appreciation for a point well made. The author saw magic and grace in the events of a seemingly ordinary life. These poems express her appreciation for the extraordinary in every small thing, if one only takes the time to look for it.
No deep philosophical poems here, instead these are poems that will touch your heart, your spirit, and your soul. As you read these poems you can picture the author sitting on her front porch or in her garden, with her cat and her flowers around her. She wrote about what she knew, saw, and loved: Albert (her gold cat), children and grandchildren, dandelions, getting older, God, Christmas, Easter, thunder & wind—stars and storms, a herb woman, a rocking chair, Dee’s pillow, a Star Quilt and even a Tea Party.