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Welcome To My Poems (and Blog). Every week (except Holidays) I add a new Poem, picture, personal Insight, or piece of Real Estate market news. Enjoy!
Swan Power (Last Updated on 07/10/2017 at 2:57 PM)
Redwood Shores and Foster City have a wonderful tradition of residents owning electric-powered ... Read More
Hot! (Last Updated on 06/19/2017 at 12:56 PM)
Perspiration tickles the lip Wet sweat at the nape of the neck, A hundred de... Read More
Red (Last Updated on 04/29/2017 at 4:12 PM)
The other day I taught a poetry class at the Young Writer's Club at the Portola Va... Read More
Letter to Russia (Last Updated on 03/27/2017 at 5:05 PM)
The government of Russia has decided to persecute a small group of law-abiding people, label them ... Read More
Work Out (Last Updated on 03/15/2017 at 5:51 PM)
Work Out I joined a new gym the other day. There I do lifts and squats, control... Read More
Tulips (Last Updated on 03/09/2017 at 3:22 PM)
We're now in that season where the daffodils and tulips make their appearance. Enjoy. TULIPS ... Read More
Words (Last Updated on 02/28/2017 at 4:40 PM)
Here's a poem to make even the soggiest of days feel a little better.... Enjoy! 800x600... Read More
Variegata (Last Updated on 02/28/2017 at 4:43 PM)
The feeling of peace and inner calm is something we all want, but is sometimes difficult to achieve. This was written one morning while sitting on a bench looking at an ancient tree surrounded by various varieties of ivy (non poisonous, mind you) at Filoli. The poem takes its name from one of their ivy varieties. Read More
Belmont Hills - 2017 (Last Updated on 02/06/2017 at 7:12 PM)
Belmont Hills - 2017 Some poems track emotion This one captures pla... Read More
January 2017 Home-Heart News (Last Updated on 02/13/2017 at 12:12 PM)
January 2017 Home-Heart Newsletter link: ... Read More
Landslide (Last Updated on 01/30/2017 at 4:17 PM)
This poem was originally written at the Sea-Tac Airport in 2014 in response to the landslide in Oso,... Read More
Communication (Last Updated on 01/21/2017 at 9:01 PM)
Communication Talking is just talking if I don’t hear what you say. ... Read More
Homeowner (Last Updated on 01/09/2017 at 1:11 PM)
This poem outlines the kind of people I'm looking to work with. If you know someone who fits this de... Read More
Exercise (Last Updated on 01/03/2017 at 2:38 PM)
This time of year, many are making resolutions to eat healthier, drink more water, exercise more. Th... Read More
December Home-Heart Newsletter 2016 (Last Updated on 12/19/2016 at 1:58 PM)
Here is my latest Home-Heart newsletter... ... Read More
ABC Zoo (Last Updated on 12/19/2016 at 1:32 PM)
Here's a witty wordplay with sentences created by using each letter of the alphabe... Read More
Armadillos Amble (Last Updated on 12/12/2016 at 1:48 PM)
Armadillos amble. Bears browse. Camels cuddle. Donkeys drowse.   ... Read More
Naptime (Last Updated on 12/05/2016 at 2:00 PM)
800x600 Naptime     Let’s snuggle t... Read More
November Home-Heart Newsletter 2016 (Last Updated on 12/19/2016 at 1:57 PM)
Here is my latest Home-Heart newsletter... ... Read More
Isn't (Last Updated on 11/19/2016 at 6:21 PM)
Here's my latest offering adapted from a poem submitted in 2014: 800x600 Is... Read More
Sun Beam (Last Updated on 11/08/2016 at 5:10 PM)
It is so delicious to have sunshine on autumn days.  I especially love sunshine in the morning.... Read More
Poem - Loss (Last Updated on 11/01/2016 at 12:13 PM)
Today, many people are thinking of their lost dead loved ones. I wrote this poem for a friend I lost... Read More
Upcoming Events (Last Updated on 10/24/2016 at 2:21 PM)
Pssst!!!! You're the first to hear...about some upcoming events: On Saturday morning, Decembe... Read More
Poem - Morning (Last Updated on 10/17/2016 at 9:37 PM)
Morning   Bathed in sunshine Glistening with dew The morning has ... Read More
October Home-Heart Newsletter (Last Updated on 10/12/2016 at 11:00 PM)
This month we answer the Question: Are negotiations OVER once the purchase contract has been signed?... Read More
Blue (Last Updated on 10/12/2016 at 5:39 PM)
