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.

A Clutch in the Woods

Spending more time in the woods during the COVID-19 social shutdown has so many benefits to mind, body, and spirit. You realize that you are part of nature, not apart from it. You see the cycle of the seasons, of … Continue reading

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Dandelion Puffball

Some people call dandelions weeds. And, maybe they are weeds, but they are beautiful weeds. Not only is the dandelion bees’ first food of spring, they magically transform into artful puffballs. They go gray so to speak. This poem appreciates … Continue reading

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A Poet’s Garden

This poem came out of my Sunday morning gardening time. In the course of writing it, I figured out why I have never been a great gardener. It is not so much about production as creating a place, a place … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day is Farming Day

There are still a lot of small to medium farms in Wisconsin, USA. Yesterday the farmers were out in their tractors. Something about Mother’s Day weekend is the time when farmers get the itch to plant and tend. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who’s Eating Your Clover

A fun one. Last weekend I watched a porcupine climb down from a tree and scamper over to eat the clover in a food plot planted for the deer. There are some deeper meanings in this metaphor I am sure, … Continue reading

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Experience Wind

You guessed it, windy day today in the woods. A good tree listening day but that is another poem. While biking against wind isn’t fun, going out in it, sensing it, is fun. The trees pictured here were clicking together, … Continue reading

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Green and Glow

Poetry writing month dedicated to coping and thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic journey. Last day of Poetry Writing month 2020. A stressful day, distracted, thinking a poem would not come tonight. Once again, nature relaxes me and inspires a poem. … Continue reading

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