Bill Grace

Bill Grace Poems

1081. Apology To Ted Kooser 3/8/2012
1082. Chuck E Cheese Counter Lady 2/3/2012
1083. Phoo On You Robert Browning! 11/4/2009
1084. Front Page 11/22/2009
1085. Education's Tandem Rig 1/31/2009
1086. A Mother's Day Approbrium 5/8/2008
1087. A Prose Piece As Poetry Eulogizing Dwight Eisenhower 4/7/2008
1088. The Fortune Cookies' Fate 7/28/2007
1089. Rilke's Dictum 7/25/2006
1090. Poster 5/15/2006
1091. :) Poetry Of 12 Words 2/24/2005
1092. 'Pop' My Rock 4/25/2006
1093. :) Six Of Twelve Reasons Not To Execute Moussaoui 4/10/2006
1094. One Tortoise's Reflection In Retirement 9/21/2007
1095. Deep Throat - 7 6/2/2005
1096. :) Mom Remembered Past Her Death's Anniversary 7/25/2005
1097. Autumn Leaves 11/30/2008
1098. Puppy's Arrival Theology 3/10/2012
1099. Meeting Stranger 1/26/2014
1100. American System 4/25/2012
1101. :) Firefly 2/24/2005
1102. God's Sense Of Humor 5/30/2009
1103. Drinking Water 2/11/2008
1104. John Ciardi's Ghost 4/30/2005
1105. A Post William Cullen Bryant Thanatopsis 11/5/2008
1106. Lesson From Robert Frost’s “fire And Ice” 12/29/2011
1107. Daily Blessing 12/6/2009
1108. Customer Service 9/24/2013
1109. 'It Takes A Village To Raise A Child' 3/2/2007

Comments about Bill Grace

  • Bill Grace (10/2/2016 6:07:00 PM)

    Marriage Blessing for the Wedding Couple

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  • Lare Austin (2/19/2005 12:21:00 PM)

    Hi your poem 'Poetry As Prayer'...your words tell this so are so many ways writing poetry is so very solitude...but...rewarding...

    Lare Austin

Best Poem of Bill Grace

'It Takes A Village To Raise A Child'

My red neck friends disdain her
Or hold her in open contempt
But she has given us a truth in a land of cities
It takes a village to raise a child.
So who were: Daisy and Pappy Millet? Don and Esther Urquhart? Ken Gardner and Jean Thompson? Sphen and Danny Loman? Jo Strain, George VanClef and Madeline Maurie?
Who were these people and others who raised me?
(The names that are not enshrined here)
You do not have to even know all their stories
To know their truth
It takes a village or at the very least
A church of great heart to help raise a child.

Read the full of 'It Takes A Village To Raise A Child'

:) Poetry Of 12 Words

Cat on lap
Tock of clock
Wife sings
Work ends

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