Author Archives: createthedawn

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.

Driving into the Storm

Last night reluctantly leaving our cottage in the woods to go home, a lightning storm was flashing up ahead. It struck me that I was driving into the storm. This thought-filled poem ensured. What shift is your storm? Are you … Continue reading

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Sleep Child Sleep

My sleep anxiety has returned to my life. It is completely psychosomatic, lifestyle induced but real all the same. This poem is me in a sleep deprived state musing about lack of sleep. I choose this photo of Mini my … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfect

This poem is me processing my the legnth of my self-imposed to-do list by embracing imperfection and the art of the slow motion chore. Many of us have this struggle. Busy is a gift of sorts. Seeing that gift takes … Continue reading

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In Defense of Weeds

This poem is disjointed because I started it in 2013 in my small yard garden and finished it yesterday, 2019, looking at an acre yard we used to mow that is now beautiful prairie lawn. The poem is rambling and … Continue reading

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Singing Bowls

We are lucky to have a certified Vibrational Sound therapist way up here in the northwoods. I went to Flora Jerde’s Singing Bowls class last night. Since I started back working fulltime, I have been holding tension in my body. … Continue reading

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How I Long for the Long Fat Moon

The older I get the less my body tolerates heat and cold. Cold is no problem because you can pile on cozy sweaters and snuggle down in fuzzy blankies. But, hot is hard to avoid. This poem popped out of … Continue reading

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Universal Plan

A few weeks ago, I had the gift of thinking about my mortality. The doctor found a lump in my breast.  A sonogram didn’t rule out cancer so biopsies were scheduled. In the days waiting for results, I let myself … Continue reading

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