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Celebrating Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: 146th anniversary with a Poem by Genie Keller

THAT DAY AT GETTYSBURG The date was 1863, at Gettysburg This day, I stand upon the quiet field Now all is silent, All eyes upon the purpose here. It was a fragile moment In a meadow lost in thought And then the words were spoken With care and watchful heart. His words became the paint […]

July 4th poem: “I am the Declaration of Independence,” by Genie Keller

July 4, 1976, the United States celebrated its Bicentennial. In 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. As the N Y Times board blog says: “It makes sense to think of the Fourth of July as the start of a season and not as a one-day holiday moored off by itself. But it […]

Riehlife Poem of the Day: Genie Keller’s “Director!”

Genie Keller, along with being a fine poet, is a longtime family friend. –JGR ___________________ DIRECTOR! by Genie Keller Within my heart, my very being, throbs the chords of endless music. In dreamy sections of my thoughts, my hands and arms direct the stream of notes. I am engulfed, my heart beats fast, I plunge […]