Author Archives: createthedawn

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to “light the gloomy corners of the world.” She facilitates writing workshops both online and face-to-face and 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.

Falling Water

Another poem from my trip to Norway. There were so many waterfalls. The one pictured here is called Feigefossen in Urnes.  It falls  218 meters/715 feet is the second highest uninterrupted waterfall in Norway. Enjoy the poem. Falling Water so … Continue reading

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Glacier

On a recent trip to Norway, I got the opportunity to hike to and touch a glacier, to feel it’s energy and ponder “who” they are. Here is the poem that resulted. Enjoy! Glacier old ragged dirty a floating creature … Continue reading

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Viking Ship

I wrote this poem after a week in Norway, a visit to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, and reading William Sullivan’s book  “The Ship in the Hill.” Being of Norwegian and Swedish decent, this was a very connecting trip … Continue reading

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Swallows

Swallows Every night at dusk the swallows come. They swoop and stall and dive weaving in a random play, their white bellies and forked tails flashing. If I sit quietly, they curiously buzz me swinging out and swooping back into … Continue reading

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As eyesight fades

As eyesight fades As eyesight fades insight heightens. We can see more clearly the things worth seeing. Does not your wife’s beauty at 60 far outshine her beauty at 20? You see her, not through your eyes, but through love, … Continue reading

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“Get back on the mat”

I have several soul cards that I made years ago by choosing magazine images and words that spoke to me and arranging them on a card using my intuition. These cards continue have meaning for me and help me focus … Continue reading

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It is a good day

It is a good day Poured myself a stemmed glass of lime sparkling water, turned on the ceiling fans, and opened the windows to let the pollen come in And the bird song squawks, twerbles and melodic little tunes and … Continue reading

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