Blue   Jet plane screams above Sky blue, clean of clouds ... Read More
Autumn (Last Updated on 09/26/2016 at 5:28 PM)
First day of Autumn was Thursday 9/22/16 and Wednesday 9/21/16 was UN International Day of Peace. We... Read More
Appreciation (Last Updated on 09/19/2016 at 6:33 PM)
Appreciation   Fuzz on antlers, silhouetted in the setting sun ... Read More
New Porch (Last Updated on 09/13/2016 at 1:36 PM)
 We've all had the excitement of getting something new. How about in or on your house? This poe... Read More
Belmont Hills (Last Updated on 09/06/2016 at 1:20 PM)
Most poems are about emotion This one is of place   The neighborhood a... Read More
Mist Haiku (Last Updated on 08/30/2016 at 6:24 PM)
Mist Haiku: Hazy gray mist twirls, Soaring higher and higher, Kisses dusky sky. ... Read More
Doggy Doggerel (Last Updated on 01/21/2017 at 8:33 PM)
My friend told me this story. His brother visited his sister and brother-in-law, and was greeted by ... Read More
Love (Last Updated on 08/16/2016 at 1:14 PM)
Love  I love you in the daytime  I love you in the night  When bright stars... Read More
Exercise (Last Updated on 08/08/2016 at 1:09 PM)
Exercise I don’t want to exercise If only I was a slo... Read More
Ants (Last Updated on 08/01/2016 at 1:21 PM)
Intrepid ants inch a sinuous trail in my kitchen, headed for the trash bin. ... Read More
Fruit Fly (Last Updated on 07/11/2016 at 2:18 PM)
This time of year, local summer fruits start to ripen...luscious peaches, fragrant melons, plump plu... Read More
Poems (Last Updated on 06/28/2016 at 2:10 PM)
800x600 Poems   It’s not that you don’t love me, It&rs... Read More
Belmont Hills (Last Updated on 06/20/2016 at 1:36 PM)
Belmont Hills   Most poems are about emotion This one is of place ... Read More
Summertime Poem (Last Updated on 06/13/2016 at 12:47 PM)
Summer is almost here. Enjoy this poem "Summertime" that explores this season with all our senses.... Read More
New Service Available thru Coldwell Banker - Moving Concierge (Last Updated on 06/07/2016 at 2:45 AM)
      So, you’ve ... Read More
May 2016 Home-Heart Newsletter (Last Updated on 05/23/2016 at 1:38 PM)
Sorry for the delay...FINALLY, here is my latest Home-Heart Newsletter. Enjoy! www.icontact-a... Read More
Love (Last Updated on 05/23/2016 at 12:30 PM)
I love you in the daytime I love you in the night When bright stars shine an... Read More
Home for Sale by the Hillsdale Shopping Center (Last Updated on 05/20/2016 at 6:05 PM)
We're hosting an Open House this weekend and next weekend 2-4pm. If you are in San Mateo near the Hi... Read More
Blue (Last Updated on 05/09/2016 at 2:21 PM)
Blue Jet plane screams above Sky blue, clean of clouds &nb... Read More
Variegata (Last Updated on 05/02/2016 at 1:52 PM)
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Sunbeam (Last Updated on 04/25/2016 at 1:48 PM)
Sunbeam   The sun peeked in my window and crept along the stair Dust... Read More
April 2016 Home-Heart Newsletter (Last Updated on 04/18/2016 at 8:08 PM)
Here is a link my latest Newsletter: &nbs... Read More
Morning (Last Updated on 04/18/2016 at 7:13 PM)
Morning   Bathed in sunshine Glistening with dew The morning has ... Read More
Credit Correction Education (Last Updated on 04/11/2016 at 4:43 PM)
Last Thursday I attended a seminar sponsored by Raffi Soghomonian, Lender at Bank of America feat... Read More
Beverly Hills Book Award (Last Updated on 04/04/2016 at 3:45 PM)
Guess what happened to me the other day? I received a notice that I'm a Finalist at the Beve... Read More
Good News (Last Updated on 03/28/2016 at 10:38 PM)
Some good news to share: My book Spring is a Finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards ... Read More
Loss (Last Updated on 03/22/2016 at 12:27 AM)
Loss by loss Strand by strand Hurt and hollow Hand in hand   W... Read More
March 2016 Home-Heart Newsletter (Last Updated on 03/16/2016 at 5:23 AM)
Here's my March 2016 Newsletter. Please click on the link and enjoy. Read More
TODAY IS PI DAY! (Last Updated on 03/14/2016 at 3:58 PM)
Too fun! Pi rounded to the closest decimal is 3.1416. Soooo, our manager, Eric Berggren, celebrated ... Read More
