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The Ultimate Life Purpose

Dad this poem is for you. You are a great role model for how to be in the world and how to contribute good to the world. I love you very much! -Dawn The Ultimate Life Purpose Dad a heart … 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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Silly Cat, Grumpy Cat, Cozy Cat

Poetry writing month, theme of Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. Today’s poem inspiration and kitty pictures come from Bryce, Leah, and Heidi. Choose your kitty-tude well during this time of being home to flatten the curve of … Continue reading

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Baking Zen

Poetry writing month, theme of Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. Today’s thrive while in quarantine poem is about baking. The poem contradicts itself if you are alone in COVID19 “safe in place,” although you still probably have … Continue reading

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Three Breaths of Spring Fog

Poetry writing month, theme of Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. The inspiration for this practice and this poem came from Melanie’s thrive plan. She suggests to step out onto the porch during a day of working from … Continue reading

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Old Friends and Forgotten Friends, On Your Bookshelf

Poetry writing month, theme of Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. Today’s thrive poem is to mine your bookshelf for treasures. You can loose yourself in your bookshelf. Don’t have a bookshelf, how about boxes of old photos … Continue reading

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Golden Day

You hear/read me go on about noticing especially in nature. This morning, I stepped out on the deck to get a moment of outside while doing housework. The following experience happened in those few minutes standing outside noticing. Look for … Continue reading

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A Nap

Today I took the pleasure of a nap in my rocking chair by the fire with the breeze and the birdsong floating in. Good thing too, because I needed a self-care poem for my poetry writing month theme. Naps are … Continue reading

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Walking in Sunshine

Poetry writing month, theme of Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. This “thrive” during the COVID crisis idea comes from Ruth. She is crouched over a laptop working from home, so she treats herself to a walk in … Continue reading

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Postcards in the Mail

Poetry writing month series: Self-Care, Self-Calm as part of the collective whole. I am privileged to lead a great team of great people at work. We have been sharing our daily “thrive” plans. Instead of just staying well during the … Continue reading

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