I’m more a Spring kind of girl, and yet, most of my creative inspiration this week has come from Winter’s beauty. I created a winter wonderland in the draft of my second book, watched documentaries about the Nordic regions, and took pictures of ice crystals on my windshield. I’ve learned to be more present, awareContinue reading “Days 17 & 18 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
Every now and again, when in need of a writing boost, I seek out the beauty of nature. Such was the case today! I found a bench near a nearby lake, gazed out on the frozen water, and felt refreshed. I wrote feverishly as seagulls squawked and the crisp wind blew, reminded that beauty existsContinue reading “Day 11 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
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”