The Voice of a Leaf

  By Evelyn Reilly             I am leaving you, Tree of life. I am falling from heaven, Down to earth. It has come time for me To depart from this life, into the next. You won’t understand, For you are a tree; not a leaf, here today, and gone tomorrow. Now I...

Light the Candle

By Evelyn Reilly             Light the candle and let it catch fire and burn Like our hope. Light the candle, Connect the flames of our love. Light the candle, let it shine our joy of the light. Light the candle and lift up our peace. The candle burns Strike a match...

Turkeys

By Evelyn Reilly Turkeys gobble and sleep, And then they eat and sleep some more. They don’t know that Thanksgiving is coming, The end to the sleeping and eating draws near. Soon I’ll miss their feather puff madness, But I’ll dig into the feast...

Rain Drops

          Rain Drops By Evelyn Reilly The sky is opened and rain pours down on the chickens and the birds and the cats. It falls on the dogs playing in the puddles and it falls on the plants thirstily drinking up the water from the clouds. God-water....

Evelyn’s Poetry Note Cards

Our oldest daughter, Evelyn (age 11), has taken four of her favorite poems and turned them into simple, yet meaningful blank note cards.  Cost is $1.50 per card or $5 for a pack of 4. The poems are below (one poem per card): The Sunset At end of day, Before the stars....

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