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Enthusiastically, Dawn · 3W ago

Blaze Your Own Trail

    I have just returned from a weekend Writers’ Conference here in New England. My mind is still racing and I am heading into a busy week…I am hoping to catch a bit more time to process the...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 1M ago

Illation

  When the world clamors loud, we can run to the honesty of nature and trust the quiet communication of a poem. Poetry, photographs, paintings and sculptures- all creative efforts  speak to ...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 1M ago

Phoenix

    It is when the day is dark  the need for Light becomes great   Within the darkest night, lies the greatest possibility for brightest light   Now is the time for your shining… Now is the ...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 1M ago

Ironing Not Required or The Me I Long To Be

  I stand before twenty-two of my husband’s  button down, collared shirts this morning and am considering taking on a task I have long avoided. As a self-confessed domestically challenged di...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 1M ago

My Real Life Shark Story Tradition

    Many of you know I am a fan of Sharks and Shark Week. Although I do not care for all of the Shark Week shenanigans, I do appreciate the efforts of researchers, marine biologists  and man...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 2M ago

A Poet Responds to a Painting

  Recently I received some fabulous mail from a Canadian friend. It was chock full of the kind of ephemera we journaling types adore.  Canada is celebrating it’s 150th birthday this year but...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 3M ago

The Empty Glass and Understanding Poetry

    My husband and I attended a “Poetry Jam” in Pawcatuck, Connecticut at a lovely Cafe  (Valiant Brothers Provisions)  this week which was hosted by RI Poet Laureate Emeritus Lisa Starr and...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 3M ago

Still Water Reflections

    Sharing a poem I wrote earlier this month. Initially I titled it Examination Day, but after going back and forth with hubby about all the possibilities- I just went with the sheep by sti...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 4M ago

Journaling Through Adversity

  If God asks that you bend, bend and do not complain. He is making you more flexible, and for this be thankful. ~Terri Guillemets   Welcome! Today, I am extending an invitation of sorts. A ...
Enthusiastically, Dawn · 4M ago

Ascending the Staircase

  This morning’s offering was actually written yesterday morning. The Poetry as Pathway Series will be coming by June. God willing. In the meantime I pray these words encourage you today.   ...