Author Archives: Cheryl

About Cheryl

I'm from W.Va. living in Ohio.I have been married 43 yrs, with 2 daughters, 3 grandchildren Live on a small farm, and have been an ordained minister since 1984.My husband and I both work, he in a factory, and I as a private care-giver. Moved around a lot in my younger yrs. have been planted here 42yrs. Love the Lord, my family, my country and my life. Glad to meet you.

MEDIOCRITY

Mediocrity Sad state of affairs Stuck in the middle Cause nobody cares. Never dreams of change Nor reaching for stars Too little input And too many scars. Perhaps just a word Of encouragement Could change someone’s life With one complement. … Continue reading

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Haiku

I don’t like haiku It breaks my heart to tell you but I must be true. I don’t like haiku. c.d.m. 2018

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Kiss the speckled frog

    Kiss the speckled frog and a prince he may become “neath the warm spring sun. The sky opens up warm spring rain is spilling down drops frogs on the ground. Mystery explained. Water funnel picked them up dropping … Continue reading

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The Farm

    While driving a back road the other day came across an old farm in sad decay. I pulled off to the side to view the site. Wonder how this farm fell into this plight. Searching I pictured sites; … Continue reading

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Sweet Birthday

  Sweet Birthday Today is once more my birthday and I can’t help but recall, One that stands out in memory the sweetest birthday of all. Up on the hill sat our home place. It’s four rooms really quite small. … Continue reading

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Home for Christmas

No home to go to for Christmas, more than just the homeless can tout. There’s other’s alone on Christmas; so that’s what this short poem’s about. Many my age do get lonely especially at this time of year. As children … Continue reading

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Kate’s Law

I had a dream like Martin Luther King. Where I lived in a sovereign nation. My children could play in the streets each day, without fear from an alien gunman. But the people slept as base henchmen crept, into office’s … Continue reading

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The Bucket

When the bucket is empty and the well has run dry which way shall we all turn and to Whom shall we then cry? Denying the evidence of the Creator’s hand we’ve bartered and borrowed we refuse to understand. That … Continue reading

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The Question

  What if Mary Magdalen had fallen say, for John? So much she felt within her heart that she could not go on. Who would have waited at the tomb in agonizing pain, who would the Lord have then sent … Continue reading

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Loneliness

A shudder running up my spine without reason nor any rhyme a constant process I confess reminder of my loneliness. Where are the answers I once knew where are the friendships I thought true? Hands to hold, and ears to … Continue reading

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