Category Archives: Christmas and New Year

Frost Clean Hope

For every minute of the new year three days in, we have been immersed in a beautiful frost fog, every surface bejeweled with hoarfrost. I thought this poem was going to be about natures glory and it ended up exploring … Continue reading

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Year of Freedom 2021

This year’s theme came out of a Solstice journaling exercise. It lead me to flip my forever struggle for security by empowering myself in freedom. Why did I ever look outside myself for security when I have within me so … Continue reading

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COVID Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas to you and yours and to the little good things that come out of bad things like a global pandemic. Love and Joy, Dawn COVID Christmas 2020 A new kind of Christmas.We talk to Grandma on the phoneinstead … Continue reading

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Year of Breath

A life and leadership coach friend of mine, Jalene Case, did a release ritual at the winter solstice a couple of weeks ago. For Lent, people give up things/habits in the days leading up to Easter. We “let go” of … Continue reading

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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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Many Meanings of Darkness

This poem was inspired by my friend and fellow writer/presenter/bloger/adventurer Jalene Case. Feel free to comment on this post any other meanings of darkness. Breathe in this poem my dears. -Dawn Many meanings of darkness Renewal of sleep where you … Continue reading

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Year of Softness

Here is 2018’s New Year’s poem. At a time of so much creating separation, aggressive culture, and entitlement, what we need is softness.  Breathe in this poem. Year of softness New Year 2018 Year of softness, softness of heart and … Continue reading

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