Posts Tagged ‘Poetry’

No More Waiting

No More Waiting
This is it. This is my life. (more…)


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I abandon all that I think I am,
All that I hope to be, (more…)

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Laurie's Gentle Healing Notes

I honor this me

who struggled to get to this place,

this me who remained focused

when it was unclear

where to go next,

who was always willing

to reach out

one more last time,

never tiring of searching

and never giving up hope

of a gentler way.

And so, taking one more leap,

I set her free.

– In honor of all who dare to return to the heart, embracing a gentler way

– Please visit Becca Givens to find more nurturing posts.

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My first steps
I stood there teetering, so proud,
ecstatic as a baby bird learning it could fly.
When I looked back,
my smile about to
break my face,
I couldn’t find you.
Mommy, where were you?

My first day of school
boarded onto that noisy, clackety bus
going to a strange place
kids crowding, adults peering,
the whole world new to me.
Mommy, where were you?


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One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
kept shouting
their bad advice –
though the whole house
began to tremble
and you felt the old tug
at your ankles.
“Mend my life!”
each voice cried.
But you didn’t stop.


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gracias a la vida

Thanks to life, that has given me so much. (more…)

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Awakening to life

peony awakening to life


Like a silent butterfly
you break through to fly freely (more…)

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