Category: Poetry, Writing

Dave’s Christmas Ode to Wheat Brea...
December 2002 – Attached to some loaves of homemade wheat bread we gave as post-Christmas presents. The presents all opened. The wrapping discarded. Uncle George and Aunt Mabel have long since departed. The house is a mess. Your memory a blur. You can’t quite recall just what has occurred. But...
Poem – Stockings...
Poem by Catherine Nielsen – December 11, 2003 Four neat stockings all in a row each bright and merry with their own unique glow On the first one, “Catherine” stitched in loving hand, sits above Santa and his toys; a merry band. “Wesley” is inscribed on the second one with...
Poem – The Beauty of a Rose...
Poem by Catherine Nielsen – February 28, 2004 How can I compare With the beauty of a rose? Graceful young and bright Striking a seductive pose How can I compare With the beauty of the sky? Shooting stars and clouds So beautiful they make me cry How can I compare With the beauty of a dove? White,...
Parallels – A Poem for Grandma Ber...
Parallels – A poem written for Grandma Bernice by Catherine (Mother’s Day 2007) I see you in nature In the wisdom of the trees In the vastness of the snow Equaling your love and charity The song of every bird Is the music that...