Belmont Statistics for February (Last Updated on 03/07/2016 at 7:44 PM)
This is what Belmont real estate is doing: While prices continue to go up, the number of homes avai... Read More
Dr. Seuss & Green Eggs and Ham (Last Updated on 03/02/2016 at 11:15 PM)
March 2, 2016 will be the 102nd anniversary of  Theodor Seuss Geisel's (aka Dr. Seuss) birth. S... Read More
Homes for Dogs (Last Updated on 02/22/2016 at 1:25 PM)
As I Realtor, I don't just find homes for people; I am involved in helping the entire family ch... Read More
February 2016 Newsletter (Last Updated on 02/15/2016 at 11:41 PM)
Today I wrote February's Newsletter. Here it is attached as a link. Enjoy! www.icontact-archiv... Read More
New Porch (Last Updated on 02/08/2016 at 6:03 PM)
800x600 New Porch   As I tread upon our new step, I feel a little ... Read More
Take Time for Health and Lamb Burgers (Last Updated on 02/01/2016 at 5:53 PM)
How many of you when offered lamb on the menu, think, "Eww, I really don't like lamb."? Or... Read More
Video of Spring Picture Book (Last Updated on 01/21/2016 at 12:22 AM)
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Mist Haiku (Last Updated on 12/28/2015 at 2:59 PM)

"Lazy gray mist twirls
Gliding higher and higher
Kisses almond sky" Read More
New Book: A is for Action (Last Updated on 12/15/2015 at 6:29 PM)
Words for my next book: "A" is for Action “A” is for awaking and anticipa... Read More
Writer's Workshop in Big Sur (Last Updated on 12/09/2015 at 12:09 AM)
I was out of town for a writer's workshop in Big Sur. Here's one of the critters I encountered on th... Read More
Utilities - Directory with all the Providers and Phone Numbers (Last Updated on 11/30/2015 at 1:27 PM)
Buried in this website is a Utility Directory that provides all the names and phone numbers of our l... Read More
Autumn (Last Updated on 11/23/2015 at 2:10 PM)
Autumn Shimmering color trembles in clear sunlight, bright hands waving vigorously. A... Read More
Struggle (Last Updated on 11/16/2015 at 2:37 PM)
According to F R A C (Food Research & Action Center), "In the U.S.: 68.5% of all adults are overweight or obese, 34.9% are obese; 31.8 of children and adolescents are overweight or obese."  This poem describes our shared struggle...
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Love (Last Updated on 11/09/2015 at 1:20 PM)
We all need love, both to give and receive. This poem is about the love between a parent and a child, but feel free to to read into it your own interpretation.
If it touches your heart, please share it with your loved ones, LIKE and/or SHARE  on your Facebook page. and tell me about it. Thanks!
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Not Your Normal ABC Book (Last Updated on 11/02/2015 at 12:31 PM)
I created the text for my next new children's book...enjoy! Now I just need to collaborate with an illustrator.
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October Newsletter (Last Updated on 10/26/2015 at 3:13 PM)
carol ridoni     Perceptions and Predictions R... Read More
Agama Lizard Poem (Last Updated on 10/08/2015 at 2:06 AM)
Agama Lizard A is for Agama Lizard who adjusts his tail to leap Onto surface... Read More
Selling Homes in the Drought (Last Updated on 09/21/2015 at 1:31 PM)
You want to sell your home, but your once beautiful green lawn is now a sad shade of tawny gold due ... Read More
Reading Spring (Last Updated on 09/18/2015 at 12:39 PM)
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Home-Heart News, September 2015 (Last Updated on 09/15/2015 at 4:24 PM)
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Flowers of Appreciation (Last Updated on 09/15/2015 at 9:17 AM)
Look what was waiting for me at the office on Monday!!! Guess what it was for. ... Read More
School Starts (Last Updated on 09/18/2015 at 12:22 PM)
School has started for most of the children living here on the Peninsula. So, be careful out there. ... Read More
Road Trip (Last Updated on 07/19/2015 at 5:41 PM)
On July 9th, I set out on a road trip to Grand Junction, Colorado...along the way I took some pictures of incredible vistas.
