Author Archives: elainereardon

About elainereardon

Writer, forest dweller, gardener, herbalist, and painter, often bumping into magic, peeking around new corners.

Apple Barn

September here in Warwick is golden, green, with some orange and brown.  My antique green apples are ripe, and the new tree is filled with small red apples. My sister & I picked a bag of apples yesterday and she … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

I invite you to check out this delightful online journal I’ve just had several poems published on:https://lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/2022/09/four-poems-by-elaine-reardon.html  Also, today I received the news that another poem or two has been published in a Halloween anthology. It’s being sold on amazon.com, … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

  What do you think of when you think of summer? Here summer is the warm months, school is on vacation, and days are long. For us kids growing up near Boston, it meant playing out in the streets all … Continue reading

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Maine in Summer

Finally, once again I’ve visited Maine. We drove from Kittery in the south to Monhegan, Stonington and Eastport. All the way up it was easy to follow safe Covid protocols, and we stopped to eat lobster and steamed clams here … Continue reading

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August and Cape Cod

The searing heat of the past week is gone. I don’t think it’s ever been 100 degrees F/137 C here before, and I hope it doesn’t happen again soon! Nonetheless, August brings me memories of Cape Cod, walking a mile … Continue reading

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Summer Bounty

Canning Jars I had need of the old jars this morning                                                           … Continue reading

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Water & Breath Meditation

Moss Brook Meditation I wanted to remember Jenny sitting on the large rock, midstream, reading a book, lost to the world as Moss Brook rushed by. I’ve learned to meditate now, one breath at a time, to notice  my ribs … Continue reading

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Cassidy’s Pub

I wrote this poem after visiting Cassidy’s Pub in Dublin with my writing group. Many of us were thinking and talking about Brexit, holding our breaths almost, waiting to see what the outcome would be. The old history surrounded us … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Garden Fire  In May I pulled away winter’s weeds,  spread manure, and fastened new fencing. We made a trellis from pine saplings,  an art installation for tomatoes to climb.  Finally, time to plant broccoli, lettuce, and chard.  When I didn’t want … Continue reading

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