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Friday, October 6, 2017

The Music Began to Stir My Soul - #OctPoWriMo

Not every poem has to be a masterpiece. Short poems, long poems, poems in form or in free form, what really matters is getting your words on the page. I hope you are enjoying OctPoWriMo and playing with your words.

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While I was pacing the floor

a car raced down the street

a leaf fell to the ground

a book was being published

a secret was being told

a mother had tears of joy

a plane landed safely


While I was pacing the floor


I realized I needed to dance

I cranked James Asher's, Send in the Drums

I closed my eyes and let my body move

I shook the energy up and out

the music began to stir my soul

I smiled with delight

and I danced until the words began to flow

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Morgan Dragonwillow
Bodywork transformer, dancing poet, motivator of words, & magical instigator
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11 comments:

  1. THis is enlightening !
    Loved the line
    "I smiled with delight
    and I danced until the words began to flow"

    Cheers to OCtPoWriMO!

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  2. I tend to write some pretty dark stuff, but life does have happy moments, and you've captured one here. Well done!

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  3. Music always soothes and cures. I particularly love "a secret is being told". Beautiful!

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  4. Absolutely beautiful! Had to read it twice to enjoy it again. Loved the repetition of the first line halfway through signaling a turn in the poem.

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  5. Lovely images... it is amazing what music can do to inspire our words, isn't it? I enjoyed taking this journey with you.

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  6. Very nice, Morgan. Light, yes, but reminds us that while we're pacing and going nowhere, life is going on. So we better get in the flow. Thank you. xoA

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  7. Beautiful. I loved how you wrote about all of the things happening outside of yourself.

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  8. Twist and shout! Thank you for your encouragement in writing.

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  9. I needed to read your first lines, especially after the words that came out today.

    And I enjoyed your poem, both parts for different reasons, but equally.
    I liked the idea that so many things happen while we're focused on our own life, that we may never know about. Beautiful things, sad things, LIFE things.

    And I love dancing, I find it liberating too. So of course I enjoyed the second part too!
    And that last line? It packed some punch!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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