Author Archives: createthedawn

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to make our world a positive place. She believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her pen-name is CreatetheDawn. Follow Dawn's work on this blog and in her books to help fill your world with wit, wisdom, and wonder.

Frost Clean Hope

For every minute of the new year three days in, we have been immersed in a beautiful frost fog, every surface bejeweled with hoarfrost. I thought this poem was going to be about natures glory and it ended up exploring … Continue reading

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Year of Freedom 2021

This year’s theme came out of a Solstice journaling exercise. It lead me to flip my forever struggle for security by empowering myself in freedom. Why did I ever look outside myself for security when I have within me so … Continue reading

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COVID Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas to you and yours and to the little good things that come out of bad things like a global pandemic. Love and Joy, Dawn COVID Christmas 2020 A new kind of Christmas.We talk to Grandma on the phoneinstead … Continue reading

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Hunting Holiday

Decided to post a hunting poem since hunting is such a big part of the Thanksgiving season in Wisconsin. Whether you’re hunting deer, bargains, or just snuggling in at home with good food, enjoy the poem and spend some time … Continue reading

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Star Poems

I was fortunate to spend last weekend off grid with the stars. The best part of an outhouse, is standing under the moon and stars in the middle of the night. Here are three poems that came out of those … Continue reading

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Birthday Hike and River Talk

What a lovely day of doing nothing important in celebration of my birthday. Here is a poem written after hiking the Athens Park trail, sitting in the shelter listening to the river. Photo is from AthensWisconsin.com because my camera/phone battery … Continue reading

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Birthday Eve Day Musings with Sean Connery

Birthday time for yourself and with loved ones should be more than a day. Today, I am celebrating my birthday eve day watching Sean Connery James Bond movies while making book makers, low-carb cooking (for my genetic pre-diabetes) and hanging … Continue reading

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Halloween Fire Circle

What a wonderful experience celebrating Halloween/Samhain night with local women. Spiritual, connecting, female and moon energy rolled in with learning a Druid Dance (seen in Outlander) and ancient songs to the beat of circling drums. Below the poem is a … Continue reading

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Halloween Blue Moon

Halloween, Samhain, All Hallows Eve when time changes from our self-focused linear concept and stretches us across generations, across space and time in the repeating cycle of nature. To celebrate, Mom and Dad and I visited family graves yesterday. We … Continue reading

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Magic Brew

During that hand-off between autumn and winter, it is often a damp cold. This seems the coldest of colds as it penetrates into your own body-water. A wet cold day is perfect for a mug of hot tea or even … Continue reading

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