Motivational Monday Poem: The Distant Present

Yearning for a time unknown Behind, ahead, in the distant present No strings holding you where you are A house that is not a home Family connections fractured yet strong Friendships built on love and acceptance Relationships – the foundation cementing you in place Though neither they nor you intend it so Continuously searching inContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: The Distant Present”

Motivational Monday Poem: An Aunt’s Perspective

Confidence with each step Head held high Shoulders straight, eyes forward Four years in age With a soul wise beyond her years   Freedom, joy, inquisitiveness A sharp mind, fierce spirit A star shining bright Through the sun-soaked sky   To have but an ounce Of such confidence and knowing As middle age nears, WouldContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: An Aunt’s Perspective”

Motivational Monday Poem: A Storied Spirit

  Rise, Sweet Spirit And tell us your story Through sound, color, and motion   Dance, Artistic Spirit To a rhythm only you can feel Caressing the air Leaving traces of beauty behind   Love, Worn Spirit With all the passion deep inside Connecting to spirits unknown and scarred Embracing flaws as gifts   Rest,Continue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: A Storied Spirit”

Motivational Monday Poem: Characters in Waiting

Mesmerized into separation Floating through time and space Alone without loneliness Trapped in imagination   Characters, alive in thought Strangers to all but one Their paths pre-determined By the whim of the pen   They flourish or suffer A single artist the puppet master Locked away until needed Pleas echoing off figmented clouds Fictional silhouettesContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Characters in Waiting”

Motivational Monday Poem: Starlit March

Spring into action Speak with passion March to the beat Of your heart’s rhythm   Look ahead to tomorrow As you walk alongside The prints of those who came before   Reach for the stars Within your soul And as you march, Leave a trail of starlight For the generations yet to come.    

YA Novel Status Update

It’s been but a few weeks since I restarted querying agents for my Young Adult novel, and I’m surprised to have already received three rejections. It’s not the “I’ve been rejected?!” part that surprises me, it’s the quick response. In all three instances the agents replied within five days of my query. Whereas I onceContinue reading “YA Novel Status Update”

Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose

Still, a Rose Color in the stillness of day Enraptures the world with its voice Vibrancy, depth, and beauty Calling to us to awaken   Mind, body, and spirit Journey together yet apart Focused on their respective roles Uniting for a moment to stop and smell the rose   Clouded by distraction and routine InspirationContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose”

Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration

Stretched to your limits The road ahead unclear A ray of light shines through Reigniting the spirit and the journey   The clouds kiss the horizon Bidding the day adieu Time to renew, refresh, And reinvigorate the soul   Though pulled from every direction Exhaustion clouding your vision Keep moving forward in mind, body, andContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration”

Motivational Monday Poem: Winter’s Blanket

WINTER’S BLANKET What the blanket of snow Lacks in warmth It makes up for in beauty Melting hearts with each glance Covered tracks provide a fresh start Towards rediscovering a journey Once thought lost or not worth remembering Engaging the spirit and challenging the mind Nature’s resilience inspires strength To continue on despite a challengingContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Winter’s Blanket”

Day 111 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Motivational Monday

A heartfelt thank you to all who accompanied me on the 111 Day Writer’s Journey. Whether you’ve been here since Day 1 or met along the path, I’m grateful for the “likes”, “shares”, and comments. Your words of encouragement when I stumbled helped keep me moving. As I move forward along a new path, thisContinue reading “Day 111 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Motivational Monday”