Jungle Woman

Day 16 NaPoWriMo. Four days ago we talked about personal effects of political change in Pretty Horse. Today, it is an eco-business affected by the political unrest in Nicaragua – Finca Esperanza Verde. Run by a dedicated woman, Vivianne, FEV has changed its focus from Eco lodge to selling their coffee beans and eco-farming.

I had the pleasure of visiting FEV on a women’s retreat. I slept in a cottage in the cloud forest waking to howler monkeys, Yoga, fresh picked bananas, and the smell of coffee grown steps away. Enjoy the poem!

Jungle Woman

There is a wild woman
inside every domesticated gentlewoman.
Humming with the hummingbirds,
dipping naked in a forest waterfall,
dancing round the midnight bonfire,
journaling her dreams,
making big plans,
opening her business.
A jungle woman takes risks
for love, adventure, art,
and her brand of success.
A jungle woman looks deep inside
pulls out her essence
sharing it
glowing it
flowing it.
A jungle woman lives!

Dawn on jungle hike in Nicaragua 2016.

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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