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Morning (Last Updated on 07/06/2015 at 1:16 PM)
Morning   Bathed in sunshine Glistening with dew The morning has ... Read More
San Mateo Homes - Diversity (Last Updated on 06/29/2015 at 1:32 PM)
Today there are 25 homes for sale in the city of San Mateo. Their asking prices range from $689,000 ... Read More
Poem - Exercise (Last Updated on 06/22/2015 at 5:35 PM)
Exercise   I don’t want to exercise If only I w... Read More
New Book: Spring (Last Updated on 06/15/2015 at 4:59 PM)
I've got a brand-new book called "Spring". I received the coloring book hot off the ... Read More
What do you Really Need in a Realtor? (Last Updated on 05/18/2015 at 4:34 PM)
It seems people have been asking the wrong questions when it comes to choosing a real estate agent ... Read More
A tale of Duck rescue (Last Updated on 04/29/2015 at 11:50 PM)
Today I took my 2014 Kia Forte in for servicing at the Novato Kia Dealership where I heard abo... Read More
Owls (Last Updated on 04/20/2015 at 7:00 PM)
You go onto a Real Estate site and you see a drawing of owls? Yes, and this is proof.  I drew t... Read More
Today's Rent Prices (Last Updated on 04/06/2015 at 1:46 PM)
Curious to see what the rental market is doing? Here's what owners of two-bedroom places in fi... Read More
Poem - Blue (Last Updated on 04/06/2015 at 1:11 PM)
  Jet plane screams above Sky blue, clean of clouds   ... Read More
How I Became a Poet (Last Updated on 03/30/2015 at 7:18 PM)
Some people know exactly what they are going to do in life even as children and th... Read More
McFarland USA (Last Updated on 03/09/2015 at 4:27 PM)
Did you see the movie? It is about a determined coach and an amazing group of runners who changed th... Read More
Home-Heart Newsletter (Last Updated on 03/09/2015 at 4:18 PM)
Home-Heart News            ... Read More
Morning (Last Updated on 03/02/2015 at 1:28 PM)
Morning   Bathed in sunshine Glistening with dew The morning has ... Read More
Spring (Last Updated on 03/23/2015 at 3:27 PM)
SPRING   The days are getting warmer, but there’s still a faint ch... Read More
Poems (Last Updated on 11/17/2014 at 12:26 PM)
800x600 Poems   It’s not that you don’t love me, It&rs... Read More
Sale Prices - Belmont, San Carlos & San Mateo - October 2014 (Last Updated on 11/05/2014 at 9:25 PM)
Someone mentioned why didn't I include statistics for San Mateo and San Carlos too? So here they are... Read More
Poem - Home Run (Last Updated on 11/03/2014 at 2:40 PM)
In honor of the Giant's World Series victory, I've written a little poem... ... Read More
Belmont October Real Estate Statistics (Last Updated on 10/27/2014 at 1:28 PM)
Today there are eight homes for sale in the entire city of Belmont. Eight. Prices range from $1,549,... Read More
Poem - Paradise (Last Updated on 10/13/2014 at 12:18 PM)
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Poem - Landslide (Last Updated on 10/08/2014 at 1:00 PM)
Landslide March 25, 2014   Too much rain and too much thunder Stu... Read More
Poem - Belmont (Last Updated on 09/22/2014 at 12:51 PM)
I just submitted this to our current Poet Laureate for the Poem of Place.... Most poems are abo... Read More
Another home for sale - 2608 Read Ave., Belmont (Last Updated on 09/15/2014 at 1:52 PM)
Just recently I listed a home on Read Avenue for friends of ours. The family moved into the home in ... Read More
Poem - Naptime (Last Updated on 09/15/2014 at 1:35 PM)
800x600 Naptime     Let’s snuggle t... Read More
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Jeannine Gerkman
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