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To Be Peaceful

August 28, 2013

For Jeni Stepanek in memory of Mattie Stepanek

Conscious, peaceful thoughts sometimes can steer one’s life to right.

Gracious, peaceful hands work to bring hidden wrongs to light.

Gentle, peaceful words we speak may often end a fight.

Loving, peaceful deeds will lift another to new heights.

By Cheryl Crockett

August 28, 2013

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NOTE: This gift poem was given to Dr. Jeni Stepanek on August 28, 2013, the same day as the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.

Jeni published the poem on-line with a photo she took with President Jimmy Carter from their meeting that same day. Click here to go to her site.

Cheryl’s Everyday Haiku (Week 23)

June 18, 2013

June 4 – June 10

Haiku #163 (June 4)

At the finish line,
One rider raises his head
Ribbon in his hands.

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku # (June 5)

Gold medal bouquets
Carried just so on the arm
Cover needle marks.

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku # (June 6)

Walrus’ play toy
Mimics sea life
Floating driftwood

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku #166 (June 7)

Darkened horizon
The setting sun reminds me
Tasks remain undone.

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku #167 (June 8)

Passerby with dog
Disgusted neighbors look on
Fertilized tree box.

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku #100a (June 9)

Quick spring storm passes
Sun arrives ready to dry
The freshly cleaned world.

by Cheryl Crockett

Haiku #168 (June 10)

After their landing
Dancing raindrops celebrate
“We are here at last!”

by Cheryl Crockett

 

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