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An Invitation

Hello my friends I wanted to invite you all to my poetry page where I will be participating in NaPoWriMo http://simplypoeticme.com If you are participating as well please feel free to leave your link. I would love to read your work as well. The link for NaPoWriMo is also below if you want to participate.

Have fun creating beautiful poetry!

http://www.napowrimo.net

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I’m so glad we’ve had this Time Together….. Day 30 NPWM

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Well well I can’t believe today is the last day of NaPoWriMo already. I am happy to say that I actually did it although there were many days I did not believe I would. But here I am on the 30th day with 29 poems and the last to be done. I have to say I enjoyed not only what I wrote but all of the poems I read here from all of the fabulous writers I’ve made friends with. It has been an eye opening event for me and I am so glad I stayed the course. Since I did I am feeling celebratory today so my last poem for this great accomplishment will be nice, sweet and cliche’.

Let’s go with a bang!!

Roses are red
Violets are blue
I wrote 30 poems in 30 days
Shit!
I hope I can do it next year too!!

Thank you guys for reading and commenting on my work. You all made me want to continue and pushed me every day to get it done. Of course I will continue writing poems, it’s what I do. This has been a happy challenge for me.

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The One You Love… Day 14 NPWM

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Two lips pressed upon me
In the morning light
A feeling like no other
When it’s the one you love

Warm embrace like a summer breeze
I curl into you
You curl around me
A feeling like no other
When it’s the one you love

Laughter in my ears
Reminiscing of the past
Discovering the future
Joy in my heart
A feeling like no other
When it’s the one you love

Sorrow in my spirit
Tears in my soul
With love and still alone
When you’re not there
And I miss you so
A feeling like no other
When it’s the one you love

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The Beat goes On

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The first weekend of NaPoWriMo is coming up. That’s the hardest time I think. We feel accomplished after completing five days. Then we get overwhelmed with life’s things. Especially on the weekend. Saturday comes and you want to spend time with family, do laundry, go to the store. We place our love of writing on the back burner. Put what keeps us thinking and centered in a drawer and do what we deem “more important”.

This is more important. Your voice is more important. What you have to say to the world, your truth and experience is just as important or you would not have the gift you have to express your life in words. Don’t let self doubt keep you from giving a gift to humanity. Speak! Write! Say it loud!!

I challenge you all to make time for your craft when it seems most inconvenient. To push forward and get your words out there to those who need to know you through your most talented words. Take my challenge. You won’t regret it!
I for one will not allow the world to get in my way. I will write. I will carve time out of my days ass and put pen to paper every day.

This is how you will know me. This is our legacy! Write on!!!

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A Poem a Day..30/30 Day 2

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A poem a day
For thirty days
It’s what I’ve been challenged to do
Entrusted to put my mind into words
To search my soul through
The truth is that I’m all confused
Surprised at my desire to do this
The syllables don’t come easy
But as hard as this is
I really do want to do it
I’d love to come up with diamonds
Hewn from the hardest of coals
I should be able to do it
Easy
I’ve been writing since I was 15 years old
But the truth is every poem is like the first time
Every word does not make it to verse
Many times this feels like pure bullshit
My so called blessing feels like a curse
Still I have given my word
My honor is entirely at stake
No excuses, It’s gotta get done
Poets, do you relate?

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