Nancy Terrell Poems
- Water -new- WATER Long have I known the feel of droplets soft...
- Turning Seventy a crossroads - explaining - exhilaration ...
- Missing David We are both so damed independent but now we ...
- Hurricane Maria The winds started four hours ago now ...
- Mothers Day And so we will soon celebrate Mother's Day ...
- I Am The Grandmother I am the granddaughter to my old ...
- Poolside A realization of others occurrs during an afternoon...
According to Wikipedia -
Nancy Clendenin Terrell was born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1940 to James Emmett Terrell, Executive Vice President of Mead Johnson Company and Nannie Belle Clendenin. On the Terrell side she traces her family back to President Thomas Jefferson (her 8th great uncle) whose sister, Martha, is Nancy's 8th great grandmother. Nancy is an internationally known journalist whose articles featuring cruising and life in the greater Caribbean are widely read. She is a graduate of DePauw University where she was a member of Kappa Kapppa Gamma and holds a Master of Arts Degree in Literature from the University of Southern Mississippi where she was an honors student. Her ... more »
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Long have I known the feel
of droplets soft upon my hair,
arms outstretched, swimming,
the healing oneness of the sea.
I taste the sweetness in my cup,
music for the parchment of my body.
Eagerly I drink, knowing
that I will be refreshed.
My son giggles in innocent delight
his bath is such a special time
happily he pats his tiny hand
splashing the water in the kitchen sink.
My garden shows it's appreiation as
rain renews. The dance of the flowers begin
as vegetables suck the new life force
and afternoon showers make ...