Days 95-97 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Motivational Monday Poem

HORIZON Lost, scared,   Alone, and unsure enter Hope is on the horizon     Climbing mountains   Scaling walls   Actual or symbolic     Moving forward   Toward destinations unseen   Take resolute steps   Even when your feet only brush the earth.

Days 91 & 92 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

Day 91 & 92: Wishful Journey I want to see new places, meet new people, and be inspired. Oh, to see Vermont in the winter, New Orleans in the spring, San Francisco in the Summer, and Canada in the Fall. How my soul yearns to travel to the lands I know only in my dreams:Continue reading “Days 91 & 92 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Days 84-87 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

Days 84-87: Writing Through a Haze It’s finally Friday! And to make the day even better it’s a Friday before a holiday!!!!!  Ah, to relax, curl up in a blanket, and watch TV movies to which I can already guess the ending. The desire to do all of the aforementioned activities is amplified by theContinue reading “Days 84-87 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Eighty-Two of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

Day 82: Motivational Monday poem MORNING’S DEW The sun sleeps still Resting from a day’s hard work Stretching just a little In preparation for another   Morning fog veils vision Enough to keep us focused  On the path in front of us  Slowing the habitual rush     

Days 74 & 75 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAYS 74 & 75: A Writing Career I’m a Writer? When people ask me what I do for a living, I have two answers: •    I am currently utilizing the temporary staffing format for expansion of my skill sets •    I am a writer The latter answer yields a significant amount of questions and sincereContinue reading “Days 74 & 75 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Days 66-70 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

What a hectic week it has been! The 111 DWJ encountered obstacles both internal and external this week, hence the lack of a new post since Thanksgiving. In the midst of struggles, I seek refuge in my love of writing; I turned those hurdles into stepping stones through a Motivational Monday Tuesday poem. TRAVELING COMPANIONSContinue reading “Days 66-70 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Sixty-Two of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 62: Motivational Monday Poem Reach for the moon  Visible or hidden Dreams only a short distance away Don’t just make a wish, Make a decision    Keep your feet planted, Rooted in depth and perception A journey traveled in linear time A spirit unaccustomed to the restriction   Earth to sky And the in between Continue reading “Day Sixty-Two of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Days 54 & 55 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

DAY 54: Under the Weather Related I managed to write a few paragraphs over the course of the day. My mind was too preoccupied with how under the weather I felt. I went to bed very early, a fitful night followed. I spent the next day home from work, my body exhausted. Even as IContinue reading “Days 54 & 55 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Day Fifty-Three of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Happy Anniversary, Soap Opera Digest

Today’s entry in the 111 Day Writer’s Journey celebrates the 40th Anniversary of SOAP OPERA DIGEST.