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Tag Archive for ‘family poetry’

Thompson’s “Worth Remembering” Melds History & Family

JANET RIEHL produced her father’s newest poetry book: Worth Remembering: The Poetry of Our Heritage. ERWIN A. THOMPSON’S 360 page book received a Gold Medal at the 2009 Branson Stars and Flag book awards during Veterans Homecoming Week. This family and friends poetry anthology gives readers a slice of living history during the past 100 […]

“Worth Remembering: The Poetry of Our Heritage,” edited by Erwin A. Thompson

Our latest book “Worth Remembering: The Poetry of Our Heritage,” edited by my father Erwin A. Thompson is now available on-line.

Snowbound: Filling the Feeder (a new poem by Janet Grace Riehl)

A foot of snow atop our bluff: Evergreen Heights, Jersey Township, SW Illinois. Mother, that which you filled and then emptied, we fill again as best we can. Your chair hold us at the wheelhouse hub, yet a glance windowward unfolds and holds worlds beyond. This morning’s world insulated in a snowy rug. Cardinal families […]