Category Archives: Other Poems

Poetry Month

Here’s another one of Mildred L. Monnig’s contributions to NaPoWriMo. And, while she prefers rhyming poetry, please note that she has nothing against free verse. Poetry Month   April is poetry month, but I write all the time, But for me, … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Silly Mouse

This poem was written by my mother Mildred L. Monnig, and published in our co-authored book Echoes of Time: A Collection of Rhyme. I am posting it here as part of celebrating National Poetry Month, because poetry can be for kids too (as well … Continue reading

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The Marine’s Hymn

To commemorate the 237th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, I thought it would be appropriate to post the Marine’s Hymn, written in the 1870’s. The Marine’s Hymn From the Halls of Montezuma To the shores of Tripoli We fight our … Continue reading

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Grenke the (up and coming) Great

Grenke the (up and coming) Great By, Donna M. Monnig To paraphrase Shakespeare, some people are born great, some people achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Wherefore then dost a young woman named Shannon Grenke fit into … Continue reading

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Flight of the Pumpkins!

Flight of the Pumpkins By, Donna M. Monnig Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate I thought it appropriate to post one of my favorite Halloween poems. This one was penned by my co-author of Echoes of Time: A Collection of Rhyme, who … Continue reading

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A “Friendly” Poem For Friday The 13th

By, Donna M. Monnig Considering that today is Friday the 13th I felt that this poem written by the late, great Louis L’Amour would be somewhat appropriate. While it is titled, “My Three Friends”, I think you’ll find that with … Continue reading

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Man’s Indifference To God

By, Donna M. Monnig There’s a lot I could say about this poem, but I’ll refrain from engaging in a lengthy commentary debating the pros and cons, the comparisons and ideology, and let this unknown poet’s work speak for itself. INDIFFERENCE When Jesus came to … Continue reading

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