Nourishing the body Cleansing the soul Water both heals and harms Washes away sins perceived and actual Unlearned lessons replacing the empty space Melts away the layer of anger and vengeance Oozing from an emerald past unseen Quenches the thirst for medicinal healing While unwittingly spreading disease Removes a dirtied film WhichContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Water Fall”
The rejuvenation of Spring Kisses the eyelids Pierces the soul Awakens the senses Nature and Nurture – equal parts home The origin of life and how well we live it Moments pass, noticed or not Renewing, refreshing, and re-energizing We are part of a whole Connected though holy apart
This week’s Motivational Monday poem focuses on trails of mind, body, and spirit.
Land preserved though not untouched Cared for, valued, and fought over Yet its soul flows through the riverbed, Pulsates in the minerals, And nourishes all it touches Expansive in sight Overwhelming in beauty Nature known as Mother Nurtures and provides Her maternal instincts as strong as Those whose feet tread upon her AContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Maternal Earth”
Streamers of light Intermixed with color Enhance the natural background One unnoticed in the rush of morning As the sun rises And our setting changes A burst of vibrant hues Enlighten and enrich Nature’s temporary painting Will return tomorrow A unique reflection of daily possibilities
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”
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.
Day 61: A Beautiful Sight Staring at a blank screen, the cursor teasing me with its incessant blinking. “Come on. Write,” it implores. “As you wish,” I reply. I stare at my not-so-smart phone, and wait eagerly for the light that notifies me of electronic interaction with friends and strangers. I stare at the movieContinue reading “Day Sixty-One of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Sunday SoulJourn Poem”
DAY 41: Motivational Monday poem *Original and fictional* You left too soon Before I could refute Your claims that scarred my soul I’m not same as I once was Nor could I ever be I observe, learn, and grow In the seasons of my life You go your way And I’ll go mine Perhaps we’llContinue reading “Day Forty-One of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Leaves of Change”
Mother Nature, oh beautiful and resilient How we’ve done you wrong We strip your minerals and Use your resources for our frivolous gain We value that which shines Over that which reflects the essence of all that’s true You speak Do we listen? You whimper in pain Do we come to your aid? You offerContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Roots Deep”