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.

Year of Evolution

It’s time again for a New Year poem to set the tone for the year. Some day I will publish a book of my all my Christmas and New Year poems. Make it a good new year folks.  I mean … Continue reading

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Christmas Moon

The full moon last night was better than sleep. This poem ran through my mind as Christmas eve eased into Christmas morning.  Merry Christmas too all! Christmas Eve Moon An oculus, high and bright, pouring Christmas light onto earth. Stars … Continue reading

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Christmas at the Homestead

For years now I have done a Christmas poem and often a New Year’s poem as well. One of these years, I will publish a Christmas/New Years/Solstice poem book. This year’s Christmas poem is set in my favorite place on … Continue reading

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Listening to Trees

Yesterday, we spent the day in the woods cutting up trees toppled by a storm last spring.  Being the “logging assistant,” I had time to play with the live trees between cutting and hauling.  Snuggling up to a beautiful tall … Continue reading

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Snow Flurries

Winter really is here. Snow flurries today, so lovely and dreamy (and hard to photograph). Here’s the fun little poem they inspired… Snow Flurries Snow Flurries like snow fairies, like winged maple seeds fluttering downward, like a swarm of white … Continue reading

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Winter Will Come

Here is another of the poems that came out of hikes with my sister in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon this fall. Wrote my Christmas poem already so stay tuned as we get closer to the holiday. Appreciate winter my … Continue reading

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Is There Beauty in all Struggle?

A poem from my recent Oregon trip to teach at the Oregon Poetry Association conference. Best part of the trip was three days with my sister hiking and kayaking in the Cascade Mountains.  Here is a poem that came from … Continue reading

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