Metamorphosis

Day 17 NaPoWriMo. It was a pleasure listening to Teresa Ciejka talk about her beautiful homeland, Poland. “I go back every year. I love the history, castles, forests, rivers, lakes, mountains, and the food.”

Poland fell under Soviet communist rule after WWII until 1989. Like many young people, Teresa fled communist Poland for opportunities in the U.S.

Teresa runs a successful Mary Kay business, helps home-bound elderly with dental cleanings, and lends her lovely soprano voice to two church choirs. Enjoy the poem and put Poland on your travel list.
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Metamorphosis

It was there,
always there
under the communist concrete,
the food rations,
the travel restrictions,
the suppressed prayers.

When the concrete cracked
out bloomed Poland
the beauty,
the people,
the architecture,
the glorious flowered mountains.
A testament to resilience and freedom.

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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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