Carmela Patterson

Rookie - 10 Points [Mel] (10/26/40 / Los Angeles, CA)

Biography of Carmela Patterson

I was born in L.A., brought to West Philly, Pa., at the age of 4 by my single mom to live with my grandfather as he was a widower. I graduated high school, worked as a dictaphone operator, became secretary to the treasurer of an insurance company. Married for fifty years to my late husband. There are five children, eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. I started college at age forty-four and graduated at age forty-seven with a nursing degree... by the time I retired it was a a coronary critical care registered nurse.

I started writing poetry in 2003 and am still writing pooetry... a lot of it at AllPoetry.Com and I will be transferring many more poems here from there and adding new ones to

If you have gotten this far, thank you kindly for reading it.


Carmela Patterson's Works:

On a small scale some of my poems have been published in Newsletters. My poetry spans the sublime to the ridiculous. I call my silly stuff ridiculosities and ludicrosities. Hope you enjoy what you may read. Updates

Glory, Praise, And Honor

Glory, Praise, and Honor
Be upon our minds, lips and hearts
For ever and ever!

O Father, thank you and Praise you
For every Gift you lovingly give;
May Glory, Praise, and Honor, too
Be on our lips for as long as we live!

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