Song and Dance

Sing a song of seasons,Something bright in all,Flowers in the summer;Fires in the fall.Robert Louis StevensonSong and DanceBy C. Elece HollisCome Summer late with marigolds, with zinnias, and with cosmosSplash the green with colors like the sunset from the hillCome Summer, sing of Autumn—prepare us for her visitLet us store up warmth and light within... Continue Reading →

Tomatoes

Preparing food for winterWinter? Really?Who believes in winterWhen it's so, so hot?I do. We do.We know God promisedSpring, summer, autumn, winterTo the end of time.Really!

Dear God,It is the end of March in Oklahoma. My daffodills are blooming and the other bulbs sending up their spears to the blue sky. Soon the irises, the tulips, and the hyacinths will bloom. But this morning sleet is pelting the side of the house. The rain fell all night followed by freezing rain... Continue Reading →

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