Exploring the connection between art, spirit, and ancestry in this week’s MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY POEM
There’s much to be angry about since the November 2016 elections, but I refuse to let fear and disillusionment change who I am.
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”
My way of showing thanks and appreciation to Matt & Mike Czuchry for their moving book, BROTHERS ON LIFE.
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”
Spirit soars on wings of melodies Soul’s nourished with purpose Healing on levels unseen Feel it, embrace it, share it Inclusivity shining brighter than the house lights Welcoming all to showcase their talent Love of theatre and its power to heal Radiant beams of artistic energy Dancing up the aisles Inform, enlighten, entertainContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Broad Way”
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
Anger, fear, bitterness seep into our soul Course through our bodies like an infestation Spreading hate and fueling bigotry We react to dispel the virus within Unconcerned with the peril in which we put others Our words matter, whether used as a healer or weapon They speak volumes about what is left unsaid RevelationsContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Words Bruised and Unspoken”
Myths, folklore, ancestral connections Embedded in my memory Energizing my spirit The paths of those who came before Walking alongside my own Ethereal Celtic voices and harps Drums and flutes of the First Nation Lungs coated by coal dust Hands that pulse with the earth’s soul Your imprints grounded in nature and DNA Continue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Ancestral Connections”