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.

Garden Gate

One of my favorite poems I have written (and I have written more than a thousand). For some reason, it never got posted to my blog. Even if you’re not a gardener, you’ll like this one because it is about … Continue reading

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Inventory of a Mother of Three

What better Mother’s Day gift than a poem. This is the poem I wrote for my Mom. Feel free to share with your Mother. Happy Mother’s Day to everyone who has a mother – which is everyone. Enjoy the poem! … Continue reading

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More Stamp-Poems?

After posting an international stamp-poem every day for a month, I am missing contact with you. Hopefully you feel the same. To see my past years’ stamp-poems, get the books or search “NaPoWriMo” in the search box below right. For … Continue reading

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Pack Peace

Day 30 NaPoWriMo. We did it! A month of travel. We visited 23 different countries in 29 poems with 29 people/couples. To wrap up, I choose this United Nations stamp with a Peace dove perched atop our world of colorful … Continue reading

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Read and Tell, Iceland

Day 29 NaPoWriMo. Second to last day of this stamp-poem project. So many countries to choose from. I landed on Iceland because it seems to be the “hot” place to visit. One friend brought back a wave-rounded black volcanic rock. … Continue reading

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The Journey is Worth the View

Day 28 NaPoWriMo. Peru has always struck me as a sacred place. My dear friends Pam and Phil visited Peru. They spent 4 days hiking to see Machu Picchu. Phil said, “I remember being in awe seeing the southern cross … Continue reading

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Home is Always Home

Day 27 NaPoWriMo. Russia, Российская Федерация, the USSR, Soviet Union, CCCP, the Iron Curtain. This country by any name is still remembered fondly by Victoria who grew up there. Victoria and I worked together at the library. She told me … Continue reading

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