Showcasing the work completed during week 2 of the Unshelve the Writer 7-Week Writing Challenge
We did it my friends! We completed the initial week of our seven week challenge. I struggled to be honest. Wrote bits and pieces, volleying between journaling and poetry until I settled back into the comforting embrace of fantasy. Whether you wrote 500, 1000, or 100 words, be proud of what you accomplished! (If youContinue reading “Week 1 Showcase: Unshelve the Writer”
Finding inspiration in my own front yard for today’s Motivational Monday Poem!
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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
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.