I love poetry. Even as a child I loved it. Many of the old-timey poems, nursery rhymes and songs were read or taught to me by my mother, father or aunt. I think our mother read poems to us and I know she sang to us too. The first poem I remember was taught to … More One of My Simple Pleasures: Poetry
I pride myself on my love of nature and self-taught knowledge of nature and animals. My parents sought to give my siblings and I many richly educational, wonderful adventures as we traveled to Mexico, the World’s Fair, Expo 67, in Montreal, the mountains, beaches, zoos, and camping in our travel trailer, and later a mobile … More I Tried!!
I was always a curious child, full of questions, taking in information especially from the adult world that I didn’t always comprehend. I did love to be read to and had watched the Westerns on TV. One part of the Westerns I was in love with were the horses. That’s a story for another … More How I Almost Ended My Life at 6 Years Old
And now for something a little different. I wrote this poem for my oldest son when he was about seven or eight. He is now a 6’6″ adult. Shopping for pants for my son Is considered by him not fun. But he’s smart enough to let me know The pants, unlike him, do not grow. … More Growth and Pants By Melodie Elaine Estes