Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Xmas

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Google “last minute Xmas gifts” and 100s of ideas show up, among my favorites: a gift of your time, like offering to babysit for your friends’ progeny; tickets to a […]

Poets’ Corner: Saying “Grace” for Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 21st, 2017 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer 2 Comments

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday season. But times they a tryin’ – even without your parents breaking out the photos from your awkward years, even minus the inevitable […]

Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Father’s Day

Posted on: June 17th, 2017 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring, well, fathers. The holiday also celebrates fatherhood in general, paternal bonds, and the influence of dads in society. For some, however, Father’s Day is shorthand for pulling […]

Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Valentine’s Day

Posted on: February 12th, 2017 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer 1 Comment

On Valentine’s Day, it all seems so straightforward, so simple: he gives you a little box or a big bouquet, chocolates too maybe; you give him, what?, basketball tickets. Long […]

Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry Gives Thanks – And Hope

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer 1 Comment

Thanksgiving is a story of traditions old and new, a day of  family, feasting, and football. And all that is good, but is it good enough? Shouldn’t Thanksgiving be about more than […]

Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Father’s Day

Posted on: June 16th, 2016 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring, well, fathers. The holiday also celebrates fatherhood in general, paternal bonds, and the influence of dads in society. For some, however, Father’s Day is shorthand for pulling […]

Poets’ Corner: Rosemerry for Valentine’s Day

Posted on: February 14th, 2016 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer 3 Comments

On Valentine’s Day, it all seems so straightforward, so simple: he gives you a little box or a big bouquet, chocolates too maybe; you give him, what?, basketball tickets. Long […]

Poets’ Corner: A Xmas Gift from Rosemerry

Posted on: December 21st, 2015 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

No matter how darn organized you are, it is likely there is at least one person on your Christmas shopping list who has stopped you dead in your (very tired […]

Poets’ Corner: Putting the “Thanks” Back Into “Thanksgiving”

Posted on: November 25th, 2015 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Thanksgiving is a story of traditions old and new, a day of  family, feasting, and football. And all that is good, but is it good enough? Shouldn’t Thanksgiving be about more than […]

Poets’ Corner: “Thanks” on Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 26th, 2014 by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

Thanksgiving is a story of traditions old and new, a day of  family, feasting, and football. But shouldn’t it be about more than that? This poem by Word Woman Rosemerry Trommer […]