Even then, should I rejoice?

  When opportunity brings joy, should I rejoice? When daybreak brings tranquility, should sadness enter in? What if around the world there’s pain? What if a mother’s under strain to feed her child? Should I rejoice, and laugh and play? When morning comes to brighten me while children play around my knee and my heartContinue reading “Even then, should I rejoice?”

Going Home

Here’s one of my poems published in the Lutheran Digest. It reminds me of my young nephew Daniel, who now sits on his heavenly Father’s lap, and of Carl, Louise’s husband, who is greatly missed here on earth. I AM HOME  Close my eyes and think of heaven. Enter in the pearly gates. Greet withContinue reading “Going Home”

Poems about Progression

The Sugar Mule magazine published a couple of my poems. Thought I’d add these to my blog. KATHRYN SPURGEON Progression Sunlight, clouded by dark sunglasses, pours over the green grass and dipping hillsides where cattle wade in muddy waters, old barns crumble and barbed wire fences line dirt roads. It shrinks, the pasture where brush is plowed under. BulldozersContinue reading “Poems about Progression”

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