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.

Build Your Energy

Another “friend of the earth” stamp produced an unexpected poem. Maybe it is because I have been writing stamp-poems early in the morning. The morning is when we are most in love; grateful that another day has dawned; waking up … Continue reading

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Maintain Tire Pressure

My process for stamp prompts is to photograph all poetry month‘s 30 stamps at once and email them to myself numbered. Three weeks ago when I snapped a pic of this stamp, I assumed it would elicited a “friend of … Continue reading

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But Ter Fly

Poetry writing month day 18. One of the things I love about using postage stamps as poetry prompts is the wide variety of poems that churn out. Today’s poem came out rhymey and sing songy. Tap your foot when you … Continue reading

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Moosing Around

We are on the back side of poetry writing month so time for a bit of whimsy. This curious moose stamp made me smile. Hope the poem to match it makes you smile too and helps release you from the … Continue reading

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Talking Pictures

Today’s poetry writing month stamp is an older one commemorating the anniversary of motion pictures. Movies, news, television shows, YouTube videos have grown and changed. This stamp-poem has us pause and think about our viewing choices and how they might … Continue reading

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Power of Water

We are still in the belly of the snow storm amidst drifts and sideways streaming fat flakes. Predicting 10-15 inches (25-38 cm). Today’s poetry writing month stamp-poem came up as the power of water. What makes our planet hospitable to … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Winter

Well, the tea party is cancelled due to a two day snow storm. Winter is a feisty thing here in Wisconsin. But, the perfect stamp came up for day 14 of poetry writing month – a winter scene. A winter … Continue reading

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