Poem #30 – Stamp collection – National/Global Poetry Writing Month 2017

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Scene: Conversation following a graduation ceremony between a new grad and Obi Wan Kenobi.
Reference:  Quotes are from the Obi Wan Kenobi character in Star Wars movies.


Grad:  Excuse me Mr. Kenobi.  Mr. Kenobi.  Mr. Kenobi can I ask you a question?

Obi Wan:  “Use the force.”

Grad:  Okay, will I be lucky enough to have a successful career and life?

Obi Wan:  “In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.”

Grad:  You’re saying I should choose the right career and hone a marketable skill?

Obi Wan:  “Skill is the child of patience.”

Grad:  So, if I work really hard, I will get rich?

Obi Wan:  “You’ll find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view”

Grad:  Well what if my point of view is to have lots of money no matter what?

Obi Wan:  “Don’t give in to hate. That Leeds to the dark side.”

Grad:  You’re saying that integrity and intention are more important than money?

Obi Wan:  “Everything casts two shadows”

Grad:  Huh? Do you mean that there is good and bad, happiness and struggle to anything? And, it is how I define ‘rich’ that makes the difference in which shadow prevails?

Obi Wan:   “May the force be with you.”


About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to “light the gloomy corners of the world.” She writes custom poems life events important to you. Dawn also facilitates writing workshops both online and face-to-face, is a dynamic speaker on inspiration, innovation, change, and healing. Dawn believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her business and her blog are called: create the dawn.
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