Photo and a Poem: April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 Photo by Jim Palmer Last Lesson A New Poem by Hilde Oleson Let me tell you how to grow old. There is no road map. For many years now you have been given guidance. “They” have told you to “grow up”, Be an adult, be a man (or woman) “Act like a grown up”,...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017 Photo by Jim Palmer Water Matters A New Poem by Hilde Oleson What did the ocean have to say Four billion years ago when there was no one to listen to it? Did it still murmur softly as the tide ebbed out, Or roar in agony as wind whipped it all night? Did...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 Photo by Jim Palmer Remembrance Day before April A New Poem by Hilde Oleson Before a housing development Surrounded our country home The day before April I used to take my 4 little kids On a walk through the woods. I would recite to them Mary Carolyn...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 Photo by Chris Hottle Connection A New Poem by Hilde Oleson These hands that used to be so strong. They lifted babies easily, They dug in garden soil, planted seeds. They learned to do the fanciest embroidery stitch, And how to pummel dough until it...