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: Writer’s Train

Language speeding past In a blend of light and sound Energizing the artist on the Central platform   Hurried words without a plot Poetry in motion Song breaking barriers Play, uncast   The singular artist Absorbs, reflects, and absorbs The mind electric and the body tingling Ready to board the train Not as a passenger,Continue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Writer’s Train”

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: Shades of Grey

Daylight dancing with destiny Cascading over each surface Strength, inspiration, and heart Leading the artistic spirit across the floor   Moonlight streaming through crevices Revealing hidden beauty at every corner Magic, mysticism, fantasy Empowering the creative spirit within   Shades of grey blending into one Uniting life and the energy that surrounds For though ourContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Shades of Grey”

Motivational Monday Poem: Destinations Known

Energy, pure and radiant Kissing the skin, Warming the spirit Connecting us to past, present, and future   Alive to the moment Cognizant of what came before Transfixed and determined Moving ahead while looking back   Paths winding and veiled by fog Heading toward destinations uncertain But not unknown

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.    

Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone

Color used as weapons To identify, segregate, and diminish Light and dark, white and black Opposites in shades but not humanity   We are beautiful, all masterpieces of tone Creating a unified harmony That celebrates our differences Instead of weaponizing them   We are the same color within And the auras that surround us MatterContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone”

Motivational Monday Poem: Feminine Spirit

I am a girl Different in body Equal in mind and spirit From that of my male counterparts   I am a lady Comfortable in pretty gowns With elegance and manners intact Beauty exists as much within as without   I am a woman Neither inferior nor superior Strong in a belief of acceptance forContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Feminine Spirit”

Motivational Monday Poem: Genealogical Authors

ANCESTORS I carry with me the genetic links to my ancestors But the path I walk is mine alone to traverse I honor their past, the struggles and triumphs Yet I journey on towards an unwritten future   Their stories overflow with potential Yet mine remain at the mercy of the eraser I yearn toContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Genealogical Authors”