Day Thirty-Four of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 34: Motivational Monday poem – Ancestral Seeds

I often think of seeds planted
Long before my body and spirit met
The men and women who choices
Defined not only their lives
But fertilized the ground from which I stemmed

I imagine the place they once called home
And the steps they took to find another
From Czechoslovakia to Pennsylvania
Or Scotland to Canada to Michigan
Their footprints leave a mark on my journey

My ancestors traversed a path
Paved by those before them
Along the way they left droplets of inspiration
For the ones still to come

Published by Kelly Deeny

I am a writer, singer, jewelry designer, and theatre enthusiast. I use various forms of artistic expression for personal reflection, community discussion and creative inspiration. My premiere novel encapsulates all of the above. Follow along on my journey towards an artistic career!

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