Author Archives: Gina Marie Thompson

About Gina Marie Thompson

writer • mom • mountain biker • outdoor adventurer • educator • social justice crusader • seeker of love & beauty• living locally • I CHOOSE LOVE ❤️

A poem for you1 April 2021 I no longer yearn for poems written about me, for me. The torment that used to come with such… pleasures? The dissecting, the wondering, the tug at the heart. What does it mean? There … Continue reading

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[POEM] When I am among the trees, by Mary Oliver When I am among the trees,especially the willows and the honey locust,equally the beech, the oaks and the pines,they give off such hints of gladness.I would almost say that they … Continue reading

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28 March 2021

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Little anxieties28 March 2021 It’s now warm enough in the mornings well, some mornings to sit on the porch of this tiny house overlooking the tiny mountains above the tiny town this morning began with hot coffee – cream and … Continue reading

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Ten acre pondMarch 26, 2021 I drive here knowing there will be sounds I need to hear today. A dozen different frog sounds from the vernal ponds, collecting around thick wheat grass. The bigger pond is mostly silent, except for … Continue reading

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morning walk25 March 2021 the smell of damp ash and smokethe image of ruins and rebirth the samesounds of highway and birds and electrical hummingbut not footsteps in front or behind

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You can’t use gas to light an electric soul

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A walk through the SGL January 14, 2021 I don’t know the difference between the screech of a hawk or eagle the sun trying to warm the earth contradicts the crunch of frozen snow barren fields, life hibernates underneath snow … Continue reading

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a tiny church off a back road in Central Pennsylvania27 June 2020 in the gravel lot, clover takes overyears of negligence makes for a honey bee paradisegreen paint chipsthe bottom boards, where boots have kickedare now stained with mossa carpenter … Continue reading

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It is time to begin again?May 9, 2020 I haven’t written a poem since November 2019 and it’s been over a year since I wrote any sort of essay on this blog. I don’t know where I stand now with … Continue reading

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