Category Archives: Poetry

An Invitation to Be Happy

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I was born with an invitation to be happy Not everyone receives this invitation Many are bound by gender, race, or some born affiliation Held hostage by the time and place in which they live Curbed by born limitations, disease, abuse, a false move, or tragedy. I do not understand… Read more »

A Hunger for Unwavering Faith

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I am coming back to you, God As the years pass I have wavered in and out Of focusing on your light I am coming back to you, God To seek your light, your will To let your love give me strength To have unrelenting faith in your existence I… Read more »

Embrace it: The Chaos of Life! Whoever You Are, Whatever You Do.

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“You gotta embrace the speed. You gotta embrace the fear. You gotta embrace the chaos, you gotta make it your friend. If you resist it, you break. Enjoy the insanity.” ~ Robert Wong, Chief Creative Officer, Google Creative Lab This quote was not written for me, the stay-at-home mom. I am… Read more »

Beth Dahleen Acrostic

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I had to write an acrostic poem to my name in seventh grade and in my years teaching, I often had my students do so. So, today I’m writing one and trying to find adjectives that somewhat define me (within the limitation of starting with particular letters!). Blessed – Life… Read more »