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.

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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Soothing rain

Soothing rain Steady tap Slow waggling trees All is green and slick, drinking. Gardens stirring. Motion of water tricking through eaves troughs. Country streams filling lakes, fattening fish. Surfaces dappled with rain drops. Rain drops on a string, a trajectory … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Poem #30 – Stamp collection – National/Global Poetry Writing Month 2017 Wisdom Scene: Conversation following a graduation ceremony between a new grad and Obi Wan Kenobi. Reference:  Quotes are from the Obi Wan Kenobi character in Star Wars movies.   … Continue reading

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Fancy your fancies

Poem #29 – Stamp collection – National/Global Poetry Writing Month 2017 Fancy your fancies To make an ordinary day a little finer fancy your fancies, put on airs and a lilting wide brim hat, a silk scarf, and something skimpy … Continue reading

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