Thursday, March 23, 2006

Thursday Thirteen

Here are thirteen poems I've posted on my blog over the last 2.5 years. I wouldn't expect you to read all 13, but here are some clues. Missing someone? Try #4, #7 or #8. Tired of winter? #13 is good. Ever wondered about gossip in a small town? #1. Had any really crummy jobs? Betcha can't beat #2. Do you like to paraphrase scripture? Think on #3. Nostalgia? #6, #11.

1. What I heard about you

2. Working for DeKalb Seed

3. On a theme from Habbakuk

4. The anniversary

5. Susanna looked East

6. Christmas Formal

7. Mothers of our Childhood

8. Daddy-lions

9. December 21

10. New and unread books and unopened music

11. Last day of July

12. Complementary Colors

13.The longest month

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{LyndsD} said...

Those are all awesome!!! Mine are up too. :)

Lazy Daisy said...

Wow, I was impressed ! Thanks for coming by .....I'll be back later to read some more.

Nature Girl said...'re quite the writer! I will be back to check out the rest of them. Mine are up as well. Stacie

Tanya said...

I just read the first one because it's close to my heart. Well. I lived on a small island where people knew when you sneezed - or thought they did. It drove me away... But I still have some good memories, thankfully. Your poem was very true.

My 13 are up.

Anonymous said...

Hello again, just a quick note to let you know my Thursday 13 are up.

Jane said...

Wow, great poetry. I really enjoyed the one on Habbakuk.
I am TRYING to get my 13 to post. I am having a terrible time...keep checking and visit when you can.

MaR said...

I read nr 1 and "last day of july", very beautiful! thanks for a nice collection to come back to. My TT is up...

Froggie said...

Great poetry! I love collecting poems... I'm definetely coming back to read them all. Thanks!

Got my TT up!

Kimmy said...

Wow! I love your poems! I love the preface to the T13. I couldn't wait to start reading ;)

My 13 are up!

Kelly said...

You are so very creative!
I am impressed.

Anonymous said...

I wish I could write poetry. Great talent.

My TT is up.

Courtney said...

Great job! I liked reading your poems.

YellowRose said...

Those are awesome! I'll be back to read more!

My TT is up!

Melli said...

Thoroughly enjoyed Working For DeKalb Seed! Nicely done! I bet you got an A!

Mine are up!

-tnchick- said...

Oh I like poetry - I'll have to read thru them... since I'm new to your blog (only been here a couple time) I haven't read them before. :)

Wystful1 said...

Hi Norma!! I especially liked Complimentary Colors. Impressive indeed.

Anonymous said...

You always have great 13s! :)

Reverberate58 said...

I liked 3m 7 and 12. Nice list, interesting as always. Wish I could write poetry and it not always sound so sappy. Thanks for the visit.

Lindsey said...

Awww, great poetry!!

WendyWings said...

You do have a talent for writing poetry !
My TT is finally up a bit late this week :)

Carol said...

Thanks for visiting She Lives and letting me know your TT is up!

Love the poems. A couple of them would set well to music. I can just hear "What I heard about you" as a country tune. "Last Day of July" as a folk tune.

It didn't make a melody in my head, and I don't know if maybe I took it wrong, but "Daddy-lions" brought up a chuckle. My dad was USAF. He hated the darned things, too!

Anonymous said...

Very cool! And I'm with you on #13. :)